10 Towns of Spain with a lot of charm
Have not you gone on vacation yet and do not know where to go? If you love the rural world and tranquility and want to introduce yourself to a fantastic tale of castles, warriors and princesses … Do not miss this list! Ferratum brings you a very complete selection of beautiful villages, well we know that many wonderful towns will be missing, but we hope to guide you and help you choose the one you like the most.
Most seem fictitious, more like a set of a period film than a Spanish town. A postcard, a song, a sonnet … Extreme beauty sometimes seems to us from another planet! But they are real, they are on earth and very close to you. We have them in Spain! Walking through its paved streets in stone you will discover why it is said that Spain has an elf.
If you are a lover of beauty and can not resist the charm of the towns, its people, its monuments and its gastronomy … Point any of them on your list of future destinations! Do not you know which one to decide? Choose them all! There is always time to know the world and what better to start with our own Country.
Escape a few days with your partner and live a perfect romantic evening. And if you have a large family … Bring your children to know the history of their roots! So you will enjoy a few days of rest and fun and at the same time you will learn, being able to visit historical places where important battles were fought, or admire castles or walls of past ages such as the Middle Ages.
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Now, without further ado, here is the list of the most charming towns in Spain.
1. Albarracín, Teruel
With a spectacular historical helmet, Albarracín awaits us at 1182 meters of altitude.
If you want to get into a real town, in the full extent of the word, enjoy a few days in Albarracín. You will not regret!
Declared a Historic-Artistic Site since 1961, this town has a more than deserved position among our top ten since it is a town that you can not miss. Here you will transport yourself in time without any effort and if you come in winter, the snow and the cold will make you feel even more authentic.
It is currently proposed by UNESCO to be declared a World Heritage Site.
2. Besalú, Girona
This town seems to be taken from a story of knights and princesses. If you want to admire its great beauty, the best thing you can do is access this wonderful village through its fortified Romanesque bridge; a land of history, tradition, legends and corners to go. It is highly recommended that you walk through its winding streets calmly. Go through the Jewish Quarter and let yourself be dazzled by the historic buildings and the Plaza Mayor. You can also fall in love with beautiful craft shops where it will be impossible for you not to acquire a souvenir for a friend or family member. And do not forget the famous catalan tumaca bread. Try the best bread tumaca of Spain in one of the beautiful restaurants of Besalú! Mmm … Good !
At each step and each look you will discover a special corner, something new that captures your attention. What are you waiting for? Enjoy now what is one of the most unique medieval sets in Spain.
3. Cudillero, Asturias
In Cudillero we feel like in few places the authentic sailor spirit . The air impregnated with salt, the personality of its inhabitants, even its architecture, its houses descend step by step on a hillside until they reach the port, on the seashore. An imposing lighthouse, which rises on a cliff of more than 75 meters, in which you can upload and take some incredible photographs, marvel at the rows of colorful houses in the town. It will seem that you travel to another world, a world of colors of chocolate houses and bauble! Become Hansel or Gretel for a moment and savor the beauty of Cudillero. If you are eager to live new experiences, you can also join some of the excursions that are organized in the area to fish or admire the cliff of Cape Vidio. And what about his palace of the Selgas? Why good for something this town is known as the Asturian Versailles.
4. Frías, Burgos
Frías is a Spanish municipality located north of the province of Burgos. On the hill of La Muela, on which you will find its beautiful hanging houses, close to the wide and abundant Ebro river, in medieval times it joined the Cantabrian coast and the plateau, giving rise to the remarkable prosperity of Frías and its monumental complex.
In it you will become infected with medieval magic. You can admire the beauty of its castles and its monuments. A drawbridge, from Roman times, will give you access to the town. The bridge was built to fortify the place. After passing through a moat excavated in the rock, you can find its 30 kilometers of extension and witness the power of its historic jewel, the Tower of Homage, which rises over the valley of Tobalina as if it were a lighthouse. The fortress dates from the 10th century and in the castle there is still a good part of old dependencies such as granaries, cellars or service rooms.
5. Hondarribia, Gipuzkoa
And I could not miss this wonderful Basque town. At the foot of Mount Jaizkibel, bathed by the Bay of Biscay and the Bay of Txingudi, this town awaits you that makes a natural frontier with France.
Hondarribia is one of those places that once you visit you never forget, that you will fall in love and it will remain forever in your memory. You have different spaces to travel. In the area of the old town you will walk through a medieval layout of narrow, cobbled streets dominated by the grandiose Carlos V. If you venture into the area of the Marina neighborhood, you will enjoy the charm of the fishing villages and the endless bars and taverns where you will not lose the opportunity to taste some tasty pintxos accompanied by a good txakolí. How good it is!
