The attitude to death and funerals in Spain is somewhat different from that of the UK and other countries. The Spanish believe the funeral should happen as soon as possible, to allow the family to return to normality as quickly as possible. Therefore, funerals tend to take place within 24-48 hours, I’ve known them to take place the same day. So, what should you do when someone dies in Spain? Do you know what to do, where to start? Do you know what your loved one’s wishes are?