Welcome to Spain
Spain, country located in extreme south-western Europe, in the Iberian Peninsula, which it shares with Portugal. The country has a land border to the north across the Pyrenees Mountains with France and the tiny principality of Andorra, to the south with, Gibraltar and to the west with Portugal. Its east coast looks out over the Mediterranean Sea, the west by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the north by the Bay of Biscay. The Balearic Islands lie off Spain’s east coast and the Canary Islands lie to the west of Africa. Ceuta and Melilla are two small enclaves in North Africa that Spain has ruled for centuries.
Mainland Spain is a mountainous country, dominated by high plateaus and mountain chains.
Spain is a popular tourist destination blessed with a gentle climate, beautiful coastal beaches, mountains and plains, historic cities and, a spectacular number of World Heritage Sites to visit.
Cities in Spain
Tours and Activities from Spain
Latest Blogs from Spain
15 Palaces to Discover in Avila
Avila is a beautifully historic city and a UNESCO World Heritage site with perfectly preserved medieval city walls, which are typical of the city’s predominant Romanesque architecture. If you live in Madrid or you are visiting the capital, it is a must-see since it is only one hour away by car or train.
Walking the Walls of Ávila
Most people who visit Ávila come to see its Medieval Walls. With 2,516 meters in perimeter, 87 towers or cubes (it had 88, what happened to the missing one? ), 9 gates , more than 2,500 battlements , 12 meters high (on average) and 3 meters thick you can see why.
Self Guided Walking Tour of Toledo (with maps!)
Toledo is the heart and soul of Spain and an incredibly cultural city. It has seen numerous cultures and dynasties pass through its walls, as well as wars, royalty and artists.
Self-Guided Walking tour of Ávila (with Maps!)
Ávila will always be associated with the image of its city walls. Visible from far away, they are among the best-preserved and most complete in Europe.
Self-guided Walking Tour of Segovia (with Map)
Segovia is situated in central Spain’s region of Castile and León and has been a World Heritage City since 1985. With an old Jewish quarter, grand mansions, outstanding views and a green belt which is ideal for a pleasant stroll in the sunshine.