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Spain – what’s in it for you?
Fun loving? Thrill seeking? Or simply in need of an affordable break? A holiday in Spain with lastminute.com has all the answers. With festivals galore and too many beaches to choose from, it’s no wonder that Spain is one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations.
Home to cultured cosmopolitan cities, such as Madrid and Barcelona, as well as mountainous terrain and pristine coastlines, Spain is the ultimate destination for families, couples, solo explorers and groups alike. Let's not forget Spain's stunning islands such as the Balearic and Canary Islands, which boast hundreds of hours of sunshine a year, electric nightlife and pristine beaches. Read more on Majorca holidays and Canary Island getaways today!
Sharing borders with France and Portugal, Spain is an ideal destination for ongoing travel around Europe. Its southern coastal peak points across the channel to Morocco and the ferry crossing to Tangier can be taken from several Spanish ports including Gibraltar and Barcelona.
History, beaches, food, parties and mucho mas!
For the more discerning traveller, Spain’s cities are filled to bursting with cultural and historic attractions. Marvel at Gaudí's spectacular Sagrada Família or take in the views from Parc Guell in Barcelona. Alternatively, visit the Guggenheim Gallery in the northern Basque city of Bilbao. Nip south to run with the bulls in the festival of San Fermin in Pamplona, or paint yourself tomato red at La Tomatina festival in Buñol near Valencia.
If getting out and about in nature is more your thing, then check out the glorious Costa Verde, boasting national parks, snow-capped mountain peaks and rushing rivers.
If it’s simple sun, sea and sand you’re after you won’t be disappointed as a holiday in Spain has it all, and more. An infinite number of white and yellow sand beaches line the coasts, while Spain’s Canary Islands offer the ultimate relaxation destinations. With black volcanic sands, endless blue skies and a whole host of activities and water sports to try, the likes of Lanzarote, Tenerife, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria won't leave you disappointed. Whether you want a relaxing spa break, a family-friendly hotel to explore a beautiful and captivating island, or a romantic getaway to share with that special someone, look no further than the Canaries.
Sampling the local cuisine in Spain is no chore as the rich flavours of the country are exported and adored worldwide. The exquisite tapas of San Sebastián in the far north of the country, boasts an acclaimed reputation, while the Paella of the seaside towns is hard to beat. Sangria and red Rioja wines are a keen favourite while in the north the Spaniards have their very own special brew, sidra, to be found in the unique sidrerias of Asturias.
Looking for a party during your Spain holiday? Although most cities in Spain offer an excellent night scene, the infamous island of Ibiza is arguably THE party destination of Europe, where you can live a nocturnal lifestyle and still come home with a tan.
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A holiday in Spain has everything you could want from a holiday, warm sunny climate, cultural hotspots, raging fiestas and dangerously delicious food. Book your excellent value holiday to Spain with lastminute.com now for your chance to experience all this and much, much more.