3 Unique Spain Summer Trips

Camping on the beach

Many Spaniards take lavish summer vacations, choosing to go out of the country to take advantage of their time off and explore a new place. But as expats in Spain, we are already abroad– and whether or not we have the budget for international travel, Spain has more than enough to offer! So much more than bustling Madrid, cosmopolitan Barcelona, food famous San Sebastián, and beach friendly Costa de Sol, Spain offers vacationers more than enough unique summer trips to please any budget and preferences. Take a look at these three unique Spanish summer trips to truly take advantage of your summer holidays in Spain.

Camping in Costa Brava

Camping holidays in Spain range from minimalist budget holidays to luxurious outdoor vacations. Camping in Camping Castell Montgri is a happy medium, as the destination is absolutely breathtaking, and also includes many perks such a water park, excellent restaurants, proximity to a gorgeous beach and to spectacular Roman ruins. Located in Costa Brava, it is certain that this camp site will offer something for the entire family.

Beach

Wine Tasting in Logroño

Logroño, Spain is an up and coming travel destination. Just named the 2012 Spanish Capital of Gastronomy, people are flocking to this inexpensive city for its famed pinchos and tapas, as well as the area’s signature La Rioja wines. You can stay in Logroño for a fantastic holiday in Spain, full of wine tasting and tapas routes. Logroño is a must for any gourmand in Spain– so get there before everyone else discovers it first!

Wine

Hike the Sierra de Cadiz

The Cadiz mountain region (La Sierra de Cadiz) is absolutely breathtaking and it makes for a fantastic off-beat summer getaway. Whether you prefer hiking one of the many mountain trails, or just hopping around the charming Pueblos Blancos (White Villages) by car, the mountains of Cadiz offer a fantastic summer vacation option. The region’s food is also fantastic and known for being quite inexpensive.

pueblos blancos

Whatever Spanish getaway you choose for your summer trip, you won’t be disappointed. Why not stay in Spain this summer and take three mini-trips instead of an international two-week escape? It’ll be easier on the wallet and it is guaranteed you’ll feel well traveled by the end of the summer!

Any other tips for unique summer vacations in Spain? Share below!

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