Spain is what people call a perfect holiday destination. From sun kissed beaches and breathtaking landscapes to vibrant culture and architectural wonders, Spain is a complete package. And, unmatched cuisine and hospitality are the cherries on the cake. There are endless reasons to visit Spain at least once in your life. Here, we list a few:
Spain is a country full of natural elegance and extraordinary panoramas. Its majestic mountains paint a dramatic landscape. Mountain Ranges in the north are the Pyrenees and the Picos de Europa. And in the south, there is the Sierra Nevada. The Sierra Nevada is the home to Europe’s most southerly ski resort. The Mount Teide volcano on the Canary Island of Tenerife enhances the charm of this country.
Spain is home to Europe’s only desert, Cabo de Gata in Almería. It has been a Hollywood favourite for always. Western flicks, such as Lawrence of Arabia, Cleopatra, Conan the Barbarian, and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, were shot here.
From one of the world’s scariest footpaths to a zip line between Spain and Portugal, the possibilities are endless in Spain if you want the adrenaline rush. Skydiving, snowboarding, scuba diving, or hiking, Spain has all the most thrilling adventure sport for you.
There is hardly any country in Europe that can top the local Spanish food. Every region of Spain has its unique punch. The best part is that you can have great food options at even the most inexpensive places. Most restaurants have this menu of the day meal that offers a full meal at great discounts.
Even the most usual menu choices are excellent. Enjoy gazpacho, paella, the fried fish of Malaga, the cochinillo of Madrid and Segovia, the cheeses of Manchego, the pulpo a la Gallega, and the eels of the north coast. And then, of course, there are tapas bars (a famous Spanish snack plate) in almost every Spanish city.
Although France has the title of being the Wine capital of Europe, Spain is a strong match for France. Spain is the world’s third-biggest wine producer. For wines, the major destinations are the remarkable La Rioja and the Ribera del Duero. Spanish sparkling wine Cava is made mainly in Catalonia.
History and Art
Spain’s has a captivating history that is well-preserved in its structures and museums. The Mezquita of Córdoba’s is one of the best examples of Moorish architecture. The Alhambra Palace in Granada is breathtakingly elegant that it has made a few men cry. It elevates the spirit and enhances the experience.
Another marvellous destination is the historical city of Salamanca. Salamanca is a bustling city with vibrant cafés, terraces and bars, excellent for a relaxing afternoon. Getting lost in its ancient buildings or strolling through the streets, you will find a city with a rich past and a vibrant cultural atmosphere. For the record, the city centre of Salamanca is a World Heritage site.
Did I mention that Spain has thousands of beaches spread over 5,000 miles of coastline? In fact, it is no exaggeration if we call them the best in the whole of Europe.
Wherever you are in Spain, you are never too far from the beach. From hidden alcoves to popular tourist resorts, there is a beach for everyone. And the 300 days of sunshine each year adds a guarantee of the ideal beach time weather. The Golden beaches of Costa de la Luz on the Atlantic Ocean, some of them not as well-known as the other Spain’s popular tourist resorts, suggesting you can spend quality time on some unspoiled beaches, hidden coves and clear turquoise waters.
Spain is so rich and vibrant that it becomes impossible to enumerate all the reasons why you should plan a holiday in Spain in 2021 on one page. So plan a holiday today!