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Where to go in Spain?

Written on : 20 September 2018
By : Jeanne Ulhaq

Balearic Islands, Catalunya or Andalusia… You made the right choice to discover Spain, but you don’t know where? To help you make up your mind, Villanovo explores the specificities of the main destinations.

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In the south of Spain, Andalusia distinguishes itself by its green nature, its unusual constructions and its people of exceptional joy of life. With its agricol plains, hills and rivers, this autonomous region has inherited from the architecture of the Maures who dominated it in the Middle Age. Having some of the most famous cities in Spain such as Grenada, Malaga or Sevilla, it will be easy for you to explore the full region and meet its welcoming and cosmopolitan people. Hospitality being indeed the root of the Andalusian land, it is under a bright sun that you will discover the joy of locals for big religious celebrations and Mediterranean cuisine. In sum, a destination for those who like to live intensely while still chilling with the traditional Spanish siestas, for which Andalusian people remain unbeatable.

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Balearic Islands: Majorca and Ibiza


Part of the famous Balearic Islands, it is also its largest. Reputed for its mass-tourism, it would be a shame to limit your description to it: the island has many natural spaces, streets and buildings full of charm, and is only crowded in summer. Indeed, it is true that Palma, capitale located on the west coast, is very animated in the high season, and we know why. With a picturesque architecture, it has an attractive potential reuniting both families for its looks of historical villages and the youngs for its parties on the beach. Stroll in the street, admire the impressive cathedral, taste the traditional ensaimada with a refreshing granizado de almendra… these simple pleasures of life won’t disappoint you.

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Who’s never dreamt of staying in Ibiza? Known for its festive spirit, the city is far from limiting itself to it. Discover its numerous beaches, try a sensational parachute jump,  have a kayak ride, trek in some of the most beautiful natural spaces and explore the citadel of Eivissa and its amazing point of view on the island… activities are not missing there! You could also have a ride in the hippie markets if you’re seeking local flavours, have a shopping afternoon in one of the luxury shop or tasting Spanish specialties in one of the sumptuous restaurants in the island, the choice is yours! Whatever you would like to do, it is possible in Ibiza.

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Ah, Barcelona… The city of sun, sangria and fight for independence did not finish to surprise you. Thanks to neighbors of various atmospheres and a cosmopolitan population, Barcelona gathers each year thousands of visitors, at all times of the year. While you will be amazed by the picturesque charm of Gracia and its looks of a bobo village. Stride the streets in Born, wonderful neighborhood of surprising cultural wealth, have a walk in Eixample, triumphing of modernity and able to satisfy the most irrepressible desire to shop, taste a local paëlla or just relax in the beach of Barceloneta, you deserve it.

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