The country of Spain continues to surprise people. It’s not all about shopping and sunbathing! There are many excellent reasons for visiting Spain, be it to see the sights, taste the food or have a Malaga stag do. In fact, there are so many that it make be hard to decide which parts to visit!
In this article, we have outlined 5 top reasons why you should visit Spain.
1. Incredible Scenery
From the numerous glittering beaches dotting the coastlines to the imposing, majestic mountains, the country of Spain is full of inspiring landscapes and natural beauty. If your attention is captured by unique scenery and stunning views, then our top recommendation is to visit Tenerife and enjoy the panoramic scenery and inspirational volcanic views.
2. Gorgeous Beaches
Were you aware of the fact that Spain has thousands of beaches and more than 5,000 miles of coastline? No matter where you are in the country, there are aways beaches nearby. From popular tourist resorts to hidden, undiscovered alcoves, there is a beach for everyone to enjoy. And with more than 300 days worth of sunshine every year, it is guaranteed that the weather will be fabulous for you to enjoy them. The beautiful country of Spain also has the world’s most blue flag beaches, so there is no excuse not to visit. With thousands of different beaches for you to choose from, it might be hard to make up your mind about which one to visit. One of our top recommendations is definitely Costa de la Luz. Situated in the Andalucia region, close to the border of Portugal, the area is a sun lover’s paradise and is renowned for all of its gorgeous beaches. It might not be as famous as some of the most popular tourist resorts in Spain, but that means that you can enjoy a variety of crystal-clear turquoise waters, hidden coves, and unspoiled beaches when you visit Costa de la Luz.
3. Delicious Food
One of the major highlights of Spain for many people is, of course, its incredible food. The vibrant cities of Spain offer lively tapas bars and Michelin-starred restaurants, while small-town restaurants and cafes offer traditional dishes like chorizo, seafood stew, and paella from family-recipes. There are numerous unique dishes that are available to tempt you as Spanish cuisine is renowned for being full of flavour, healthy, and delicious. Most notable of all, the capital city of Barcelona is famous for numerous authentic tapas bars that it has to offer.
4. Cosmopolitan Cities
From Barcelona and Madrid to Seville and Valencia, there are so many choices in Spain in terms of must-visit cities. The vibrant cities of Barcelona and Madrid are world-famous for their culture and arts scene, impressive shopping, amazing museums, and delicious food. Another incredible Spanish city is Seville, which offers a rich cultural experience to its visitors, from architectural heritage to flamenco dancing. With so many different options to choose from, you will want to visit all of them. The historical and vibrant city of Salamanca is one of the most underrated gems and a top pick of ours.
5. Vibrant Villages
A true traveller’s paradise is Southern Spain. It offers fabulous weather, stunning beaches, and breathtaking scenery. However, one aspect that gets overlooked quite often is the whitewashed towns and villages doting Andalucia’s rugged hillsides. Formerly fishing and farming villages, over the years many of the local sites fell into disrepair but the locals and visitors have been able to bring them back to life after rediscovering their charm. From cobbled, quaint stress to beautiful ruins and churches, and whitewashed houses, the vibrant villages are quite the charming attractions. Despite becoming popular in recent years with tourists, they have still been able to retain their charm. At least for now!