Rural Wonders Spain Top Rural 2016
To say that Spain is a rural destination It is a beautiful compliment to a country that is a huge peninsula. Surrounded by water on three of its four sides, we often forget that the interior is a treasure of beauty in villages and landscapes.
To spread that beauty, so that we know those who have it closer, nothing better than a vote (which we have spoken through our accounts on Twitter and Facebook), to choose the best rural wonders of Spain.
Vote Rural Wonders Spain 2016It was organized by the Top Rural rural accommodation reservation portal for the fifth consecutive year, and there was a first selection of 20 finalist locations, among which the 7 rural wonders of Spain would be decided:
Muxía (Coruña, Galicia), Bárcena Mayor (Cantabria), Lastres (Asturias), Ochagavia (Navarra), Mundaka (Vizcaya, Basque Country), Alquézar (Huesca, Aragón), Besalú (Gerona, Catalonia), La Alberca (Salamanca, Castilla y León), Buitrago de Lozoya (Madrid) .S igüenza (Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha), Hervas (Cáceres, Extremadura), Morella (Castellón, Valencian Community), Moratalla (Murcia), Frigiliana (Málaga, Andalucía), Valldemossa (Mallorca, Baleares), Tejeda (Gran Canaria, Canarias), San Millán de la Cogolla (La Rioja), Orbaneja del Castillo (Burgos, Castilla y León), Aínsa (Huesca, Aragón) and Setenil de las Bodegas (Cádiz, Andalusia).
From the end of October to the middle of November the votes were recorded and from them the rural wonders of Spain Top Rural 2016.
I give you my personal opinion, not only that beauty is subjective - also for the people - and that it is very difficult to compare such diverse landscapes and destinations like the ones we enjoy in Spain-
But the above does not remove the evidence that such lists are a good way to broadcast destinations that, perhaps, only the neighbors of the district know.
Located in the so-called Fortunate Islands, with 17% of the votes, the Spain's first rural wonder a small population of Gran Canaria that is located inside a vocanic caldera, Tejeda.
Roque Bentayga, Gran Canaria, from Tejeda Photo: Wikimedia