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Spain is a beautifulMediterranean country and the principal attraction of the Iberian peninsula. Popular with backpackers for its gorgeous road trips, cuisine and glittering cities, there is a lot to explore in the country. If you are planning a trip to this Mediterranean paradise, here is a list of four places you should visit:


Valencia has seen a lot of new buildings come up in the last two decades, complementing the many Renaissance, Goth and Art Nouveau monuments that adorn this historical city. Valencia is most well known as the laid back retreat, bursting with tapas bars, restaurants, lively nightclubs and some of the most beautiful beaches inSpain. The city centre is especially esoteric, with medieval buildings located right next to street side cafes and brilliantly lit avenues full with tourists. Also, the city is very close to Barcelona, with which it enjoys very convenient trail connectivity. You simply need to book you ticket on



The capital city of Madrid has been growing rapidly over the last decade and is fast becoming the cultural powerhouse of the Spanish north. The Museum Triangle of Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza have all gotten bigger and better over the last few years and house some of Europe’s most prized paintings and sculptures. The centre of the city has seen an explosion of new cafes, delis and boutiques, making it perfect for a day out. Madrid is one of Europe’s highest major cities, so it does get very chilly in the winters. However, the afternoons are usually pleasant. The city is perfect for couples.


Barcelona is the principal city of the Catalonia region, and also one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. It is a delight for people who enjoy architecture.Barcelona’s rich history has translated into a variety of architectural styles for its historical buildings with Gothic buildings standing proudly next to Modernistas and the Herzogs. And if you are going to spend a day exploring the gorgeous architecture of the Mediterranean city, you might want to cool off at any of the seven sunset beaches that the city boasts of. The city has no winter to speak of, and a cuisine that stands out for its universal appeal. Besides the large number of Michelin star restaurants that adorn the city, there are also a large number of tapas bars owned by families that you can visit on your day or night out in the city.

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Costa Brava

An unusual place, Costa Brava is one of the most romantic places to be in Spain.The town has a small population and plenty of Blue Flag beaches, some of the best you will find in Europe. The white sand stretches are only made better by the horseshoe bays and the blue green water of the Mediterranean. The city is also known for its brilliant food, and is right in the middle of the Michelin stretch of Catalonia. For honeymooners and other couples out in the Spanish wild, the various independent hotels and lodges in the town are another great reason why Costa Brava is just the best place to be in Spain.

These places in Spain offer the best of Spain in terms of history, architecture, cuisine and people, and should be an essential part of any trip to the country. So if you are planning a trip to the country, be sure to visit these places for a true taste of Spain.