Sail past long lines of tourists trying to gain entry to Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia with this priority access tour of the modernist masterpiece. Accompanied by a guide, head straight inside to get a fascinating insight into the history of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed cathedral.
Make a pilgrimage to the mystical mountaintop retreat of Montserrat during this half-day excursion from Barcelona with a small group. Join no more than eight guests on an exploration of this nearly 1,000-year old Benedictine Monastery complex set high above Catalonia.
Discover medieval Girona and the Dali Museum in Figueres, where the artist Salvador Dalí was born, on this day trip. With a guide, take a walking tour of Girona’s picturesque Old Town. Learn about the city’s wealth during the Middle Ages and admire the Cathedral and colourful houses huddled along the Onyar River.
It’s not all about Madrid and Barcelona. The city famous for its football, Valencia has a lot going for it as well. As the third-biggest city in Spain, Valencia likes to advertise itself as the city of arts and sciences – which makes sense, but we like it for its Mediterranean lifestyle as well!
Whaaaat? We know, this place is so amazing. Just by glancing at a picture of this city, you can tell it’s going to be magical – and trust us, it is. Like walking around in the past, Cordoba wins its place in our most amazing places to visit in Spain list for being a mentally amazing medieval city.
Seville is the fourth-largest city in Spain and the capital of the southern region of Andalusia. It is one of the best places in Spain to visit for its laidback culture Moorish influence. Seville is most famous for its breathtaking Mudéjar-style palace Alcázar of Seville.
Held in July in Pamplona, the Running of the Bulls attracts both the brave and the stupid. While I’d never do the actual running, the multi-day celebration is still a good place to go drink sangria, eat good food, wear a red scarf, and celebrate the way only Spain can.
Come hang out on the beach and enjoy the laid-back life for which Spain is famous. The sun coast in southern Spain is famous for its beautiful beaches, great nightlife (and tons of tourists). Malaga is one of the biggest places on the coast, but I think there are better places further down.
Valencia is a pretty amazing town. Initially, I wasn’t attracted to Valencia for any reason in particular — I came for the tomato fight in the nearby town of Bunol, which attracts thousands of people each August, most of whom use Valencia as their home base.
Every region has its speciality, whether it's art in Madrid, food in the Basque country, architecture in Barcelona or flamenco in Andalusia. A fascinating history stretching from Romans to Moors and beyond has left a legacy of castles, palaces, and churches equal to anywhere. Oh, and Spaniards love a party.
Not to be confused with the region of the same name in the United States, the Sierra Nevada in Spain is a mountain range that features Spain’s highest peak, the Mulhacén.Read more
The Museo Nacional del Prado is probably Spain's most famous museum. An elegant central Madrid exterior houses an art attack of an interior. Where you'll find signed copies of masterpieces by El Greco, Goya, and Velazquez, amongst many others.Read more
Surrounded by rocks and pines, Cala Pola, near Tossa de Mar, is a haven for divers thanks to its crystal-clear turquoise waters and rich flora and fauna. You don't have to venture far into the water for it to get deep and the waves on here are moderate in size.Read more