If you’ve run out of things to include in your bucket list, one recommendation would be to take a trip to Spain and have the time of your life. Spain has everything you can ask for in a place – warm climate, beautiful beaches perfect for chilling sessions or sporty activities, impressive architecture and works of art, history, multicultural society, natural wonders, nightlife and so much more.
It takes time to explore this vast country. Regardless, tourists can enjoy these quirky activities and make wonderful memories throughout their stay:
8. Ski at the famous Sierra Nevada mountain resort
Where else in the world can you ski in the mountains and swim in the beach on the same day? Only at Sierra Nevada. The popular ski resorts gives you the best of both worlds due to contrasting weather. Sierra Nevada isn’t too far off from the town of Malaga, so you can book an accommodation there for easier access and go to a nearby beach to get a tan after a skiing on the mountains. It is considered one of the best ski resorts in Europe and one you should add to your Spain bucket list.
7. Stroll along the Las Ramblas
A stroll through the Las Ramblas boulevard is a great way to experience Barcelona and understand its culture better. This 1.2 kilometer promenade (otherwise known as a tree-lined pedestrian mall) is a popular tourist and local destination. Cafes, works of art, old cathedrals, food stalls and interesting quarters are scattered throughout the length of the street.
6. Party the night away at Ibiza
Ibiza is one of several islands off the coast of Valencia, Spain, collectively called the Balearic islands. The rich and the famous gather at Ibiza to party hard at night clubs, dine at posh restaurants or have some fun in the sun aboard luxury yachts. Despite its fancy reputation, the place has a laid-back atmosphere and offers numerous opportunities for rest and relaxation.
5. Take part in the world’s biggest food fight festival at La Tomatina
The La Tomatina food fight festival is one event you shouldn’t miss when you’re in Spain. The festival is held annually (every last Wednesday of August) in Bunol, a town situated a few kilometers from Valencia. This unique yet fun festival can be quite messy but it’s not everyday that you get to throw tomatoes at total strangers. What’s more, you get to eat Paella with everyone else the day before the food throwing spree.
4. Listen to great music at the Festival Internacional de Benicàssim
If you find Coachella and Glastonbury overrated and rowdy, then you can always head over to Barcelona and join the throng of fist-pumping music revelers. This multi-genre music festival lasts for four days and takes place at a beach coast. Bands from around the world are often invited to perform. Arctic Monkeys was one of the foreign bands that performed at Benicàssim back in 2013.
3. Gape in awe at the views of Ronda
Also in Malaga, Ronda sits on the Andalucia mountains. A breezy drive through Andalucia offers a breathtaking view of the mountain cliff and the old and new sections of the city, connected by a massive stone bridge. Everything about Ronda is breathtakingly picturesque. Your trip will certainly not be complete unless you take a memorable picture. You can also stay overnight to enjoy the view for a longer time and experience mountaintop life, if only for a day or two.
2. Taste scrumptious tapas
Tapas can be had everywhere in Spain. Originally served as appetizers at bars or restaurants, over the years tapas have evolved into a standalone cuisine, loved by locals and tourists alike. They come in the form of tortillas, olives with cheese, chorizo, fried squid, and patatas bravas to name a few. Take note, however, that not all tapas are the same. Some towns or cities are better at making tapas than the rest. The best Spanish tapas can be found in these locations: Granada, Seville, San Sebastian, Jaen, Leon, Logroño, Barcelona and Madrid.
1.Visit the ancient aqueduct and strike your best pose
The popular aqueduct located in Segovia has stood the test of time. Built by the Romans 2000 years ago, this sturdy structure is 800 meters long. It is one of the best-preserved aqueducts in the world together with the Pont du Gard in France. After you’ve gotten to know the history of the place and admired it, all that’s left is for you is to take some great photos. The aqueduct is huge but you will have enough time to capture different angles and do the perfect pose.
So what are you waiting for? Plan out your trip to Spain as soon as you can and get your share of fun and excitement this beautiful country has to offer.
Originally posted 2017-05-10 07:28:35.