13 cities to visit in Spain
April 25, 2020
With more than 83 million tourists a year (figures of the year 2019), Spain
is one of the most visited countries in the world. In Spain, you can enjoy
all kinds of tourism. It may already be the typical Sun and beach, mountain,
cultural or gastronomic. In this article we will see 13 cities to visit
Directory of cities to visit in Spain
Undoubtedly the capital of Spain attracts a significant number of tourists,
whether they are national or from other countries. You can enjoy all kinds
of activities. From go to a flamenco show, watch a football match, watch a
play or enjoy the typical gastronomy of Madrid, such as cocido madrileño.
Aranjuez, also known as Royal seat and village of Aranjuez, It is located
a distance of 48 km from Madrid (just 45 minutes by motorway). Municipality
of the community of Madrid, is an interesting place to visit the Royal Palace
and its gardens. The strawberries and asparagus, which in season you can buy
in different positions are very popular.
Toledo is located just 70 kilometres from Madrid. Ideal place for a break
of one day from Madrid, thanks to excellent communications has, can already
be through bird or highway. Enjoy the historic area of Toledo, Alcázar,
the bridge of San Martín or the Museo del Greco, where we will return
centuries back in time. Taste the cochifrito in a restaurant, is another good
Like Toledo, Segovia is located very near Madrid, specifically at 88 kilometers.
The Roman aqueduct of Segovia, built in times of Augustus in the 1st century,
is a true symbol of reference the city and worthy of being referred to. During
the visit, eat the segovian suckling pig, one of the specialties of the area,
is a real delicacy for the stomach.
Ávila is another Madrid-bordering cities. It belongs to the autonomous
community of Castilla y León and is a mere 110 kilometers away from
the capital. The city is surrounded by a Medieval wall. Special gastronomic
paragraph mention of Avila t-bone steak, suckling pig and the yolks of Santa
Located in the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, we find the city of Barcelona.
The gastronomic paragraph emphasizes the stew with white beans, sausage and
their excellent champagnes. During the festivities the realization of human
castles is something to admire. Similarly you can enjoy sporting events from
football in the stadiums of the Nou Camp and Cornellà - El Prat.
To the South of the Peninsula Iberica and belonging, and capital of the autonomous
community of Andalusia, we find Seville. Interesting sites to visit La Giralda,
Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza or the Barrio de Santa Cruz. To emphasize
in the festive drawing the famous Feria de Abril of Sevilla with diverse attractions
and Holy week.
Remaining in the autonomous community of Andalusia, we stand at Granada. The
Arab permanency for centuries, is palpable by its artisan tradition. Interesting
places to visit are the Cathedral, the House of Manuel de Falla, the Provincial
Archaeological Museum, the Palace of the madrasa and of course the Alhambra
of Granada, known around the world, which is located in the cerro La Sabika.
Following in Andalusia, we moved to Córdoba. Its main economic activity
is based on tourism and the craft of metal. Temperatures are mild in the winter
and very hot in the summer. Its gastronomy is mainly recognized by olive oil,
very beneficial for health. Places of interest to visit are the Museum Julio
Romero de Torres and the famous mosque of Cordoba.
Valencia has excellent communications, either via AVE or highway. For example
a shift from Madrid by road, are barely three hours, to a distance of 350
kilometers. Valencia is very famous for faults (representation of figures
of combustible material) that held in the month of March and the Valencian
paella, typical dish of the area.
Bordering the Mediterranean sea we find Benidorm. Benidorm is situated in
the province of Alicante, which belongs to the Region of Valencia. Site very
visited by national tourism and of different nationalities, German, English,
French and Italian, thanks to its beaches as Levante and Poniente and its
night life related to leisure.
Close to Alicante, Elche is located a mere 23 kilometers away. Elche is surrounded
by a vast Palm Grove, declared by UNESCO World Heritage of the humanity. Interesting
places to visit are the Municipal Archaeological Museum and the Museum of
contemporary art. Economic activity focuses on an important production of
Another of the cities to visit in Spain, is Salamanca. Crossed by
the Tormes River, it is located to the West of the Iberian Peninsula. Salamanca
is a city of University tradition. Highlights among its museums and monuments
the Unamuno House-Museum and the new Cathedral of Salamanca. Its gastronomy
is rich in meats, lamb, kid and piglet.
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