General Information


The official language in Marbella is Spanish. Most of the inhabitants don’t speak English. The all congress will be organised in English.


In Spain the standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. Spain uses one type of electronic plugs, the type F. The type F is used in all countries of Europe. The electric plug has two round pins.


The typical town on the Costa del Sol, Marbella enjoys a Continental- and oceanic-influenced Mediterranean climate. Chilly at night at 16°C, the average temperature for the month of October remains around 23°C during the day. Those who enjoy the beach and bathing will be able to take advantage of the water’s 24°C with 7 hours of sunshine per day in the month of October in Marbella.

Passport and visa requirements

 The documentation required to travel to Spain varies according to the country of origin.

If you are a citizen of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein: you will need a valid passport or ID card.

If you come from another country: the maximum stay in Spain is 90 days.

There are a number of countries whose citizens are required to have a valid current visa in order to enter Spain. You can find a list of these countries. Citizens of these countries can also travel to Spain if they have a residence permit or a long-term visa issued by another country in the European Union (with the exception of the United Kingdom, Ireland, Romania, Bulgaria and Cyprus), Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Lichtenstein.

Citizens of all other countries must be in possession of documents which justify the object and the conditions of their stay, and be in possession of sufficient economic resources for their maintenance throughout the period they are intending to remain in Spain.


The local currency is the Euro (€).
Banking hours are from Monday to Friday, 8.00 am to 3.00 pm.

Tourism office

Marbella offers visitors the most extensive range and quality of tourism products to be found anywhere in the Mediterranean region. Through this web site, you can glimpse just a tiny portion of our tourist, cultural, leisure and enjoyment reality.