Millions of tourists from around the world now prefer Spain as their perfect holiday destination because it has become well known as it caters for most tastes. Spain is the third most popular tourist country in the world and has combined such popularity due to its rich culture, made even more attention-grabbing by the highly different offerings of each of its regions. The innumerable activities that it offers to its people, natives and guests alike and for every age are more than sufficient reason to make Spain one of the top tourist destinations. Barcelona, Bilbao, Seville, Madrid, Alicante, Granada and Marbella are the most well-liked destinations. Each offers its own distinct essence yet every one of them are reasonably popular since they set both the richness of old Spain and the novelty of new Spain. Yet, the entire country is in fact a delight for all the senses – from the food and visually stunning sights to the flavors and spices of its food and its music and rhythms. All these work together to form the awe-inspiring luxury called Spain.
It is also well known for one of the world’s best art museums, the Prado, where more than 4,000 masterpieces are displayed. Works of various artists, Spanish and foreign are painted at the Prado, from Goya, to Velazquez, Caravaggio, Fra Angelico, even Boticelli.
It has to be one of the easiest and most reasonably priced of the world’s popular destinations in terms of its convenience particularly from the UK and Northern America. It has abundance of national and international airports and a very well-organised train service. For example there are cheap flights available from all British airports to main and regional airports across the country daily and direct flights from the main Spanish hubs to the US daily. As an option for British and European travellers there are incredible countrywide train, coach and ferry links and great access for those who prefer to travel by car.
The train service is well developed and tickets are comparatively cheap compared to other European Countries. Travelling by car is a cheap option for visitors from many European countries who do not depend as much on air transportation as tourists from the UK. The roads infrastructure has been improved considerably and so it is also possible to travel by car on some of the main roads on the continent. If you prefer to travel by bus Spain is served by many bus companies linking the major cities with state services. However, the local bus or coach service provides the most inexpensive means of travelling within Spain.
Tourists can either stay in Hotels or the traditional “Paradores.” Typically, paradores offer accommodation options in rehabilitated palaces, monasteries and castles. Paradores are a reasonably priced substitute for expensive hotels. Parador restaurants offer some of the best Spanish delicacies. The tapas or small dishes are also relished in Spain.
It is known for its festivals. For a real sight try visiting during their famous running of the Bulls, an event you will remember for the rest of your life. It offers something for almost everyone, with its many beaches, great music, cultural traditions and history, and great wine and food. Whatever your urges are, Spain definitely has a lot of offerings that would satisfy all these. One more aspect that makes it so popular is the kindness of the people in welcoming the guests as their own. So don’t waste your precious holidays at home and depart for Spain as soon as possible. Spending holidays here is a great idea for those who want to enjoy their holidays to the fullest.