Major tourist attractions in Spain

Spain tourist attractions are certainly in plentiful supply and the tourism scene in the country has never been so well developed. This is a list of some favorite things to do whilst in Spain. We hope you find it useful.


Visit the Alhambra in Granada

This palace overlooking the city of Granada stands out as the most famous example of Moorish architecture, and perhaps it is the most known Muslim construction all in all. The slender structure of Alhambra, the magnificent details, the celebration of life, the mixture of nature in men's design, all underline what tragedy the return of Christianity in Spain was to be for centuries to come. so make sure you have a whole day to explore it. If you are visiting in the summer though, you are well advised to buy tickets in advance.


Skiing in the Sierra Navada Mountains


Andalucia is blessed to have these mountains so close to legendary tourist spots such as Malaga and Torremolinos. The Sierra Nevada resort has skiing at an altitude of over 10,000 feet and brilliant sunshine most of the winter. From the top of the Veleta peak, skiers can see across the Mediterranean to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco.The resort town itself, basically a sparse cluster of hotels and apartments at the base of the first series of lifts, is modern with a hint of traditional charm..


Enjoy laidback lifestyle in Spanish villages


Take a step back in time to take part in the local fiestas which are mostly religious in nature, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t a lot of enjoyment. The vibrant processions are worth it in themselves, and the parties usually go on throughout the night. Spain's villages, towns and cities all have numerous cafes when tourists can sit outside, enjoy a coffee and simply watch the world passing by as Spanish villages and towns accustomed to a more relaxing pace of life. ...
Experience Gaudi's Barcelona


The large park has numerous buildings and sculptures featuring Gaudi's well known broken tile style, and elegant organic curves. A Giant Temple designed by the master architect Antonio Gaudi. This building has been under construction since 1882 and they've still got another 30 to 80 years (depending on funding and resources) to go before it will be finished. A great day out for all ages.


Flamenco is a differential cultural artifact of Andalucía


Andalucía has a reputation for fiestas and celebrations that are overflowing with music and dance, women in colorful gypsy style dresses, silk shawls, hand painted fans in an array of dazzling designs and the courting couples dancing the most dramatic sevillanas. most people visit Andalucía to witness a flamenco performance and the most sought after tourist souvenirs are flamenco dolls and fans, plastic bulls and matadors, in fact anything that is connected to this fabulous art form.


Going artistic in Spain


There are over 1,400 museums in Spain where you can see masterpieces by great artists famous all over the world, from all periods, and in a whole range of different styles. There are also science museums, archaeological museums, maritime museums. Make sure that you visit the Miró Foundation in Barcelona; Picasso is well represented in Malaga with the new Picasso Foundation. Visiting the Prado Gallery in Madrid will open your eyes to Valazquez, possibly the greatest ever Spanish artist.


The perfect break in Rhonda, Andalucía


The Spanish mountain town of Ronda is the home of bullfighting but its spectacular scenery and fine restaurants are the real delights. This most characteristic of Andalucía’s white towns, so named for their distinctive whitewashed houses, is a must-see at any time of year, split in two by the amazing gorge of the Tajo River with centuries-old houses wavering on the cliff top.


Nothing can quite prepare you for the sight of the Grand Mosque of Cordoba


Built on a Visigothic site, The Great Mosque of Cordoba was considered a wonder of the medieval world by both Muslims and Christians. The Great Mosque of Cordoba was begun between 784 and 786 during the reign of 'Abd al-Rahman I, who escaped from Syria to the Iberian Peninsula after his family, was massacred by a rival political dynasty. The mosque's hypostyle plan, consisting of a rectangular prayer hall, an enclosed courtyard and the dramatic articulation of the interior of the prayer hall is unprecedented.


Do the Spanish village walking trail


Spain is often a wonderful location for walking and walking holidays in Spain are available mostly as independent self guided walking tours. The country has fabulous climate for many months, varied landscapes from barren hills to green forest mountains, interesting culture and history dating back centuries and its own style of food and cuisine. The interior of Spain is often not reached by tourists allowing you as a walker to see the true Spain that is not possible by sitting on a beach in the Costa’s, you will have a great experience and many tales to tell.


Enjoy the Spanish brand of scintillating football


Every town in Spain has a football pitch and team, and indoor football ( fútbol sala) is also played in sports centres throughout the country. Every town in Spain has a football pitch and team, and indoor football ( fútbol sala) is also played in sports centers throughout the country. Real Madrid and Barcelona (Barça) in particular stand head and shoulders above the rest and have a huge international following. Real Madrid play at the magnificent 130,000-seat Santiago Bernabeu stadium, while Barcelona’s home is the equally impressive 120,000-seat Nou Camp stadium. Barca, Deportivo and Valencia are amongst the teams to try and stop them running away with next year’s trophies.


Join in with the bulls in Pamplona


Tourists have flocked to the Basque town of Pamplona Spain every summer to sing, dance, drink, and careen down the town's cobbled streets with a herd of angry and confused bulls charging behind them during the running of the bulls Pamplona. The festival of San Fermin, or the Pamplona bull running as it's more commonly known outside Spain officially begins at midday on 6th July every year with the 'chupinazo' which takes place on the balcony of the Casa Consistorial in Pamplona.


Wander along Las Ramblas


Tired of dodging cars when trying to cross the street? Take a stroll in La Rambla is the most famous street in Barcelona. The wide boulevard connects the Placa de Catalunya, a busy square, to the Monument a colom, a tall column erected in honor of Christoffel Columbus.


The often crowded street is popular with tourists and locals alike. The middle part of the Rambla is pedestrianized and bordered by trees. Kiosks, flower stalls and street artists


Get active in natural tourism in Tenerife


Tenerife is the perfect spot for a family holiday with outdoor activities, excursions, waters ports, trekking and mountain bike routes. Children and grown-ups alike will enjoy themselves in hotels that are more than ready to make the stay enormous fun for guests of all ages with attractive...


Become shopaholic in El Rastro


If you are a keen shopper or an avid bargain hunter then you must take a visit to the largest open air flea market El Rastro where one can find practically anything. Every Sunday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., numerous posts offer books, antiques, clothes, shoes, flowers, fruits, collector’s items and an endless amount of new and used objects. All types of new and second hand articles are sold at small stands. El rastro offers the visitor a curious and entertaining walk and a surprise with each step.El Rastro is one of the most emblematic symbols of Madrid and is a requisite visit while staying in the city.


Valderrama- Every golf course can't be this good


Head just off the coast into the foothills of Spain's Costa Del Sol, and you'll encounter Famed architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. designed 18-hole championship golf layout that stretches more than 6,356 meters at par 71. Valderrama is widely considered continental Europe's finest, regularly hosts the Volvo Masters and was continental Europe's first Ryder Cup venue in 1997. If Valderrama is a little out of reach, then the Costa del Sol has more than enough other courses for everyone.