5 Best Places to Go in Spain with the Family – Guest Post
5 Best Places to Go In Spain With Family – Guest Post
Spain’s breathtaking landscapes, dynamic metropolis, and cultural aspects are just second to none making it one of the best travel destination in Europe. With a variety of destinations each with its unique sites, deciding which cities to visit may be a bit challenging. There is a lot more here than just the beaches. So, if you are planning to go on a trip to Spain, here are the top 5 best places to go in Spain with family.
1. 5 Best Places to Go in Spain – Barcelona
It’s obvious that Barcelona is Spain’s cultural capital. This Catalonian city is dotted with whimsical architecture, such as La Sagrada Familia and museums such as Picasso. You can also explore old neighborhoods such as Barri Gotic which can be traced back to the Roman Empire. While in this place, you can also take advantage of a variety of things. Although the beach is bustling, it’s the metropolitan city which gets all.
2. 5 Best Places to Go in Spain – Granada
Famous for its history, this is place has beautiful luxury villas for rent like the Cortijo Hoya. After spending a few days swimming in the outdoor pool and exploring the Arabian garden then it’s time to go to Granada to see its cultural and many architectural features. If your kids are not old enough to notice its beauty then you can take them to a large museum complete with a butterfly garden and planetarium.
3. 5 Best Places to Go in Spain – Santiago de Compostela
This capital city of the Galicia region is famous as the final destination of the traditional pilgrimage. Since it’s believed that it’s the place where St James, an Apostle, was buried, it’s very important to Christians. Today it attracts thousands of visitors for both its history and religious traditions. Most pilgrims usually arrive at the main square which is also the scene of many great landmarks such as Santiago Cathedral where St James Tomb is located. If you are planning on this very long walk – even a portion of it, you’ll want excellent shoes and socks to keep those feet happy! Plan ahead to get the kids ready for a demanding journey like this one, too!
4. 5 Best Places to Go in Spain – Extremadura
If you don’t mind leaving other tourists behind then this region of Extremadura is the place to go to if you want to enjoy a peace of mind. With many beautiful views that match the region’s beauty and plenty out outdoor space for games, this is just an amazing place to visit. By driving to the medieval city of Caceres you can also take a trip back in time. While outside, you can visit Los Barruecos, a place that has a large colony of white storks.
5. 5 Best Places to Go in Spain – Madrid
Of all the cities in Spain, this city is the one that knows how to show tourists the best time. Its party hard reputation is really what it’s known for. However, that’s not all that it as to offer. As one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, it’s filled with stunning parks, vibrant neighborhoods, enviable shopping and some of the best institutions including the world famous museum. Overall, it’s meant for travelers who are interested in stunning architecture, famous paintings, and even for those who are looking for an unhurried good time.
With its varied landscapes and unique architecture, this country is the perfect holiday destination for anyone who is looking to enjoy with his family.
Thanks to Ellie, a freelance travel writer, who writes for some of the top travel websites around the world, writing about everything from hidden gems to luxury hangouts all over the world, Ellie is currently writing for Travel Department.
If you are taking the kids to Spain, get them their VERY own Spain travel activity guide – written just for kids!
Spain is a fantastic place for the whole family to visit. Teach your kids to be strong global citizens by showing them the world. Enjoy the memories you create as a family together!
Natalie, The Educational Tourist