Ten Amazing Places To Visit In SpainPosted by Elizabeth D’Costa on 17th, July 2012TOP CITIES TO VISIT IN SPAINThere may be various reasons and factors you utilized in selecting a Vacation Spot in Spain and athousand different places you can choose from. You may even be considering a holiday to anotherEuropean countries all together. However, today I would like to suggest ten (10) amazing places to visitin Spain, here is my top ten must see list of Vacation spots in SpainCOSTA DEL SOL HOLIDAYS | BARCELONAA 4000 year old history makes this second largest city in Spain a very important landmark on everytourists map. Barcelonas architecture and culture have been greatly influenced by the different empiresthat ruled here viz. the Romans, Visigoths and Moors. The architecture of Antoni Gaudi is reflected allover Barcelona with the Sangrada Familia Church being his last and most famous unfinishedmasterpiece.Other places to visit are the various museums like Picasso Museum, National Art museum of Catalonia,Casa Batllo, La Pedreda, La Ramblas, etc. and a walk through Barri Gotic reveals buildings that dateback to medieval times.Costa del Sol Holidays is a great choice if you looking for amazing first class properties for holidays inthe beach side resorts of Villacana, Park Beach, Albayalde and Venalmar, situated between Marbellaand Estepona in southern Spain. Costa del Sol Holidays offers something for everyone - whether it’s afamily, small group, or romantic couple looking for a last minute get away.
Venice HolidaysMADRIDSpains largest and most important city reflects what any European city has to offer- It has somethingfor everyone. For the art and history lover there are famous museums like the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, El Prado and the Reina Sofía. The women would love to shop at the Sunday morningmarket, El Rastro. For soccer fans, a visit to Santiago Bernabeu, the home of the Real Madrid soccerclub is a must. The nightlife here may surprise the regular tourist because people including the olderfolks walk around the streets way past midnight. This of course may be the benefits of a well takensiesta!
VALENCIAThe birthplace of Spanish paella, the famous Tomatina Tomato fights and a walk through the old townoffers much for the time bound traveler. Despite being the third largest city, Valencia is happy with thefew sights it offers; the locals prefer to engage the traveler in their delectable variety of paellas instead.PACKAGE HOLIDAY TO SPAIN | GRANADAGranada was the last city to fall during the Crusades. The Fortress at Alhambra built during theMoorish rule contains vast expanses of the most beautiful gardens in and around the fortress. The tapashere are known to come free and therefore they obviously taste better! If you are a tea drinker, indulgeyourself at the Moroccan tea houses. Cheapoair is a great source for low airfares and travel deals toSpain.SEVILLEis the traditional home to Spanish bullfights and the famous flamenco. The weather is hot here but itmatches with the excitement of what Seville has to offer. The flamenco tablaos are where you wouldfind the most authentic music and dance. Experience your spirit rise to the tempo of the music and feelyour body move to the rhythm of the dance itself.
VACATION TO SPAIN | SAN SEBASTIANis a city exuding elegance and style. It offers some excellent beaches, and an old town with a classicallook. There are a few churches and museums one can visit while passing through.BILBAOThe highest point of interest here is the Guggenheim Museum of modern art. A walk around the oldtown with its churches and cathedral, Plaza Nueva and sampling the tapas bars are some of the thingsto do.CORDOBAThe best time to visit is between May- July when the city comes alive with the festivals of Cruces deMayo, Patio and Cordoba Festival. The Cordoba Guitar Festival in July invites musicians from all overwith their six-stringed instruments. Other things to do are: visit the Mezquita (largest mosque in Spainbuilt during Moorish rule), the orange and apple groves, the botanical gardens and pamper yourself inthe Arabic baths.
Vacation Spots in Spain | Spain Travel PackagesSANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELAThe cathedral of St James is the biggest attraction here. There are some museums and other religiousbuildings the city offers to its visitors. The local cuisine and homemade chocolates are worth trying out.SALAMANCAis the last Spanish town to reach before crossing over to Portugal. It is primarily a student town andoffers refuge to the many visitors who have fallen in love with Spain, and feel the need to stay on andlearn Spanish at the universities here. The weather is perfect with cold winters and pleasant summers,the night life is vibrant and September is the best time to visit.Vacation To SpainSpain in every sense and for every reason is a holiday worth taking. Give yourself enough time toexplore and you would find the people are more than willing to lend a ear and make you feel at home.Learning a few phrases in Spanish would help you kick start a conversation with them and help youdiscover the charm and beauty of the country and its people.felices fiestas !