Spain

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Regions in Spain

Andalucia

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Aragon

Thanks to its friendly neighbor, the Pyrenees, Aragon is mostly recognized for its exceptional mountainous landscape. Part hidden retreat, part natural paradise; the region is made up of glacier lakes, green... read more

Balearic Islands

Some regions have all the luck. With 300 days of sunshine per year and a bevy of amazing beaches, the Balearic Islands are home to some of the most sought-after vacation destinations in the world. Though undoubtedly... read more

Basque Country

One of the most autonomous regions in all of Spain, Basque Country is clearly marked by a distinct language (Euskera) and culture. From its mottled landscape to its fierce national and cultural pride, everything... read more

Canary Islands

A true paradise in terms of natural beauty, sustainable living and perfect climate, the Canary Islands have adopted the moniker, “The Happy Islands”. Made up of seven larger islands and six smaller ones,... read more

Cantabria and Asturias

The provinces of Cantabria and Asturias are historic lands that lay claim to attractions ranging from fishing villages along the coastlines to the Picos de Europa, a magnificent stretch of snowcapped mountains.... read more

Castilla y Leon

Castilla y León is the largest autonomous community in Spain — in fact, it is the largest subnational political division in the European Union. It is formed by the union of two ancient kingdoms: Old Castile... read more

Castilla- La Mancha

Castilla La Mancha is the region in central Spain where Miguel de Cervntes' fictional character Don Quixote fought imaginary windmills, structures that can still be seen today. The climate of the region is... read more

Catalonia

About six million people live in Catalonia, and twice that many visit every year. It's one of Europe's playgrounds, with its beaches along the Costa Brava and the Costa Dorada, centered on Sitges. The province... read more

Extremadura

This remote region in westernmost Spain extends from the Gredos and Gata mountain ranges all the way south to Andalusia, and from Castile west to the Portuguese frontier. Spanish Extremadura (not to be confused... read more

Galicia

Extending above Portugal in the northwest corner of Spain, Galicia is a rain-swept land of grass and granite, much of its coastline gouged by fjordlike inlets. It is a land steeped in Celtic tradition --... read more

Madrid Area

The old and the new contrast vividly in Madrid, where narrow cobbled lanes and 17th-century chapels border modern boulevards and gleaming skyscrapers. Such is the diversity of modern Madrid, where locals... read more

Murcia

Murcia is a region in Spain associated with the autonomous community of Murcia as well as the province of Murcia. Murcia is the Spanish Mediterranean region that has grown the more and the fastest during... read more

Navarre

The ancient land of Navarre (Navarra in Spanish, Nafarroa in Basque) shares a 130km (81-mile) frontier with France, with nine crossing points. This province with a strong Basque tradition is an important... read more

Rioja

With its majestic mountains, rolling hills and valleys and picturesque villages, Rioja is great to visit because of the natural beauty of the region. Outstanding cuisine, wineries whose brands and design have... read more

Valencia

The Valencian Community consists of 518km of Mediterranean coastline and includes the capital and largest city in the region, Valencia. Valencia's charms are much debated. Some claim that the city where El... read more


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