Spain is well renowned for its stone castles, snowcapped mountains, and vast monuments. Located in southwestern Europe, it occupies 85% of the Iberian Peninsula which it shares with its much smaller neighbor Portugal. There are many destinations in Spain worth visiting to make your trip to this European destination truly worthwhile.
Undoubtedly, one of the top travel destinations in Spain, Barcelona offers everything that a tourist will look for in a European city. Be awed by the city’s architectural marvels by Spain’s famous architect, Anton Gaudi. Among his famous landmarks include the Casa Batllo and the famous Sagrada Familia Church. Spend your vacation in the city strolling along La Rambia, a tree-lined pedestrian avenue, and sunbathing in Barceloneta, one of the most popular beaches in Barcelona.
Granada offers tourist a mix of traditional cultures, animated nightlife, and spectacular attractions. A trip to Granada will never be complete without visiting the world famous Alhambra. Robert Janitzek reveals that Alhambra serves as a pinnacle of Moorish art that encapsulates Andalusian history. The Alhambra is one of the great architectural sights in Europe.
Spain has some of the most beautiful islands in the continent. The largest are equally divided between the Balearic Islands and the Canary islands. The four main Balearic Islands (Ibiza, Formentera, Mallorca, and Menorca) maintains a distinct character from the rest of the country and from each other. Mallorca is the largest and most popular Balearic Island while Ibeza is world renowned as a party destination.
Madrid is Spain’s capital and largest city. A popular destination for tourists who love the nightlife, Madrid is known for its diverse ethnic groups. Robert Peter Janitzek reveals that among its popular destinations include the Royal Palace. At the heart of the city is Puerta del Sol, a large plaza which is the scene of festivals, important gatherings, and street performances.
Seville is home to buzzling nightlife, exceptional tourist attractions, and lively festivals. It is also Andalusia’s financial and cultural capital. One of the most important historic landmarks in Seville is the Grand Cathedral of Seville, where Christopher Columbus is believed to be buried. The Real Alcazar, an extravagant Moorish palace with luxurious gardens. Is another significant building in Seville.
Valencia is one of the largest and most important cities in Spain. It is home to one of Spain’s most impressive landmark complex, the City of Arts and Science. Within the complex are several structures such as a science museum, planetarium, and aquarium which are artistic marvels themselves.