Northern Spain Attractions: Six places you should not miss

Choosing between the most amazing northern Spain attractions is quite difficult, it is full of captivating destinations! Considered a paradise for nature lovers, from the beach, mountains, vineyards and even lagoons, ideal for the most gourmet palates thanks to its exquisite cuisine and the most avant-garde cities.


At Cerdanya Ecoresort we have prepared a list of the attractions in northern Spain that you cannot miss on any route in the area. Let’s go! 

Cudillero: The most beautiful town in Asturias

The picturesque houses of Cudillero staggered up the cliffs of its coastline are reflected in the water on the shore of the Cantabrian Sea. This fishing village still maintains its fishing atmosphere, since the image of the boats arriving at the shipyard is frequently repeated, it is considered one of the most beautiful towns in Spain.


La Cerdanya is considered one of the most beautiful northern Spain attractions, since it is one of the sunniest and widest valleys in Europe due to its microclimate as it is a valley located between the high mountains. you can stay at the Cerdanya Ecoresort, a perfect starting point for a route through all the attractions of this area of ​​Spain.

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Travelers are surprised by its great diversity of landscapes, very wide despite being in a small space. And it not only stands out for its natural environment, but also for its charming mountain villages. From Prullans, nestled in the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park, famous for its monuments, the town of Bellver de Cerdanya, with a characteristic medieval atmosphere, and Puigcerdà, ideal for active tourism activities.

Vall de Núria

The Vall de Núria area is the perfect destination to enjoy endless activities, full of hiking routes to do at any time of the year, both in winter and summer. It is in the Natural Park of the Ter and Freser headwaters at more than 1900 meters high, surrounded by peaks up to 3000 meters high. This privileged location makes it full of rivers and an amazing environment for nature lovers.

Landscapes at the Pyrenees

Dizzying mountains, movie waterfalls, lakes in spectacular surroundings, giant beech forests and canyons worthy of the United States. The landscapes of the Pyrenees offer amazing panoramic views and there are so many that it is a real challenge to choose.

The Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park stands out, declared a Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site with the highest waterfall in Europe and the largest limestone massif in the world, the Selva de Oza, a natural jewel full of activities to do or the Cadí- Moixerò considered the main Natural Site of National Interest.

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

The hermitage of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, nestled on top of a cliff, allows (after climbing 240 stairs) to enjoy beautiful views of northern Spain. This place, also known as Dragonstone for Game of Thrones lovers, is a movie set thanks to its incredible landscape of the Basque coast.

Playa de las Catedrales

Las Catedrales Beach is one of the most amazing in Spain. A wild beach where, when the tide goes out, peculiar rock formations come to light. It is considered a natural monument and, if the tide allows it, with prior reservation it is possible to walk through the narrow corridors of its cliffs, caves, cracks and pass under its gigantic arches.

Now you know the most amazing northern Spain attractions that also cannot be missing on any route through this area of ​​the peninsula. Landscapes from a movie, charming towns and destinations where you can practice lots of activities in the middle of nature.

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