Best 10 Affordable Tourist Spots in Incredible Spain

Spain is a major destination for tourists and all the 17 regions of Spain host their own tourist attractions, perhaps the beaches in the south or the mountains in the north. There is scenic beauty mixed with historic buildings throughout the country. Spain boasts more World Heritage Cities than any other country in the World. These cities have therefore become under the protection of UNESCO and act as magnets for tourists. The only thing that is consistent all over Spain is its affordability as a tourist destination.
Ten incredible destinations in Spain are:

1:Benidorm

Benidorm

Benidorm

Located on the Costa Blanca it has 5 km of prime beach. This high rise town sports 30 discos and is probably more popular for its vibrant night life than it is its beaches. Flights are to Alicante Airport. Buses run from the airport to Benidorm hourly at a cost of 8 EUR, Taxi 70 EUR. The bus takes 60 mins.
2:Torremolinos

Torremolinos

Torremolinos

Located on the Costa del Sol it has 9 km of beaches. Having been a destination for tourists since the 1950s its popularity has continued to grow. Here a vacation epitomizes the phrase “fun in the sun”. It is just 6 km from Malaga Airport to Torremolinos and trains leave every 10 mins. be sure to get your ticket before you board.
3:Palma, Majorca

Palma, Majorca

Palma, Majorca

As the cultural center of Majorca, it is rich in history and culture but the thriving night life often takes visitors by surprise. Cultural exhibits or events are almost continuous so check with the tourist information for details of what is on. The airport is 8 km from the city center and a shuttle runs every 15 mins. cost 2 EUR.
4:Seville

Seville Spain

Seville Spain

The forth largest city in Spain. Famous for its oranges and for being the starting point for the Columbus voyages to the New World, Seville has a lot to offer tourists in way of museums, culture and history. Taxis are available from the airport which is only 2.5 km from the city.
5:Barcelona

Barcelona Spain

Barcelona Spain

Situated in Northeastern Spain, Barcelona has all you would expect from a major European city, combine that with it being built on the beaches of the Mediterranean Sea, you will never be short of things to in this, the second largest of Spain’s cities. Every half hour a train runs from the airport to the city for a cost of 3.5 EUR.
6:Cadiz

Cadiz

Cadiz

Located on a small peninsula on Spain’s southern coast, Cadiz offers variety. Passing through the new town with its excellent beaches you come to the old town with beautiful plazas buzzing with life. The nearest airport is Jerez or 2 hours by train from Seville.
7:Pamplona

Pamplona

Pamplona

Situated in Northern Spain, in the Pyrenean foothills and famous for the running of the bulls. Sights to see are the famous bullring, the Cathedral, Citadel and numerous parks along the river. The airport caters only to internal flights but Pamplona is 41/2 hrs by train from Madrid.
8:Madrid

Madrid

Madrid

The Capital and largest city in Spain. Bullfighting originated in Madrid but if that is not to your taste, there is a wealth of history and culture available and on show to tourists. Those who are interested in shopping should try the Salamanca district. Shuttle buses leave the airport every 12 mins at a cost of 5 EUR.
9:Valencia

Valencia Night View

Valencia Night View

Located in the center of Spain’s Mediterranean coastline, this is the third biggest Spanish city. Any visitor should start by seeing the old quarter. It is possible to see, under the modern churches, ruins of the Arab buildings and beneath those the remnants of their Roman past. Transport from the airport is via the Metro.
10:Santander

Santander

Santander

Situated on Spain’s northern coast, Santander is surrounded by 11 clean sandy beaches. Apart from the beaches you can enjoy shopping and sightseeing, perhaps the Cathedral that houses “La Cripta del Cristo”, (Christ’s Crypt). The airport is for local flights only but Bilbao is 1 hr 15 mins by bus or arrive via Madrid by train.

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