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Things That You Can Only Do In Spain

It's not just the La Tomatina




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Spain has every attraction to amuse the travelers coming to experience the Spanish extravaganza, from all over the world. With a plethora of tourist attractions in Spain, tourists can be sure to have a gala time here. Listed below are 14 random stuffs youy can experience when visitng Spain.


1

Enjoy a Drink in the Only Ice Bar on the Beach

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Opened in 2007 on the lively beach of El Somorrostro, the delightful Icebarcelona has already established itself as one of the city’s most exquisite lounges.


2

Visit the Tomb of Christopher Columbus

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Accordingly, there’s no other place where you can see the tomb of Columbus (or Don Cristobal Colon, how they call him) than Spain.


3

Ride the Only International Zip Line

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Not many know, but Spain offers travelers the chance to ride the only cross-border zip line in the world. Limite Zero, David Jarman’s innovative project, allows thrill-seekers the opportunity to slide down a wire from the white Andalusian village of Sanlúcar de Guadiana to Alcoutim in eastern Algarve. The scenic one-minute ride will not only get you across the Guardiana River to Portugal, but will also take you forward in time, considering the time difference between the two countries.


4

Visit the Holy Grail

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There is a rumor that the beautiful Valencia Cathedral houses what many historians and Christian theologians consider to be the authentic Holy Grail.


5

Walk through the World’s Scariest Pathway

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Inaugurated in 1921 by King Alfonso XIII, the one-meter-wide Caminito del Rey (King’s Little Pathway) runs 100 m above the Gaitanes Gorge, virtually hanging off the sheer, vertical rock faces. Although extremely scenic, the hike itself is a big challenge as large sections of the path are full of holes or missing completely, leaving nothing to hang on to


6

Get a Degree in Gastronomy and Culinary Arts

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Much more than a just culinary school, the innovative center in San Sebastian focuses on both training and research in various areas of gastronomy and food science, from business management and social alimentary responsibility to plant biology and culinary arts.


7

Sleep in a Gypsy Cave



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Sleeping in a gypsy cave is unlikely to be on top of every traveler’s list, but if you have a taste for unique experiences, the Sacromonte district of Granada might be the right place for you.


8

Drink a Bharma Beer in the World’s First Lost Themed Bar

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Inspired by the American TV show “Lost”, Bharma greets the fans of the mind-bending series with “Black Smoke” sandwiches, Bharma Initiative brew beer, and pieces of wreckage of Oceanic Flight 815 hanging on the walls. Situated in Barcelona, this cool themed bar filled with Lost memorabilia is a one-of-a-kind experience.


9

Eat Food Cooked over an Active Volcano

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Set amidst the apocalyptic landscapes of Timanfaya National Park on Lanzarote, Canary Islands, El Diablo Restaurante offers the ultimate in BBQ culinary experiences by searing meats and fish on a piping hot grill powered by the geothermal heat of an active volcano. Founded in 1970 by famous local artist Cesar Manrique, the unique restaurant overlooks a breathtaking volcanic area that resembles the surface of Mars.


10

Party in the World’s Biggest Nightclub

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It comes as no surprise that Ibiza, the Island that never sleeps, plays host to the world’s biggest nightclub. As stated by the Guinness Book of Records, Privilege takes the throne as the largest place to party on Earth. Founded in the 70’s as a bar and public swimming pool near the village of San Rafael, the club has a capacity of 10,000 people and is especially famous for its extravagant burlesque parties, acrobatic shows, explosive atmosphere, and extraordinary resident and guest DJs.


11

Mingle with Astronauts, Physicists, and Nobel Prize Winners under the Clearest Milky Way

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When rock stars, astronauts, Nobel Prize winners, and the greatest minds in science meet, great things happen. Put Stephen Hawking, Alexei Leonov, and legendary Queen guitarist Brian May together in a place which has some of the world’s best conditions for astronomical observation, and you have the Starmus Festival.


12

Dine in the World’s Oldest Restaurant

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If you've ever wondered which is the oldest restaurant in the world, the answer is the almost 300-year-old Sobrino de Botin in Madrid. Situated in the heart of the Spanish capital, just off Plaza Mayor, this beloved culinary institution founded in 1725 still uses the original 18th century wood-fired oven to prepare some of the best roasted lamb in town.


13

Experience the Real Tapeo

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While going for tapas has become a popular pastime and eating option all over the world, and many famous chefs have elevated these small, tasty portions to high art, there’s no other country on Earth that can match Spain’s tapas culture.
The real Spanish tapeo is much more than just food. It’s a way of life, a national pastime that involves eating, drinking, and socializing in a friendly and unpretentious atmosphere.


14

Attend the Festival of the Near-Death Experience

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Celebrating the locals who had a near-death experience in the past year, this one-of-a-kind event consists of solemn processions that carry those people (who play dead) in coffins to the city’s Santa Marta de Ribarteme Church and then up the hill to the cemetery.


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