Snapshots of Spain: 3 unique Places to Visit in Spain

With its stunning nature, shining sea, vibrant cities and glorious weather, Spain is a dream country for sailing lovers. Its coastline has an unrivalled variety of destinations for all tastes: beaches, villages, and towns. However, you can also find mountains and forests nearby!

Besides, the weather will be spot on, and you will enjoy a shining sun during your holidays. In this time of the year, people welcome the warm weather by spending the days outdoors.  Wandering, hiking or joining the numerous events and festivities are the favourite hobbies of locals and tourists. Does it sound the perfect setting for your holidays, doesn’t it?

Do you want to learn more? Keep reading to know our picks of 3 unique places to visit in Spain!

 

Timanfaya National Park in Lanzarote – A sunny and moony island

Side view of Timanfaya National Park's beach Lanzarote with black and red sand and red rocks

Do you know that it is possible to go on holidays and feel like you’re on a different planet? The beautiful island of Lanzarote, the south-easternmost of the Canary archipelago, has some spectacular volcanic landscapes that will give you the feeling of being in a moon-like scenery! We’re speaking of the Timanfaya National Park. It is so otherworldly that its incredible views are not comparable to anything else you have seen until now.

Just 70 miles off the coast of Africa, anytime is good to visit Lanzarote with its superb spring-like climate. Whenever you choose to go, you will always have the opportunity to enjoy its strikingly diverse panorama. Even if it is world-renowned for its golden beaches and turquoise waters where you sunbathe and take a dip.

 

Playa de Formentor in Mallorca – The place of a thousand views

Aereal view of the path that bring Formentor's lighthouse with the sea behind in Mallorca Spain

Located near Pollença, Formentor beach is considered one of the most delightful beaches of Majorca. This spot offers the ideal lookout to surprise your friends or your family: a kilometre of golden sand that stretches along crystalline waters. Here you can observe all the shades of blue you can imagine.

When you reach Formentor, not only the beach is a wonder to behold! There is a path that leads to the famous lighthouse. From here you can appreciate the jaw-dropping panoramic view of green pines, evergreen oaks, breathtaking cliffs and alluring bays all around.

 

Costa Brava – Dalí’s Sailing Itinerary

view of the Sea from Dalí House Museum Portlligat with boats behind

The northeastern region of Catalonia is home to some of Spain’s best beaches. But what more can you expect? Lively fishing villages, impressive rugged cliffs, crystal clear waters, excellent food and wine. These features are what mesmerize all its visitors, and undoubtedly will make you come back home with a lot of memories. Its idyllic views are renowned also for having inspired some masterpieces of the Surrealism’s genius, Salvador Dalí.

Figueres, his hometown, Cadaqués, Portlligat, and Púbol, have so strongly marked his imagination that they became the favourite protagonists of some of his paintings, like the famous “Girl at a window”. In these fascinating small towns, there is also a collection of buildings gathering the works of its prolific career, the so-called Dalí Triangle. However, there are even more attractions related to this great artist. Thus, what’s better than a holiday combining sailing and culture?

 

In short…

Flamenco, paella, siesta? Spain it’s not only that! Historical and cultural highlights that show a glorious past, a beautiful continental coastline embellished by gorgeous islands, endless possibilities for entertainment, enjoyment and relaxation, and the list can go on and on. Thus, discover all the places to visit in Spain this summer!

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