Aside from its continental part, Spain includes the Baleares in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic, as well as two cities in Morocco: Ceuta and Melilla. The rich and tumultuous Spanish history has yielded a multitude of landmarks.
While it is mostly associated with beach holidays, 90% of Spain’s territory is made of mountains and upland. The country boasts 13 wonderful national parks, including Coto Doñana or the Cabañeros botanic park. The waters along the Spanish coast abound in underwater riches. The Medes Islands in Costa Brava are a diving paradise, with plenty of barracuda, turtles, and octopus among a multitude of other marine species.
One of Spain’s most attractive regions is Andalusia, with such cities as Granada, Sevilla, Malaga and Cordoba among the most visited in the country.
Spain’s coastline offers exquisite conditions for relaxation in such regions as Costa del Sol, Costa Brava, Costa Blanca and Costa del Azahar, each filled with beautiful beaches and tourist infrastructure. The remaining tourist centers are mostly located in the Baleares. The archipelago comprises approximately 200 islands, but it is mostly Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza that receive most tourists. You may also head for the Canary Islands, whose history dates back many centuries B.C.. Today, they are a tourist paradise, attracting visitors from around the world, who revel in the splendid weather conditions in Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.