Spain: 10 unknown cities to explore

Spain: 10 unknown cities to explore

When you hear the word “Spain”, well-known cities such as Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia surely come to mind. But the country hides many small surprises, which few people are lucky enough to see. A look at the ten tiny “pearls” of Spain will convince you of a trip to the country as soon as possible!

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Besalú, Catalonia

Its inhabitants are rightly proud of their history. With the dazzling bridge of the river Fluvia, the cobbled streets transport you to past, mystic centuries in a magical setting.

Ronda, Andalusia

Tiny white houses, the so-called “Pueblos Blancos”, pique the interest of sought-after tourists. Built on the edge of the Ronda Mountains, they are reminiscent of a painting.

Albarracín, Aragon

Houses of pink, orange and red predominate. This secluded village, which is built in a rocky valley, takes your breath away! Although it was completely destroyed during the Spanish Civil War, the government decided to remodel it, offering us the dazzling view of the place today.

Benasque, Pyrenees

This place has nothing to envy from the Swiss Alps! Romanesque architecture dominates, and small wooden restaurants emerge like mushrooms. Hiking is also organized for visitors who show great endurance.

Cudillero, Asturias

Taken from a real fairy tale! This fishing village with its colourful houses is the best thing you have ever seen! But you are not limited to this, since day trips are organized by boats, allowing you to visit nearby beaches in the area.

Ávila, Castile-León

Ávila is a city of particular historical significance. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and attracts many Catholic pilgrims due to the church of St. Teresa. Another reason to visit it is the “yemas”, the small delicious egg yolk sweets that drive the locals crazy.

Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha

Cuenca is another place of special importance, which UNESCO recognizes. Justified, of course, as you do not see houses hanging from mountains every day! A place you will remember forever, and it is worth visiting.

Combarro, Galicia

A small seaside village at the mouth of the Ria de Pontevedra, it is a hidden gem. There you will find fresh delicacies in seaside restaurants, which satisfy even the most curious and demanding customers.

Zafra, Extremadura

It is easy to understand why they call it “Little Seville”. The all-white houses, the cobbled streets with the arches and the massive castle of the city create the idyllic atmosphere that we are all looking for.

Lekeitio, Basque Country

A magical seaside place, where you will not get bored even for a moment! The wonderful beaches have no end. For a start, you can walk -yes well-read- on the sandy beach of Karraspio when the low tide allows it or visit the island of San Nicolás, admiring at the top the unique view of the place.

We would say that the country of Spain has all those characteristics that make it special. Castles and medieval cities, baroque cathedrals and the most important collections of works of art in the world. To all this are added the countless sandy beaches, the wild natural beauty and the relaxed, cheerful lifestyle. All the above not so famous areas of the country, manage to present the mentioned features in the best possible way. Wander around these areas with your car, enjoying magical routes with incredible natural beauty and several surprises throughout your trip. For this trip, do not focus on the use of means of transport, but instead on renting a car from a reputable company such as Enjoy Travel, for economic offers that will offer you comfort and flexibility in your travels.

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