Spain overview

Spain has always been a popular destination, particularly with Europeans. It has something for everyone, from wonderful sandy beaches, classy resorts and top golf courses, to World Heritage sites and great weather.

Most visitors coming to Spain’s head to the beach resorts on the Costa del Sol such as Torremolinos and Marbella. But there’s more to Spain than just beaches. Malaga, the gateway to the Costa del Sol, is a lovely old town and features the excellent Picasso Museum.

Madrid, the nation’s capital, is a wonderful city. Visit the stunning Basilica de San Isidro, the Palacio Real and the world’s largest bullring, the Plaza de Toros Monumental de las Ventas. See the world-famous ‘Las Rambas’ in Barcelona or the beautiful city of Seville with its fabulous cathedral.

Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain

Just south of Madrid, Toledo is one of Spain’s most fascinating towns. It’s a medieval city filled with narrow winding streets and alleyways, fine museums, art galleries, castles and churches.

Seville, a former capital city, is a wonderful city to explore. Here you can see the impressive cathedral, the Moor-built Palacio de Don Pedro, Alcácazar palace, the old Jewish district of Barrio de Santa Cruz and Torre del Oro.

Seville, Spain

Seville, Spain

On the Bay of Biscay, San Sebastián enjoys a breath-taking position overlooking the bay of Playa de la Concha and is one of the most picturesque city beaches in Spain. Bilbao, once an important port on the Bay of Biscay, is now more famous for the Guggenheim Museum.

Accommodation in Spain

There is accommodation in Spain to suit all budgets from luxury hotels, country homes, paradors and campsites, to hostels. Prices range from the budget for a simple guesthouse to expensive for a luxury boutique-style hotel.

Airports in Spain

There are flights to Spain from all European cities. Madrid, Barcelona, Málaga, Alicante, Bilbao, Seville, Granada, Santiago de Compostela, and Valencia all have international airports. There are also ferry services from the UK and Morocco to Spain.