Beach or culture, tradition or modern Spain: at first glance, the two Spanish metropolises Madrid and Barcelona do not seem to have much in common. Except that they both offer plenty of activities for a trip. You can find out where you are best off by comparing Madrid vs. Barcelona.
I lived in Spain for almost a year and especially my favourite city Madrid became my second home. What makes travelling Spain so special? You can read that here!
One week by car through Andalusia, from Seville to Málaga. Two cities that couldn't be more Spanish and in between miles of sandy beaches, Granada with its Alhambra and Cádiz, the oldest city in Europe. I was surprised how multifaceted the south of Spain really is. Andalusia's sights and my very personal travel tips you can find here.
It is impossible to arrive in San Sebastián, or Donostia, as the Basque name is, and not fall in love with the city directly. San Sebastián is indeed the pearl of Spain, especially in summer. What makes it so special and how you can spend your holiday in the north of Spain best, I will tell you here.
Ten stops in 21 days, wherever you want in Europe, with the Interrail Pass. That doesn't have to cost you more than 200 Euros, as long as you are younger than 26. At first, that might sound like a stressful trip, but it is the perfect opportunity to see a lot in a short time. Here is my route through Switzerland, Italy, France and Spain.