You won’t want to miss The Royal Palace of Madrid, the King’s official residence. Take an early morning tour to avoid the crowds and you’ll be delighted with the rooms, art, and other collections; check out the Royal Armory, Furniture, and Silverware collections.
, also take in a colorful and entertaining Flamenco dance and music performance. Sip on Sangria; eat the famous Spanish dish called, Paella, made of seafood and rice! Visit the “Bear and the Madrono Tree”, the symbol of Madrid . This sculpture is located at Madrid . Don’t miss the charming cafes in Plaza Mayor. Puerta del Sol, Madrid
Be sure to visit
Toledo, Spain’s ancient capital, which is located directly southwest of . Madrid is of historic interest and it’s also known for its manufacture of swords and knives, which goes back to the days of the Romans. Toledo
South of Toledo is
. Visit the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos – Fabulous! This fortress served as one of the primary residences of Isabella I of Cordoba Castile and Ferdinand II of . Enjoy the beautiful fountains and gardens. You’ll need at least two hours to tour the fortress! Aragon
Cordoba is , no more than a 90 mile ride. In Seville , may I recommend the Alcazar, a beautiful Islamic palace with a fusion of Spanish Christian and Moorish architecture. The Alcazar is also known for its history and luscious gardens. Another historical site not to miss is the Seville Cathedral (Cathedral de Seville). This cathedral dates back to the 15th century. Absolutely majestic in appearance! Christopher Columbus’s son, Diego, is buried here in a tomb, amongst other notables. Seville
If you stop by
Granada, located Southeast of Seville and Cordoba, be sure to visit one of Spain’s top attractions, the and Gardens. The Alhambra Palace is one of the world’s finest examples of Moorish architecture. Alhambra
The French Riviera of Spain is called, Costa del Sol, located at the southern tip of
Spain, along the Mediterranean Sea. What better place to kick back, enjoy beaches and resorts, and stroll along the Mediterranean! Millions of tourists are attracted to Costa del Sol every year and it’s easy to see why…beautiful beaches, sunshine, glistening, blue sea! Beachwear shopping and cafes are at an abundance here! Visit the many quaint villages that surround the area too, time permitting.
While traveling throughout
Spain, be sure to check out ’s olive oil, and Spanish wines! Spain