Spain is a country known for its tourist beaches but there’s plenty more to see too. Don’t miss the terrific architecture of Barcelona, the mountain ranges with Monasteries and the theme park magic of Port Aventura. Here are our reviews of tourist attractions in Spain and remember, all our attraction reviews are based on personal visits:
Tarragona is one of Spain’s most historic cities, notable for its many Roman ruins including a near-complete amphitheatre. It’s a UNESCO world heritage site, but it’s also a busy port and shopping destination. With Barcelona nearby, Tarragona isn’t everyone’s first … Continue readingTarragona
Parc Sama is a historic garden near Cambrils in Catalunya, Spain which retains much of the charm of its creation in 1881. The house here and the surrounding land was the summer residence of Salvador Sama and he wanted it … Continue readingParc Sama, Spain
The Hippy Market is one of Ibiza’s most popular retail attractions and people come from all over the island to browse the stalls and soak up the atmosphere. It began in 1973 when hippies were first allowed to sell their handicrafts … Continue readingHippy Market, Ibiza
Alcudia Old Town is the beautiful historic centre of the Majorcan tourist resort of Alcudia. Although there are plenty of shops and restaurants here, it’s a world away from the busy modern shops of the nearby port.
La Pedrera (also known as Casa Mila) is an apartment and office building in Barcelona that was designed by legendary Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi. Many of his buildings in Barcelona have become tourist attractions, the most famous being the unfinished … Continue readingLa Pedrera, Barcelona
The Magic Fountain in Barcelona is a popular attraction when it “performs” and despite the crowds, we’d thoroughly recommend seeing it. It offer a music, light and water show all wrapped into one but only at certain times on certain … Continue readingMagic Fountain, Barcelona
La Rambla is quite definitely Barcelona’s most famous street and has become a tourist attraction in its own right. It’s a wide open pedestrianised walkway which runs through the centre of the city from the harbour to Placa Catalunya. The … Continue readingLa Rambla, Barcelona
Barcelona’s Parc Montjuic was the location for the 1992 Olympic Games and all the facilities are still there to see. The biggest structure is the Olympic Stadium, but you can also see the Swimming Complex, the indoor sports facilities, the Olympic … Continue readingOlympic Park, Barcelona
It’s Gaudi’s grand church and despite being started in 1882, it still isn’t finished although much work has been done in recent years. No trip to Barcelona would be complete without seeing this building’s crazy curves and mosaic topped towers. … Continue readingSagrada Familia, Barcelona
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