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8 Must-Visit Cities in Spain for a Fulling Dream Vacation

Spain is one of the most interesting and a go-to destination for many travellers across the world. Ever wondered what makes Spain such an interesting destination!! It is the contrast and yet beautiful cities that attract visitors. As a whole, this destination offers immense variety. From fabulous beaches to Gorgeous countryside, beauteous architecture and enigmatic yet aesthetically brilliant sculptures, Spain have everything that can possibly interest any kind of travellers. That being said, read on find must-visit cities in Spain for a fulling vacation.

8 Must-Visit Cities in Spain

  1. Barcelona
  2. Madrid
  3. Seville
  4. Valencia
  5. Granada
  6. Malaga
  7. Cordoba
  8. Girona
 

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1. Barcelona

Barcelona is a default choice in any Spain itinerary. The city has a vibrant nightlife, beautiful spots for a day trip, Guadi’s inspired architecture and iconic landmarks like Segrada Familia. The city is also famous for the best of Spanish restaurants, don’t miss out to try interesting seafood like tapas. La Rambla, the tree-lined pedestrian is the most visited street in the world. The street has its own charm and has numerous pubs and shopping markets.

Barcelona Aerial View
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Camp Nou, home ground to the best football club “Barcelona” is just a couple of kilometres away from the city centre. Guided tours are available to visit Camp Nou that will help you understand the rich history behind the club.

Also Read: The Spanish Conquest – Top things to do in Spain

2. Madrid

A trip to Spain is never complete without visiting Madrid. The capital city is full of life and energy. The fountains and parks are few places for casual hangouts and to relax from bustling city life. Madrid is home to work of some of the renowned artists from the renaissance era. The royal palace, incredible art galleries and museums are a must-visit for the art enthusiast.

Royal Palace Madrid
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For football fans, Madrid is a paradise. there are plenty of pubs that are dedicated to fans to enjoy the match along with your beverage. Santiago Bernabeu, home ground of Real Madrid team allows fans to visit the stadium during off match days. In addition, You can view the silverware Madrid has won over the years and have a quick photo session as well.

Also Read: Madrid hop on hop off tour — A complete guide

3. Seville

Seville is one of the most intriguing cities in Spain. The Southern city is full of historic churches and Palaces. Even though you can witness flamenco dancing across various cities in Spain, but the authentic form of flamenco dancing and the culture is indigenous to Sevilla and hence, best the best city to witness this art form.

If you are a game of thrones fan, Sevilla will surely fascinate you. The royal Alzacar palace is just a couple of hours away from Sevilla. Few scenes of GOT has been shot in this palace. However, even for others, the palace and the folklore is equally interesting. Don’t forget to explore Santa Cruz, one of the most beautiful neighbourhoods that is home to Seville’s major attraction.

Also Read: These top attractions in Seville are a worthwhile inclusion in your next trip

4. Valencia

The capital of the Mediterranean is easily accessible from all major cities in Spain. The entire eastern stretch of the city is on the shores of Mediterranean waters hence you will find a lot of white sandy beaches and good seafood restaurants in Valencia.

If you are a Bollywood movie buff, you will be well aware of the tomato fight festival shown in movie Zindagi na Milegi Dubara. The famous la Tomatina festival takes places in the town of Bunol that is half an hour drive from Valencia city centre. Valencia is one such city in Spain where you will never be bored.

Also Read: Attractions In Valencia – Find The Best Places For A Stunning Vacation In Valencia

5. Granada

Granada is set on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The city is a showcase of beautiful Islamic architecture rooting from Moorish rulers. Gardens and palaces are highlights of this city. The most notable structure of Islamic architecture is the Alhambra. The precinct around the fortress has a royal palace, castles and summer retreats. Exploring Alhambra is a must-do activity in Granada and quite a rewarding activity as well. Apart from Alhambra, Albayzín, Granada Cathedral, Royal Chapel and Sacromonte are heritages sites that are worth the visit.

Granada: Alhambra
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6. Malaga

Malaga is the largest city in southern Spain in Costa del Sol comarca. The city is the birth of popular Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. Breathtaking natural landscapes on the Mediterranean coast, rocky canyons and archaeological sites are the high points of this city.

This picturesque city has equally thriving gastronomy and nightlife. Visit the charming Mercado de la Merced during the evening to enjoy the cold breeze and local cuisines. If you are adrenaline junkie, try hiking on multi-layer cliffs of Caminito del Rey. The hike is still one of the most dangerous hikes in Spain.

7. Cordoba

Travellers tend to overlook Cordoba as they have plenty of options that are easily accessible and are relatively familiar. Corboda was the capital and the largest city of Spain during medieval times. One unique facet relating to Cordoba’s history is all three religions namely Islam, Judaism and Christianity in medieval times.

Cordoba evening View
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Mezquita is one of the top attractions in Cordoba. It is one of the earliest structure blending Islamic and Spain architecture. Although can be self explored, but people in listening to stories and folklore we highly recommend to opt for a tour guide.

Corboda is well known for its patios as it was an innate part of Moorish designs. To check out the best of these patios, visit alley next to Mezquita.

8. Girona

Girona is a small town in Northern Catalunya. It is filled with cobbled streets, medieval walls, gothic churches and museums. Exploring the rich history jews quarter, a day trip to Costa Brava, wandering atop medieval walls are the few must-try things in Girona.

Girona is just an hour away from Barcelona and is easily accessible by regular taxis and public transportation.

Spain indeed is a destination for all type of travellers. There are plenty of other cities in Spain that are equally charming in their own way. If you find the above guide useful and willing to visit Spain. Check out Spain Packages on Pickyourtrail and you can also drop an enquiry on Whatsapp.

 

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