Spain is a country that provides endless outdoor opportunities and experiences. From things to see to things to do, everyone will enjoy their stay in this country. The country boasts with beautiful bright lights, Barcelona beaches, and incredible hotels as well as clubs. But if touring the museums or basking on the beach is not something you enjoy, worry not. Here are some ideas for sports and outdoor activities that can make your visit to this country memorable.
- Bull Fighting
If you like the sight of bulls fighting, then you should prepare for the best show of your life. Many fiestas in Spain consists of bullfights. Villages in the south of this country tend to put on a corrida for the afternoon. But in big cities like Madrid and Seville, these fights are only scheduled during the main festival seasons. However, most cities do not have bullrings, and many regional governments have banned bullfighting. So, if you are looking forward to enjoying these prestige fights, you should visit cities like Madrid and the south part of Spain.
- Hike on the Caminito del Rey
One of the ways to enjoy a country’s beautiful scenery is through hiking. Also called King’s little pathway, Caminito del Rey offers a great walkway going to El Chorro gorge near Ardales. Note that hiking in this park is not for the faint-hearted. Hikers walk for a distance of 3km, along 1 meter Wide Park and 100 meters above the gorge floor. Even though it was originally built for workers at the hydroelectricity power plant nearby, nowadays, this place attracts many thrill seekers from different parts of the world. This park offers a safe and exciting hiking adventure. And guided walks are also available.
- Kitesurfing in Tarifa
Tarifa is located on the southernmost part of the Europe continent which makes it an ideal place for sporting activities, especially kitesurfing. Because the city is located where the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean meet, it receives strong winds and strong waves that make it one of the best places in Europe to practice water sports like surfing, kite, and others. If you are thrilled by these kind of sports, then you should definitely take a visit to this place. Plus, if you are there you can take this opportunity to visit the famous Guzman castle.
- Take a Flamenco Lesson or See it Live
Spanish people love to dance. And dancing plays a huge part in many traditional celebrations. Flamenco is Spain’s national dance which came from the southern parts of the country. If you love dancing, or love to watch, why not try this dance? You will find it in regular bars and restaurants across Spain. And many dancers are willing to let a visitor try dancing with them. Flamenco classes are taught in many larger hotels and resorts for those who want to learn it. Although Flamenco is danced all over the country, the best town to visit to enjoy it most is Seville.
Spain offers plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy its stunning outdoors. From rafting to skateboarding. So you don’t have to be limited to basking on the beach or visiting monuments. With these awesome outdoor activities, you can be sure that touring there will be one of your most memorable trips.