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Places to visit in Spain that resemble Paradise

Spain is the dream destination for many travelers. In particular, it’s sunny climate, culture, and a thousand years of history are enchanting. But, what are the places to visit in Spain? There are too many answers. Moreover, the vast coastline, mountain ranges, and endless landscape make it difficult to pick. With this in mind, here is a list of popular places to visit in Spain.

 

Madrid: One of the Best Places to Visit in Spain

Madrid showcases the country’s incredible history. It is Spain’s largest capital city. Additionally, it is the hub of social and bustling nightlife. Next to New York, it is the city that never sleeps. Visitors will be spoiled by the things to do. However, the city has unique attractions. Such as,

 1) The Prado Museum.

 2) Buen Retiro Park and the Crystal Palace.

 3) Royal Palace and Gardens.

 4) La Plaza Mayor.

 5) Puerta del Sol: The city’s Heart.

 6) Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (avant-garde center for contemporary art).

 7) Temple of Debod.

 8) Reina Sofia Museum.

 9) Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.

 The list goes on. Madrid has grown into one of the Unique places to visit in Spain.

 

Barcelona

Next to Madrid, it is the second-largest city in Spain. However, the experience is completely different. Barcelona is located in the coastal region. Therefore, visitors get a resort feel complete with warm and sunny weather. Moreover, Barcelona has a more progressive vibe than any Spanish city. Some notable attractions include,

 1) Basilica de la Sagrada Familia.

 2) Barri Gòtic (Gothic Quarter).

 3) Casa Mila.

 4) La Rambla (Barcelona’s Social Hub).

 5) Palau de la Música Catalana.

 6) Park Güell.

 7) Casa Batlló.

 8) The Magic Fountain.

 9) Sagrada Familia.

 10) Joan Miro museum.

Again, the list did not even scratch the surface. That is to say, Barcelona is one of the best places to visit in Spain.

 

San Sebastián

San Sebastián is a popular surf town. That is to say; it is the surfing scene of Spain. However, the visitors can also go hiking or spend time on the beach. The notable destinations of San Sebastián include,

 1) Bahía de la Concha (Bay of Concha).

 2) Parte Vieja (Old town)

 3) Monte Urgull and Monte Ulía.

 4) Museo de San Telmo.

 5) Miramar Royal Palace.

 6) Monte Igueldo.

 7) Isla de Santa Clara.

 8) Basilica of Santa María del Coro.

 9) The Playa de la Zurriola.

 10) Cathedral del Buen Pastor.

In the same fashion, the list falls short. There are too many places to visit San Sebastián. However, it is one of the best places to visit in Spain.

 

Valencia

Valencia is full of culture. Hence, it is rightly defined as a piece of heaven fallen to earth. The city is full of life, historical monuments, and fine arts. For this reason, Valencia has become a historical center. Some of the best attraction of Valencia include,

 1) La Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències deValència (The City of Arts, and Sciences) .

 2) Las Fallas Festivals.

 3) Oceanogràfic de Valencia.

 4) La Lonja de Seda.

 5) Mercado Central.

 6) Frescoes at St. Nicholas of Bari and St. Peter the Martyr Church.

 7) The Catedral deValència (Catedral del Santo Cáliz).

 8) Plaza de la Virgen.

 9) Iglesia de Santo Tomás y San Felipe Neri.

 10) Albufera Park.

 Identically, the list cannot comprehend Valencia’s offering.

 There are few tourist destinations as dreamy as Spain. Moreover, this European country is filled with unique attractions. It is impossible to choose the best places to visit in Spain. Therefore, It needs to be enjoyed in its full glory or not at all.

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Eight places you can explore while in Guatemala

Guatemala is a fantastic city and has a lot to offer to people. Here is a quick guide for you if you are up for some adventure and don’t know what to do on your next trip to Guatemala. It would be best if you maximized your travel time to take a sneak peek at every destination here. There is a wide range of activities that you can be involved in to make your vacation memorable.

  1. Visiting Zoologico Nacional La Aurora: Guatemala City has this amazingly beautiful that is ideal for kids. You need 15 to 20 minutes to drive time to reach the location from the city, depending upon where you are.
  2. Visiting Antigua Guatemala: you can also take out time to explore the very amazing colonial architecture while walking in the cobblestone streets. We would suggest that you book your hotels early and make it to the Easter week processions. Visiting here takes around 40 minutes of drive from the capital city.
  3. Climbing the Pacaya Volcano: Pacaya volcano is as closer as you can get to live around the lava-spewing volcano. It takes about 45 minutes to reach here from the capital city.
  4. Exploring Lake Atitlan: lake Atitlan is considered the most beautiful lake in the world, surrounded by volcanoes. You can take about two to two and a half hour to reach here from Guatemala City.
  5. Visiting the beaches: Guatemala has many beaches that include Monterrico, the black sand beach, and Playa Blanca in is able, which is traditional white sand to the East. You can also check out the Castillo De San Felipe or San Felipe Castle, a very scenic, water-bound, old Spanish fort. While Montericco can be reached within two and a half hours from Guatemala City, you can drive to Izabal within 4 hours.
  6. Shopping at Chichicastenango Market: If you are in the country, shopping at the Chichicastenango market should be on your bucket list. This market is typically opened on Thursdays and Sundays and is known as the world’s largest handicraft market. You will quickly get some fantastic souvenirs here. It is about three two three and a half hours from Guatemala City.
  7. Visiting the IRTRA Parks in Retalhuleu: This is Central America’s Disney and waterpark destination, which kids love the most. You can stay at very amazing and affordable hotels and enjoy the bowling alley, pools, tennis courts, restaurants, and bars with amazing amenities. All through the hotel complex, you will find peacocks strutting in the well-maintained grounds. Driving takes about three to three and a half hour to reach here from the city.
  8. Taking a stroll in Xela: Xela gives you a slice of Europe in Central America. It’s your beauty, and amazing Spanish ambiance makes it compete with Antiqua. Here you can also discover beautiful architecture and international cuisines and take a walk at night safely. The driving time would be somewhere around four and a half hours from Guatemala City.

There are still a lot of other activities and destinations to mention. However, the above you must be on your bucket list the next time you visit here.…

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