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  • Águilas.

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    Águilas. Murcia. http://aguilas.es/. Águilas is a delightful port city located on the Costa Cálida. A tradition of seafaring now combines with a wide range of tourist facilities, making the most of one of its main attractions, the extensive coastline. Águilas, an old Roman fishing port, was establis…

  • A Guarda.

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    …Guarda, A. Pontevedra. (Galicia) It has been designated a European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) by the European Commission in recognition of its proposal for sustainable tourism. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and presided by the Miño river and the Monte de Santa Tecla hill fort, the town of A G…

  • Agaete.

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    Agaete. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) On the northwestern coast of the island of Gran Canary stand the whitewashed houses of Agaete. Jagged crags of volcanic rock plunge into the Atlantic ocean creating spectacular cliff faces, while ravines jut back into the island's interior. The spring temperatu…

  • Alaior.

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    Alaior. Minorca. (Balearic Islands) Cheeses with Designation of Origin - Mahón are produced in Alaior. This town, traditionally a farming and cattle-raising village, is focused nowadays on the service industry. Crafts are also a great source of income in this area, specially handcrafted footwear. Th…

  • Agulo.

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    Agulo. Gomera. (Canary Islands) Agulo is the smallest town on La Gomera. It is divided into two different zones: the lower area with the neighbourhood of Lepe, and higher part with the houses of Las Rosas, La Palmita, Meriga and Cruz de Tierno. Agulo town centre, formed by the areas of El Charco, La…

  • Alcanar.

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    Alcanar. Tarragona. (Catalonia) A fishing town with exquisite gastronomy. Alcanar is in lands washed by the Ebro River. Its origins go back to the Iberian settlement of Moleta del Remei (7th-2nd centuries BC), although it was later occupied by the Romans, and then by the Moors, who introduced numero…

  • Alcúdia.

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    Alcúdia. Majorca. (Balearic Islands) One of its attractions is La Albufera, a natural park created in 1988. The municipality of Alcúdia is one of the most beautiful places in the Balearic Islands. Virgin coves with crystal waters, surrounded by pinewoods; diverse fauna and environmentally-rich natur…

  • Algorta.

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    Algorta. Getxo. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) In El Abra bay, in Bilbao estuary, we find the municipality of Getxo. Algorta is situated there: a town with an old fishing port, modern water sports facilities and beautiful small palaces near the beach. The Old Port in Algorta is situated at one …

  • Alcossebre.

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    Alcossebre. Alcalà de Xivert. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) This village in Castellón is characterised by its mountains, which all but reach the sea. Alcalá de Xivert-Alcossebre is located between the Costa del Azahar coast and the inland Maestrat region. Here the sea and the mountains come toget…

  • Algeciras.

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    Algeciras. Cadiz. (Andalusia) Its location, on the eastern end of the Algeciras Bay, across from Gibraltar, has made it one of the most important ports in Europe, for both passengers and merchandise. The oldest area of the city, with narrow, steep streets, is the district of San Isidro. Among the mo…

  • Altea.

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    Altea. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) As we approach the town by car, Altea's historic quarter appears against the monumental backdrop of Sierra Bernia, offering a gorgeous panoramic view. The town of Altea sits on top of a hill whose highest altitude is dominated by the belltower of the parish chur…

  • Amposta.

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    Amposta. Tarragona. (Catalonia) At the southern end of the Costa Daurada is Amposta, one of the most traditional towns on the mouth of the river Ebro. Proximity to the Ebro Delta Nature Reserve makes it a favourite destination of nature lovers. Amposta, capital of the region of Montsià, preserves so…

  • Andratx.

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    Andratx. Majorca. (Balearic Islands) Located 28 km away from Palma, this town is surrounded by pines and almond trees, under the shade of Galatos Peak. After being reconquered by Jaime I the Conqueror, the town was fortified with defence towers to repel Berber attacks. The castle of Son Mas is from …

  • Almuñécar.

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    Almuñécar. Granada. (Andalusia) The Granada coast, on the shore of the Mediterranean, has one of the oldest towns on the so-called Tropical Coast. Of Phoenician origin, the former Sexi brings together a rich archaeological and monumental heritage with excellent beaches suitable for swimming, diving …

  • Altafulla.

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    Altafulla. Tarragona. (Catalonia) A coastal town in the province of Tarragona which has a beautiful historic quarter. Its historic-artistic heritage is made up of a medieval castle, the church of Sant Martí, some remains of the walls and the city hall. It is also worth highlighting the hermitage of …

  • Arenys de Mar.

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    Arenys de Mar. Barcelona. (Catalonia) On Costa del Maresme, between the Mediterranenan Sea and Barcelona's Sierra Litoral, we find this traditional fishing town. Arenys de Mar, only a few kilometres away from Barcelona, exceptionally combines its artistic heritage with its beautiful beaches and many…

  • Arona.

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    Arona. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) The municipality of Arona boasts more than 15 kilometres of beaches with excellent views of the nearby mountains. Meanwhile, the town itself offers interesting examples of popular architecture combining colonial and Pre-Hispanic elements. The spring temperatures enj…

  • Arteixo.

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    Arteixo. A Coruña. (Galicia) Its beaches and the waters of its spa resort are the main attractions in this town. Arteixo is about 15 kilometres from the city of La Coruña. You could say that this coastal town is a place to have fun with water. On one side are its beaches: small sandy ones like Valco…

  • Avilés.

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    Avilés. Asturias. http://www.avilescomarca.info/. It is situated on the central strip of the coastline of Asturias, to the west of the cape of Peñas. An old seafaring and farming town, it is now a modern city and a major iron and steel centre, a product of demographic growth and the industrial boom.…

  • Baiona.

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    Baiona. Pontevedra. (Galicia) This is a coastal town that was the focus for trade in the region until the spectacular development of Vigo that took place at the end of the 19th century. Movement on the Vigo estuary is marked by commercial and fishing vessels, all under the watchful eye of Baiona, lo…

  • Benicarló.

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    Benicarló. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) Benicarló, an important fishing port and tourist centre in Costa del Azahar, has a long beach, and a historic quarter filled with remarkable examples of stately architecture. Benicarló's origins go back to the Middle Ages, when it was a little Arab town. I…

  • Benalmádena.

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    Benalmádena. Malaga. (Andalusia) It is one of the chief tourist centres on the western Costa del Sol. The wide range of facilities and services are complemented by an international amusement park. The municipality of Benalmádena runs from the foothills of the Sierra de Mijas mountains to the small s…

  • Benissa.

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    Benissa. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://benissa.net/. Benissa. This town in the province of Alicante has outstanding small coves set between cliffs, and beautiful mountainous countryside. Benissa is 73 kilometres from the city of Alicante. It is an attractive town where the sea and the mounta…

  • Bermeo.

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    Bermeo. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) Bermeo is a fishing town whose harbour preserves all its traditional local seafaring charm. The road to Bilbao has some strikingly beautiful coastal scenery visible from several viewing points. Since its foundation in 1239, Bermeo has had a rich history. T…


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