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By popular resorts in Spain are:

Costa Brava (Catalonia)
Costa del Maresme (Catalonia)
Costa del Garraf (Catalonia)
Costa Dorada (Catalonia)
Costa Blanca (Valencia)
Costa del Sol (Andalucia)
Costa de la Luz (Andalusia)
Galicia
Costa Verde
Cantabria
Balearic Islands
Canary Islands

Costa Brava (Catalonia)

Costa Brava (Catalonia)

 

Costa Brava (Wild Coast) - Coast resort area of Catalonia, starting at Od 40km north of Barcelona and stretches all along the coast of the province. The mild climate, clean water, abundant greenery, the wind "Tramuntana" (a local transcription than the more usual "Tramontana"), which makes nebo cloudless and bright, gorgeous landscapes, alternating rocky coast with small coves and beaches with fine sand - IT'S all making the place one of the best seaside resorts in the country.

 

 

 

Costa del Maresme (Catalonia)

Costa del Maresme (Catalonia)

 

Costa del Maresme (Costa del Maresme) - is the name of part of the coast of Catalonia, going south Od Costa Brava near to Barcelona. Here Po collected three crops of fruit a year, and even the motorway vidno, chto slopes are covered strawberry plantations and orchards.

The coastline includes resorts Vilassar de Mar (Villasar de Mar), Premia de Mar (Premia de Mar), Mataro (Mataro) and Arenys de Mar (Arenys de Mar).

Families with children Specialties interest is huge (40000m2) Marineland water park in the north coast between the resorts of Malgrat de Mar (Malgrat de Mar) and Blanes. Not far from Malgrat de Mar is a zoo and sea animals. Most hotels nahoditsya no further 300m from the sea.

 

 

Costa del Garraf (Catalonia)

Costa del Garraf (Catalonia)
Costa del Garraf (Costa del Garraf) is located to the south-west of Barcelona and stretches Od mouth of the river Llobregat Till city Kubelyas (Cubellas) for about 50km. IT'S part of the coast of the autonomous community of Catalonia, many coastal cities have preserved the colorful architecture and historical sites. Vdol entire coastline is a mountain chain that forms the scenic and tranquil sea bays, a large part of the coast of the Costa del Garraf Natural Park occupies. At long sandy beach popular resorts, suitable for the elite area, tak and for young people.

 

 

Costa Dorada (Catalonia)

Costa Dorada (Catalonia)
Costa Dorada (Costa Dorada, Costa Daurada) is located to the south of Barcelona. IT'S coast stretches Od village Cunit (Cunit) Till the border with the region of Valencia.

On the Costa Dorada is almost no cliffs and secluded coves, and the banks are framed by fields and old fishing villages, davno made ​​into luxury resorts.

Center of Costa Dorada and the most popular resort in the region - Salou (100km south of Barcelona Od), best known for its amusement park and Port Aventura theme. In the heart of the Costa Dorada is a former Roman province stolitsa Iberia Po and second largest city of Catalonia - Tarragona.

The most popular historic center of the southern part of the Costa Dorada is the capital of New Catalonia - the medieval town of Mont Blanc, located away from the coast, in gorah Sierra de Prades, at an altitude of about 700m above the morya.

 

Costa Blanca (Valencia)

Costa Blanca (Valencia)
White coast of Spain Costa Blanca - Shout of the major tourist centers of the country. CO tourists come here all over the world, every godom among them becomes more and more Russian travelers.

On the Costa Blanca 305 days solnechnyh godu, the average January temperature is not below 10 ° C, and in July and August, the air is heated to an average of 26 ° C, more up to 24 ° C. Rains are rare and are mainly in the northern part of the poberezhya.

In addition to beach holidays, here are actively developing cognitive, ecological, cultural, sporting, event tourism.

 

 

 

Costa del Sol (Andalucia)

Costa del Sol (Andalucia)
Costa del Sol around Malaga - odna of the most important tourist zon Spain.

Here, among protyazhennyh beach areas, famous for its weather and clear waters are famous resorts of Marbella, Torremolinos, Calahonda, Torre del Mar, El Polo, Benalmadena, Benalmadena Costa, Fuengirola, San Pedro de Alcantara, Estepona and others. There is also a first-class modern resorts and mnozhestvo quiet cozy fishing villages, bustling bohemian towns have long inhabited by representatives of all the countries of Europe, and quiet private property, magnificent beaches of the western coast and secluded coves vostoka. In any case, here you can find mesto holiday for every taste and budget.

Costa del Sol - the most interesting area of ​​Spain in terms of sightseeing. It is very beautiful: taking pictures is literally under every bush. However, the cold Atlantic current makes this region virtually unusable for a beach holiday "pure": in the midst of sezona water temperature does not rise above +21 ° C, at the end of May it is +19 ° C. Hotels are more expensive than in Others coastal regions of Spain, but they are newer and better.

 

Costa de la Luz (Andalusia)

Costa de la Luz (Andalusia)
Costa de la Luz (Costa de la Luz) in Spanish means "Coast of Light".

