The social networks They have invaded our lives to such an extent that we measure the popularity of places depending on the mentions or “likes” they get online. And it is that we are many who share our day to day and, above all, our trips and escapades, through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter ...
If there is currently a social network that stands out above the rest, it is InstagamAlthough it is used by all kinds of audiences, it is especially popular with young people. Now, the holiday rental search engine Holidu has published the results of a study on the most popular Spanish cities on Instagram. As it could not be otherwise, for this it has taken into account the number of #hashtags. Do you want to know them? Well join us!
The most popular city in Spain on Instagram is Barcelona, something that does not surprise us at all, since it is also the most tour from the country. And there are many places worth photographing. Discover some of them in our article “Essential visits in Barcelona”.
As it could not be otherwise, second is Madrid, the capital of Spain, which is also a very tourist city, in addition to being the most populous in the country. The Plaza Mayor, tapas in Latin and the atmosphere of Malasaña They are most popular on the social network.
In third position in the ranking we find another very populated city. This is Valencia, which also has a lot to offer the traveler (find out in our article "What to see in Valencia"). According to Holidu's study, the neighborhood of Ruzafa It is one of the most popular places on Instagram, although we cannot forget the City of Arts and Sciences, Las Fallas and paella.
From the Valencian Community we moved to Andalusia to tell you about Seville, its capital, which occupies the fourth place in the ranking thanks to the mentions to Triana, the Giralda, the Plaza de España and, of course, the April Fair.
We continue in Andalusia to tell you about Malaga, one of the most tourist destinations in Spain. The city retains its traditions, but it houses the most cosmopolitan artistic spaces. If there is something about the city that stands out on Instagram it is its Fair, one of the most lively and visited in the country.
In sixth position we find another Andalusian city. This is Granada, which we must admit is one of our favorite cities. As it could not be otherwise, the place that has the most mentions on Instagram is the Alhambra. Find out more about this destination in our article "Essential visits in Granada".
Palma de Mallorca
The Balearic Islands are also present on this list. Specifically, we must talk about Palma de Mallorca, one of the Spanish destinations that more tourists foreign receives. Among the most photographed places in the city is the Palma Aquarium.
We return to the peninsula to talk to you about Alicante, which is also very popular on Instagram. Of course, there is a place that stands out from the rest on the social network. We are referring to the Tabarca Island.
In ninth position we find Zaragoza, one of the most important from Spain. As it could not be otherwise, the Plaza del Pilar and the Basilica del Pilar are among the most photographed places on the social network.
Finally, we must talk about Bilbao, which closes the top 10. Can you guess which is the most photographed place on Instagram? Yes, you guessed right, it is about Guggenheim, although pintxos are not far behind. Find out more about this Basque city in our article “Essential visits in Bilbao”.
Top 9 Most Famous Cities to Visit in Spain (February 2021)
- Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, cities, Granada, Madrid, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Seville, Valencia, Zaragoza