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2 months in Spain what must I see?

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2 months in Spain what must I see?

We are a family of 4. 2 adults 2 4 year olds. We have about 2 months in Spain, arriving in Barcelona mid April. Fly out of Malaga Mid June.

I had like to spend one month in Northern Spain and one month in Southern Spain. We have never been to Spain and would love to see everything we must see. We love nature and architecture. We love to see the kids having fun on the beach, water/theme parks. We love food and wine!

Help me plan my trip starting from north to south please. Not fun of driving but if it makes our travel easier will do it here and there. I already have a vacation rental in Barcelona for a week!

I am a frugal traveler but being comfortable and safe is more important than money especially when traveling with the little ones:-)

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1. Re: 2 months in Spain what must I see?

hashen:

The best way to travel in Spain is the train.

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g187514-c80518/Madrid…

In northern Spain I would see:

San Sebastian

Bilbao

Santander

Oviedo

Santiago de Compostela

La Coruña

Burgos

Go to Madrid and you can do day trips to Toledo and Segovia. Read the top questions in the Madrid forum for these day trips.

Barcelona and Valencia are worth seeing.

In Andalusia, you can see:

Granada - Read Buying Alhambra Tickets Online and BOOK EARLY.

Cordoba

Seville

Ronda

Malaga

Here is some data on Malaga:

Malaga is the capital of the Costa del Sol and has beaches, plenty of sunshine, and one of the best climates in Spain. It is also one of the most beautiful and relaxing cities in Spain, and 100% Spanish. Malaga has 14 museums (among them the Glass and Crystal Museum, Carmen Thyssen Museum, Automobile Museum, and the two Picasso Museums), historic churches (four founded by the Catholic Kings), and monuments that include two castles (Alcazaba and Gibralfaro). The sights are mostly downtown and completely walkable. There are very good restaurants, tapas bars, and nightlife. The city is very safe. The Malaga Park is a very large semi-tropical park and beside it is a new park called the Palmeral de las Sorpresas at the port. Muelle Uno is a new shopping/restaurant complex at the port. The Gardens of La Concepcion are the largest tropical plant gardens in Europe. There are about 1000 buildings from the 19th century downtown, one of the largest and best conserved collections in Spain.

The natives have the great charm of Andalucia and are among the most friendly people in Spain. It is easy to do day trips to the white towns of Ronda, Mijas, and Nerja, since Malaga is the transportation hub of its province. Malaga Airport is the third largest airport in Spain and has direct connections with many European cities. One can take the AVE from Madrid to Malaga. Read the top questions in the Malaga forum.

Shopping is wonderful and most stores are walkable from downtown. Downtown has Calle Larios, Calle Nueva, and Calle Granada and surrounding streets, with many boutiques. El Corte Ingles is a large department store near downtown. Two shopping malls near downtown are the Larios Center and Vialia.

Good hotels:

5-star: Vincci Posada del Patio

4-star: Hotel AC Malaga Palacio – The rooftop restaurant is a romantic place during twilight with a great view of the port.

4-star: Hotel Molina Lario – The hotel restaurant Café de Bolsa is a very good restaurant.

3-star: Hotel Don Curro

The Restaurant El Pimpi at Calle Granada, 62, has Andalusian decoration and music and one can have tapas and try Malaga’s sweet wine here. This is the restaurant that celebrities are brought to. Movie stars and members of royalty have all been here.

Malaga was named by Trip Advisor as the 7th best destination in the “Traveler’s Choice 2013 – Top 10 Destinations of Spain” list.

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