Breathtaking Places in Spain to Explore Once Borders Reopen

With Spain preparing to reopen its borders in early July there’s never been a better time to start planning your Spanish escape.

This European country is brimming with so many beautiful and breathtaking places it makes it hard to decide where to go. It’s no wonder that the country is one of the most visited countries in Europe as it has such an array of stunning cities, coastal resorts and even some hidden gems, yet it’s just a short flight away.

So, if you’re thinking of making Spain your next travel destination, here are some of the places you should consider visiting.


Spain’s gorgeous cosmopolitan capital had to be first on the list. It has an abundance of mind-blowing Gaudi architecture scattered across the city with the Sagrada Familia church and Park Guell being two of the most iconic buildings. The colourful structures light up the city and draw visitors from all over the world.

The city is located on the Mediterranean Sea but is surrounded by wooded mountains, it has one of the prettiest pedestrian thoroughfares in all of Europe and is home to the Magic Fountain of Montjuic one of the best illuminated water shows.

If you’re heading to Spain, this photogenic city has to be on your list.


Seville has a historic centre that is domineered by a colossal Gothic Cathedral. The city, which is the capital of Spain’s Andalusia region is an exhilarating mix of baroque churches, winding medieval lanes and Mudejar art and palaces.

Seville is famous for its flamenco scene which brings the city alive and if you like tapas, then the city’s dining scene will not disappoint.


This British Overseas Territory sits on Spain’s south coast and is dominated by the impressive Rock of Gibraltar, a 426m-high limestone ridge.

It’s described as a slice of Britain with a unique flare thanks to the red pillar boxes, creaky 1970s seaside hotels, Palladian architecture and Barbary macaques that command the attention of every visitor.

You’ll also find stunning coastal locations with both sandy terrains and rockier lidos. Head to the top of The Rock to take in the


This handsome city that’s located in south east Spain is often overlooked by travellers but it’s recent spruce up has increased its desirability. One of the reasons for this is that it so far remains untouched by mass tourism.

It’s full of traditional white-washed Spanish villages that overlook the Mediterranean Sea.

The centre is accentuated by palm-fringed plazas and old churches but best of all the spectacular Moorish Alcazaba (fortress).

San Sebastian

This resort town on the Bay of Biscay is situated in Spain’s mountainous Basque Country. It’s famed for its beaches framed by a picturesque bayfront promenade and world-renowned restaurants.

Walk the cobblestoned old town and absorb the grand architecture or relax on the golden beaches and gaze at the lush hillsides.

If you’re looking for a spot with an alluring coastline with an air of elegance, you may have found your next destination.

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