Santiago de Compostela is famous as the final destination of the traditional pilgrimage known as Camino de Santiago. This pilgrimage is important to many Christians because it is believed that Santiago de Compostela is where St. James, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, is buried. Today, the city attracts thousands of visitors every year for both its religious tradition and history.
Sun, sea and a soaring rocky peak make Alicante a prime coastal destination in Spain. Its fabulous beaches, its wide range of museums and its impressive monuments all constitute to this city’s broad appeal.
Barcelona is one of the country’s top travel destinations because it offers everything tourists look for in a European city from historic architecture to lively shopping, vibrant culture and buzzing nightlife. Unique to Barcelona are the architectural marvels of Spain’s famous architect, Antoni Gaudi, which include the Casa Batllo and the famous Sagrada Familia church. Its coastal location gives it more of a resort feel, complete with warm, sunny weather to enjoy on most days of the year. It's on the country's northeast coast, by the Mediterranean Sea, and also seems to have a much more modern, progressive vibe than Madrid and other Spanish cities.
Madrid has to be one of the most amazing places to visit in Spain. Madrid, is widely known for its sizzling nightlife scene. The city constitutes a diversity of ethnic groups, making it one of Europe’s most colorful cosmopolitan cities. No visit to Madrid is complete without visiting all three of the city's major museums. The Prado Museum showcases what was formerly the Spanish royal collection of art, while the nearby Reina Sofia Museum shows modern masterpieces like Picasso's moving Guernica. Also, the nearby Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum combines Old Masters with the best in contemporary art.
Packed with history and culture, Málaga is easily one of the most incredible places to visit in Spain. Málaga is a large resort city but retains its Spanish (and African) roots as a port city. The history and culture is balanced with a forest of modern, generic residential and rental apartment buildings, all fighting for ocean views. The beachfront and harbor areas are fun places to visit and offer some of the area's typically wonderful food, especially seafood.
If you’re looking for great music, good dancing and festivities that last all night long, the party capital of Europe, Ibiza is where you need to be. And it has more to offer than just partying. Home to sun-kissed beaches and clear turquoise waters, Ibiza is a year-round destination for travelers looking for fun in the sun.