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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Spain. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Spain is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Spain

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    1

    Pico de Mulhacén

    Hiking Highlight

    The Mulhacén is the highest peak of the Spanish mainland. Best time for an ascent is in summer. For winter climbs you should be well prepared because of cold, ice, snow and poorly recognizable route.

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    The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, the destination of the world's most famous pilgrimage route, the Way of St. James, stands above a tomb attributed to the apostle James. Around …

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    Tibidabo

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Mythical ascent to the Tibidabo amusement park located at the top of the city. It has different slopes to reach it and there is the possibility of doing several loops …

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    4

    Puente Nuevo

    Hiking Highlight

    In any case, descend the short piece. Look directly at the bridge and the great waterfall !!

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    5

    Caminito del Rey

    Hiking Highlight

    Once the world's most dangerous route, it has been accessible to anyone since its renovation in March 2015.
    In July / August, temperatures of over 50 degrees Celsius can occur, …

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    6

    Paraje Natural El Torcal

    Hiking Highlight

    It is good footwear required, the komoot calculated time is too short, it takes about 1.5-2 hours for the round. In winter it can be smooth and muddy. There is also a shorter round.

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    Els Àngels - Puig Alt (485 meter)

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Ascending Els Angels from the west, heading out of Girona, is one of the most popular climbs in the region.

    Simply take the GIV-6703, leave La Creueta and carry on …

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    Montserrat

    Hiking Highlight

    The Benedictine Abbey of Santa Maria de Montserrat is located at 721 meters altitude in the mountains of the same name, about 40 km northwest of Barcelona. It is now …

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    9

    Alcazaba de Màlaga

    Hiking Highlight

    The Alcazaba of Malaga is located on a hill above town. Above is the castle Gibralfaro, whose associated fortress was Alcazaba. Both systems therefore form a single entity
    Its beginnings …

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    The visit to the temple, both the crypt and the church, is free. But if you want to enjoy the fantastic views from the top, you need to get on …

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    11

    Forat de Bèrnia

    Hiking Highlight

    a short breakthrough makes it possible to change from the south side of the Bèrnia to the north side. The breakthrough is in a stooped posture about 80m to cross. …

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    Els Angels

    Road Cycling Highlight

    At the top of the Els Angels climb, there is a monastery, with a cafe and restaurant, a large terrace with fantastic views to the Pyrenees, Garrotxa and the Mediterranean …

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    13

    Rabassada + Tibidabo

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    The best way to go up to Tibidabo. Smooth and undamaged roads. There is a gas station mid way where you can catch your breath.

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    14

    Camino Penyal d'Ifac

    Hiking Highlight

    This artificial passage is not only a shortcut, but also a small highlight. At least I did not expect such a thing at the first ascent and was positively surprised.

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    15

    Santa Pellaia climb

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    A great climb from both directions, from Cassa de la Selva it's a bit shorter. Great road surface, flowing corners and great views!

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    Parc Gulliver

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Here lies the legendary giant Gulliver as a mega sculpture on the ground. All around are slides and other play equipment. There is free entry on the playground.

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    17

    Carretera de Sant Grau d’Ardenya

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Turning off the main road, the climb tilts up a super narrow road. The gradient constantly oscillates between 4 to 8%, giving amazing views back to the coastline. Just half …

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    18

    Torre de Hércules

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Tower of Hercules was built around 110 and is the world's oldest working lighthouse; He is about 55 m high and stands at an altitude of 112 m. Up …

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    19

    Carretera St Miguel del Fai

    Road Cycling Highlight

    You can stop for a coffee in St Feliu de Codines before starting the route to the gorge.

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    For the way over the bridge and back we paid for 2 adults and two teens 28 €. In addition to a lift trip up to get plenty of information …

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