Spain is one of the most popular holiday destinations. This sunny country has a beautiful coastline and the interior is also breathtakingly beautiful. Cities like Barcelona, Valencia and Madrid are very popular, but don’t forget the small villages in this country. Spain has thousands of ‘white’ villages. Below is a list of our 8 favorite Spanish villages. Hasta Luego!
This beautiful village is located in the northeast of Spain. This fishing town is famous and was the favorite holiday destination of painters Salvador Dali and Picasso. Cadaqués is located on the Mediterranean Sea and has an ideal climate.
Baeza is located in the southern region: Andalusia. This village is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most beautiful towns in Spain. Baeza has a rich history and was the first city in Andalusia to be reconquered by the Moors in the past.
Ubeda is located near Baeza and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. More than half of the buildings in Ubeda are protected monuments. The highlight of this village is the Plaza Vazquez de Molina.
Carmona is also located in Andalusia and is definitely worth a visit. This small town is located on a siphon and is somewhat reminiscent of the city of Seville. The 15th century tower in Carmona resembles a replica of the famous Giralda Tower in Seville.
Cudillero is located all the way on the other side of Spain, in the northwest. This picturesque harbor town is located in Asturias and has Scandinavian influences. It is said to have been founded by the Vikings. You will find beautifully colored houses here and you are surrounded by high mountains.
Cuenca is known for its hanging houses, also known as ‘casas coldadas’. The balconies of these houses hang above a ravine where several rivers meet. This ensures a breathtaking view. In Cuenca you will find the ‘Museo de Arte Abstracto Español’, one of the largest museums of modern art in Spain.
Deia is located on beautiful Mallorca. This city is very popular among writers, musicians, painters and other artists. Life here is very calm and relaxed. Enjoy a tinto de verano while looking out at the beautiful ocean.
Elche (Elx in Spanish) is known for its palm grove. You will find more than a quarter of a million palm trees here. This forest was created by the Arabs about 1000 years ago and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.