1 Cadaqués

Experience the Costa Brava as it once was at this lovely, quirky seaside town.

2 Girona

This beautiful, labyrinthine city boasts a two-thousand-year-old history, including one of the best-preserved medieval Jewish quarters in the country.

3 Teatre-Museu Dalí

Explore the life and work of the flamboyant artist at this shrine to Surrealism.

4 Rafting on the Noguera Pallaresa

Grab a paddle: the Noguera Pallaresa offers the best rafting in Spain.

5 The Romanesque Trail

The Pyrenean Vall de Boí is an open-air Romanesque museum, featuring many of the finest churches from that era in Spain.

6 Cava country

Sip Spain’s magnificent bubbly at one of the modernista vineyards around Sant Sadurní d’Anoia.

7 Sitges

Sample the frenetic nightlife or, better still, the Carnaval, of chic Sitges.

8 Roman Tarragona

This ancient city reveals some of the country’s most important remains of the Roman occupation.

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