Long before the adoption by Spain of the programme of granting residence permit for non-EU nationals buying a second home, the Russians began to buy the most exclusive and prestigious real estate. Here tend influential Arab sheiks and world stars, such as Antonio Banderas. Barcelona attracts sun-drenched sandy beaches, 2000 years of architecture, the boundless energy of flamenco. Madrid is famous for its gostepreimstva, nightlife, masterpieces of Picasso, Dali and Miro. Andalucia 300 days of sunshine a year, a variety of landscapes and prestigious Marbella resort sheltered by the Sierra Blanca mountains.