Spain bucket list: 15 Must have experiences in spain

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Spain is one of largest country in europe. Hence there are lot of things to experience here. Spain is also one of most visted country in europe like france and italy. Read This spain bucket list before arriving in spain for more memorable experiences and adventures.

1. Visit The Alhambra

Alhambra castle panoramic view

This outstanding fortress in granada is very popular sight in spain. The palace sits on the top of the hill surrounded with trees and also offers wonderful views to visitors. This mind blowing monument draws millions of tourists every year which makes alhambra one of highly visited tourist attraction in spain.

The construction was completed in the 13th century and the word alhambra derives from arab called as ‘The Red One’. This entire castle is divided into six Palace, 2 towers and 740m long which makes this one of largest castle in spain.

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2. Sagrada familia

Sagrada familia, barcelona

Sagrada familia also known as ‘the basilica de la sagrada familia’. Your spain trip can’t complete without sagrada familia. One of largest cathedral and must visit tourist destination in spain. It’s a roman catholic and attracts many visitors with its stunning look and architecture. It was designed by Antoni gaudi and also part of UNESCO world heritage site.

This mighty cathedral features four well structured towers in front of the building. Visitors can purchase the ticket online to avoid long queue in peak season.

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3. Visit the Guggenheim museum

Guggenheim museum bilbao

There are lot of things to see in spain where This modern art museum is must visit landmark in bilb ao, spain. The museum is well known for its mind blowing architecture and designed by Frank gehry, a canadian-american architect. It was opened in october 1997 by king juan carlos. The museum features artworks from various artists and highly suggested Place to visit in bilbao.

4. Explore Sierra nevada national park

Sierra nevada national park in granada,spain

Spain is home to many beautiful national parks where sierra nevada is important national park in spain. The park is filled with Nature wonders, Mountains, Lakes, mesmerising landscapes and more. It’s located in granada and a must visit place for nature lovers. Mount mulhacen is the highest peak in sierra nevada with a height of 3,478 metres. This is great place for visitors who loves trekking, climbing and Scenic views.

5. Take a Transcantabrico Express

If you want to experience fascinating places of spain, then taking transcantabrico is perfect choice for you. It’s a luxury tourist train with hotels and other useful facilities. The train runs between spain’s beautiful regions Leon and Santiago de compostela where you can get oppurtunity to enjoy scenic places and towns. This rail journey provides magnificent experience for travellers with Great scenery, Rich cuisine and chance to explore picture-perfect Coasts, towns and villages.

Some attractive facilities in this train are Sleeper cars, Saloons, Suites, Telephone service, Minibar and music. There are two transcantabrico express, luxury and classic with capacity of 28 and 54 passengers respectively.

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6. Experience Picos de europa national park

Picos de europa national park

Another wonderful place to add in your spain bucket list is picos de europa national park. Spain is home to more than 15 national parks and most of them situated in the iberian peninsula and canary islands. Over 10 million peoples are visiting spain’s national parks each year where Teide and Picos de europa are most visited national parks in spain. This amazing park makes its visitors happy with breathtaking views and mountains. It’s one of most enchanting and scenic place to experience in spain.

7. Walk on Las Ramblas street

Las ramblas street in barcelona

It is popular street in central barcelona of spain and Clogged up with tourists and locals. The street is crowded most of the time and very famous among local and international travellers. The street is 1.2 kms long and lined with trees on both sides. It’s also filled with variety of stores and complex and gives great shopping experience to visitors. Everyone should take a walk on this street to get interact with locals.

8. Play at Playa de las catedrals

Cliffs at playa de las catedrales

One of the finest beach to explore in spain is Playa de las catedrals. It’s located in the Ribadeo on the galalian coast. The beach and its surrounding area is home to Picturesque Cliffs and caves. It entice its visitors with Clear waters and panoramic views. It’s One of popular tourist destination to visit in north western spain.

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9. Visit La Concha beach

La concha beach in san sebastian

Everyone loves sandy beaches with clear waters and la concha entice the visitors with its beautiful environment and weather. This beach is located in San Sebastian and overcrowded during holiday season. It’s also home to wonderful restaurants, resorts and interesting landmarks. It’s highly recommended destination to enjoy when you visit san sebastian.

10. Enjoy water Skiing

Water skiing

If you looking for more fun and adventure, Then waterskiing is amazing thing you can do in spain. As spain has many coasts and beaches, you can find water sports activities like water skiing easily. Some of best place for water skiing are Andalucia, barcelona, San antonio, san pedro de alcantana and torrevieja.

11. Go Kayaking

Formentara kayak

One of the greatest thing to do in spain is kayaking on beautiful coasts and rivers. Andalucia is best place for Tourists who loves kayaking. Nizar, Cabo de gata, San jose and la herradura are some great places to Kayak in andalucia region.

12. Visit Cudillero


One of the most beautiful town you can find in spain is cudillero. This fishing town is gaining popularity among travellers. This town consists of nine beautiful villages which is home to interesting sights and landmarks. Puerto pesquero, Playa del silencio and faro vidio are some amazing places in the town.

13. La Rioja

Vineyards in la rioja

La rioja is mesmerising province located in northern spain. It’s home to magnificant wine regions, landscapes and enchanting places. La rioja is a best wine region you can find in spain with production of over 290 million litres per year. Santo domingo de la calzada is most famous cathedral in this region and also home to UNESCO site, yuso and suso monastries. Sierra de cebollera and the arnedillo biosphere are great reserves to visit here.

14. Explore Liebana valley

Liebana valley

This scenic and picturesque area is located in the spain region of cantabria. Potes is a elegant village sits on the base of the mountains and must visit place for tourists in liebana valley. It’s also famous for its Stunning landscapes, rivers and home to picos de europa national park.

15. Enjoy festival of The holy week

The holy week is the spain’s most popular event which held during easter for an entire week. The entire streets are filled with Celebrations and Processions. This is one of the best thing you can experience in spain.

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