With vibrant cities, world-class architecture and outstanding natural beauty, a hotel break in Spain offers much more than just beaches and nightlife.
Famous for its sun, sea and sand, a hotel break in Spain also offers visitors the chance to explore remarkable cultural attractions, breathtaking nature and a rich history. With cheap flights to major cities, Europe’s most extensive high-speed train network and hotel prices to suit every budget, the country has never been easier to explore. Natural sights in Spain include the stunning rock formations of the El Torcal de Antequera nature reserve in Málaga, the remarkable UNESCO-protected flora and fauna of the Somiedo National Park and the snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, which is home to Europe's southernmost ski resort. The most popular cities for a hotel break in Spain are the capital Madrid, where royal history and an array of national museums meet 24-hour nightlife, and Barcelona, with its vibrant cultural scene and the UNESCO-listed Catalan modernist architecture of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner. Other attractions in Spain include the Roman ruins and Moorish architecture of the Andalusian city of Córdoba, and Valencia’s atmospheric Old Town and internationally-renowned Falles festival, which takes place every March. Food in Spain offers a fascinating reflection of the country’s regional diversity, and ranges from the Celtic-inspired dishes of the picturesque Asturias region to the hams and chorizo of the Iberian Peninsula, while the Basque Country is renowned for its pintxos (Basque tapas) and grilled seafood.