Map of northern Spain
Map of northern Spain with cities. Map of northern Spain (Southern Europe - Europe) to print. Map of northern Spain (Southern Europe - Europe) to download. Northern Spain extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean, bounded by the Pyrenees Mountains at the border with France. With its diverse landscapes and distinct provinces, this beautiful area of Spain offers something for every type of traveler. The energetic, culture-packed city of Barcelona has fabulous art museums and fantastic architecture. San Sebastián as its shown in the map of northern Spain is an elegant beach resort with a quaint Old Town and an outstanding restaurant scene. The ultimate destination of the medieval Way of Saint James pilgrimage, Santiago de Compostela immerses visitors in the spiritual ambience that has animated the city for a millennia.
Besides Barcelona Gaudí monuments and Santiago de Compostela historic center, other UNESCO World Heritage sites are scattered throughout northern Spain, including a breathtaking cathedral in Burgos, the Roman ruins of Tarragona, pre-Romanesque churches near Oviedo, and the Ordesa and Monte Perdido Natural Park in the Huesca province as its mentioned in the map of northern Spain. Travelers searching for a soul-inspiring experience should take a journey to the remote Monastery of Montserrat. For picturesque fishing villages and coastal scenery, the Costa Brava in Catalonia is sure to impress. Thrill-seekers flock to Pamplona for its annual Running of the Bulls event, but the town itself is an interesting place to visit any time of year, and the nearby Navarra countryside has wonderful hiking trails.
The sparkling crown jewel of Catalonia, the region vibrant capital boasts an alluring seaside setting, fabulous Modernist architecture, and a delightful medieval quarter. Visitors can soak up the city ambience by strolling the bustling Las Ramblas boulevard, stopping at the colorful La Boquería covered marketplace, getting lost in the narrow pedestrian streets of the Barri Gòtic, admiring the whimsical Gaudí monuments, and basking in the sun on sandy beaches as you can see in the map of northern Spain. One of Spain most stylish beach resorts, San Sebastián dazzles visitors with its dreamy natural scenery and refined urban elegance. The town is ensconced along the Bahía de la Concha, a crescent-shaped bay that encloses a sheltered sandy beach, called La Perla.
During the 11th and 12th centuries, Santiago de Compostela was Europe's most important pilgrimage destination. The faithful endured long, treacherous journeys by foot, from France, Spain, Portugal, and other European countries, to arrive at the hallowed Catedral de Santiago. Rated as one of Spain top beach destinations, the Costa Brava is a delightful stretch of coastline characterized by its rugged natural beauty and charming coastal villages. The Costa Brava as its shown in the map of northern Spain extends along a hilly landscape for over 200 kilometers from Blanes to the border between Catalonia and France. The spectacular modern architecture and avant-garde art of the Guggenheim Museum draw many visitors to Bilbao. This world-class museum was designed by the famous architect Frank Gehry.