|Spain is one of the world's most popular holiday destinations. With its mild climate during the whole year, and the extensive sandy beaches by the Mediterranean Sea as well as of its two archipelagos (the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands), Spain have attracted tourists from the cold territories of North Europe for decades.
Popular beach destinations include: Costa del Sol and cities like Malaga and Marbella, Costa Blanca with cities like Valencia, Benidorm and Alicante , Costa Brava and Costa de la Luz .
Many people think of Spain as a place of bullfights, flamenco dancing, white sandy beaches and drinks at various bars, but it is much more. Modern Spain has developed into a popular destination of cultural tourism due to its historical importance, especially cities like Seville , Cordoba , Granada and Toledo.
Cultural tourism is concentrated around the two biggest cities of Spain: the capitalMadrid and Barcelona, both with great historical importance. In addition, there are other important cultural places in Spain, including several cities in northern Spain.
Spain is a great destination for nature and rural tourism with its natural beauty where you can enjoy walks and excursions throughout one of the national parks with extensive wetlands, coastal dunes and mountain peaks. If you are into watersports, most beach resorts have plenty to offer from scuba diving, windsurfing, paragliding and pedalos.The country offers a winning formular of world class golf courses in stunning locations and with weather conditions that alows you to play all year round.
Holiday accommodation in Spain is varied and plentiful. Whether you are traveling to Spain to explore the art and history, or to soak up loads of sun in on the beaches, there will be a wide choice of Spanish hotels for all budgets and style preferences. If you prefer self-catering holidays, there are a great variety of villas and apartments to rent. Some are very luxurious, with swimming pool and all kind of facilities included others more basic.
Also in Latin America there are plenty opportunities for a Spanish Holiday, many of these countries have a strong influence originating from the time when the Conquistadores crossed the Atlantic Ocean to ecplore and colonize the New World. In Latin America the main language spoken is Spanish, the culture and traditions are strongly influenced by Spain and many of the cities have buildings, including churches and cathedrals, which could just as well be found in Spain.
Among the most popular destinations for a Spanish holiday in Latin America are Mexico, the Caribbean, Peru, Argentina and Chile, but also the US states of Florida and California should be included on the list since a majority of the population is Spanish speaking and the two states in many ways form part of Latin America.