Top 5 Places to Visit in Spain


Top 5 Places to Visit in Spain

Spain has breathtaking landscapes to see, a fascinating culture to learn about, and delicious food like tapas and paella that you need to try. Below are the top 5 places to visit in Spain.

#1: Barcelona- 

A trip to Spain is incomplete without visiting Barcelona, Spain’s cultural capital. The city is home to Antoni Gaudi’s architecture, including the world’s most beautiful church, La Sagrada Familia.

Things to Do:

 A. Park Guell-

Top 5 Places to Visit in Spain

 Park Guell opened in 1926 and is filled with creative elements. The park is known for its tiled benches and incredible views because it is at the top of a hill.

B. La Rambla-

La Rambla is a pedestrian street in central Barcelona lined with trees on both sides. The famous street is always lively, with numerous restaurants, local shops, and bars on both sides. You can go to flower and plant shops, and the Boqueria Market.

C. La Sagrada Familia-

Top 5 Places to Visit in Spain

La Sagrada Familia features large stained-glass windows that drape the interior, 18 towers, and whimsical details like mosaic tiles. There is an elevator to get to the top of two towers. The view of the city below is incredible.

Tour to Book: Girona and Costa Brava Small-Group Tour with Hotel Pickup from Barcelona

#2: Seville:

Top 5 Places to Visit in Spain

Seville has outdoor cafes along cobblestone streets and horse carriages meandering through pastel-colored plazas. You have to go out at night and see flamenco dancing firsthand. The best theatre to watch Flamenco is at El Palacio Andaluz.

Things to Do:

A. Real Alcazar

Real Alcazar is home to a palace and gardens that were originally built in the Middle Ages; however, the palace is influenced by different architectural styles, from Gothic to Baroque.

B. Parque de Maria Luisa

You can stroll along or ride a bike through Parque de Maria Luisa. The park has gardens designed by a French architect. You will find art and archeological museums within the park.

C. Plaza de Espana

The picturesque 540,000 square foot Plaza was built in 1929. The plaza has a giant building, mosaic patio and canal, fountain, and bridges.

#3: Madrid-

Madrid is the capital city of Spain, known for its nightlife and architecture. Madrid is home to vibrant neighborhoods, stunning parks, and some of the best art institutions in Europe.

A. Plaza Mayor

Top 5 Places to Visit in Spain

This plaza is free to visit and is surrounded by restaurants, cafes, and bars. People come to perform every day and during the holidays, there are shopping markets. The plaza features a statue of Philip III on horseback.

B. El Retiro Park

This park has gardens, lakes, and cafes. You can rent a rowboat, visit the Crystal Palace, and a Rose Garden.

C. Puerta del Sol

Puerta del Sol is home to fountains, shops, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs.

D. Royal Palace of Madrid

Top 5 Places to Visit in Spain

The royal palace was once home to kings from the mid-1700s to the 1900s. The royal family does not live in the palace now. The palace is home to 3,000 rooms and only some are open to the public including the royal pharmacy and armory room.

#4: Ibiza- 

This Spanish Island is known for its nightlife scene. The historical charm and beaches are also great reasons to visit Ibiza.

Things to Do:

A. Dalt Vila

Dalt Vila is the oldest part of Ibiza. You will find magnificent views featuring restaurants, bars, and shops along quaint streets.

B. Ibiza Boat Tours-

The popular boat tours include snorkeling, food, drinks, and paddle boarding.

C. Cala Saladeta-

This remote beach is beautiful along rocky cliffs and turquoise water.

#5: Spanish Islands or the Canary Islands

Top 5 Places to Visit in Spain

The Spanish Islands are pristine for surfers, scuba divers, and sunbathers.

Things to Do:

A. Parque National del Teide-

The island is home to the third largest volcano in the world.

B. Las Palmas-

Las Palmas is the Canaries’ largest city alongside a beach.

c. Playa de Maspalomas-

Visit the old lighthouse at Playa de Maspalomas, the most popular beach in the Canary Islands.

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