Although there is still a long way to go for this date, this is an event that has not occurred in Spanish territory for 121 years.
The last time there was a total solar eclipse that could be seen from Spain was in 1905, and on the European continent in general the last visible one was on August 11, 1999.
Eclipse262728 website collects information on the next eclipses that there will be, they are unique events that, although they occur somewhere on earth every year, it is very difficult to be in the specific place and day when this happens, for this reason, there are many people who cannot appreciate a Total solar eclipse in your lifetime.
This 2026 eclipse will be a unique event as the strip of totality will cross a vast area of Spain and approximately 45% of the entire Spanish territory will be covered by this incredible phenomenon.
On the other hand, the phenomenon can be seen for just over a minute.
. Among the cities in Spain where you can see it more clearly are A Coruña, Gijón, Oviedo, Santander, Valladolid, Vitoria, Zaragoza, Bilbao, Valencia, Castellón, Tarragona or the Balearic Islands. Both Madrid and Barcelonaare outside its range of totality, although it can still be seen.
To do this, and given that it will occur at a very low altitude,it is recommended to observe it from a point without obstacles such as buildings, trees or mountains on the horizon..
According to the same experts, such a phenomenon will not be able to be seen again in Spain until the year 2059, so mark the date and keep in mind this event that will leave an entire nation in awe.
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