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  • Are you seeking a special holiday destination to experience this year? Or perhapsyou would like to retire to Spain, or buy one of the luxury Javea apartments for sale?Spain is a great consideration if you have never visited! There are so many reasons why Spain is an amazing place in which to live and visit, but if you want some reasons highlighted why you should visit, there are 20 unique reasons why you should visit Spain on your next trip listed below!

    1. The Mediterranean Coast Is Paradise. Spain’s languid, sandy beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are famous throughout Europe for a reason. It also doesn’t hurt that Spain’s Mediterranean Coast gets more than 300 sunny days, yearly.
    2. The Mountains Are Just Around The Corner. Spain is Europe’s second most mountainous country only second to Switzerland, but in Switzerland, you can’t have a cocktail by the sea and in just an hour’s travel time, you can be skiing the slopes!
    3. Spain Hosts The Best Restaurant In The World. FerranAdria’s legendary elBulli was once number one in its heyday, but another Catalan eatery has taken over! El Celler de Can Roca has taken the number one spot as most recently, 2013’s “Best Restaurant in the World”.
    4. Spain Hosts The Oldest Restaurant In The World. Not only does Spain host the best restaurant in the world, but Casa Bolin is the world’s oldest restaurant and has remained continuously open since 1725. The famous painter Goya even worked there as a waiter! Consider their absolutely delicious roasted pig, because you may never experience anything else like it.
    5. Spain Contains Egyptian Temples. I bet you didn’t know that there exists an actual Egyptian temple in the centre of Madrid. Though the Egyptians have never been native to Spain, the Temple of Debod was a gift from Egypt in 1968 and still exists in Madrid.
    6. Spain Contains Roman Ruins. Although Italy wins over any location when it comes to Roman ruins, but ancient Hispania has some choice Roman ruins of its own. Further, some of these sites such as the Roman theatre in Merida, are still in use for performances.
    7. Spain Contains Many Moorish Palaces. The Moors once ruled Al-Andalus for almost 800 years. Their influence can be widely seen even today in Spain when considering Spanish culture in elements such as the Spanish language to many Spain’s destinations such as Alhambra in Granada.
    8. Spain Hosts Legendary Parties! Few local Spanish parties make global news, but few places kick off parties like they do in Spain! The Tomatina is an annual favorite and Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls ushered in close to 100,000 people in 2013.
    9. Spain Has Many Hidden Discoveries! The majority of Spanish villages host their own summer fiestas, ranging from those that exhibit folk dances to five level statues, flaming effigies, and battles lacd with paint, meringue, grapes, and often oranges.
    10. Spain Hosts Amazing Cathedrals. Spain contains amazing cathedrals of every kind from Gaudi’s modern masterpiece, La SagradaFamilia, to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, which is a popular location of worldwide pilgrimage.

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