Spain has attracted visitors from Europe and all over the world for many decades. The pleasant climate, incredible natural diversity, rich history, tasty cuisine and specific lifestyle of the people who live there are some of the reasons why people want to visit the cities in this country. There are many cities and towns in Spain, but we have created a list of some of the most fascinating cities that every man and women should visit while they are in Spain.
Madrid is the capital city of Spain located in the central part of this country. This city is also known as the Royal city. The largest building in Madrid is the Royal Palace, the residence of the King of Spain. Tourists can visit this building and see how fascinating it is both inside and outside. Madrid is home to dozens of museums and according to many experts Prado Museum is the most beautiful one. This museum has some priceless works of artists like Tintoretto, Rubens and Fra Angelico. While you are there, you can watch a football match because Madrid has two big football clubs – Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital city of the autonomous region of Catalonia. There are so many things that you can do in Barcelona that is very difficult to highlight only few of them. People who have visited Barcelona more than once advise walking on La Rambla – a boulevard located in the traditional center of this city. Musicians, dancers, buskers – these are some of the things that you can see on La Rambla. Of course, spend some time watching the work of Antoni Gaudi including SagradaFamilia cathedral. We should also mention that some of the most famous museums in Barcelona offer free tours for one day each month – Picasso’s Museum, The Museum of Pre-Columbian Art, the Museum of Catalan History etc.
Malaga is part of the autonomous region of Andalusia. Many people call it the sunny coast because it is situated on the southernmost and most developed (in terms of tourism) coast in Spain. It has numerous sandy beaches, more than 300 sunny days a year and it is good to point out that celebrities like Antonio Banderas and Pablo Picasso were born in this city.
The European nobleman and aristocrats used to spend their holidays in San Sebastian in the late 19th century. The city is located in a large bay with golden beaches. Another thing that makes this city interesting is the huge number of buildings in Art Nouveau style and the famous movie festival.
This is the third most populous city in Spain found on the east coast of Spain. Valencia is famous for many things – the football club Valencia (and its fans), the vivid nightlife (mostly because of the presence of large number of students in this city), good food, cheap accommodation and attractions like Mestalla Stadium, Museum of Science and Arts, the Aquarium, River Turia Park and the main cathedral.
Some people say that you can’t say that you have visited Spain in case you have not visited Andalusia. Of course, Andalusia won’t be Andalusia without the capital city – Seville. Seville is known for the bullrings, the barber of Seville, tasty tapas and Moorish architecture. This is also the birthplace of Don Juan.