|Spain has long been the
top tourist destination for European travellers as it offers the widest
variety of cultural city options as well as plenty of coastal resorts perfect
for summer holidays. If we concentrate on the beautiful and historic cities
in Spain then the first two most of us are likely to mention, regardless
of the order, are Madrid and Barcelona. These two cities are iconic for
their history to some travellers, but these days their notoriety comes
from sporting reasons.
While these two cities are
the top options if you are looking explore Spain a little bit deeper rather
than on the coast, history is available in other parts of the nation too.
Toledo and Valladolid enjoyed brief spells as Spainís capital city in the
15th and 17th century while Valencia was named capital from 1936 to 1939
during the Spanish civil war. This implies that there is plenty of history
to be explored in those cities, but much of that history now lies within
the museums of Madrid and Barcelona.
In Madrid you can visit the
popular area known as ĎMuseum Triangleí where most of the Spainís most
renowned art is on show. Consider visiting these venues: