Spain - a whole host of holiday options! Surf the waves, sunbathe on the beach, go hiking in the mountains, sample local tapas, explore the country's rich ancient and modern heritage, or watch a traditional festival or procession. Spain has a huge variety of things to see and do - all you have to do is choose!
Culture vultures will love the elegant museums of Madrid, Gaudí's extravagant creations in Barcelona, Frank Gehry's exuberant work in Bilbao, and the Moorish majesty of the Alhambra in Granada. If you're looking for nightlife and sunshine, then b>Ibiza or the Costa Brava are your best bet. Lovers of peace and quiet will enjoy a stroll through the Alcazar gardens in Seville, while lovers of the great outdoors should make for the footpaths of the Picos de Europa in Cantabria. Finally, those in search of spirituality will be in their element on the long-distance Camino de Santiago de Compostela path, armed with a pilgrim's shell and walking stick.
Wherever you choose, you'll delight in fresh fish and seafood, delicious charcuterie and, of course, the tapas for which Spain is so famous!
Michelin's recommendations for Spain
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