Spain Tourist Attractions 2020

Spain tourist attractions

The kingdom of Spain which is also known as “Reino de España” in Spanish, is one of the two countries on the Iberian Peninsula occupying about 85% of it, located in the southwestern Europe. With a land area of 505,992km2, Spain is the fourth largest country in the Europe and the second largest in the Western Europe in which of the twice of the size as United Kingdom. Spain’s population is estimated at 46.7 million people whereas Madrid is the country’s capital and the largest city following up Barcelona in the second. Spain tourist attractions.

Spain being home to 48 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is certainly a beautiful, dynamic country full of natural beauty with countless sparkling Mediterranean beaches and attractive landscapes which is best known for its variety of tasty foods like Paella, Wines, Sangria the special drink and Tapas snacks, the Costas & stunning Islands, Flamenco Dance, arts and literature, architecture, bullfights, and football game and so on.

Spain is one of the top 10 safest countries to visit in the world and as Spain generally has a seasonal weather, better check out the best time to visit the destination and be pre-prepared before the tour. Travel to Spain will be one of the best decisions you ever make in your life and you won’t regret it just a single bit. 

Travelling in Spain will allow you to immerse in the Spanish rich culture and experience it a lot, together with the friendly locals. So we explored on top 5 travel destinations, you must not miss in your visit to Spain.

1. Granada

Granada the ‘Moorish Jewel’ with a long history of 700 years back, is one of the most tourist visited pretty small Pearl City which is also the capital city of the Granada province, located in the middle of Sierra Nevada Mountain with highest possibilities of winter sports, in Spain. 

Best times of the year to visit Granada is between May and June as the weather is pretty calm and warm with plenty of sun light all over the city and pretty flowers bloomed everywhere in both sides of the narrow roads, which able to attract tourists all over the world. So it is better to walk along the streets of this old Moorish city observing the mind-blowing panorama of the city.

 Places we recommend for you to go visit are, world-famous “Alhambra” the magnificent sight which is a fortified castle hilltop Moorish complex, Generalife palace, Albqyzin, Granada Cathedral, Royal Chapel, Alcaiceria, Sacromonte the traditional neighbourhood, Corral del Carbón an old monument, Sierra Nevada, Carrera del Darro, Plaza de San Nicolás and many more. If you wanna get chilling vibes in natural landscape and see a fascinating city filled with a rich history and iconic architectural monuments, then Granada is the choice for you.

Spain Tourist Attractions

2. Galicia

Galicia is an autonomous community (Bordening both the Atlantic Ocean and Cantabrian sea) consists of 4 provinces and a valuable historic region where the capital city is Santiago de Compostela a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the northwest Iberian peninsula, Spain. Generally Galicia is probably the Spain’s top seafood region which is safe to visit at any time of the year. 

The greenery lands and mountains hills, sandy marble beaches, clam temperatures, most importantly Galicia’s food, makes the region a more wonderful place to visitors from all over the world. We recommend you at the beginning in your tour to Galicia, the famous Camino de Santiago walk. More than 200,000 pilgrims as well as travelers do this walk every year, which is one of the most visited attractions of the region. 

Second main reason is the Galician sea food which has been spread all over the Spain. Galician octopus, Galician pie, famous tortilla de patata a Spanish omelette and Santiago cake are best of foods they offer in Galicia. The coolest weather here another main reason why Galicia attracts many tourists. 

During the summer many runs towards Galicia’s cooler beaches as rest of the Spain is burning in hot climate. Some of the best known and spectacular beaches in Galicia are, As Catedrais, Carnota, Playa de Rodas, Playa de Riazor, A Lanzada and Pantin. Make sure to add this wonderful place to you travel bucket list in your next tour to Spain.

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3. Madrid

Madrid, the capital of Spain, 3rd biggest city in European Union, a large paradise to travel which is highlighted with a wide blend of history, many culturally attractive great places to visit, world-class art, affordable lifestyles, picturesque green parks, delicious food, unique fashion and variety of festivals. 

This amazing city is filled with many museums displaying an endless array of finest Spanish & Latin American Art works. Best time to visit Madrid is in winter fall (from September to November) or in Spring ( from March to May) and get a walk in the city in evening time when crowds have gotten fewer. 

Prada Museum with a collection of more than 5000 paintings, is a must-sees in the city of Madrid. This collection covers various paintings and sculptures of Italian, French, Britsh, German, Flemish and represents many popular masterpieces done by great artists including Grancisco de Goya etc. Puerta del Sol is the Spain’s symbolic “Kilometer 0” which is also a famous spot of the city of Madrid as many people gather to celebrate the New years eve & New year there. 

Buen Retiro Park and the Crystal Palace in the heart of the Madrid, Plaza Mayor, Royal Palace and gardens, Centro de Arte de Reina Sofía, Ancient Egyptian temple of Debod are some of the major tourist attractions in the city of Madrid that you must visit!.

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4. Seville

Seville is the largest city in the Andalusia region of Spain, in the southwest Iberian peninsula which is been visited by more than 2 million travelers annually. The old city of Seville is composed of 3 main UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Royal Alcázar of Seville, the General Archive of the Indies and the Cathedral. 

Seville is also the birth place of Flamenco dance and the place where the most famous Easter Processions take place. During the summer time from July to August, Seville experiences a bit high temperatures. So the best time of the year to visit Seville is in between months of March to May as the temperatures are mild, spring flowers bloom and the low tourist traffic. 

Seville, the paradise of movie makers, is a city full of rich artistic heritage, traditions and many monuments. Other famous places to visit in here are, Plaza de España, Barrio de Santa Cruz, Museo de Bellas Artes : museum of fine arts, Museo del Baile Flamenco : museum of flamenco dance, Barrio de Triana, Real Maestranza : one of the finest Bull Rings in Spain and Bullfighting Museum and archeological museum of Seville. So clear up your calendars just to visit this huge, beautiful city of Seville at least once in your life.

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5. Barcelona

Barcelona, Europe’s one of the most popular and enchanting cities with boundless culture, being located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea is a major tourist attractive destinations in Spain. 

This city is one of safest cities to visit in the world filled with gorgeous breathtaking sceneries, superb architecture and many cultural destinations. Being consisted of many architectural treasures such as Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Casa Batllo, Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar etc, Barcelona spans more than 2000 years old.

Best time we recommend going for visit in Barcelona is in spring and fall, because of the good weather conditions and you can enjoy the spectacular beaches in the summer and less tourists in the fall. To explore the whole city maximum 4 days are enough. 

Major tourist attractions here are, La Sagrada Familia : a church designed by Gaudi,  Barri Gòtic, Park Güell the park with Gaudi’s sculptures, Palace of Catalan Music, Picasso museum, Mercado de La Boqueria the public market with variety of foods and Plaça de Catalunya. You all will be more than blessed to enjoy all these valuable treasures in the city of Barcelona during your visit.

Spain Tourist Attractions

Make sure to add these amazing places into your list of next travelling destinations! We hope to bring out many more travelling destinations which will keep you inspired in the future!. So stay tuned with us ! Don’t forget to comment the places you find fun to travel..

Safe Travel!

Spain Tourist Attractions

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