10 Best Places to Visit in Spain

1. Madrid

Madrid Spain

Madrid is the Spain capital city and largest city and it is known in the world over for its sizzling nightlife. Madrid is home to a wide array of diverse ethnic groups, something that makes it one of the most colorful cosmopolitan cities in Europe. It also has lots of attraction sights like the Royal Palace( the official residence of the country’s monarch ) and Puerta del Sol( an extremely large plaza that serves as the city’s scene of festivals). The city’s Miguel market is ranked among the biggest free markets in the world, and it is therefore a great place to visit for a long, shopping spree on weekends.

2. Barcelona

Barcelona Spain

There can be no denying that Barcelona tops the list of some of the must visit places in Spain. Located in northeastern part of the Spain, the city is not only among the nation’s top travel destinations, but it is also one of the world’s top travel destinations as well. The city offers almost everything that visitors across the world look for, ranging from magnificent architecture, elegant shopping malls, buzzing nightlife and vibrant culture. Unique to the city are the architectural marvels that were designed by Spain’s legendary architect, Antoni Gaudi. The city’s architectural marvels include Sagrada Familia church and Casa Batilo. These two fascinating structures feature excellent combinations of fascinating shapes, designed and colors. Some of the activities that are popular in the city include sunbathing on Barceloneta( One of Barcelona’s most popular beaches) and strolling along the La Ramba( a magnificent tree-lined pedestrian avenue).

3. Ronda

Ronda Spain

About a 90-minute drive from Malaga, Ronda is the third most visited destination in southern Spain. This gorgeous historical town in the heart of Andalusia is definitely worth including in your plans for touring Spain, especially if you are visiting the Costa del Sol. It is a popular easy day trip from the coast. The town is split in half by the El Tajo Gorge and each side is connected by the impressive Puente Neuvo (New Bridge) which links the old Moorish town with the newer part. Don’t miss a walk along the Paseo E Hemingway to admire the Coños balconies that defy gravity and hang precariously over the cliff.

4. Montserrat

Montserrat Spain

The Montserrat mountain attracts visitors from far and wide and is one of the famous places to see in Spain. Pilgrims, nature lovers, tourists and hikers are drawn by its craggy cliffs and the fascinating history of the region. Montserrat was established in 1025 and soon became a place of pilgrimage when word spread of the miracles performed there. Even if you are not religious the abbey is worth a visit to admire the impressive architecture and basilica. Montserrat is about 50 km from Barcelona and is an easy day trip by train from central Barcelona.

5. Toledo

Toledo Spain

Toledo is about a 45-minute train trip from Madrid.  In the heart of La Mancha, the town is surrounded on three sides by the river Tagus. Over the years the city has been witness to much cultural change and was once the religious capital of Spain. It has seen Islamic, Hebrew and Christian occupants and hence the nickname the City of Three Cultures. The old town is walled and home to a number of historic sites in Spain. When it comes to interesting places to see in Spain Toledo won’t disappoint. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site as far back as 1986.

6. Mallorca

Mallorca Spain

Mallorca is one of the most popular travel destinations in Spain. the government has taken steps to show how stunning Mallorca is and why it’s actually one of the nicest places in Spain. When you visit you will find the most beautiful places in Spain and you will realize that this place is one of the prettiest islands in Europe. The calas (little bays), the tranquil beaches and gorgeous uphill towns – this place has it all and with 300 sunny days a year, it is perfect for a trip throughout the year.

7. Segovia

Segovia Spain

A beautiful destination worth adding to any Spanish itinerary is the historical city of Segovia. Located less than 2 hours from Madrid, Segovia is one of the most popular day trips from the Spanish capital and with good reason. Perched on a hill overlooking the vast Castilla y Leon countryside, the city was nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985 and is filled with culturally significant and beautifully preserved buildings.

8. Cadiz

Cadiz Spain

Cadíz is one of the  beautiful and amazing place in Spain, In the southwest of the country.  it is often overlooked by visiting international tourists. However, it remains a popular destination for intra-national Spanish tourists due to its 83 sandy beaches with kitesurfing and snorkelling; beachside alfresco restaurants serving up fresh local seafood, tapas and some incredible history and monuments including endless warrens of medieval old-town streets, the second-largest Roman Theatre ruins in the world and a castle in the sea!

9. Bilbao

Bilbao Spain

Bilbao, the capital of the Basque Country, definitely is one of the nicest cities to visit in Spain. Hardly more than a large, industrial city at the beginning of the 20th century, it underwent major works that brought it to life. The main attractions are the lovely city centre, with the beautiful Plaza Mayor; the Mercado, which is foodie’s paradise and where there are several upscale eateries and a few restaurants; and last but definitely not least the incredible Guggenheim Museum.

10. Spanish Islands

Spanish Islands Spain

Spain is home to some of Europe’s most beautiful islands. The country’s largest islands are the Spanish Islands which are divided between Canary Islands and Balearic Islands. The Spanish Islands are also among the top places in Spain to visit. It is actually the best place to visit if at all you have never seen one of the world’s biggest concentrations of islands, which include Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera islands among others. These islands are known for their unmatched beauty, important natural attractions such as Maspalomas Dunes as well as mild climate.

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