Spain has kept the specific spirit in the small villages who are rarely visited by the tourists. If you ever plan to visit this country and you have time to spare in other locations besides Barcelona & Madrid, you should definitely go and explore this rural parts. Traditional food, prepared in traditional kitchens, small prices on everything, country ambient motels and friendly people.
Bellow you will find out who are these villages and discover more about their location, lifestyle and culture.
Located in Central Spain, the medieval village is characteristic for the houses who are built on the edge of the rocks on which Cuenca is located. From this shot Cuenca looks like floating over the ground.
Small and charming village, located near Valencia where you can enjoy the amazing blend of medieval architecture and Mediterranean exotic nature.
Baeza was Catholic bastion when the Moors were trying to conquer the Iberian Peninsula. Since that time, the incredible architecture has remained and makes this little place attractive to visitors.
Many artists today go Deia seeking an inspiration for their next work. The village is located on the island of Mallorca, 27 kilometers away from large crowds on the beach. Here you can enjoy the peace and the panoramic view over the Mediterranean.
Carmona is located in the heart of Andalusia. in Cormona you will find an architecture created by every conqueror who ever been there, that remains to tell the stories of those times. Although it is a small place, there are many restaurants serving traditional Andalusian food.
Rhonda may look intimidating with its location on both edges of a canyon, but once you wander on its streets you will be enthralled by its beauty. The canyon divides the village into two parts, but they are connected by bridges that offer an unforgettable view, and although there are some of the oldest arenas for bullfights.
It seems that the Middle Ages never ended for Santiljana del Mar. Visit this small village located 3 km from the Atlantic Ocean you will go back in time.
Mijas, although it’s not located on the coast of the Mediterranean, but on a slope that goes down to it, the view to the sea is still fantastic. Villages along the Spanish coast are mostly filled with modern facilities for tourists, but this village has managed to keep Spanish spirit. Today it captures you with its narrow streets and medieval architecture.
The Andalusian village Zafra is a destination for those who want to feel the spirit of Spain with all its intensity. Above the village there is a wonderful castle from the 15th century, which is well preserved.
Cadaqués is very simple fishing village near the border with France, but in that precisely is his magic. There are beautiful sandy beaches, and the water is perfectly clean.
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