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The most beautiful places in Spain
Inserted: 25.11.2020
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Spain offers travelers countless beautiful places, starting with historic towns, white villages in the mountains or an endless coastline with beautiful beaches. In addition to the Iberian Peninsula, it also offers exotic Canary Islands and beautiful Balearic Islands. Let's take a look at what you are sure to see and visit here.

1.
Barcelona

Capital of Catalonia

Rating:
| Altitude: 10 m / 33 ft

Barcelona is Spain's second largest city after Madrid and one of the country's major tourist pulls. You will… continue reading

2.
Volcano Pico de Teide

The highest mountain in Spain

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 718 m / 12 198 ft

The Canary Islands belong more to Africa than Europe, and although there is the highest mountain of Spain –… continue reading

3.
Salamanca

University town

Rating:
| Altitude: 807 m / 2 648 ft

Salamanca is remarkable from a distance thanks to its mighty cathedral overlooking all the other buildings in… continue reading

4.
Formentor Peninsula

The most beautiful part of Majorca

Rating:
| Altitude: 169 m / 554 ft

The Formentor peninsula is one of the most beautiful mountain landscape in the Mediterranean. An interesting… continue reading

5.
Granada

The most beautiful city of Andalusia

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| Altitude: 700 m / 2 297 ft

The beautiful city of Granada, located below the Sierra Nevada Mountains, is one of the most visited places… continue reading

6.
Costa Brava

Wild coast

Altitude: 1 m / 3 ft

For foreign tourists, the Costa Brava is probably the most famous part of the coast of Spain. It runs about… continue reading

7.
Cordoba

Pearl of Andalusia

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| Altitude: 100 m / 328 ft

Cordoba belongs to the three most visited cities of Andalusia. You will find here a beautiful cathedral… continue reading

8.
Masca Gorge

The most beautiful gorge in Tenerife

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| Altitude: 558 m / 1 831 ft

Masca gorge is, after ascent of Pico del Teide, most famous tourist feat that you can take on Tenerife. Here… continue reading

9.
Sevilla

The largest city in Andalusia

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| Altitude: 10 m / 33 ft

Seville is the capital of Andalusia with more than a million inhabitants. Together with Cordoba and Granada,… continue reading

10.
El Chorro Gorge

The most interesting gorge of Spain

Rating:
| Altitude: 250 m / 820 ft

El Chorro gorge is one of the most interesting and most beautiful gorges in Spain. Throughout the gorge trail… continue reading

11.
Segovia

City with an amazing aqueduct

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| Altitude: 988 m / 3 241 ft

Segovia is famous for its amazing Roman aqueduct. There is a beautiful castle, a cathedral and a nice streets… continue reading

12.
Torrent de Pareis Gorge

Southern Europe's second largest gorge

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| Altitude: 263 m / 863 ft

The Torrent de Pareis gorge is considered to be the second largest gorge in Southern Europe. It is also one… continue reading

13.
Madrid

The capital of Spain

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| Altitude: 648 m / 2 126 ft

Practically right in the middle of the country, on the plateau, lies Madrid. Spain's largest city and one of… continue reading

14.
Los Gigantes cliffs

The largest cliffs of the Canary Islands

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| Altitude: 443 m / 1 453 ft

One of the great attractions of Tenerife are more than 500 meters high cliffs of Los Gigantes – Giants. The… continue reading

15.
Ordesa Canyon

The famous Pyrenean canyon

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| Altitude: 1 656 m / 5 433 ft

The center of the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park is the beautiful Ordesa Canyon. You will find here the… continue reading

16.
Cáceres

The most beautiful city of Extremadura

Rating:
| Altitude: 446 m / 1 463 ft

At the western end of the sparsely populated Extremadura province, you will find the beautiful city of… continue reading

17.
Mulhacén

The highest mountain of the Iberian Peninsula

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| Altitude: 3 479 m / 11 414 ft

Mulhacén (3,479m asl) is located in Andalusia, in the south of Spain, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.… continue reading

18.
Malaga

Air gateway to Andalusia

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| Altitude: 20 m / 66 ft

Malaga is the second largest city in Andalusia. It also famous in the fact that it is the southernmost city… continue reading

19.
Cabo de Gata

Southeastern outpost of Spain

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| Altitude: 10 m / 33 ft

Cabo de Gata is a volcanic peninsula located at the very south-eastern end of Spain. There is a large… continue reading

20.
Cave Arta

Fabulous cave

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| Altitude: 58 m / 190 ft

One of the most beautiful caves in Majorca is located at the coast just a short way from the town Arta. The… continue reading

21.
Ávila

The city with the largest walls in Spain

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| Altitude: 1 095 m / 3 593 ft

Avila is famous for the largest fortifications in Spain. In addition, there is a large cathedral and a whole… continue reading

22.
Carmona

City of beautiful churches

Rating:
| Altitude: 240 m / 787 ft

Not even thirty-five kilometers from the magnificent Seville, is located on the rocky promontory, historic… continue reading

23.
Roques de Garcia

The most beautiful rock formations in Tenerife

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| Altitude: 2 140 m / 7 021 ft

Rock pinnacles Roques de Garcia is one of the most visited places in the National Park of Las Canadas del… continue reading

24.
Ronda

Beautiful city on the cliff

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| Altitude: 725 m / 2 379 ft

The city of Ronda, thanks to its picturesque location on a nearly two hundred meters high cliff and… continue reading

25.
Tabernas desert

The only one European desert

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| Altitude: 250 m / 820 ft

Tabernas desert, lying in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada, is considered the only one European desert.… continue reading

26.
Bolonia beach

Swimming, Dunes and History

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| Altitude: 40 m / 131 ft

Bolonia Beach is a great combination of great swimming, a trip to a huge sand dune and the ruins of a Roman… continue reading

27.
Antequera

The picturesque heart of Andalusia

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| Altitude: 510 m / 1 673 ft

Antequera located in the center of Andalusia is a very picturesque town full of churches, with a typical… continue reading

28.
Grande lagoon

The starting point for the Almanzor peak

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| Altitude: 1 940 m / 6 365 ft

Directly below the highest peak of the Sierra de Gredos – Pico Almanzor (2 592 m) lies the beautiful Grande… continue reading

29.
Penyal d'ifach

Little Gibraltar

Altitude: 74 m / 243 ft

Right next to the town of Calp on the Costa Blanca you will find the unique limestone rock Penyal d'Ifac (332… continue reading

30.
Montserrat Cable Car

The most famous Spanish cable car

Rating:
| Altitude: 683 m / 2 241 ft

About fifty kilometers northwest of Barcelona you will find the famous Montserrat pilgrimage site high in the… continue reading

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