5 good reasons to go to Northern Spain
Spain is known as a seaside destination, with a wonderfully rich coastline. The north also offers a wide range of activities for discovering the history and nature of the country. In northern Spain, you can find national parks, vistas, caves, museums and monuments of every kind (cathedrals, fortresses, basilicas). Northern Spain is a patchwork of exceptional scenery, small traditional villages and historic monuments. Symbolised by Santiago de Compostela, place of pilgrimage, Galicia is a reminder of the north’s medieval heritage. Asturias is an eden between the mountains and the sea which conceals cultural and historic treasures. The green region of Cantabria is ideal for outdoor activities. Further south, in the large Castile and Léon region, there are many activities on offer, not to mention its lavish cathedrals and historic monuments. The Basque Country and Navarra offer renowned gastronomy and heritage as well as wonderful open spaces ideal for all kinds of sporting activities. Then there is Rioja - wine country, and the peaks, valleys and majestic rivers of Aragon’s Pyrenees.
Best time to go to Northern Spain
All our tips and information on climate to help you choose the best time for your next holiday: temperatures, rainfall and sunshine.