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8 Most Captivating Tourist Attractions In Spain

Spain is an amazing country, from the artistic highpoint of European culture or the sun- drenched beaches to the bio- geographical courtyard gardens. The country is loaded with every attraction to entertain the tourists from around the world who come to experience the Spanish extravaganza.

The soul of Spain is represented in the country’s rich heritage, tumultuous history and the natural beauty. Here we have a list of some of the fascinating Spain tourist attractions that will make you pack your bag right now!

1. Costa Brava

Beautiful Blue Sea on Costa Brava (malgonia_bujalsky)

If you are a huge admirer of tranquil villages, landscapes and beaches then Costa Brava is the place you must add to your bucket list. You can visit this fabulous place at any time of the year and enjoy the pleasant weather.

Costa Brava is the place where you will never get bored with various games and activities that will keep you entertained. This place is also famous for its local food and the key attractions are the theatre museum and Art Museum.

2. Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Vertical Shot of Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral is one of the top tourist attractions in Spain. It is from the Roman era with breathtaking architecture and it offers an awe-inspiring pilgrim experience to the visitors. St James Cathedral is famous for its triple doorway and remarkable 18th century façade.

The main attraction of the Cathedral’s interior is the wooden figure of Apostle from the 13th century that is crafted inside the building.

3. El Teide, Tenerife

A Snow-Topped Mount Teide in Tenerife (miqul)

El Teide in Tenerife is the highest peak in Spain, with still simmering volcano which acts as a centre of tourist attraction. It is also one of Europe’s natural wonders. You can drive or hike across the inside of the caldera and explore El Teide.

The easy way to get closer to the top is through a cable- car ride. This place is a paradise for tourists and canvas for the photographers. El Teide is famous for it’s above the cloud sunset, stargazing and the Teide National Park.

4. Park Guell, Barcelona

A View From the Bench at Park Güell in Barcelona, Spain (cooljonez)

Park Guell in Barcelona is a magical park for the tourists and an entertaining place for the kids. This wonder park has designs and structures made up of natural resources and it is most famous for Gaudi House Museum.

The focal point of Park Guell is the mosaic work on the main entrance, two grand buildings on the entrance of the park and an amazing multicolored mosaic salamander. The Barcelona Park Guell is also an artistic paradise for couples.

5. Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (avusnex)

Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is one of the fascinating tourist attractions that you can visit in Spain. It was built by an American architect Frank Gehry by using undulating sheets of titanium and blocks of limestone, that turned it into a magnificent modern architecture.

The link between the museum and the design will definitely spellbind the visitors. The museum is popular for its unique structure and inside it are the travelling exhibitions and rotating displays of modern art. The main attractions of this museum are the Tulips by Jeff Koons, Puppy design and Matter of time by Richard Serra.

6. La Rambla, Barcelona

Busy Street Carrer La Rambla, Barcelona (wikimedia)

Located in Barcelona, La Rambla is one of the major tourist attractions in Spain. It is a great place to be around during your weekend or after work on summer evening. La Rambla has wide pedestrian zone flanked by narrow roads on each side.

Along with bird markets and flowers, it also has great restaurants and cafes with open-air tables and loads of newspaper stands and books. This place is most popular for its majestic structures and building designs, shopping, pavement artists, human statues and street performers all add to its lively atmosphere.

7. Plaza Mayor, Madrid

Plaza Mayor Tourist Information Center, Casa de la Panaderia (moizk)

Plaza Mayor is one of the places you must visit in Spain. It is the throbbing heartbeat of Spain’s vibrant capital city and plays an important part in Madrid life. Plaza Mayor is located in the centre of the city and you can visit the historic monuments that are located within 1000 meters of the plaza.

The place is famous for its arched designs and cafes that attract the pedestrians and restaurants which are popular meeting places for tourists and Madrilènes.

8. The White Towns of Andalucia

Andalusian Village Casare (ralbiol)

You must visit the White towns when you visit Spain. The White Towns of Andalucia is also known as Pueblos Blancos. It is not just a beautiful place but also speaks about the regions fascinating and long history. It is a total of 19 villages that is compressed as a series of town in Southern Province of Spain.

The White Town got its name because all the houses in there are white washed and have brown or red tiles on the roof. This place is popular for rock climbing, horseback rides, local food sunset point and many more.

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