Best day trips in Spain to take in 2020
The new year starts well and in Spain, this is the destination we suggest for 2020! However, which city should you visit and what activities you should do? Don't worry, we took care of everything and selected the best tours to do in Spain in 2020!
This is a tour that highlights Don Quixote, the character who dedicated his life to the chivalric novels. “El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de La Mancha”, by Miguel de Cervantes, is considered the greatest work in Spanish literature and is the second most read book in history! This tour follows the story of this rider who dreams without limits in his homeland, La Mancha. Discover 5 interesting facts about Don Quixote de La Mancha!
Cuenca is one of the most picturesque cities in all of Spain and has been a World Heritage Site since 1996. Cuenca preserves its historic center and its famous “Casas Colgadas”, buildings that are literally perched on a hillside and that have enviable views. These houses are the postcard and the most typical symbol of the city!
What is the point of visiting a country if we do not get in touch with its culture? This tour is perfect to get acquainted with Catalan culture and to discover the most typical traditions of the region. This day tour departs towards the wine capital, Vilafranca del Penedès! Here you can enjoy Pinord wine in the oldest cellars of the city! Have you ever heard of the Vilafranca Castellers? No? You gonna love it! This basically a group that comes together to build human towers, a tradition that has earned the title of Intangible Heritage of Humanity! On this tour, you will have the opportunity to see the Castellers practicing for the Saints Day of Sant Fèlix on 30th August. Best of all, this tour ends with local tapas. There is no better combination, right?
Explore the most emblematic mountain of Catalonia! In Montserrat, you can visit the Monastery and the famous Black Madonna, the cause of pilgrimage for centuries. Although there's nothing new about Montserrat, this tour have something special! Not only will you enjoy the atmosphere of faith and belief in this mountain known as sacred, but you can also explore the beautiful Natural Park on horseback! A route that will surely delight you!
We all know that Spain is known for its exquisite wines and the tastiest appetizers (we just start to feel hungry now!), but this country, at a gastronomic level, has so much to offer. Spain is the largest olive oil producing country in the world, that's right! So, if you're curious about olive groves, how they are produced and what the different types of olive oil, this tour is for you! The region of Andalusia is well-known for the production of olive oil and has lands full of olive trees where you can taste the best olive oil and get to know all the benefits of it. Enjoy it!
This park is considered a biodiversity paradise! A multifaceted park where you can enjoy a great range of natural landscapes such as dunes, beaches, pine forests, and dense scrubland. You will be able to observe some animals such as rabbits, wild boar, deer, storks, and various waterfowl and migratory birds. If you're lucky enough, you may also have the opportunity to see the golden eagle or the Iberian lynx, two endangered animals! However, exploring Doñana National Park in a 4x4 is another story! You can climb the steepest dunes and get to no-go zones for other vehicles, not to mention the adrenaline it provides!
La Rioja is one of Spain's most famous wine regions, traditional vineyards that have a story to tell. Stay on top and visit two of the most famous wineries, each with its own characteristics and, of course, with tastings of exquisite wines. The wine-growing landscape is breathtaking and plunges into an immense expanse of green with the high mountains of the Pyrenees as its background. This is a region with more than 500 wineries and is internationally famous for the quality of its wines, so don't miss it! Discover some of the best wine regions in Spain!
Not everything in the Basque Country is about wine, we present to you a tour about one of the most typical drinks of this region, cider! Explore the cider factories and stay on top of the production of this refreshing drink. Well, the best of all is yet to come! As well as enjoying a menu full of typical Basque flavors, you will have unlimited cider! What a perdition for anyone.
So what? Will you give to Spain a chance in 2020?