Visit the most beautiful villages of Spain; a travel guide to Spain

Spain has so many beautiful villages and towns ranging from little medieval villages where you will be whisked back in time to villages perched in the mountains or looking out over shimmering blue seas.


Unlike France, Spain doesn't seem to have an official classification of its most beautiful villages or towns but the EL-MUNDO newspaper have put together a list of the top 30. They gathered together a list of experts from different fields including travel journalism, architecture and tourism and asked these to come up with the top thirty most beautiful villages and small towns of Spain.

These 30 most beautiful villages should definitely feature as part of any travelling you do in Spain. They are spread out throughout the country.

Most beautiful villages/towns of Spain
Region Provinces of Spain
Albarracin Aragon Teruel
La Alberca Castile and Leon Salamanca
Cudillero Asturias and Cantabria Asturias
Ainsa Aragon Huesca
Arcos de la Frontera Andalucia Cadiz
Ronda Andalucia Malaga
Almagro Castile and Leon Ciudad Real
Anciles Aragon Huesca
Anso Aragon Huesca
Astorga Castile and Leon Leon
Besalu Catalonia Girona
Betanzos Galicia A Coruna
Cadaques Catalonia Girona
Casares Andalucia Malaga
Castrillo de los Polvazares Castile and Leon Leon
Ciudad Rodrigo Castile and Leon Salamanca
Deia Balearic Islands Mallorca
El Rocio Andalucia Huevla
La Orotava Canary Islands Tenerife
Llanes Asturias and Cantabria Asturias
Mogrovejo Asturias and Cantabria Cantabria
Morella Valencia and Murcia Castellon
O Cebreiro Galicia Lugo
Penalba de Santiago Castile and Leon Leon
Peratallada Catalonia Girona
Riglos Aragon Huesca
San Vicente de la Barquera Asturias and Cantabria Cantabria
Uruena Castile and Leon Valladolid
Pedraza Castile and Leon Segovia
Santillana Asturias and Cantabria Cantabria