The 3 most beautiful villages in Spain

Spain is not only characterized by its modern and historic cities, but also for having picturesque corners. Beautiful villages that stand out for their historical heritage and their roots.

Next we are going to show you three of the most beautiful villages in this beautiful country. Thus You will appreciate the genuineness of its natural landscapes, architecture and culture.

1. Cudillero, Asturias

Cudillero is an Asturian town that has incredible charm despite having A population of barely a thousand inhabitants. It has an important fishing port, whose appeal in summer is unmatched. From it you can see its beautiful colorful houses.

Cudillero, Asturias - Botond Horvath

It is quite advisable to walk through its streets and trails to enjoy the experience to the fullest What can you visit and what can you do in Cudillero? We tell you:

  • Visit the Quinta de Selgas. It is an imposing and luxurious 19th century palace. In its decoration it has Goya paintings. It also has beautiful and large gardens.
  • Get to know the Church of San Pedro. It is of Gothic style and was built in the 16th century. Recently it has undergone a restoration process.
  • The festivities of San Pedro are celebrated from June 29 to July 1. These highlight the cultural nuances of the people. One of his most outstanding activities is the moment when a sailor gets on a ship and speaks in the local dialect. From the boat account the relevant events of the year.

2. Ronda, Malaga

It is a town that is located in the mountains, northwest of the province of Malaga. A beautiful town built on a huge and impressive cliff. This spectacular panorama makes it one of the most attractive villages in Spain.

Ronda, Málaga - K. Roy Zerloch

Not only is it relevant for its image, this magnificent Andalusian corner has important historical-cultural nuances, thanks to the influence of the Muslim population that consolidated in the region.

«We spot Ronda. It was embedded in the mountains, like a natural extension of the landscape and, in the sunlight, it seemed the most beautiful city in the world.

-Juan Goytisolo-

Ronda and its surroundings offer endless attractions. Let's highlight just a few:

  • The Natural Park of the Sierra de las Nieves. A place cA natural wealth encompasses a variety of animal and plant species. Some are the mountain goat and the mountain pinsapo.
  • Their museums. Must see views are the Municipal Museum of Ronda, which is located in the Mondragón Palace; the Lara Museum, which is located in the former palace-house of the Counts of the Conquest of the Banates Islands; or the Ronda Wine Museum.
  • Bullring. Regardless of whether you like this show or not, the square is a beautiful building that is worth seeing. It is one of the oldest arena in Spain.
  • Don't forget to visit San Francisco. From this neighborhood you can see the Almocábar gate and in it you will find the Arab wall, which previously surrounded this beautiful town and reaches the Arab bridge.

3. Besalú, Girona

This is a municipality of La Garrocha, located 150 meters above sea level in the Catalan province of Girona. Its streets, stones and architecture make walking through it a magical experience. A walk that will allow you a view of the past, specifically the Middle Ages.

Besalú, Girona - Iakov Filimonov

Besalú is a wonderful town with charming corners. These are some:

  • Portal dels Horts. It is the best preserved construction of the 14th century wall. If you follow it you will arrive at the Hospital de Sant Julià, now a cultural center.
  • The archaeological zone of Besalú. This is the place where remains were found dating back to Roman and medieval times. In addition, it presents evidence of the occupation of the people since the sixth century.
  • In the Jewish quarter you will find another cultural nuance. Here you can see the old synagogue, dating from the thirteenth century, in addition to the Jewish square.

They are three completely different villages that show the great wealth and cultural and architectural variety of Spain. Small towns but full of charm.

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