The land of Cervantes, of the Catholic kings and universal artists has a touristic face that, today, places Spain among the top touristic destinations across Europe, and one cannot remain indifferent to this. Dare to experience the Spanish influence.
In the following lines, we will review the main attractions of the best Spanish cities, the destination of a large number of tourists. While this list may be short, I advise you to get into the sea of information that provides the portal spain.info.com, the official website for tourism promotion of the Spanish government. The list begins as follows:
Sevilla, capital of Andalusia, an important center of bullfighting and flamenco home. Tierra del Jerez, a wonderfully sensational concoction. This land is so deep mixing results of civilizations as Tartars, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths and Muslims. The We can see the great impact of Muslim architecture in Catholic religious structures before the mosques jurisdiction, as is the Church of the Divine Savior.
Madrid, the Spanish capital since the year 1562, is framed on a plateau surrounded by mountains and creates a diverse climate. The historic center of Madrid focuses a high density of historic monuments, one of the most prominent of the Arts Palace, Palacio de la Moncloa [Spanish government headquarters], the Museo del Prado [which concentrates one of the most important art galleries in the world]. Miss this magical city is a stroll through the Plaza of the Plaza Cibeles and Neptune.
Marbella is a small city near the Mediterranean, close to Gibraltar. This city belongs to Malaga, Andalusia. Today, it is one of the most cosmopolitan places in Europe, the atmosphere is similar to that experienced in cities like Miami and Monaco. On the narrow streets of Marbella is common to find jet-set figures, members of royalty, millionaires and several business tycoons, and after all the excellent hotels, gastronomic and sports is exquisite and very well equipped.
Barcelona, capital and emblem of Catalonia, is a port city located on the northwest corner of Spain. It is the most modern, progressive and technological in Spain. It is a great option taking city tour to appreciate the various monuments of the Romantic, Gothic and Renaissance arts. Visit Gaudi House Museum, which includes the wonderful production of the artist-Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi; it would be convenient to visit the best of Gaudi’s work as the Parque Guell, Palacio Guell and the Casa Mila, among other great places.
Ibiza, a Spanish island paradise, located in the Balearic Islands. This is a place in which fine sandy beaches are mixed with rural landscape and dune areas. Here you should visit the Phoenician site of Sa Caleta, the necropolis of Puig des Molins. I recommend spending a few nights, in order for you to be able to assimilate the busy night life, as any hour is appropriate to start the party.
It is true that there is still talk of destinations such as Toledo, a city where even the famous Toledo forge a type of sword of the seventeenth century. Santiago de Compostela, the end of pilgrimage center of the strenuous and earnest Santiago route.
Also remember to stop by La Coruña, logo of the culture and customs of the Galician people, in central Spain. It is also important noticing the beauty of the Grand Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic. Finally, Spain has much to surprise any tourist, wherever he or she might be coming from.
Finally, it is possible that this list has met their expectations and needs, but if you need more information, be sure to check the wonderful Spanish government’s attempt in the portal spain.info. Spain is waiting for you to release your spirit of adventure.