Month: November 2016

Where to go in Spain

The intensely metropolitan suburban feel with historic and rich architecture; Spain has won the heart of many travelers and tourists with its sheer beauty and grace. On every vacationer’s to-visit list this European country has tremendously serene landscapes, beautiful cities and much more.

Barcelona:

barcelonaYou can make your way through the mosaic steps of the Park Güell to indulge in a piece of artistic history. The sculptures and the Gaudi Museums are the prime attractions. The local artists, guitarists and vocalists set the perfect mood of an enjoyable visit. La Sagrada Familia is an architectural marvel that is open for public viewing. You can appreciate the artistry and the craftsmanship of this 18th century church as you enjoy your blissful tour. Casa Batlló is another artistic masterpiece that resembles a dragon on its roof. It is a museum housing creations from the history of Spain accompanied by a helpful audio tour.

Madrid:

As the capital of Spain, Madrid enjoys exclusivity in terms of significance alongside its rich inheritance. The feel of the entire city is enrapturing.  Plaza de España has huge sculptures, buildings and stone figures making this a monumental square with great vivacity. Catedral de la Almudena has a palette of colors stamped on its Gothic, Romanesque style and make. It also has a museum you can visit while you are there. The El Retiro Park is an ideal place for a relaxing family picnic. You can enjoy the beautiful rose gardens that decorate the place or a boat ride near the lake. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía is a museum featuring art works from Gris, Dali, Picasso and Miro, dedicated to the addictive beauty Spain has to offer.

Tenerife:

tenerifeIt is deemed to have the largest Canary Islands in the entire country of Spain. There exists a dormant volcano, Mt. Teide which stands at 3,718 meter height as the tallest peak in all of Tenerife. This city is most famous for the De Santa Cruz Festival which features loud parades, celebration, live music and so much fun. Loro Park is a public zoo which has great many animals, like lions, gorillas, dolphins and other wild life on display for viewers. El Médano is one of the many Canary Islands of Tenerife. You can go to this secluded place, filled with sea breeze, good waves and water sports activities. Playa de Las Teresitas is a beach located in the north of the village of San André. It is filled with tourists and locals alike.

Majorca:

majorca This island in Spain is known for its vivacious beach resorts, Limestone Mountains and an entertaining night life. Serra de Tramuntana mountain range offers a great chance to go for hike or a trek. Palma Cathedral is a Gothic Cathedral near the sea. It has a breathtakingly inspiring built with many places to rediscover from the inside. Cabrera, Balearic Islands has serene beauty trapped in the open air and the wide sea spread. It is essentially a National park in Majorca located near the Mediterranean Sea.

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A Roger Davies