Did you know that Spain is the Third Country in the world regarding to the Number of UNESCO World Heritages?
It Could not be say that major cities in Spain are just hosting famous architecture and historical monuments, and for sure they are cities bursting with Spanish culture and tradition.
And in another point of view , Spain is not just Madrid and Barcelona and there are Several other major cities in Spain, which you can start your Spain road trip with, with a variety of day trips and tours for your holiday package.
So In your trip to Spain, we suggest to visit a combination of following biggest cities in Spain:
Located in northeastern Spain and is one of the major cities in Spain that has a lot to offer. In Barcelona as one of the top travel destination in Europe , you can find many artwork of Antoni Gaudí, well architectures, beautiful and lovely beaches, Catalan cuisine and fabulous shopping as well as never end parties .
In this major city of Spain you can use very well facilitated public transportation system and crossing the whole city would not be more than 30 minutes . It is all thanks to the Olympic Games that held in 1992 and left to this city this well comminuting infrastructure.
You can spend a weekend around the Barcelona to have a Vineyards Experience
or have a Day Trip To Montserrat
for visiting serrated mountain of Montserrat with its special nature that hosting one of the oldest monastery in Catalonia .
We always recommend Barcelona as starting point for your travel to Spain thanks to it's international airport (El-Prat) which is second largest in Spain with a connection to all major cities in Spain , most of the other European cities as well as whole the world from Australia to California .
Do not forget that no one leave Barcelona without admiring the architecture of La Sagrada Familia
or if you are interested you can visit a part of south France and one of the smallest countries in Europe , named Andorra ( Located in the border of Spain and France ) , just with one day trip from Barcelona. Read More About in Visit Three Countries in One Day From Barcelona
Capital of Spain, Madrid , is one of the major cities in Spain that old and modern architecture that are meeting each other with many parks, places and museum. In Madrid, you can find many rooftop bars and do not leave Madrid without spending time in one of them. You can also visit world-class museum, Almudena Cathedral and Royal Palace and do not forget shopping along gran via.
If you are tired in this city head to Parque del Retiro to make lovely day for yourself and row a boat on the beautiful lake .
Do not forget that Madrid as a one of the major cities in Spain was European Capital of Culture in 1992.
Visit Valencia as one of the major cities in Spain, located eastern part of the country with a blend of culture and beaches.
It is interesting to know that the origin of Spain famous dishes is from this city. In Barrio del Carmen you can find many cozy streets and it is place which you must taste the famous Spanish dish of paella.
In Valencia, you can visit science museum, planetarium and aquarium and don't forget that March is month of festival in this major city in Spain.
in weekend you can have a plan for one of the great beaches of Valencia which could be Malvarrosa Beach which is in a walking minute from the old town or El Saler Beach which is more far but full of privacy .
Not just famous for the Birthplace of Pablo Picasso, Malaga city has become one of the most modern and attractive major cities in Spain.
In Malaga, you have lot to see, from historical heritage and cathedral to Roman Theatre, the Gibralfaro Castle and Pablo Picasso museum.
Visitors of costa de sol are usually visit this city and its excellent Marina.
Sevilla as one of the major cities in Spain is the largest historical city in the Spain and it host world third largest cathedral.
Off course in this city, you can enjoy Andalusian charm and traditions of the city in many Tapas restaurant and bars and you can make your romantic evening by walking in banks of Guadalquivir.
This city has special atmosphere and is full of beautiful sights like Old quarter Giralda tower, Cathedral and Alcazar.
Watching flamenco is a must in Sevilla but try to find a show with a best quality because there is many shows that are not expensive but their quality is not so good.
It was an old port city until 1997 until the doors of Guggenheim has been open and it is one of the top major cities in Spain to visit. It should be pointed out that Bilbao is center of art in Spain and in Guggenheim museum; you can see most of Frank Gehry’s impressive architectures. If you are on road, trip in Spain and passing North West of the Spain, Bilbao is a must and do not forget to wandering in city neighborhoods and tasting pintxos .
If you are interested in historical monuments that dates back to roman empires, visit this city as one of the main and major Spain cities in 70 Km south of Madrid. For many years Arabs, Jews and Christians lived together in this city, that is why this city has been named as a city of cultures, and its old quarter has been listed in UNESCO world heritage site.
It is interesting to know that this main city has been capital of Spain until the 16th century. In Toledo do not look for something special, just lost yourself inside the city and pass many old architectures like mosques cathedrals and synagogue.
As one of the other major cities in Spain and capital of Gipuzko province. If you are on the Spain road trips in the north you can chose a route to pass the Basque country as well as a Bay of Biscay and San Sebastian. There are many beautiful beaches in this city and in the city center like all other cities in Spain, you can find historical buildings.
In San Sebastian and its beaches you can have sunbathing, water sports, kayaking and all others refreshing activities in the summer.
If you are passing Spain on road and like to wander in mountains "Sierra Nevada" mountain is a must and you should spend some days in. you can start from Granada as a one of the other major cities in Spain which offer many cultural weekend breaks .
This city has been known for its magnificent Alhambra, which has been listed as UNESCO WORLD heritage since 1994. Alhambra is a collection of cascading water, gardens, ornamental architecture and off course great view over the city.
In the other point of view, we can say that Granada is city of students and you can find many cheap Tapas and drinks.