Top 5 Spain Road Trips
Hola viajeros del mundo! (Hello Travellers of the world!)
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara has definitely given all of us some major road trip goals – travelling through the picturesque country of Spain is every person’s travel dream come true. Guess what? Beautiful landscapes, wild white horses running right next to you, pristine beaches and breath-taking architecture is no longer limited to the reel world which you can turn into reality!
With so many options available in Spain, it can get hard to narrow down exactly where to go, and the best way of exploring this country is by doing it the ZNMD style – gather all your best friends and head to one of the famous Spanish road trips for an adventure of a lifetime. Here is a list of the Top 5 (in no particular order) road trips you can take in Spain…
1. Ruta De Los Pueblos Blancos:
If you have time on your hands and want to explore the quaint interiors of Spain, this is the place for you. Spanning across a 10 day-long road trip, the scenic towns of Malaga and Cadiz, is a dream haven made up of white painted villages. Ronda, a tourist favourite, is located about 100 km from the town of Malaga and should definitely be a part of this trip.
Distance: From Seville to Vejer is around 150 km
Best time to visit: June – August
2. Castile and León:
If you want to squeeze a road trip into an otherwise busy holiday, visit Castille Leon which is also known as the heart of Spain. This trip starts and ends in the Segovia province and will fit perfectly in your schedule if you are flying in and out of Madrid, stay on the lookout for some of the best architecture you have ever seen as well as UNESCO world heritage sites. Places you must include- Salamanca, Arévalo, Ledesma, Zamora, Valladolid and Pedraza.
Distance: Around 555 km
Best time to visit: Almost any time of the year is good to travel here
3. Via Del Cantabrico
This route in the northern part of Spain will give you a peek into both the country and city life and is one of the most popular road trip destinations in Spain, covering regions like Basque Country, Galicia, Santander and Oviedo, so get ready to experience a great gastronomic adventure and rich heritage!
Distance from Bilbao to Baamonde: Around 500 km
Best time to visit: June- September
4. Valle Del Jerte
This is one of the most scenic routes in Spain, the best part about this trip is that it can be done within a day itself. Throngs of tourists flock to the famous villages of Cabezuela de la Sierra and Navaconcejo to experience the marvellous cherry blossoms!
Distance from Plasencia To Tornavacas: Around 50 km
Best time to go: March to May
5. Ruta De La Plata
This ones for all the history buffs. The Ruta De La Plata, also known as the Silver Route is Spain’s second-longest motorway. Fun fact- this used to be a commercial and pilgrimage path during the ancient Roman times!
Distance From Seville To Gijon: Around 800 km
Best time to go: March to June and September to October