In Hondarribia you will live a dream. A romantic or family getaway in which you will have the perfect combination; fun, culture and rest.
6. Morella, Castellón
Morella is one of the most beautiful villages in the Valencian community. It has recently been declared an Artistic Historic Site. Going into this town, which stands at the foot of his castle, is introduced into past territory, where Iberians, Celts, Greeks, Romans and Arabs passed leaving their mark in every corner. Surrounded by a wall of about 1,500 meters, if you decide on Morella you will enjoy an authentic medieval paradise. In it you will find numerous narrow and arcaded streets, manor houses and corners full of charm, magic. At the top of a hill, your huge castle awaits you, which has witnessed many historical battles such as the battles of El Cid Campeador or the War of Succession. When the sun sets and the stars appear, the place acquires even more charm thanks to its careful lighting.
If you are a romantic you already know … Your destination is in Castellón!
7. Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
In the western part of the province of Cantabria, just 30 kilometers from the capital, this beautiful villa is located, as attractive as it is rich in culture, thanks to the innumerable memories it still keeps of its interesting past. Enjoy its cobbled streets and breathe its haunted air. The magic is breathed wherever you go, in every corner of this Cantabrian town.
It was the capital of the Asturias of Santillana and the town was declared a historical-artistic complex in 1889, although the artistic scene reached the town thousands of years ago with the Altamira Cave , protected as a historical heritage site, which is 2 kilometers away. from the center of the town.
Santillana del Mar has an impressive architectural heritage. Within the religious architecture highlights the Collegiate Church of Santa Juliana, around which the town was developed.
In short, if you want to enjoy some very special and magical days do not hesitate to rent a cottage in Santillana del Mar. You can never forget it!
8. Ronda, Malaga
If you are a fan of the Andalusian White Villages, you have to go to Ronda at least once in your life. Although it is considered a city due to its large number of inhabitants, its forms, traditions and customs continue to give it the word of the town, and the municipality of Malaga continues to appear on all lists of Spanish towns.
Ronda a few kilometers from the Costa del Sol , one of the oldest cities in Spain. Its old town divided by the Tajo – as the gorge is known excavated by the Guadalevín River – is a monument in itself. The classic zone, in the south, delights with its Arabic reminiscences, so typical of Andalusia and its spectacular medieval layout. The most modern Ronda you will discover more to the north. In the municipality we have architectural wonders such as the bullring and its impressive Puente Nuevo, a construction that has almost 100 meters of height on the river. The views from here are incredible, so you know if you have a camera at hand … Immortalize the moment! Although it will never be erased from your memories.
9. Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz.
Vejer de la Frontera is a Spanish municipality in the province of Cádiz. With this we say the same as with Ronda … If you breathe Andalusian art on all four sides and you can not resist the white houses, the Costa del Sol, the pescaíto and the Andalusian party … You have to go to Vejer de la Frontera!
The nucleus of the town is located on top of a 200-meter high mountain, on the banks of the Barbate River and 8 kilometers away from the coast. History is also very present in this charming town. Do not forget to visit its walled historic center, which still preserves the castle and several significant churches, and which was declared a historical-artistic site in 1976.
You can also visit El Palmar, a small rural town that stands out for its tourism. Agriculture is one of the pillars of the economy and small-scale summer tourism.
Also note that on October 21, 1805, the Battle of Trafalgar took place off the coast of Cape Trafalgar, in Los Caños de Meca, an old town in the municipality of Vejer de la Frontera. This naval battle is considered one of the most important of the 19th century
Get in love with the narrow white streets, the Andalusian courtyards full of flowers! Breathe in the smell of jasmine and salt and enjoy some unforgettable days.
10. Trillo, Guadalajara
Trillo is a municipality of Spain located in the province of Guadalajara on the banks of the Tagus River between the regions of Alto Tajo and La Alcarria. Immerse yourself in the purest tradition of the Alcarrian land, stroll through its ancestral homes or through the Monastery of Santa María de Óvila, founded in the 12th century.
During your stay you will discover unique spaces such as the bridges over the river or the waterfall of Cifuentes, you will not be able to resist taking a selfie next to the waterfall, more than 15 meters high. This natural place was already immortalized by Camilo José Cela in one of the passages of the book that made this land famous, Viaje a la Alcarria .
Think no more! Travel to Guadalajara and fall in love with its beauty.