Unique places in Spain

Fed up with the same old recomendations?

Try visiting unique places in Spain from the selection of ideas suggested by natives of Spain. After all, who knows better than the locals what it is truly different and a one off experience than those who live here?

Each month we add a thorough review of a new destination in Spain accompanied by:

  • Travel details and directions
  • What makes it unique
  • A "dash" of local colour!

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Nerja -Andalucias hidden paradise

Off the well trodden mass turist path the village of Nerja is an unspoilt unexploited example of what made Spain famous for turism.

Whats so special... Nerja >

Teguise – Lanzarote´s historic former capital

Bored of Lanzarotes stunning beaches or simply searching for that authentic taste of Spanish culture? Within Lanzarote the historic former capital of Teguise wows visitors year after year.

Find out just why... Teguise >

Torla - Pyrennes mountain village

Experience the beauty of the Spanish Pyrennes in this small mountain village bordering the Spanish national park of Ordesa. Just two hours from Zaragoza the village is truly unique in its hewn rock streets and houses.

Discover more about... Torla >

Cercedilla - How the Romans move mountains

Less than an hour from Madrid and on the border with neighouring Castilla y Leon Cercedilla was where the Romans decided to cross the formidable Sierra de Guadarama mountain range. Nowadays Cercedilla offers visitors the chance to retrace Roman footsetps on the very same ancient, stone Roman road.

Learn more about...Cercedilla >

Chinchon - Idyllic central Spanish village

Spanish village life in the interior of Spain is encapsulated in the village of Chinchon where, for a moment, it appears as if medieval Spain is still alive and well. Chinchon is popular with Madrileños as they attempt to rediscover their past in one of the best preserved villages in Spain.

Find out about... Chinchon >

Belchite - Civil war overture

A small town in Aragon that reamins testament to the pain and suffering caused by the Spanish civil war. Left "as is" after the war this errie monument to the folly of war is one of the towns in Spain where history comes alive and the silence amongst the ruins speaks volumes.

Explore the how and why of... Belchite >

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