PEOPLE in Spain have more holiday entitlement than England, according to research by Hotels.com. The English take the least number of paid and public holidays in Europe with a minimum of 28 days leave, while in Spain and France the holiday entitlement is 36 days.
The average leave and public holiday entitlement is 34 days across Europe, meaning Spain is above average in the European holiday entitlement.
Residents in Sweden and Portugal have the most out of the 12 European countries surveyed with 39 days. Germany and Denmark followed with 38 days each and Norway with 37 days.
Finland was just above average with 35 days, while Italy had 32 days and Ireland and the Netherlands joined England at the bottom of the barrel with 28 days each.