What do you ask of your vacation or what do you expect from a weekend getaway? You are probably looking for the relaxation that is so difficult to find in the big city. In that case, I recommend you visit the 10 towns I mention below, since they are one of the most beautiful in Spain, and that in our country there are real wonders ...
1- Olvera (Cádiz)
Talking about Olvera is talking about a town from Cádiz with a particularity that you should know: it has a arab urban helmet. That makes it special, makes it a place that you want to visit if only to immerse yourself in a cultural experience that does not force you to cross the Strait of Gibraltar. Of course, looking beyond its Andalusian walls you will discover the neoclassical church of La Encarnación, which as you can imagine has an appearance that is not at all like that of the town houses.
2- Cudillero (Asturias)
From south to north to talk about a little fishing village which is about 50 kilometers from Gijón. If you want to mix between its colorful houses, know that you will have to have a good breakfast, since its steep streets force you to test the strength of your legs and the health of your heart.
3- Santillana del Mar (Cantabria)
Not too far from Cudillero we come across this other town that is a short distance from Santander. If you walk its streets you will see houses and palaces from the 18th century that will leave you speechless. That and the collegiate church of Santa Juliana, a Romanesque monument simply spectacular.
4- Viniegra de Abajo (La Rioja)
This other fairytale town also deserves to be on this list. It is almost 1,000 meters above sea level, on Mount Turza, and no one is surprised that every year thousands of tourists visit the church of Our Lady of the Assumption, the hermitage of Solitude or the monument to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. .
5- Níjar (Almería)
We return to the south to talk about a town that is located very close to the Cabo de Gata-Níjar natural park. Its streets of Arab origin, with labyrinth-like routes that have nothing to do with those of the streets of Barcelona, are one of its hallmarks. So are the white houses that can be easily seen from one of the highest points of this town, which is not exactly small, since some 28,000 inhabitants live in it.
6- Aínsa (Huesca)
If you want to enjoy nature relaxing in a town with a medieval old town, the best thing to do is visit Aínsa, which is 170 kilometers from Zaragoza, in the upper Pyrenees of Huesca. Its historic center was declared Historical-Artistic Complex in 1965.
7- Cadaqués (Girona)
For a beach vacation few towns are as ideal as Cadaqués. Yes, it is true that its beaches are not like those of the Caribbean, with palm trees and fine white sand, but what is certain is that it is one of the greatest exponents of the Costa Brava, which in itself is insurance for success. It is in Alto Ampurdán and not only seduces you with its flirtatious coves, but it also captures you with the beauty of its promenade.
8- Daroca (Zaragoza)
To see incredible towns in Aragon, you don't just have to visit the province of Huesca or Teruel. Also in Zaragoza it is possible to find jewels like Daroca, which with more than 4,000 meters of walls in good condition is confirmed as one of the towns with the most history. In addition, you can not stop visiting the Jewish quarter, where an important Jewish community in what is now known as Barrio Nuevo.
9- Frigiliana (Málaga)
Do you feel like a beach in an idyllic town? Frigiliana may be your choice next summer. It is in the region of Axarquia and it is easy to recognize by the white of their houses. The old town, in Arab style, is very well preserved and justifies a visit beyond what one can find on the beaches of the Costa del Sol.
10- Fornells (Mernoca)
It would be unfair to end this list without approaching the Balearic Islands. On an island as precious as Minorca There is Fornells, a beautiful fishing town where white painted facades also predominate. Your walk does not disappoint anyone, since the good atmosphere and gastronomy merge for the joy of the tourist.
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