‘Vibrant’ is Spain’s middle name, with every corner of the country bringing a new twist of culture alongside a splash of colour. Peppered with museums, art, beaches, food and music, it’s easy to see how it became the popular tourist destination it is today.
‘Fiesta’ and ‘siesta’ aren’t just words, they’re lifestyles, so feel free to party the night away with friends and recover on the luxurious white sand in the morning. Spain has long been one of the world’s most popular vacation spots.
Spain is also one of the best destinations on earth for LGBT+ travellers. You can explore thriving cities like Madrid and Barcelona. For a more rustic experience head to the south coast and explore Andalusia. You can see the remnants of Moorish Spain in cities like Granada. You can see the stunning sites of the mountain city of Ronda. Take a trip to Picasso’s birthplace and explore the Basque region. Spain is a country you can spend a lifetime discovering.
Most Popular Trips To Spain
- From 12 days - Tailor-made from £Experience the unique charms of Spain, from the buzzing city of Barcelona on the Mediterranean coast to the rustic landscapes of Andalusia in the south. In Granada and Seville, you’ll experience flamenco – a Spanish staple. You’ll also see the...View Itinerary
- From 7 days - Tailor-made from £1125Stay in two of the most gay-friendly destinations in Europe – Barcelona and Sitges. Just half an hour from each other, immerse yourself in the Gaudi culture of Barcelona before heading to Sitges to relax and unwind in this quaint...View Itinerary
- From 14 days - Tailor-made from £3115Spanish cuisine is legendary. It’s also very varied. You’ll explore the vibrant foodie scenes of Barcelona and Madrid, as well as visiting wineries and tasting the best Rijoa and cava. You’ll taste the diverse regional cuisines of Spain – from...View Itinerary
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Experience the unique charms of Spain, from the buzzing city of Barcelona on the Mediterranean coast to the rustic landscapes of Andalusia in the south. In Granada and Seville, you’ll experience flamenco – a Spanish staple. You’ll also see the...
See the cultural sights of two great European cities and then unwind on an idyllic Greek island. This will make for an ideal mix of culture and relaxation. In London, you’ll see Shakespeare’s Globe and The Crown Jewels. You’ll also experience...
Explore the most charming cities in Andalucia and party at New Year’s Eve in Torremolinos. You’ll visit Malaga, the birthplace of Picasso and one of our favourite Spanish cities, Granada, home of the Alhambra Palace. In Cadiz, you’ll explore the...
Spain is one of the most popular vacation spots in the world. It’s such a versatile destination, from the bright lights of Madrid to the rustic charms of Andalucia, Spain has so much to offer. The climate is a dream...
Sitges Pride 2022 is guaranteed to be one of the best Pride events in Europe. Taking place in the first week of June, there will be pool parties, boat parties, beach parties and a pretty wild atmosphere both day night....
This gay group trip will show you the cultural riches of Spain. It’s a fascinating country with a long, turbulent history. It was an outpost of the Roman Empire. After the fall of Rome, it was partly conquered by the...
Experience the best that Spain has to offer by visiting its main cities and regions – Madrid, Seville, Valencia and Barcelona. This eight-day trip includes 4* hotels and many activities that will get you into the swing of Spanish life....
A fun, captivating gay cycling group trip through northern Spain, taking in key sites such as León and Santiago as well as lesser-known, more authentic places in between. You’ll cycle through beautiful, mountainous regions with awe-inspiring scenery with a group...
Experience the diverse cultures of Andalusia and Morrocco. From the charming city of Malaga to the mountain city of Ronda, you’ll be taking Mr Henderson’s Railway along the old smuggler’s trail. You’ll see stunning landscapes as the train rides up...
Stay in two of the most gay-friendly destinations in Europe – Barcelona and Sitges. Just half an hour from each other, immerse yourself in the Gaudi culture of Barcelona before heading to Sitges to relax and unwind in this quaint...
