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10 places to enjoy a relaxing holiday in Spain


If you'd like to avoid enormous cities and instead enjoy some peace and quiet, comfort and beautiful nature, these destinations will help you leave all of your stress and daily routine behind.

- Costa Calma, Fuerteventura, the Canary Islands Stroll along the shores to enjoy the shallow turquoise waters or go on a bike ride! - Els Pujols, Formentera, the Balearic IslandsAlongside the soft sandy beaches, you will find a beautiful and relaxing lagoon that opens into the sea. - Altea, the Valencian CommunityTravel back in time with the smell of the sea, ocean views and beautiful little spots connected by cobbled streets. - Tossa de Mar, the Costa Brava, Catalonia.You can discover a lighthouse, ancient Roman walls that were rebuilt in AD 10 and restaurants where you can taste the area's delicious seafood. - The Cies Islands, Pontevedra, GaliciaAll of your stress will melt away as you explore the idyllic landscapes and beaches, some of the best in the world.

Top left: Rodas beach on the Cíes Islands Top right: Els Pujols beach, Formentera. Below: Costa Calma in Fuerteventura

- Anaga, Tenerife, the Canary IslandsTake a stroll through a dense laurel forest that is home to giant lizards. You will find the most primitive nature hidden away in this northern part of the island. - Castropol, AsturiasEnjoy some incredible sights on the right bank of the Eo Estuary, a town that was recognised with the Exemplary Town of Asturias award in 1997. - Soria, Castile and Leon. Soak up the atmosphere of the medieval streets and its Romanesque architecture and listen to the famous song: Camino Soria, by the rock band Gabinete Caligari. - Alcalá del Júcar, Castile-La ManchaMarvel at this charming village located in a spectacular area with a Roman bridge and houses carved into the rocks. -Alcántara, Extremadura Experience this real-life beautiful postcard town for yourself as you watch the Tajo river flow under the Roman arched bridge, built between AD 103 and 104.

Top left: Roman bridge at Alcántara. Top right: Alcalá del Júcar. Below: Monastery of San Juan de Duero, Soria
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