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.
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and is a hugely popular tourist destination, with around five million visitors each and every year, making it one of the most visited destinations in Spain. Although part of Spain, the Canary Islands has its own government which is housed partly in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of Tenerife, and partly in Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria.
Whether you’re vacationing as a family, and individual, with friends, or as a couple you’ll never get bored when you visit Tenerife. Whether it’s lying back and relaxing on the beach or spending time admiring the historic buildings, enjoying a round of golf, getting close to nature and watching whales in their natural environment; a visit to Tenerife is one that involves many adventures. For more ideas about what to do in Tenerife, read on for our list of the top 10 attractions on the island.
Barcelona is a city that seems to have everything going for it: great weather, coastal location, beaches, architecture, culture, shopping, dining and nightlife… what more could you ask for?! This vibrant city, which is the second largest in Spain and is the capital of Catalonia, is a key tourist destination as well as being a major center for business and commerce. A popular weekend destination for Europeans, tourists from around the world also visit Barcelona for longer vacations, but with so many attractions in the city you’ll be hard pushed to see everything, even in a week.
Sample its tasty cuisine, boogey away to the sounds of its nightlife, wander through the well preserved Gothic Quarter, spend a day on the beach, and marvel over its quirky architecture. You can do all this and more when you visit Barcelona. Take a look at our top 10 things to do in Barcelona for more ideas.