Spain is not only continental islands and the Mediterranean. In summer it can be very hot here. But Spain is a great destination for camping with mild weather throughout the year and pleasant temperatures. For example, being in Barcelona in December can have temperatures of up to 22 degrees.
But what are the best places to go camping in Spain? You should take a quick tour through this article before if you still do not know all the main corners of this destination Quick Guide of Places in Spain for Backpackers. But if you already know it here we show you the best of the camping list:
The southern tip of Spain and Europe offers more than 200 camps in a variety of environments and landscapes. Be it mountains, sea or city, Spain is a great country for a road trip. In the north is the majestic Sierra Nevada, the highest mountain on the Iberian Peninsula at just under 3480 meters. Here you can go hiking, skiing and even snowboarding.
Along 800 kilometers of the coast of Andalusia, you will find many historical, cultural and welcoming places. For example, you can camp in Granada, Marbella, Alméria or Sevilla. A point of access for surfers and digital nomads is also Tarifa. The surf spot on the beach of Tarifa is ideal for beginners and kite courses, as well as for advanced skiers.
In the extreme south of Spain you will find many more surf spots. El Palmar, Roche, Conil – Fontanilla, Conil de la Frontera – Rio Salado, Caños de Meca, Barbate Yerbabuena and many more. Especially from fall to spring you can find some of the best waves of the entire Costa de la Luz around Conil.
Valencia, Murcia and Costa Blanca.
More than 220 camps are listed in the Valencian Community and in Murcia. Whether the sun and the beach on the Costa Blanca, the beautiful old town of Valencia, the hot nightlife of Benidorm, the landscapes in Alicante or the Roman remains in Murcia, this region has a lot to offer.
There are many highlights in Valencia, such as the City of Arts and Sciences. The complex consists of several buildings and impressive attractions (Palace of Music, Botanical Garden, cable-stayed bridge). In the old town you should not miss the Barrio del Carmen. The small streets with restaurants and bars have a medieval touch surrounded by ornate graffiti.
It is surrounded by a mountain range and captivates above all by a slow rhythm and a lot of peace. La Trapería is a true jewel of the 19th century with banks, cafés, traditional shops and a casino. Murcia has also the tallest tower in Spain with a height of 92 meters. You can climb the 200 steps on your own and enjoy the panoramic view of the city.
Here you will find beautiful landscapes with many orange and almond trees. The coast offers numerous leisure and sports activities and a mild climate throughout the year for the campers. Kilometers of sandy beaches and unique cliffs characterize the Costa Blanca in particular. The ancient stone terraces, which often reach the heights of the mountains, characterize the landscape.
Camping in Catalonia.
On the east coast of Spain to the north. There are more than 300 camp sites between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean. Whether in Barcelona, Girona, Lloret de Mar, Tarragona or Salou, the region is a mix of vibrant cities and varied landscapes. Especially the mountains in the interior of Catalonia.
Barcelona, with everything there is to visit in it, is in itself an incredible city. The city is unique and captivating especially for the mixture of beach and tourism. It is incredibly fun to walk the streets of the city. The charm and style are unmistakable. Also, food is a pleasure. Make sure to try the local paella and of course the delicious churros.
The best beaches.
You will find beautiful beaches especially on the Costa Brava and the Costa Dorada. The Costa Brava extends from the north of Barcelona over the province of Girona. Here you will find romantic bays and beautiful landscapes. The Golden Coast is also called “Costa Dorada” and extends from the “Costa del Garraf” to the “Costa del Azahar”. Beautiful cities and excellent beaches reward your trip to this region.
A detour to Tarragona is a must in your plan. It is one of the most important cities of the Roman Empire. Numerous monuments, such as the amphitheater, the aqueducts or the Scipionen sea tomb, can be seen here. The two famous Santes Creus and Santa Maria de Poblet convents are also here.
North of Spain and the Atlantic Coast
Whether in Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria or the Spanish Basque Country, the north has it all. The highlight of Galicia is, above all, the city of Santiago de Compostela with the cathedral, the old town and the various famous routes to Santiago. The wine region of La Ribeira and the Cañón del Sil are also worth of a visit. On the coast is the Illas Atlánticas National Park, Cape Finisterre (the westernmost point of Europe), the coast of Rias and the Tower of Hercules in Coruña (Roman lighthouse).
Outside the Balearic Islands
On the island of Ibiza and Menorca, you can not only enjoy wonderful vacations. Here you can also make great camping. Beaches of white sand, crystal clear waters, hidden coves and steep cliffs, sleepy villages and much Spanish style.
Ibiza is famous for fashion parties, luxury clubs, lots of sparkle and pomp. But in addition to the bustle of the city, Ibiza presents a relaxing holiday in nature and great landscapes, especially in the months of June to September, where camp sites are available.
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