Caravans with views of the sea in Torrevieja, Alicante

Motorhome route through Europe: discovering the Spanish coasts


If you've been thinking of leaving your worries and routines behind for a good while, keep reading and discover a tour route that'll raise your pulse rate, whisk you off to some of the most magical spots on the Spanish coast, and make you feel as free as a bird. From the Costa Verde to the Costa de la Luz, from the north to the south of Spain. Choose where to start off from, and don't worry about where you’re going to finish up.

Begin your trip on the Costa Verde

Driving along a coastline sculpted by the Cantabrian Sea you'll find deep pine forests, sandy coves and imposing cliffs. Your tour will start on the coast of Asturias by the crystalline waters of La Griega beach, in the western part of the region. Continue on your way by La Espasa beach, a vast stretch of sand between Caravia and Colunga. You can see Gulpiyuri, to the north of the village of Naves, the only place with an inland beach. And you’ll love the perfect crescent of Torimbia beach in Niembro, idyllic and unspoiled,Here you can stop and rest in picturesque fishing villages, such as Cudillero, with its brightly coloured little houses, wide windows, and an interesting local cuisine based on “curadillo”, salt-cured fish.

Top: Torimbia beach. Below: Cudillero, Asturias

The route continues along the Costa Brava

Following the Costa Brava means exploring Catalonia. You'll discover coves, shingle and sandy beaches, and the mild Mediterranean climate you’ve been dreaming of. Dozens of pretty coastal villages await, with the sea at your feet, and the mountains rising into the sky above.Admire the sunset at Cap de Creus, discover the Roman ruins at Ampurias, take a walk by the sea in Cadaqués and get inspired, just like Salvador Dalí.Explore the medieval streets of Begur and discover the Indianos Fair where you can dance to Cuban rhythms and enjoy piratical tales, and finally sink your toes in the red sands of Illa Roja beach, to the north of the village.Continue on through Calella de Palafrugell, stroll down the cobbled streets lined by whitewashed houses with balconies, refresh yourself on beaches such as Port-Bo or El Golfet, and admire some incredible viewing points, like the leafy botanical gardens of Cap Roig.

Top: Cap de Creus. Below: Historic town centre of Begur

You’ll feel revitalised on the Costa de la Luz

Located in Andalusia, between the provinces of Huelva and Cadiz, the Costa de la Luz is considered a real garden of Eden. Wander along miles of beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, with fine golden sand and waters that reflect the sunlight.Take a walk along La Barrosa beach, in Chiclana de la Frontera, Cadiz, and unwind on eight kilometres of golden dunes, admiring the imposing castle of Sancti Petri in the distance. Go kite surfing or windsurfing on Los Lances beach, Tarifa, and visit the protected landscape of Estrecho Natural Park. Immerse yourself in the bohemian vibe of Caños de Meca beach in Barbate, and Los Alemanes beach in Los Cabos de Gracia. Fall in love with the walled town of Vejer de la Frontera. And lastly, experience a paradise of over twenty natural landscapes, including the remarkable Doñana National Park, Breña Natural Park and the Barbate marshlands.Get ready to enjoy stunning natural landscapes, discover a different European culture and fairytale villages in your motorhome, and enjoy the delicious flavours of the local cuisines.Time to hit the road! Let's go!  

Caravan on the coast