Spain - Tourist Attractions in Spain

Spain is a European country bordering the Mediterranean Sea and neighboring It has the largest number of World Heritage Cities and the second-largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, after Italy. It is often regarded as a foreign state in Europe due to its friendly population, relaxed lifestyle, its super delicious cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous festivities. 



When traveling to Spain it is nice to use its national carrier: the Iberia. Spain has world class airports almost in all major cities, Madrid, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Malaga, Seville, Valencia, Bilbao, Alicante, Santiago de Compostela, Vigo, and Gran Canaria. You could also travel by train which links all major cities in Spain and also its neighbors. Traveling by bus is also another comfortable and reliable option.

Places to go in Spain

Madrid

Madrid is one of the best travel destinations in the world. The capital of Spain is located in the center of the peninsula, with a population of more than three millions of citizens. Madrid is a cosmopolitan city, which is among the most visited tourist places in Europe. It is among the biggest tourist attractions in the oldest continent right next to Paris, London, Berlin, Barcelona etc. Most of the Public Administration buildings are located there, the city is a giant business center which attracts a massive quantity of business tourists coming and going every day.

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Barcelona

One of the best tourist destinations in Spain is definitely Barcelona. This city is a destination which offer all kind of tourist attractions. From museums, parks, old historical and cultural monuments, lovely beaches, incredible nightlife and all sort of other attractions that bring most of the tourist to this city. This amazing tourist paradise is located in a privileged position on the northeastern coast of the Iberian peninsula and the shores of the Mediterranean. It is the second largest city in Spain in both size and population. Barcelona is the capital of the Catalonia, which is an Autonomous community, and it is the one which is the most visited by tourist from all the parts of the world.

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Bilbao


No other city in Spain as Bilbao has better reasons to be the economic, financial, cultural and tourist city of the region. Today, Bilbao the capital of Vizcaya province, in the Basque Country in Spain, it is the core of a metropolitan area with more than one million inhabitants. Since its foundation, it has been the fundamental factor and the main socio-economic axis around the region which has set its modernization process in motion. Bilbao has an impressive transportation infrastructure which is connected to the rest of Europe by air, land and sea. Turn your visit in Bilbao into an enjoyable experience, moving around the city by visiting museums, shops, restaurants, modern night clubs and many other exciting attractions.

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Tenerife

Tenerife is one of the gorgeous islands of the Canary group of Islands. It is located in the Atlantic near the West African state of Morocco. Tenerife is a popular tourist destination to the rest of the world and has received thousands of tourists yearly. It is an important destination of the Canary Islands because it has a high number of attractions waiting to be seen hence adding more value to the Canary Islands and its importance in return.

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Spain Tourist Attractions

Costa Del Sol

Costa del Sol is a very popular travel destination in the autonomous community of Andalusia in the south of Spain. It is situated between two other coastal areas, Costa de la Luz and Costa Tropical, but these are less frequented. The name Costa del Sol means ‘sun coast’ and is very appropriate for this marvellous and sunny place. The coast stretches along more than 150 kilometres of the Málaga province, from Almeria to Tarifa. Costa del Sol is densely populated and is also one of Spain’s most popular holiday destinations. An interesting fact, adding to the claim of its popularity, is that there are more jet skis per capita than in any other place in Europe.


Marbella

This is a beautiful city situated on the Mediterranean see between Malaga and Gibraltar Strait, at the bottom of Sierra Blanca. This is one of the most important tourist cities of Costa del Sol and it’s an international tourist attraction, because of its climate and scenery. Moreover the city also houses a significant archaeological heritage, many museums and Entertainment spots, and a cultural calendar with events ranging from music concerts to opera performances.

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Mallorca

Majorca is one of Spain’s Balearic Islands, surrounded by the warm Mediterranean Sea and enjoying balmy temperatures all year round. It’s most famous for clubbing, but there’s so much more to see here, from family-friendly resorts to amazing mountains. There are 41 Blue Flag beaches in Majorca, which means they are certified as being clean, safe and sustainable. Some of the most popular include Santa Ponsa, where you can enjoy a boat trip to Dragonera Island, and Cala Mondrago, which is an unspoilt paradise in the south that sits inside a nature reserve. The beaches around Magaluf will soon be known as the Calvia Beach Resort, bringing a mix of classy bars, restaurants and waterside sports to the area as well as the famous Nikki Beach Club.

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Ibiza

Ibiza is an island territory of Spain that lies in the Mediterranean Sea. Though relatively small in size the island has gained considerable prominence in the world as a magnificent tourist destination. It boosts as the epicenter of Europe’s alluring nightlife, and the electronic music. It is famous for its summer club parties which attract large numbers of tourists, with noted clubs include Space, Privilege, Amnesia, Eden, and Es Paradis. The island's government and the Spanish Tourist Office have however been working to promote more family-oriented tourism. Ibiza also hosts the legendary "port" in Ibiza Town, a popular stop for many tourists which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 



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Formentera

Sunny, unique and unspoiled Formentera is a small island and it is south of the Balearic Island inSpain. Formentera its really peaceful island with no airport, its a simple island of sunshine, beaches and at times solitude. This island it's better place to relax and enjoy yourself even from Ibiza, its really quiet place. The population of Formentera its over 7000, the majority of the population are Italian and most of them speak Italian. Formentera tourism has been rapidly growing the number of tourist arrivals, the peak season of this island is overflowed with tourists, some are independent travellers but most are coming on package holidays, also beach tourists are attracted by the nature of the beaches and the climatic conditions as well. This environment really guarantees relaxation and recreation.

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There are various types of tourist accommodation, ranging from prestigious five star hotels, pensions and rented villas, to camping and hostels. Finding these facilities in any of the Spain’s cities is very easy as they are marked on almost all maps meant for tourists.
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