We are only days away from the romantic month of February.
A romantic getaway to a Spanish city is a great idea. Proposing on a holiday is romantic in itself, going to Spain adds to the effect — she’ll be bound to say yes!
Cities rich in culture and heritage, or cities full of day, night and metropolitan life. Here are some facts of some of Spain’s most romantic cities.
South of Spain, Andalucia
‘Sevilla’, Andalucia’s capital, is considered by many as one of the most romantic cities in Spain and in the world. Its emblematic monuments like Cathedral and La Giralda, El Alcazar, various Palaces and ‘Plaza de España’ (‘Spain’s square’) — Or even the river banks of Río Guadalquivir, which runs through the city, north to south, and opens to the Atlantic sea. Sevilla to Spain is like Venice to Italy, a city of life, love and laughter. Come and feel the vibrations!
One of Andalucia’s most popular destinations, and one of our favorites too; Granada.
A close drive from Málaga (an even more popular destination) and Malaga airport, Granada is a destination for all year fun. Granada withholds one of the most renown Ski destinations and a history combined of Arabic heritage and Roman conquers. One of the most important and beautiful places to visit in Granada is the Alhambra. The Alhambra is a palace complex designed in mind with the mountainous area.
Granada’s Alhambra is surrounded by beautiful gardens of the Generalife, with overgrown wildflowers, spring grass, beautiful roses (of all colours), orange and myrtle trees, nightingales and the soothing sound of running water from the picturesque fountains and cascades. Moorish poets named and describe the Alhambra as “a pearl set in emeralds”. The Alhambra sure is a stunning place where to take a romantic stroll, with plenty to see.
North of Spain
Segovia’s historic town centre, with a beautiful ancient aquaduct that runs through the town, is a town that blossoms in character and charm. From various ‘paradors’ (type of resorts, used to be known as ‘estate hotels’) with breathtaking views overlooking the stunning landscape that the town of Segovia is located above. Typical dish from Segovia are ‘crispy suckling baby pigs’, roasted to perfection.
Situated in the heart of the province ‘Castilla y León’, Salamanca is one of Spain’s cities with most history and culture. This medieval city has lots of quirky alley ways to get lost in with your loved one, visit the famous ‘Casa de las Conchas’ (‘House of the Shells’), ‘Plaza Mayor’ (‘Main Square’) and the beautiful campus of Salamanca’s University — one of the oldest in Europe. Salamanca is surrounded by nature and landscapes that will leave you in awe. Great place if you are into outdoor activities such as trekking, biking, etc. With great nightlife to add to the package, Salamanca is sure a great place to spend in this month of love.
There are so many things to do in Barcelona, a vibrant metropolitan and chic city. The best (and most romantic) thing to do is stroll through the city’s streets by foot, starting from
Waking Barcelona by foot is a great choice, for that way you really get to explore the city and get close to Gaudí’s famous modernist buildings. The olympic port is also a very attractive sight with lots of fun activities to do, and if you’re feeling adventurous and willing to explore elsewhere from the city centre, we suggest you to to mouton Tibidabo or the monastery of Montserrat.
Madrid, capital of Spain, located in the heart of the country. A metropolitan city for singles or lovers, for students for everybody. Madrid has a bit of everything. Despite it being the capital, and a big university city, there is plenty to explore. Galleries, museums or gastronomy, restaurants and nightlife. Take a trip to Retiro park, and rent one of the rowing boats, there really is nothing more romantic.
The Balearic islands are popular as party destinations. They have their charm and if a castaway together in the sun appeals to you, then Mallorca might just be the island for you. Multiple ways to explore the coastline, by boat or if you’re feeling really adventurous, by kayak, see the secret coves and beautiful hidden beaches. Plenty of coastlines restaurants and seafood platter for two. The members of the Spanish Royal Family spend their summer holidays in Mallorca, so if these winter months on an island is not for you, come an visit us in summer!
While it is one-sixth the size of nearby Majorca, Ibiza is over five times the size of Mykonos (Greece), or ten times the size of Manhattan Island. Renown for its nightlife, Ibiza has a lot more to offer. Small quirky alleys of typical Spanish white houses with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. With wonders of natural heritage sites, with plenty of outdoors activities.
Ibiza is a great sweet escape destination for any couple.