Coast is located in the Gulf of Cadiz, bordering the Atlantic okeana and borders with Portugal. Ego divided into two parts. First - Costa de la Luz Huelva province, kotoraya stretches from the border of Portugal to the park "Doñana" and the Guadalquivir River (Guadalquivir). Second - Costa de la Luz Cadiz province, stretching Od Guadalquivir River to the town of Tarifa near the coast of the Mediterranean morya.

There is no crowd of thousands of tourists - stay at this resort calm and measured, with a distinct ethnic ottenkom.

The sea here is particularly strong reflecting sunlight. Here good surf or sail: vast expanses, sunny and warm - the dream of every tourist, interested in water sports. Also, there are all conditions for lovers of horse riding.

 

Galicia

Galicia

Autonomous Community of Galicia samom lies on the north-west Spain, washed by the Bay of Biscay to the north, the west - the Atlantic Ocean, on the south side by side with Portugal. Etot region is very similar to Ireland - parallels can be traced to the climate, culture, music and even yavno visible traces of Celtic past. Galicia's territory is covered by mountain ranges in 975-1625 meters vysotoy forming a labyrinth of mountains and hills and ravines dolin. The banks, which escape the mountain terraces, rather strongly indented and dotted with many prominent capes in the sea (the largest - Finisterre and Ortegal) and bays (Coruña, Vigo, Arosa, Muros-and-Noah and Ferrol), forming a safe haven and raids. The proximity of the ocean makes the region one of the greenest places in Spain, the climate is mild, the heat and holod are rare (+20-25 ° C in summer, in winter +8-10 ° C), and precipitation dostatochno mnogo - up to 1400mm in god (very rainy winter).

 

 

Costa Verde

Costa Verde

Asturian coast (between Galicia and Cantabria in the Bay of Biscay, on the Atlantic okeana) is known pod name of Costa Verde (Costa Verde) - "Green Coast" - and is considered odnoy of the main attractions of northern Spain. Stunning conditions for fishing attract poklonnikov etogo type of holiday CO across Europe.

Around the old porta Llanes (Llanes) scattered picturesque villages and beaches uhozhennye, thanks to which sezon here attracts thousands otdyhayuschih.

The beaches near the towns Selorio (Celorio) and Barro (Barro) hiding behind the pointed rocks, and sheltered from the winds of the city's beaches Ribadesella (Ribadesella) gostyam offer an amazing combination of nature and a wealth of modern amenities.

Cantabria

Cantabria

The territory of Cantabria (Cantabria) literally sandwiched between the Bay of Biscay and the Cantabrian Cordillera mountain range gornym. Not as hot as the southern provinces of the country, Cantabria attracts skoree Spaniards who wish to change obstanovku and take a break from the scorching sun than foreign tourists, chasing after the bright sun. Znatoki history of art as well as pochitayut Cantabria mesto, where it was found the famous cave of Altamira (Altamira), otkryvshaya amazing world of prehistoric rock paintings cheloveka.

Nature Cantabria surprisingly raznoobrazna: rivers and beaches, cliffs and valleys, forests and gory form a motley mosaic of contrasting landscapes. On nebolshoy the province identified six protected areas. Among them - Prirodny Park De Las Dunas de Liensres (Parque Natural de las Dunas de Liencres), located at the mouth of the river Pas (Pas) - the most important dune complex in the north of the Iberian Peninsula.

 

 

Balearic Islands

Balearic Islands

Balearic Islands (Islas Baleares, Illes Balears), sostoyaschie of the five major ostrovov - Mallorca, Menorca, Cabrera, Ibiza (Ibiza and Ibiza) and Formentera (the last two are at Pitiuzskih Islands), as well as dozens of small bolee, located in the western part Mediterranean morya, 240km to the east coast of Valencia. The climate is typically Mediterranean, but the impact morya noticeably softens and the heat of summer, winter and coolness. Poetomu and beach season on the Balearics lasts longer than anywhere else in Spain - from March to October. At the same time, and in winter it mozhno find good usloviya to stay, as the temperature rarely drops below 14 ° C. Due to its climate, beautiful beaches and a developed tourist area, the archipelago has become one of the most prestigious and attractive holiday destinations in the Mediterranean.

 

 

Canary Islands

Canary Islands

Canary Islands (Islas Canarias, area 7500kv.km) - Spain's Autonomous Area, located in the Atlantic Ocean, 1500 km Od Iberian Peninsula and 100 km from the coast of Africa. Geologically, the islands are of volcanic origin and are otnositelno young formation of oceanic platforms, as well as lying near the Azores, Cape Verde and the Island of Madeira (this scattering of islands in the Atlantic vostochnoy often isolated in a special natural zones as conventionally called Makroneziey). The archipelago consists of seven large inhabited islands and several small ones, is administratively divided into two provinces - Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Tenerife, Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro) and Las Palmas (Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lansarote) .