Spanish cuisine is legendary. It’s also very varied. You’ll explore the vibrant foodie scenes of Barcelona and Madrid, as well as visiting wineries and tasting the best Rijoa and cava. You’ll taste the diverse regional cuisines of Spain – from...
There’s so much to see in Spain – it’s one of the world’s most visited countries. Exploring its two biggest cities is a great way to discover it. You’ll see the great masterpieces of Gaudi, stroll down Las Ramblas and...
Luxury Hotels in Spain
Getting to Spain
There are direct flights from most European countries and also flights from some countries in South America North America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Spain has long been one of our most popular destinations, for both European and US travellers. The capital city Barcelona is vibrant and buzzing, with lots to do and see. The city is dotted with the work of the famous artist Gaudi and after a long day of exploring head to the beach to catch some rays or take a refreshing dip in the sea.
Spain has many fantastic cities waiting to be discovered. Madrid, with its lively atmosphere and historic centre, offers a different experience whereas a trip to Seville will give you a glance into the past, with its authentic architecture, quaint cafes and. Seville has personality and style – it’s a place you must visit.
If you’d like to party then Spain is an unbeatable destination. Combining Barcelona with Sitges makes for an excellent itinerary. Sitges is just 40-minutes from Barcelona by train. As well as parting, you can unwind and immerse yourself in culture. Even better, you can do all these things in one trip.
Spain has a long, varied history. It was the most powerful country in Europe in the 16th-century. The great age of exploration led to the discover of the New World, much of which was initially claimed by the Spanish conquistadors. Spain is also the birthplace of many great writers and artists, not least Cervantes and Lorca. Oh, and did we mention Picasso?
- January3225°C - 14°CJanuary is the coldest month of the year with averages reaching around 10°C. January sees around 33mm of rainfall.
- February3226°C - 14°CThe weather continues to stay cold, daily averages remain at 10°C, there is a slight increase in the levels of rainfall with 41mm on average.
- March3228°C - 17°CMarch sees slightly warmer weather, with average temperatures reaching 12°C.
- April3210°C - 18°CApril is similar to March, with average temperatures rising to 13°C. Rainfall for April is around 37mm.
- May33214°C - 22°CMay continues to get warmer with averages reaching 16°C. There is an increase in rainfall in May with around 54mm.
- June33318°C - 26°CJune is the start of peak season with temperatures reaching 26°C. June is also the dryest month with only 11mm of rainfall for the month.
- July33319°C - 33°CJuly is similar to June, lovely warm weather and long sunny days. Average temperatures reach 24°C and there are on average 10 hours of sunshine a day.
- August33221°C - 30°CAugust is the hottest month of the year with daily averages reaching 25°C in Barcelona. The sea is also at its warmest during August. It also sees more rainfall with 54mm on average.
- September33218°C - 26°CSeptember sees a slight drop in temperatures with daily averages reaching 22°C. There are 75mm of rainfall in September so it is slightly wetter.
- October32214°C - 24°COctober is the wettest month with 87mm of rain during the month. Temperatures reach 18°C on average.
- November3229°C - 18°CNovember is a lot cooler with daily averages reaching 13°C. There is less rainfall with only 34mm.
- December3225°C - 14°CIn December there is a further decline in temperature, with averages reaching 13°C. Like November, there is 34mm of rain.
What Everyone Does In Spain
Since it is only an hour and a half flight away and offers a wide range of accommodation options, anyone can visit Barcelona. If you love culture, art and history, then there will never be a dull moment in this city as you can pack your days with visits to museums, galleries and cultural sites including the famous Sagrada Familia.
What Some People Do In Spain
Since each main city in Spain is different from the next, why not visit more than one. You could fly between each place or even rent a car and drive, allowing you to stop in some of the less well-known towns on the way.
What No One Else Does In Spain
If the Roman era interests you, then a trip to Las Medulas will definitely be worth it. You’ll find some stunning landscape on the border between Galicia and Castilla y Leon. This area was once the Roman Empire’s most important gold mine, and you will find some ancient Roman settlements in the area which have been uncovered.
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