5 Classic Places You Have To Visit in Spain

Spain is a country of old cities and modern development. A country of football, flamenco, corrida, paella and sangria. A country of high mountains and endless beaches, dynamic towns and romantic villages. It has so many beautiful places, that life may be not enough to discover all of them! If you are planning a trip to Spain and can not choose your destination, let us help you! Read out list of 5 classic places you have to visit in Spain that will be a good start in a long journey of discovering its wonders!

1. Montserrat

Probably, this is the most stunning place in Spain. Montserrat is actually a multi-peaked mountain located close to Barcelona. Its highest peak Sant Jeroni is 1,236 m high. It is well known as the site of the Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat, which hosts the Virgin of Montserrat sanctuary and which is identified by some with the location of the Holy Grail in Arthurian myth. It is a popular destination for hiking, since you can reach its highest peaks. Can you just imagine these terrific panoramic views around when you reach the top? It is definitely worth trying and is one of the "must" destinations in Spain!

2. Tenerife

Tenerife is the largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, off West Africa, with its significant landmark, Mt. Teide, which rises 7,500 m above the ocean floor and is among the world’s largest volcanoes. Tenerife is one of the most popular destinations in Spain that is attracting millions of tourists. It is known for its high endless sandy beaches, crystal clear water, good climate, stunning landscapes, delicious food, quality service and great resorts. Doesn't matter, what you would like to do and with whom you would like to spend your vacation. Tenerife has something to offer for any kind of traveler, so be sure, you will totally enjoy it!

3. Ibiza

Most probably, you have heard about Ibiza. First of all, because of its famous and active nightlife. No wonder, Ibiza is considered to be a summer party capital of Europe! Ibiza has all the best dance clubs, best DJs, and the most famous festivals, parties and other events are happening only here! So this is a "must" place for all the lovers of unforgettable and crazy nightlife. However, this is not the only thing that can characterize the island! It’s also home to quiet villages, yoga retreats and beaches, from Platja d'en Bossa, lined with hotels, bars and shops, to quieter sandy coves backed by pine-clad hills found all around the coastline.

4. Madrid

Madrid is a capital of Spain, the city of beautiful boulevards, outstanding architecture, exclusive artistic environment and dynamic life. It may be not as popular among travelers as, for example, Barcelona, or as not as much visited as Spanish islands, but it doesn't make it less attractive! On the contrary. It gives you an opportunity to see another side of Spain, modern, lively, busy, cultural and elegant. At the same time, it also has a lot of important historic attractions, amazing parks and museums, and many other things that will make your trip memorable.

5. Barcelona

Barcelona is the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain and Spain's second most populated city. And this one of the most amazing cities in the Earth. It is unique and fascinating. It has stunning beaches and beautiful hills, old historic sited and impressive modern buildings, busy streets, lively markets and cozy parks. When you come here, you fall in love immediately; and the more time you spend in this magnificent city, the more you understand that since now, you will not be able to live without it anymore. And yes, we dare to say that every street or every house in Barcelona is "a place to see". Enjoy it!


Spain is amazing. And we are sure that if you visit it once, you just can not stop after. So may the places we told you about become your your first, but not the last destinations in this wonderful country! See you in Spain!


Kate Makogon
Traveler and adventure seeker. Expert in travelling in Europe. Foodie and art lover. Can't stop wondering the beauty of this world.