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The eight coldest towns in Spain during the summer
Thursday, July 28, 2022 @ 5:56 PM

ALP, Girona


The truce of the high temperatures has given a break to many in Spain. After two heat waves, the most premature in history included, they left a feeling of general exhaustion in the Spanish population. Despite this, summer is one of the most anticipated times for many and the heat continues to be a benchmark in the country.

Rising temperatures cause all kinds of changes. Not only nature is modified. Human beings also begin to socialise in other ways, taking advantage of the greater number of hours of sunshine that all kinds of different activities entail at this time of year.

Spain is a world reference for tourism. Every year millions of people visit the country in search of an innumerable offers among which the towns stand out to a great extent. These can even be a great ally against the extreme heat that devastates the country during summer.

Despite the effects of the pandemic, the country has recovered the pace of the past year. Thus, experts hope that although the numbers are not the same, Spain can gradually assume the quotas seen in recent decades to continue being a benchmark.

Even the importance of Spain has been such in the tourism sector that many also decide to live in our country after visiting it several times. All this is thanks to the large amount of supply that the different parts of the country offer with all kinds of activities.

Sport, culture and gastronomy are just three examples of everything that Spain contains within its borders. Even rural tourism has become a benchmark thanks to the beauty that much of the country contains with its famous towns.


Despite the fact that many seek sun and high temperatures in Spain, we can also find municipalities where they can escape from these in summer. The first town to which we must travel if we do not want to suffer the effects of the heat is Ezcaray. This municipality in La Rioja offers us an average summer temperature of 19 degrees, making it a great option.



Another great option is Griegos, in Teruel. This, in addition, has the distinction of being the coldest town in Spain during the summer season as its more than 1,500 meters above sea level in the center of the Sierra de Albarracín, a refuge against heat waves.


With an average temperature of 17.5 degrees in summer, Isaba, in Navarra, can also be a great escape. Thanks to its location in the Roncal Valley, temperatures do not rise excessively, making it a highly recommended option.

This also happens in León, specifically in Puebla de Lillo. The mountains ensure that the average summer temperature does not exceed 17 degrees, a real asset in summer.

With a totally different environment, we find the Cíes Islands in Galicia. Surrounded by water and sand, these have an average temperature of 14 degrees in summer.

Returning to the mountains we find Bellver de la Cerdanya. Barely 19 degrees in July make it a benchmark for escaping the heat in Spain. This Catalan town also has a large number of options such as adventure or sports tourism.

Also in Catalonia, we find another excellent option. Surrounded by nature Alp, in Girona, is a great municipality to escape the heat in summer. Lastly, the town of Cercedilla in Madrid is worth mentioning for its summer temperatures. This enclave registers an average temperature during the day that is around 11ºC minimum and around 20ºC maximum in summer, an ideal location for those who dislike the heat.

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Barbara Scrivener said:
Saturday, July 30, 2022 @ 9:35 AM

This is great information Thank you

marelison said:
Saturday, July 30, 2022 @ 2:46 PM

Good to know. This means also how cold it is at wintertime...

marelison said:
Saturday, July 30, 2022 @ 2:47 PM

Good to know. This means / tells us also how cold it is at wintertime...

lo said:
Sunday, July 31, 2022 @ 7:08 PM


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