Are you planning your next vacation? Well, we recommend that you do not miss anything that we tell you below, especially if you are looking for a destination within our borders. And today we want to talk to you about the 10 best destinations in Spain in 2016 according to TripAdivsor which, as you know, each year produces a series of rankings related to the world of travel taking into account the opinion of its own users.
Although in the list that we are going to offer you below you will be able to find some of the main cities in Spain , you will also discover some interesting destinations that you may not have ever considered but that are ideal places to spend a vacation or make a getaway. Would you like to discover the best destinations in our country this year according to the famous travel portal? Well, very attentive!
The best destination in Spain according to the TripAdvisor ranking is Barcelona, in addition to ranking number 11 on the world list. Of the Catalan capital, the buildings designed by Gaudí stand out , such as the Sagrada Familia or the Park Güell, although there are many attractions in the so-called Ciudad Condal. We will talk about some of them in our article "Essential visits in Barcelona".
In second position we find La Oliva, a charming town located in the north of Fuerteventura where you will enjoy spectacular views , beautiful architecture and a great nightlife. Of course, you will also love its beaches, where you can surf, snorkel or simply take a dip or sunbathe.
Closing the top 3 is Madrid, the capital of Spain, where you can find plenty of castle- like buildings, including the City Hall. If you are lucky enough to visit this city, you will not be able to miss the Puerta del Sol, the Royal Palace or the Retiro Park, among many other places of interest.
We return to the Canary Islands to tell you about Adeje, which occupies the fourth position in the ranking. It is a municipality in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, on the island of Tenerife, which has Mount Teide as a backdrop. In addition, it is important to note that it is located about 3.5 kilometers from Playa de las Américas, a place with a lot of nightlife.
In fifth position in the ranking is Seville, which has three places declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO : the Reales Alcázares, the Cathedral and the Archivo de Indias. Of course, in the Andalusian capital you can find many other points of interest.
Again we have to talk about the Canary Islands again. And it is that in sixth place is Maspalomas, a sophisticated coastal town located in the extreme south of Gran Canaria. It offers more than 12 kilometers of spectacular dunes. In addition, in this place you can enjoy outdoor meals, sunbathing, golf and shopping.
From the Canary Islands we moved to the Balearic Islands to tell you about Calvià, a Mallorcan town where you can find both tranquility and fun, as well as a beautiful coastline dotted with beaches and small coves. Of course, we must not forget that it hides houses and churches from the seventeenth century and even earlier. In fact, there are remains of a Roman villa.
We return to the peninsula to tell you about Benidorm, which this year ranks eighth on the list, among other things thanks to its six kilometers of golden beaches. We recommend a visit to the historic center and the surrounding mountains of Canfali.
How could it be otherwise, the north of Spain is also present on the list and it does so through Llanes, which is ranked number nine. In this beautiful town you will find prehistoric caves, medieval ruins, a traditional fishing port and, of course, plenty of beautiful beaches and coves.
Closing the top 10 we find the city of Granada, which is home to one of the most famous buildings in Spain: the Alhambra . But beyond this Arab fortress, we recommend a visit to the Albaicín, as well as discovering the nightlife of this Andalusian city, which is dynamic and varied.