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Most Visited Rural Destinations of 2020
Monday, February 22, 2021 @ 12:28 PM

Spain could be considered one of those countries that lacks unattractive places since practically every province has a town that attracts the eyes of tourists. Although most of them have an element that makes them unique, every year there is one in particular that becomes the capital of rural tourism. That is why, Club Rural have made a selection of the inland, beach or mountain towns that have welcomed more travellers. If you are lacking inspiration, it is time to grab a notebook to write down the seven rural destinations that have received the most visits during the year 2020.

1. Cazorla (Andalusia)

Located in the interior of the Sierra de Cazorla, this municipality is considered the most important in the region, due to remains and excavations of Iberian, Roman and Arab origin that have become historical heritage.


2. Jaca (Aragón)

Located in the Aragón Valley, it is the ideal place to discover the Aragonese Pyrenees and its ski resorts. In addition, Jaca is a place that has witnessed the Roman, Arab and Catholic eras throughout history, and has buildings belonging to Modernism.


3. Cangas de Onís (Asturias)

Cangas de Onís is one of the towns in Asturias that attracts the most tourists due to its proximity to the Sanctuary of Covadonga and the Lakes of Covadonga.


4. Santillana del Mar (Cantabria)

The town of Santillana del Mar is located on the Costa de Cantabria and attracts attention thanks to the cobbled streets, the facades of old houses and the balconies full of flowers.


5. Yeste (Castilla-La Mancha)

Yeste belongs to the Sierra de Segura and has an important historical heritage of which the castle and the Church of Yeste stand out, in addition to the many medieval watchtowers.


6. Navaluenga (Castilla y León)

Navaluenga is located in the Vega del Valle del Alberche, not far from the Sierra de Gredos. It is precisely the Alberche River that leaves the so-called Gorges, causing natural pools in its path.

7. Sant Pere de Vilamajor (Catalonia) 

The town of Sant Pere de Vilamajor is famous for its Iberian and Roman remains, where the Counts of Barcelona later lived in the Condal Palace. In addition, it has several modernist buildings.

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simon mitchelmore said:
Saturday, February 27, 2021 @ 1:25 PM

Another great article.

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