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Your neighbor is Portugal, not only on the map, but also in history and culture, Spain has attracted tens of millions of passengers a year, the massive investment in tourism is in abundance and variety of historical attractions for all ages, the rich cultural life and lifestyle, a little different in each region or major city such as Madrid, Barcelona or Seville.

Habits and popular culture are taken very seriously by the Spanish. The bull fights are still attracting audiences throughout the country (even though considered very “politically incorrect” by many), the Flemish and dance are cultivated by excellent artists, and a nap (rest in the middle of the day everything stops literally). Irrigated cultivation of wine or sangria and tapas (appetizers) are part of the day.


Tourist destinations in Spain:

The cities where the country’s main attractions are: Madrid, Toledo, Segovia, Avila, Salamanca, Barcelona, Seville, Cordoba, Granada, Ibiza and Merida.
The Spanish territory contains several “countries” with their own cultures and languages, such as Andalusia, where Seville, Cordoba and Granada, in the Basque Country, Catalonia and Galicia. This is not surprising, since Spain is the result of merging several medieval kingdoms, ruled for centuries by Arabs and united under the iron hand of the Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella, to mention the historical trend.

La Madrid, the capital is one of the most interesting cities in Europe, with excellent museums (including the famous Museo del Prado and Reina Sofia), good restaurants and very lively at night. Near Madrid should not fail to visit Toledo, the city still retains its mediaeval city walls.

Spain, the Alhambra fantastic, is the supreme expression of the Arab presence in Spain.

In Castilla y Leon are three ancient cities of particular interest to visitors tourism Spain: Ávila, Segovia and Salamanca. In Extremadura, near the border with Portugal is Merida, a city of Roman times that keeps an important archaeological heritage. The emphasis in Galicia is Santiago de Compostela, which attracts pilgrims from all over the world, via the famous Camino de Santiago.

The island of Ibiza, in turn, can be visited by ferry from Barcelona, all white, moved in the summer, with many bars and nightclubs, receives visitors from around the world.

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