Spain is the country that has the second most mountains in Europe. You can relax on the slopes and look down at the beaches.
Best Places to Eat
Some of the best eateries in the world are in Spain including el Bulli and El Edller de Can Roca which have won the best restaurant in the world awards.
Oldest Restaurant in the World
Casa Botin has been in operation since 1725 and the famous painter Goya worked as a waiter there. This place also makes a great roasted pig.
There are real Egyptian temples in the center of Madrid. The Temple of Debod was given to Spain as a gift from Egypt in 1968.
There are many great ruins made from the Romans that can be found in Spain. The Roman Theater in Merida is still used for performances.
The Moor rule last around 800 years and their influence can still be seen all around Spain. One of the most famous Moor attractions is the Alhambra in Granada.
The Tomatina is just one of the many parties that make international news. The event attracted almost 100,000 people in 2018.
More to Discover
Many villages have their own fests and parties including dance, a 5 story human statue, flames, fruit, and many other memorable things.
There are many beautiful Cathedrals in Spain including the Gaudi masterpiece, La Segrada Familiar, and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.
A Mosque that is 1,000 years old
The Mezquita located in Cordoba is one of the oldest mosques. It has been a World Heritage Site since 1984.
Amazing Water Parks
Lago Martianez is a water park with sea water, palms, trees, and even volcanic rock. Not only is it beautiful but is reasonably priced.
Take a drive along the coast and there are many unknown beaches with clear water and clean sand.
Best Wine in the World
The La Rioja region makes some of the best wine in the entire world. They have won the Spectator’s Best Wine award in 2015. This wine is still affordable to purchase.
Free Food When You Buy a Drink
Getting some food with your drink is a tradition in Spain. In some cities you can get a full meal by ordering drinks.
Salvador Dali’s House
It is open for tourists to visit. You can see the artworks and even the giant egg on the roof.
Eat on an Active Volcano
The volcanic island of Lanzarote is open for business. You can stop at the Timanfaya National Park and overlook the volcano vent as you eat.
People take care of their homes. There are bougainvella villages and a competition for the best flowers and courtyards.
Varieties of Paella
This famous dish has many variations including rabbit, snail, mussels, and other local specialties. They are all delicious it is hard to choose just one type.
While there are many different lifestyle the culture is still there. There are family meals, Sunday naps, and summers on the beach.]