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The third favorite tourist destination worldwide, Spain attracts every year tens of thousands of visitors. Lots of things to do, snow-capped mountains, pristine lagoons, breathtaking beaches, cosmopolitan cities, a rich historical and cultural heritage, delicious sea food, bullfights, Flamenco shows, classical and gypsy guitar concerts, the land of Don Quixote… these are the images that come to anyone’s mind when the name of this country is evoked.
Specifically built to be the geographical center of the Iberian Peninsula, the city offers numerous tourist attractions: plenty of things to do, a well preserved architecture, lots of green spaces, palaces and galleries.
Situated in the proximity of the French border, Barcelona- the capital of Catalonia and the second city in Spain – is a great idea for a city break.
However, you will need to spend a few days here in order to discover at least some of the city’s attractions. Don’t worry, you won’t get bored as there are thousands of things to do in this city.
Spain is a country where you simply cannot get bored. Its provinces are so varied that they provide something for each type of tourist. Each region is characterized by a strong specific culture that its inhabitants are trying to preserve.
The tumultuous Andalusian past is what gives this region’s strong personality. It emerges while strolling down the streets of its famous white villages, while admiring the flower pots that embellish the neat patios, while visiting the castles and fortresses perched on hills tops as well as while joining the fiestas.
If you want to explore the rich cultural and historical Spanish heritage, real tourist gems such as Sevilla and Córdoba, not to mention the Moorish splendor of the Alhambra Palace in Granada are waiting to be discovered.
Costa del Sol
The vast majority of holiday resorts such as Malaga, Marbella, Fuengirola and Torremolinos are in the South, on the Costa del Sol. But this is not the only region where you can enjoy the hot sun and the sandy Spanish beaches.
Had your nice and shiny sun tan? Combine your beach holiday with sightseeing day trips or with a shopping adventure in Gibraltar or Morocco.
The range of things to do while spending your holiday on Costa del Sol is infinite. Here are our heart recommendations of Day Trips from Costa del Sol.
North of Madrid, La Rioja is the Spanish wine region. Over 30 bodegas have their doors open to visitors who want to taste the local internationally famous wine.
The hillside vineyards provide a picturesque landscape for all those in love with road trips.
The Basque Country
The North of Spain is a picturesque region, with its high mountains and a very irregular coastline.
Overlooking the Cantabrian Sea and placed in the heart of the Gulf bearing the same name, you can find Bilbao – the capital of the Basque Country.
Take a Bilbao City Tour to have a spot the main attractions. Hop on and off the bus wherever you want and rejoin the tour later to get to your next destination.
Home of great in-city beaches, San Sebastian makes an interesting discovery for sun lovers as well as for history enthusiasts.
Get a seat on the top floor of a double-decker bus, admire the panoramic views and sample the landmarks during a San Sebastian City Tour.
The Balearic Islands
A travel guide of this charming country would not be complete without mentioning the The Balearic Islands (Ibiza, Menorca, Mallorca) lie off the Mediterranean coast. They are the beach and party lovers paradise.
The Canary Islands
Located in the heat of the Atlantic Ocean, off the North African coast, the seven Canary Islands (Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife, El Hierro, La Palma and La Gomera) are not less popular with tourists.
Take a Las Palmas de Gran Canaria City Tour and you will realize that there are much more things to do on the Canary Islands than just beaches.