For passion, sophistication, diverse landscapes and culture – look no further than Spain. It's the perfect camping and caravanning destination from awe-inspiring mountain ranges to sun-drenched beaches and cosmopolitan city breaks. Let’s start planning your Spanish adventure…
Ahead of each new month, we compile a list of destinations across Europe which are perfectly suited to visit that month. Considering things like weather, busyness, natural and cultural events, and other factors, our top picks for October are the Spain's southern gem, Seville; cultural Copenhagen; the stunning North Coast 500; and the Franco-British fusion island of Guernsey. Check out our highlights and favourite sites below.
With its diverse landscapes and climates, Spain offers a unique camping experience. From the sunny beaches of Costa del Sol to the rugged mountains of the Pyrenees, there's a camping spot for everyone. But the real gems of Spain's outdoors are its national parks. These protected areas offer some of the country's most beautiful and unique landscapes, and camping in these parks can be an unforgettable experience.
Welcome to Valencia, a Spanish region located on the Mediterranean coast. Boasting three provincial capitals, Castellon, Valencia, and Alicante, the area offers a wide range of cultural and leisure options.
With many of Spain's ancient cities built by Romans and Muslims, the ruins impress even today as a testament to their ingenuity. Each city tells a story of struggle, hope and resilience as the population has weathered many upheavals in its history.
Much has been written about Catalonia and its myriad attractions. Perhaps one of the world’s A-list destinations, it boasts such gems as the Park Güell, the Sagrada Familia and the Dali Theatre-Museum, not to mention Valencia’s incredible Science Museum and dozens of theme parks, castles, vibrant cities and galleries.
Situated in the stunning Bay of Biscay, amidst the beautiful Basque country – San Sebastian's foodie scene is second to none. Famed for the high quality of its avant-garde chefs, the sheer number of Michelin-listed restaurants will have you returning for more, time and time again.
As of 2021, there are 43 UNESCO sites in Spain, four of which are located in the Canary Islands, one in Ibiza and one in Mallorca (we've only included mainland sites). Spain joined the 8th Session in 1984 and inscribed five sites; Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Córdoba, The Alhambra and the Generalife, Granada, Burgos Cathedral, Monastery and Site of the Escorial, Madrid and Park Güell, Palau Güell and Casa Milà, Barcelona.
When you are planning your next road trip, there is one place that is the perfect contender, and that's Spain. Spain is a country that has it all. Beautiful sunshine and hot weather, culture, architecture and a fascinating history too. Even if you are looking for a little winter sun to drive away those winter blues, Spain is the place to go.
A region whose colours and climate draw in thousands of visitors each year and with a strong sense of identity through language, cuisine and tradition, it is a fascinating example of Catalonian culture and the extraordinary resilience of its inhabitants.