Caminito del Rey in Malaga

Trips and routes for solo travel, the search for new experiences

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Solo travel is getting easier and more inviting, with more suitable destinations appearing all the time, and fewer barriers and obstacles. Solo travellers coming to Spain are in search of a unique experience, ready to enjoy all the places they discover and people they meet.Because Spain has infinite possibilities to offer this type of traveller. So if you’re planning to travel alone in search of unforgettable experiences, we have 9 different destinations to suit your particular goals and the time available.

For finding yourself while making friends:

Camino de SantiagoFor some, the pilgrimage to Santiago Cathedral along St James’ Way is a religious experience, but many others simply want to test their own limits, setting their own pace and sharing the path with other pilgrims. Whether hiking, riding a horse, or cycling, this route is an adventure for discovering the best version of yourself with every step.Baños de MontemayorIf you like tranquillity and quiet, welcome. Venture into this small town in Cáceres, famous for its hot springs and spas. Relaxing in nature while enjoying spa treatments and massages is the ideal way to have a unique and very relaxing experience.

Pilgrims on the Way of Saint James

IbizaIbiza is an island of contrasts, ideal for travelling alone. Spirituality and hedonism mingle here, thanks to its long-established hippie tradition, its famous nightclubs and discos, and all its leisure options. The most beautiful sunsets and dawns of the Balearic Islands are waiting for you in a destination full of life.

Sunset in Ibiza

For finding inspiration surrounded by sweeping scenery:

Lighthouses in GaliciaThe legends used to say the world ended at Finisterre (A Coruña). And an imposing lighthouse was built there to mark the way home for wandering sailors. Centuries later, lovers of the sea and of wild landscapes can enjoy a magical tour of over 1,000 km of coastline in Galicia, with nearly 40 lighthouses punctuating the nature and history of one of Spain’s most mysterious regions.WindmillsAs well as the famous book, we can trace the journeys of Cervantes’ creation through Castilla-La Mancha in what is now known as the Don Quixote Route. A path where inevitably, the windmills he mistook for giants loom large. From the town of Consuegra (Toledo) to Belmonte (Cuenca), you can follow in the footsteps of one of the world’s most famous literary characters across the plains of La Mancha.

Tour of the lighthouses of Galicia

Irati ForestOne of Europe’s largest fir and beech forests awaits you in northern Navarre. It’s a wonderful place to visit in autumn, when the leaves change colour, creating a magnificent, almost magical spectacle. Criss-crossed by streams and hiking trails, you can let your imagination fly free in the Irati Forest. 

Irabia reservoir, Irati Forest

If you want to get away from it all and you need adventure:

Picos de Europa National ParkThis was Spain’s first protected park, over 100 years ago, and is now a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Between the provinces of Asturias, León and Cantabria, you can wander in the mountains and follow its trails and routes, such as the Cares Trail. Spend the night in one of the many mountain refuges and take your pick from the adventure sports on offer: climbing, canyoning, mountain biking, via ferrata, etc.Caminito del ReyThere’s more to Malaga than beaches. It also has experiences like this, a walkway suspended on the walls of a gorge, created for those who like to live on the edge - literally. This path, full of history and legends, hangs over 100 metres above the river, so a walk here is quite an adventure. Ideal for a getaway. 

Pau Casals

LanzaroteIf you really want to get away from it all, the black island makes it easy. All you have to do is switch off your mobile phone. Enjoy the contrast of its landscapes and its activities. You can plunge into nature in Timanfaya National Park, go snorkelling off Playa Chica, or have the beach practically to yourself on Playa de Famara. And if you get tired of solitude, Puerto del Carmen offers the liveliest nights on the island and is a great place to make friends.

Surfing on Lanzarote
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