Some Really Interesting Spanish Tourist Attractions You Need To See

Spain is a really popular travel destination because of the geographical condition it presents and the wealth of opportunities available when it comes to number of attractions, cuisine and traditions. The history of the country is rich, with numerous historical places and you can even enjoy numerous sandy beaches with clear waters. German Trujullo Manrique claims Spain offers something for everyone, with all regions being wonderful for tourists of all ages.

Spain has so many popular travel destinations and cities to consider, like Barcelona, Madrid, Bilboa, Cordoba, Pamplona, Costa Blanca, Salamanca, Tenerife, Alicante and Granada. We should also mention the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands as must-see Spain places but we will just focus on some.


Spain’s capital is reputable for fiestas, flamenco dancing, royal palaces and bullfighting. Main attractions include Plaza Mayor, Parque del Buen Retiro, Prado Museum, The Archaeological Museum, Plaza de Espana and Plaza de la Cibeles. You can enjoy numerous music halls, movie houses, cafes and dance halls.

If what Madrid offers does not appeal to you, it is a good idea to consider Barcelona, which is a huge cultural center with monuments, natural resources, art galleries and historical sites. There is even a museum that is dedicated to Pablo Picasso.


Alhambra is a palace that was used by Spain’s last Muslim ruler. It is located in Granada, a huge Spanish tourist attraction that is renowned for its Islamic architecture, in combination with Jewish and Christian elements.

If you are interested in historical destinations, Seville’s Tomb of Christopher Columbus should be considered. In Valencia you need to consider L’Oceanografic, an aquarium that is unexpectedly futuristic and if you want even more history on your trip, Malaga and Cadiz are must-see cities. In Malaga Pablo Picasso was born, just like movie star Antonio Banderas.

Balearic Isles

You might not know what the Balearic Isles are but you surely know about the 3 main islands that make them up: Menorca, Majorca and Ibiza. Ibiza is highly popular because of the club scene, beautiful beaches and weather. Mallorca is not crowded and the fresh seafood lunches served are simply delicious. Majorca is also highly popular among exotic tourist destinations like Ibiza.

Canary Islands

The Canary Islands is made out of 7 islands located in the Atlantic Ocean. Numerous tourists decide to visit because of the crystal clear waters, beaches and active water sports. You surely already heard about Tenerife, which is the largest of the Canary Islands. Once you are there you can also enjoy cycling, climbing or hiking.

Other Destinations

Spain has so many travel destinations that it is hard to highlight all of them. This includes Alcazar, Parc Nacional d’Aiguestortes I Estany de Sant Maurici, Parc Guell, Las Ramblas, the Picasso Museum and so much more.

Last but not least, if you want to enjoy yourself as much as possible, you need to know that the folkloristic traditions of the country are wonderful, like bullfights and Flamenco. You surely already heard about Running of Bulls, a highly popular event held in Pamplona.

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