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Best Places to Visit in Spain in 2018

Do you want to choose Spain as your holiday destination? If you do, I’ll make your trip to Spain easier. The first thing you need to know about is that Spain has a lot of unique and beautiful cities. Many travelers come to Spain for enjoying life, drinking good wine, and eating a good meal. It is a perfect place for you who want to relax and enjoy your life.

Compared with other Western European countries, the accommodation cost in Spain is cheaper. You can stay over in a hostel with dorm beds or private rooms. Moreover, Airbnb is also popular in some cities. You can choose the private home or apartment based on your budget. There are also some campground facilities for those who travel with a tent. Free to choose any accommodation which suits you. Spain has a lot of destinations waiting to be explored. Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Seville, and Valencia are some of popular cities in Spain. Here are some best places to visit in Spain.


1. Madrid

Madrid is the capital city of Spain. One of the main attractions is the Prado, one of the largest museums in the world. Another one is sightseeing around Plaza Mayor, the main square. You can also add Reina Sofia National Art Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum to your destination list. This city is perfect for art lovers, isn’t it?


2. Barcelona 

If you want to experience the great nightlife, go visit Barcelona. It’s famous for its nightlife, same with Madrid. You must try to be like local people who are eating dinner at midnight. Like most of the cities in Spain, the main attraction is the history museum. It’s good to learn a bit about the history of a city by understanding the architecture of the buildings.


3. Guggenheim Museum, Balbao

Spain has other museums worth visiting. One of them is Guggenheim Museum, a museum of modern art. This amazing building was built by American architect, Frank Gehry. He used limestone and titanium to make the museum look interesting and fascinating. No doubt that the architecture will amaze you.


4. Canary Islands

For you who don’t like to enjoy the city tour, try to visit the beach or hike the mountains. Some of the famous islands in Spain are the  Canary Islands. It’s a perfect place to go surfing, hiking, or cycling around the islands. The most famous annual event in this island is Carnival festival. It is an interesting event where the local people dress up in colorful costumes and enjoy some entertaining.


5. San Sebastian City

Another option is visiting San Sebastian. It is a city with  beautiful beaches, great nightlife, and beautiful architecture. One of the famous beaches in this city is La Concha beach. Make sure to visit the Old Town of San Sebastian, it has a lot of beautiful balconied buildings.


6. Sierra Nevada

Then, for the mountain area, you can visit Sierra Nevada. It’s a great place to spend your holiday for summer hiking or winter skiing. Sierra Nevada has cool weather, blue skies, and sunny days to round out your outdoor activities.



Spain offers some options for transportation. You can choose the city metro, bus, train, or air. They have various costs depend on the distance and the route. Flying to Spain will be cheapest if you choose to fly from/to Madrid or Barcelona. They offer flights from around the world. Make sure to choose transportation that fits your budget. Some tips to save money: take the bus (if you have the time) because though the train system is fast, it’s expensive. If you have a lot of plan to do city sightseeing, you can get the city passes. It can save you up to 20 % on some activities like visiting the museums.


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Originally posted 2017-03-03 08:40:05.

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