How wearing a bikini could ruin your Spanish holiday

NEXT time you head to Spain, you could find yourself in trouble depending on where you wear your swimsuit.

The holiday destination can reach scorching temperatures and in some beach resorts, it's not uncommon to see holidaymakers stripped down to just a bikini.

However, two popular Spanish destinations have strict rules on where you can wear swimwear – with fines for any rulebreakers.

In Barcelona, people can only wear bikinis on the beach, and holidaymakers caught wearing one in the town centre could face a fine of up to £260.

Similarly, bikinis are limited to the beaches in Majorca, with fines of up to £500 for those caught flouting the rules.

It's not just swimswear that could get you in trouble too.

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Men walking around without tops on in the two areas could also find themselves being fined also.

The fines can be issued even on the streets next to the beaches so be sure to put a top on before you leave the sand.

Of course, swimwear and being topless is fine while on the beach itself.

It's not the only law you could be breaking on holiday in Spain – we've rounded up some of the other ways you could get fined.

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There are strict new rules across Ibiza and Majorca, with Brits facing fines up to £250,000 if caught at illegal parties.

And holidaymakers will now be slapped with a six-drink-a-day limit instead of having alcohol on tap when on an all-inclusive break.

Don't forget to check the Covid rules still in place too – Brits heading to Spain still need to be vaccinated.

And face masks are still required on planes, Spain's Ministry of Health announced despite the lifting of them being mandatory by the EU.

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