With about 60 millions of tourists that visit it every year, Spain is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world.
Its touristic offer consists in art, history, fabulous gastronomy, sea and mountain resorts, night life, excellent accommodation and good transportation conditions for visitors.
Tourist from all over the world can arrive by international flights on The International Airport Barajas in Madrid situated 12 km far from the city.
The transportation to Madrid takes only 12 minutes by the mean of the most rapid subway of Europe.
A checking terminal of the airport is situated in the financial centre of Madrid.
All the important Spanish cities: Madrid (the capital), Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Cordoba, Granada, Cadiz, Alicante, Aragon, Coruña, Zaragoza, San Sebastian, Oviedo, Santander, Bilbao could be wonderful vacation destinations.
The traditional Spanish touristic offer is completed every year by a large offer of cultural and sportive events that attract a lot of visitors from all over the world.
Thus between 12 and 27 January 2012 in many Spanish locations will take place the final tour of World Men’s Handball Championship.
The cities listed on the competition’s program: Madrid, Barcelona, Zaragoza, Valladolid, Granollers, Málaga, Seville, Ciudad de Real, could be as well vacation destinations with a lot of things to see when you do not attend to the matches.
If you choose Madrid to watch the matches that will take place on Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad and Madrid Arena, you can enjoy, too, of Prado Museum, Art Center Queen Sofia, Casón del Buen Retiro, Royal Palace, Puerta del Sol and Parque de Retiro or of the night life offer.
In Barcelona many parks can offer to the visitors relaxation moments: Parc de Joan Miro, Parc de l’Espanya Industrial, Parc Guell.
Other attractive sights in Barcelona are: Barri Gotic, Palau de la Generalitat, Palau Reial de Pedralbes, Museu Frederic Mares and the Zoo founded in 1940.
But if you really want to enjoy Barcelona’s atmosphere, then take a walk on La Rampla.
At Zaragoza do not miss to visit Roman Walls (Las Murallas) remains of an antique wall.
Valladolid has an important cultural heritage consisting of aristocratic houses, churches built in different styles, and houses with historical character such as: “Casa de Cervantes” and Christopher Columbus House.
History lovers will enjoy of a visit in Málaga, where many sights remember to visitors the long history of the place:
• walls of the Phoenician city,
• the Roman Theatre dating from 1st century BC,
• Castle of Gibralfaro left from Moors period,
• Church of Santiago,
• Cathedral and Episcopal Palace,
• Museu Picasso Málaga,
• Museum of wine.
All the other Spanish cities chosen for housing the 2012 World Men’s Handball Championship have their own charm and expect their visitors.
If you plan a holiday for attending of this world event it is advisable to make a booking for your accommodation and flights at least 3 months before.
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Whatever will be your choice: a hotel, a villa, an apartment, they have offers for many kinds of requirements and for all packets.