Cities You Must Visit In Spain
Spain is one of the greatest countries to visit in Europe. From its well-known traditions to its historical extravaganza, the blend of medieval and modern architecture, mesmerizing beauty & its lovely people, Spanish cities make perfect holiday destinations. Almost all the cities in Spain has something to offer for everyone and before starting the list here are some honourable mentions: Burgos, Santillana Del Mar, Pamplona, Jerez De La Frontera, Consuegra, Bilbao, San Sebastián, Salamanca, Granadilla, Palma & Gijón, these are the cities that are equally fun & beautiful. Now, here are the 10 Cities You Must Visit In Spain.
10 Cities You Must Visit In Spain
Your vacation in Spain without visiting Barcelona, The city with so many iconic landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudí. Barcelona is known as the city where the party never ends. The city is dotted with memorizing architecture such as the fantastical Sagrada Família church, Cathedral of Barcelona, Park Güell & Casa Milà. Also, visit the museums and Roman archaeological sites. Visit La Rambla for a great shopping experience and the charming Gothic Quarter. From here you can visit the other two beautiful towns Calaceite & Besalu.
Madrid is among the most beautiful cities to visit in Spain with its elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks like the Buen Retiro. The city is also renowned for its nightlife. There are also a number of museums you can visit such as the Museo del Prado, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza being the crème. Also, visit the Plaza Mayor, and the Royal Palace and Armory.
Granada is one of the most beautiful and popular cities in Spain set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The city is known for its grand examples of medieval architecture such as the Alhambra and the fabled citadel. Royal palaces, serene patios & the Generalife gardens. There is a lot to explore in this great city.
4. Malaga & Ronda:
Malaga and Ronda two beautiful cities that are located close to each other. Located at the western Mediterranean Sea, at the Costa del Sol in Andalusia, Málaga is home to some beautiful beaches. The mountaintop city, set above a deep gorge, Ronda is around 113 km from Málaga. Visit the Moorish old town of Ronda, New town’s Plaza de Toros and the stone bridge, Puente Nuevo.
5. Cordoba & Seville:
Cordoba & Seville both are located in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. Cordoba was a Roman city and a major Islamic centre in the Middle Ages and you can clearly see the influence. La Mezquita is among the most popular attractions in the city. It’s an immense mosque dating from 784 A.D. which became a Catholic church in 1236. The beautiful and artistic patios are a perfect place for pictures. Seville, on the other hand, is the capital of this region. The vibrant city is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Reales Alcázares Palace, the Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies.
6. Segovia & Cáceres:
The historic city of Segovia is located in central Spain’s Castile and León region, northwest of Madrid and Cáceres is located in western Spain’s Extremadura region. Both cities are equally beautiful and rich in history. Segovia is most famous for its architectural legacy, Romanesque churches, an ancient royal palace and a Gothic cathedral. Visit the iconic ancient Roman aqueduct, Plaza Azoguejo, Catedral de Segovia and its other attractions. Cáceres is also home to a mix of Gothic and Renaissance architecture, medieval streets, fortified houses and palaces. Visit the Cáceres Museum, Cathedral of Santa Maria and the old town.
7. Cadaques :
Located in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Cadaques is a must visit town, in Spain. Sitting on a bay in the middle of the Cap de Creus peninsula, on the Costa Brava of the Mediterranean, there is a lot to explore in this city. From Cap de Creus to Santa Maria de Cadaqués to the museum Far de Cala Nans and the cove, Sa sabolla and Cala Jugadora, the city is home to many beautiful sites.
8. Cuenca & Toledo:
Cuenca is located in the Andes mountains while Toledo is an ancient city set on a hill above the plains of Castilla-La Mancha. Cuenca is a city with many attractions such as its central plaza, Parque Calderón, the blue-domed Catedral Nueva and Catedral Vieja, and the Museo y Parque Arqueológico Pumapungo which displays ruins and artefacts from the Incan city of Tomebamba.
Toledo is another city, rich in history and one of the most loved cities in Spain. Its medieval Arab, Jewish and Christian monuments in its walled old city and Plaza de Zocodover are the most popular attractions. Visit the Santa Iglesia Catedral, Church of Santo Tomé and its other attractions.
9. Valencia & Cádiz:
Valencia is a port city laying on Spain’s southeastern coast and Cádiz is an ancient port city located in the Andalucia region of southwestern Spain. Valencia is best known for its modern and intriguing architecture, its arts and sciences, several beaches, a wetlands reserve with a lake and walking trails. Its planetarium, oceanarium and museum with futuristic architecture attract many visitors. You can relax on its beaches or visit the Albufera Park. Cadiz is home to more than 100 watchtowers, including Torre Tavira. Visit the Cádiz Cathedral, Castle of Santa Catalina and La Caleta, Spain.
10. Santiago de Compostela:
The capital of northwest Spain’s Galicia region, Santiago de Compostela is best known for the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route, the Cathedral and the Plaza del Obradoiro. The Catedral de Santiago de Compostela with carved stone is one of the best places to be in the city. You will find many charming Plazas and streets in the city.