Things to do in Spain
Below are 5 fun things to do in Spain on vacation. This web page also has inexpensive vacation ideas for a Spain vacation.
Cheap Inexpensive Vacation Ideas for Spain
• Traveling during the off-season to Spain will save you money. This generally runs from October to May. There are cheap flights to Spain from October to November and January to April.
• Research the best hotel and airline rates on line. See: Book Travel Online.
• Book early to get great rates.
Parc Guell Barcelona
• Purchase one or two good Spain guide books with maps, things to do and where to get discounts.
The few dollars you spend will be returned many times over. Whenever I travel to a new place I make sure and get one or two guides.
Frommer’s puts out excellent guides (I have used several of them). Consider Frommer’s Spain 2010.
Fun things to do in Spain
Sports Events 365
There are many great sports events in Spain. Sports Events365 works diligently on obtaining tickets to the largest possible variety of events, at prices as attractive as obtainable.
Barcelona has a great deal to offer. You will see the amazing Gaudi Architecture, Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia, Guell Park, the giant Gothic Barcelona Cathedral, and the Museum of Modern Art. You can also take a day trip and visit the hometown of Salvador Dali.
In Madrid you can visit the Prado Museum which is the largest art gallery in the world. Enjoy the beautiful and ornate rooms in the Royal Palace of Madrid. See important collections of 20th and 21st century art in the Reina Sofia Museum. Visit wonderful monuments, sculptures and museums in Buen Retiro Park.
Plaza Mayor Madrid
Alcazar Castle in Segovia
Located in Segovia; Alcazar de Segovia is a stunningly beautiful Medieval castle that may have been the inspiration for the castle in Walt Disney World. It has rich history documenting back to 1122. There is evidence that there was even earlier occupation. The castle has many secret passages and underground levels.
Alcazar of Segovia Spain
More Fun things to do in Spain
The city of Seville has a rich 2,500 year history and is the fourth largest city in Spain. Enjoy Flamenco music, exciting festivals, museums, art centres, theme parks and a romantic atmosphere. Visit the Avenida de la Constitucion Cathedral which took almost 400 years to build. It is Spain’s largest Cathedral and the third largest in the world.
Costa del Sol
Costa del Sol has an average of over 300 days of sun a year. It is a favorite vacation spot for many Europeans. There are beaches (can be crowded in the summers), boating, golf, active nightlife, theme parks and excellent restaurants.
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