There are more ways to travel to Spain in style than simply coming for a summer vacation. There is much to do in all of the seasons. You can enjoy a variety of attractions and create experiences throughout the whole year. If you’re a nature lover then you’ll enjoy the endless opportunities for different water sports such as skiing, or more rugged activities like rock climbing. As well, visiting many of the older churches, museums, and enjoying the various festivals that let you get a first-hand look at Spanish culture will leave you with a photo album as well as mental memories of a spectacular vacation.
Outdoor activities in Spain are not confined only to the summertime. It really depends on the area that you’re visiting, but all the seasons gives you something to offer for the outdoor life.
Of course, everyone loves the beaches and being under the sun on the Mediterranean, and this shows by the large but friendly crowds that accumulate in these beach areas. These areas include both the Costa del Sol as well as the Costa Blanca. You can simply lie by the beach and relax or you can get your kicks with water sports during the summer. This is when the weather is at its hottest. You can also enjoy any number of spas in these areas that make for the perfect relaxing vacation.
Another very popular attraction during the summer months is the running of the bulls. This occurs in the month of July and attracts huge amounts of people from all over the globe. If you’re one of the braver soles you can even participate in the festival. If not, then simply be a smart spectator and watch, while you join in other activities that occur during the festival.
You may not realize it but skiing is a popular activity in the mountain areas of Spain. Some of the chief resorts for winter sporting events take place in the country. You can find great ski resorts in Torremolinos, Aragon, Malaga, and Catabunya. The sport is usually enjoyed during the winter or in late spring in the various areas.
If you’re of the more adventurous type then you can enjoy the great outdoor activity of rock climbing or simply enjoy a nice hike. There are some great places in Spain for these activities in the country that are revered for exactly this. You can either go with a tour group, which is advised for novice climbers since they will give you some good basic training before you begin.
If you enjoy the more relaxed sport of sightseeing then there’s no shortage of museums all over the different cities of Spain. Some of the larger is in Barcelona and Madrid, while you can find many smaller ones throughout Spain’s smaller villages and cities, which showcase the rich history and art of past residents and historical figures.
The bottom line, you’ll find no shortage of activities for your vacation no matter where or when you’re planning your vacation in Spain.