Filled with gorgeous little bays of turquoise waters surrounded by pine-clad cliffs, Menorca is truly beautiful. The quieter alternative to its big brother, Majorca, Menorca, meaning the “smaller island”, attracts families and those looking for an escape from the typical nightlife and loud atmosphere that exists on some of Spain’s other islands. But this isn’t just a quiet beach destination, Menorca also has much to offer culture and history lovers too. We feature the best of this Balearic Island in our top 10 things to do in Menorca guide.
If you think that Malaga is ‘just another city on the Costa del Sol’, think again! Steeped in history and culture, Malaga is actually one of the oldest cities in the world and has far more to offer than beaches and bars. The birthplace of Pablo Picasso, Malaga today boasts many art museums and architectural sites, but it has many other faces too. If you want to relax on the beach one day, you can then spend another shopping and dining in the city’s excellent restaurants, and if the bar scene is your thing, enjoy endless evenings in Malaga’s many friendly bars. If you’re planning a visit, read on to discover our recommendations for the 10 best things to do in Malaga.
Spelt Majorca and Mallorca, whichever way you spell it this island is the largest in the Balearics! Part of Spain, Majorca has been attracting package tourists for decades to its beautiful beaches, nightlife, and great weather, and although the beaches and nightlife are still a big draw for tourists, this island has a lot, lot more to discover, from old towns to beautiful villages, castles, cathedrals, winding mountain roads, and Roman and Moorish remains. Read on to discover what we recommend as the top 10 things to do in Majorca.
The easternmost of Spain’s Canary Islands, Lanzarote boasts a wonderful climate with low rainfall and warm temperatures all year-round. Lanzarote is the perfect destination for a beach holiday, but a trip to this island also gives travelers the chance to see volcanos and other geologic attractions up close, to visit beautiful towns, and interesting museums, and to cruise around on the water. Lanzarote is now appealing to a broader market, including independent travelers, so if you’re wondering what to do in Lanzarote, whether visiting as a couple, as a family, or with friends, read on to discover our top 10 things to do.
Situated just 62 miles (100 km) off the coast of Africa, the island of Fuerteventura is part of Spain’s Canary Islands, though it has many similarities to nearby Africa. The rugged landscape features volcanoes and cliffs that make way to beautiful beaches, and the homes and buildings have an African feel to them. Renowned for being a sun and sand destination, Fuerteventura has many other things to see and do as well. Read on to find out which Fuerteventura attractions should be on your top 10 list.
Bilbao is an inviting blend of striking architecture, surrounded by green hills and beautiful countryside. Known for its wonderful Basque cuisine and ample culture, this city in Northern Spain is far more than just the home of the Guggenheim. Whether you’re a fan of modern architecture of the more traditional styles, Bilbao features both. The city’s cooler climate makes this a great place to visit in the summer months, when many other Spanish cities are sweltering, but be prepared for rainfall at any time of the year. If you’re planning a visit, here are our recommended top 10 things to do in Bilbao.