Spain is a diverse, friendly country with beautiful nature and interesting traditions. Tourists are attracted by wonderful monuments with a multicultural past, a beautiful coast with hundreds of kilometers of beaches and excellent cuisine.
The capital of Spain, Madrid, although monumental, full of monuments and interesting museums, in tourist popularity gives way to Catalan Barcelona. The city being the central center of the Costa Brava, is famous for its original architecture. Its author is an outstanding representative of the secession Antoni Gaudí. His most important work, and also the symbol of the city is the unfinished basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Worth seeing are also the villas designed by Gaudi and Park Güell.
Andalusia is an important region for Spanish tourism. It is a land where the intertwining of Western culture with Middle Eastern and Moorish themes is best seen. The greatest number of monuments that remained after the Moorish reign on the Iberian Peninsula are preserved here. Magnificent palaces - Alcazars, mosques that have become churches after the reconquest, as well as Middle Eastern decorations that have entered Spanish architecture and art, you can admire, among others in Seville, Granada or Cordoba.
The south and east of Spain is an endless picturesque coast full of beaches and modern resorts. Costa Brava is one of the most popular holiday regions. Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca. The local seaside resorts, due to the mild climate, allow for sunbathing from May to October. The well-known holiday centers also include the Spanish islands, the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands in the Atlantic.
Spain is also known for its religiosity and traditions related to the celebration of church holidays. It has one of the most famous shrines in the world, Santiago de Compostela, to which pilgrim routes lead almost all of Europe. Every year, thousands of people traverse several of the Spanish Roads of St. Jacob to finish the journey in Santiago.