Ultimate Guide to Spain’s Top Holiday Destinations and Attractions

Spain , Travel Advice
Layout of Barcelona with a view of the Sagrada Familia cathedral. The city is laid out with straight roads and buildings shaped in squares. They all have the same colour scheme with white and orange walls and roofs.
Here are our favourite spots in Spain to visit!
If you are looking for a fun-filled holiday location which is not too expensive or far from home? Spain is the place to go. Here is where we recommend you visit next!

Spain is a country which is rich in culture, history, and natural beauty, offering a diverse range of holiday destinations. Whether you’re looking for sun-soaked beaches, buzzing cities or cosy villages, Spain has it all. This guide will outline our favourite areas of Spain and the must-see attractions in each destination. 


1. Barcelona 

Barcelona is a vibrant capital of Catalonia where modernity meets tradition. This Spanish city is overflowing with art, history and mesmerising architecture. Barcelona is home to the famous landmark La Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudi’s masterpiece, and the Picasso Museum, which both stand as a testament to this. 

The city is located in the Mediterranean and so during the summer months, there is guaranteed beautiful weather with sunshine gleaming down 24/7, heating up the streets to an average of 28°C. You also can’t forget the incredible beaches which line the coast. Barcelona has the perfect balance between beach and city break! Here are some of our top attractions in Barcelona:


2. Salou

Salou is just an hour and a half away from Barcelona so you can choose to do a day trip to Salou. Incredible amusement parks can be found here, including PortAventura Theme Park, Ferrari Land and PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Water Park. 

A large sign which is shaped as an archway which says shambhala - expedicion al Himalaya. The sign is coloured red and gold with patterns and artistic drawings of people on it. Behind there is a large white rollercoaster with a black rollercoaster carriage on it.

PortAventura Theme Park offers you the chance to travel around the world to 6 uniquely themed areas, each bursting with an abundance of exciting shows, thrilling rides, shops and exotic restaurants. Here are some of the top attractions:

  • Dragon Khan
  • Furius Baco
  • Shambhala


A family of four, a dad, mum, son and daughter, all sat at table with green and white checkered table sheet eating pizza and pasta with a beige, white and green building behind them. To the left of the building there is a tall red rollercoaster with a Ferrari sign on the middle (yellow shield shape with black horse)

Ferrari Land is perfect for any Tifosi (fans of the Formula 1 team Ferrari) who are ready to hop into the driver's seat and launch away in a Formula 1 car. Even if you aren’t a fan of F1, you can still have an incredible day out at this theme park, with an array of incredible attractions to try out:

  • Red Force
  • Bounce-Back Tower
  •  F1 simulator


Birds eye view of man dropping down the top of a yellow vertical drop slide, beside there is a red which is smaller. There are pools below and walkways with people queueing for smaller waterslides.

PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park is a Caribbean themed water park, offering a variety of fun and relaxing attractions. Lay back in a rubber ring and let the lazy river carry you away or try out these adrenaline pumping slides:

  • Ciclon Tropical
  • King khajuna
  • Rapid Race


3. Tenerife 

Tenerife is a small Spanish island situated in the Atlantic coast, opposite the northwestern coast of Africa. This tiny island welcomes millions of tourists each year and has gained a reputation for being a “hikers paradise”. Most people visit due to Tenerife’s selection of resorts, lively nightlife and spectacular beaches. However, the island has so much more to offer!

Trees lining two waterparks which run next to each other. Both loop round in the same direction and have 2 people in yellow double rings. The photo is perfectly timed with both in the same place on the two slides.

From the beautiful volcano, Mount Teide, which you can hike above the clouds to catch the best views and go stargazing, to the thrilling slides in the world’s best water park, Siam Park. Here are the top attractions we think you should try:

  • Siam Park One Day Ticket with Free Burger 
  • Mount Teide Tour With Cable Car 
  • Loro Parque and Siam Park Twin Ticket with Free Burger 
  • Siam Park All-Inclusive Deluxe Ticket with Fast Pass
  • Astronomical Observation Ticket Only


4. Madrid 

Large stone pillars lined up behind a stone statue, on the top there us a man sat on a horse. There is a lake in front of it with couples sat in blue rowboats.

Madrid is the capital of Spain and there is so much to see and it is considerably affordable to visit. Whether you fancy getting your adrenaline pumping on some thrill rides, or taking a relaxing stroll through the royal palace, here are some of our favourite attractions:


5. Seville

Seville is a province in southern Spain, boasting beautiful scenery and even more beautiful weather! As you stroll through the streets of Seville, marvel at the grand buildings, or relax in the shade of the plaza for a while. Here are some of the top things to explore whilst visiting:

Grand historic building in Seville which is beige coloured with white detailing. There are many archways along the side held up by white pillars. There are spires, and there is a wide white walkway, with a river running alongside it, with white bridges over the river.
Spain , Travel Advice