For yet another year, the Toprural rural accommodation search engine is looking for the 7 Rural Wonders of Spain , an initiative that aims to offer maximum visibility to rural places and destinations in our country. To do this, it is conducting a survey through its communication channels that will remain open until November 15.
People who want to participate in the survey will be able to choose between 20 candidates. These are wonders that represent all the autonomous communities of the country. Of course, it is important that you bear in mind that half are in the north of Spain. And it is that nobody forgets that this area of the Iberian Peninsula is spectacular. Do you want to discover the towns that choose to become Rural Wonders of Spain 2016? Well join us!
Muxía, A Coruña
One of the towns that opts to become a Rural Wonder of Spain is Muxía, which is located in A Coruña. It is a fishing village that offers spectacular scenery.
Bárcena Mayor, Cantabria
In Cantabria we find Bárcena Mayor, a nucleus of important ethnographic , artistic and historical value located in a wonderful natural environment.
Lastres is a parish and a fishing village belonging to the council of Colunga, in Asturias. It is surprising for its peculiar arrangement and adaptation to the terrain.
We must also tell you about Ochagavía, which offers the typical postcard of the Navarrese Pyrenees with cobbled streets, a medieval bridge and houses with steep roofs.
In Vizcaya, the Basque Country, we find Mundaka, a town on the Basque coast that is located within the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve.
Alquézar is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful towns in Huesca. It blends seamlessly with an impressive limestone landscape .
Near Alquézar is Aínsa, a town that emerged more than a millennium ago in the north of the province.
Besalú is one of the most amazing medieval towns in Spain. It is located in the province of Girona and is structured around a fortress .
La Alberca, Salamanca
In the heart of the Sierra de Francia, in Salamanca, is La Alberca, which stands out for its urban fabric .
Orbaneja del Castillo, Burgos
Orbaneja del Castillo, which is located in Burgos, is a town characterized by its karst landscape modeled by water.
Buitrago de Lozoya, Madrid
In the province of Madrid we find Buitrago de Lozoya, a town that throughout history has had great strategic importance.
Sigüenza is a beautiful city located north of the province of Guadalajara, which has an important architectural heritage .
In the province of Cáceres is Hervás, which is surprising for its Jewish quarter, one of the best preserved in the Network of Jewish Quarters in Spain.
In Castellón is Morella, a medieval town that is surrounded by a wall of about 1,500 meters in length.
Another town that opts to become a Rural Wonder of Spain is Moratalla, which is located in Murcia. Perched on a hill , it is crowned by the remains of a castle.
One of the most charming white towns in Malaga is Frigiliana, which is home to a beautiful old town.
Setenil de las Bodegas, Cádiz
Setenil de las Bodegas is an Andalusian municipality in the province of Cádiz that is part of the Route of the White Villages.
In Mallorca, between the Sierra de Tramuntana and the Mediterranean Sea, we find Valldemossa, a monumental complex of steep streets, stone facades and religious buildings of great importance.
Tejeda, Gran Canaria
Tejeda, on the island of Gran Canaria, is a town that stands out above all for its natural heritage.
San Millán de la Cogolla, La Rioja
Finally, we have to talk about San Millán de la Cogolla, which is located in La Rioja. The monasteries of Suso and Yuso stand out.