Making a list of the most beautiful destinations in Spain is not an easy task, because there are so many that it is almost impossible to decide. But, at the Cerdanya Ecoresort we have compiled some of the travelers’ favorites to help you decide your next trip. Discover the 5 most beautiful cities in Spain, full of amazing monuments, around beautiful landscapes nestled and with a fascinating history.
A beautiful city that cannot be missing on any route along the Costa Brava, Figueres is known for its historic center, for being a cultural attraction thanks to its many museums and with a Rambla that invites you to try its popular Vermouth.
Figueres, is also the birthplace of Salvador Dalí, it is where you can visit his theater to delve into the surreal world of the artist, the city counts with the largest modern-era fortress in Europe, the castle of Sant Ferran. Walking through its streets is quite an experience, full of museums, shops and restaurants where you can immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the city.
Granada is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, so much so that year after year the city increases the number of tourists who visit it, reaching 2.6 million past year. And it is not surprising, since different cultures that have survived each era coexist here, being reflected in its characteristic environment and its peculiar architecture.
Monuments of great historical-artistic importance, such as the Alhambra, being one of the most visited in Spain, the Cathedral of Granada and its Royal Chapel, its delicious gastronomy known throughout the world for its Tapas and a fascinating environment surrounded by the Sierra Nevada de background.
And best of all, is to walk through its beautiful neighborhoods, the Albaicín with narrow streets and views of the Alhambra, the historic center full of monuments and museums or the Sacromonte, the main cradle of flamenco.
Christians, Muslims and Jews passed through the city, leaving traces of their culture in the architecture and history of Toledo, so much so that it is known as “the city of three cultures” thanks to its great legacy.
Full of synagogues, mosques and churches that remain intact despite the passage of time and with a historic center with impressive monuments and museums that show the diversity of the city.
Nestled on the shores of the Cantabrian Sea, San Sebastián is one of the cities that most surprises travelers in the country thanks to its particular environment with amazing beaches and its peculiar architecture, since it was the last refuge of the Belle Epoque. The city had its heyday in the 19th century, a vacation spot for monarchs and aristocrats, such as Queen Regent María Cristina.
Visiting its historic center, always with views of the sea, allows you to know the historical importance it had. But, when visiting it, it is also possible to discover its most avant-garde side, since it is an innovative city with the largest number of Michelin stars.
The Asturian capital is one of the most important cultural jewels in northern Spain. The city has a charming historic center full of impressive monuments and charming little streets, where there are up to hundred statues that will accompany you throughout the tour. A visit to its Gothic cathedral is essential, touring its viewpoints with heart-stopping views that allow you to contemplate its privileged natural environment and discover its pre-Romanesque heritage.
If you want to visit the most beautiful cities in Spain, these cannot be missing from your route, because they have the most charming historic quarters on the peninsula. Have you already visited one of these or which one are you going to start with?