View a Spain map and read guides to Spanish resorts, towns, attractions and places.
Map of Spain & Guides to Its Many Resorts
Spain is a large and diverse country, rich in historic sights, beautiful coastal towns, natural parks and bustling seaside resorts. This map of Spain will give you a quick view of the country in Western Europe, so you can easily find the major cities and towns, enable you to see a satellite view of the country, or even a terrain view which you might find interesting. Use the other navigation buttons to zoom in to a specific area which interests you, and even get detailed street maps of Spanish town centres and resorts. Below you will find quick guides to some Spanish resorts, with links to more detailed pages where you can find lots of information about particular places.
Peniscola Costa del Azahar:
Perhaps most famous because its enigmatic castle was used in the filming of the epic "El Cid" (With Charlton Heston), Peniscola is now most renowned as a holiday resort, with decent sandy beaches and a fine marina and harbour.
The castle is of course still there and stands proudly on a rocky outcrop for all to admire. The picture on the right shows the castle and old town, as seen from the beach.
For much more on Peniscola Visit Dedicated Website
Begur Costa Brava:
Not one of the better known resorts of the Costa Brava, Begur is nevertheless worth a look.
This old fishing village is in the heart of the Emporda region, surrounded by the stunning Begur Massif hills. The area has a number of small beaches and pretty coves to explore and limited but adequate accommodation.
For much more on Begur Visit Dedicated Website
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Ibiza Maps - Balearic Islands Spain: The 3rd largest of the Balearic Islands, Ibiza has an area of 571 square kilometres and a population of around 133,000, the capital is Ibiza Town, while popular tourist resorts include San Antonio (Sant Antoni de Portmany), and Santa Eulalia.
Minorca Maps - Balearic Islands Spain: One of Spain's Balearic Islands (Islas Baleares), Minorca (or Menorca) has an area of almost 700 square kilometres and a population of just under 95,000, the capital is Mahon (Mao) which has about 30,000 inhabitants.
Majorca Island Maps - Balearic Islands Spain: The largest of the Spanish Balearic Islands, located in the Mediterranean Sea, Majorca (or Mallorca) has an area of 3,640 square kilometres and a population of 875,000, the capital is the city of Palma de Mallorca.
La Rioja Province and Region - Northern Spain: The autonomous community of La Rioja is relatively small and covers an area of just 5,000 square kilometres, it has a population of around 300,000 inhabitants and its capital is the city of Logrono, which is home to almost half the people of the entire region. La Rioja has 174 municipalities.
Navarre Province and Region - Northern Spain: An autonomous community in the northern part of Spain, Navarre has a land area of 10,400 square kilometres and a population of 640,000. It borders France, plus Aragon, La Rioja and the Basque Country. Navarre has 272 municipalities, the capital and largest city is Pamplona.
Madrid Province and Region - Central Spain: The Madrid Province and Region (Autonomous Community) is located in central Spain and has an area of around 8,000 square kilometres, for its area it has a huge population due to it being the location of the city of Madrid, and the total population of the region is almost six and a half million. The Madrid region has 179 municipalities.
Leon Province - Castile and Leon: Spain's 7th biggest province by land area, Leon is within the region of Castile and Leon and has an area of 15,600 square kilometres, its population is about half a million around a quarter of whom live in the capital city of Leon. The province has 211 municipalities.
Burgos Province - Castile and Leon: A large province located in the northern reaches of Castile and Leon, Burgos has an area of 14,300 square kilometres, though a population of only around 375,000, the capital is the city of Burgos, which itself is home to almost a half of the population of the entire province. The Province of Burgos has 10 comarcas (counties) and 371 municipalities.
Valladolid Province - Castile and Leon: The Province of Valladolid is within the autonomous community of Castile and Leon, it has an area of 8,110 square kilometres and a population of half a million, the capital is the city of Valladolid and there are 225 municipalities.
Zamora Province - Castile and Leon Spain: The Spanish Province of Zamora has 250 municipalities and a population of around 185,000, it is within the autonomous community of Castile and Leon and has an area of 10,560 square kilometres, the capital is the city of Zamora, which houses around a third of the population of the entire province.
Soria Province - Castile and Leon Spain: A province within the autonomous region of Castile and Leon, Soria has an area of 10,300 square kilometres and a population of just 95,000, nearly half of which reside in the capital city of Soria itself. The province has 183 municipalities most of hich have very low populations.
Palencia Province - Castile and Leon Spain: The Province of Palencia is in the northern part of the Castile and Leon region (Castilla Y Leon), it has an area of 8,052 square kilometres and a population of 172,000, of which almost a half live in the capital Palencia city. The province has 191 municipalities, most of which are tiny villages.
Avila Province - Castile and Leon Spain: Another of the provinces of Castile and Leon, Avila has an area of just over 8,000 square kilometres and a sparse population of around 170,000, over a third of which live in the capital Avila (city), only Arenas de San Pedro, Arevalo and Candeleda have populations of more than 5,000.
Salamanca Province - Castile and Leon Spain: One of Castilla Y Leon's nine provinces, Salamanca has a population of approximately 350,000 and an area of 12,300 square kilometres, the capital city is Salamanca, and other largish towns include Bejar and Ciudad Rodrigo, a large number of the regions villages have less than 300 inhabitants.
Segovia Province - Castile and Leon Spain: One of the 9 provinces of Castile and Leon (Castilla Y Leon), Segovia has a land area of 6,920 square kilometres and a population of around 164,000 inhabitants of which over a third live in the city of Segovia (the capital of the province), there are very few other sizeable towns in the province, only El Espinar and Cuellar are of any size.
Cantabria Province - Cantabria Spain: A province and autonomous region on the north coast of Spain, Cantabria has an area of 5,321 square kilometres and a population of almost 600,000, its capital is the city of Santander, with other sizeable towns such as Torrelavega, Camargo, Castro Urdiales and Pielagos.
Ourense Province - Galicia Spain: Galicia's only landlocked province, Ourense has an area of 7,273 square kilometres and a populace of 336,000, its capital is the city of Ourense (population: 106,000), and other significant towns include: Verin, Xinzo de Limia, O Carbollino and O Barco de Valdeorras.
Lugo Province - Galicia: The Lugo Province of Galicia has a land area of 9,856 square kilometres and a population of 356,000, the capital of the province is the city of Lugo (which also houses about 25% of its populace) while other important town include: Sarria, Viveiro, Monforte de Lemos and Vilalba.
Pontevedra Province - Galicia: Another of Galicia's four provinces, Pontevedra has a land area of around 4,500 square kilometres and a population of just over 950,000, the capital of the province is the city of Pontevedra, significant cities include Vigo and Vilagarcia de Arousa.
A Coruna Province - Galicia: One of the 4 provinces of the Galicia region, Pontevedra has an area of 4,500 square kilometres and a population of just under 1 million, the capital is the city of Pontevedra and other significant cities and towns include: Santiago de Compostela and Ferrol.
Caceres Province - Extremadura: The second province of Extremadura, Caceres has an area of 19,800 sqaure kilometres and a population of just over 400,000, the capital is the city of Caceres and it has two hundred and nineteen municipalities. Sizeable towns other than Caceres include: Coria, Miajadas, Navalmoral de la Mata, Plasencia and Talayuela.
Badajoz Province - Extremadura: One of just 2 provinces in the Extremadura region of western Spain, Badajoz has an area of 21,700 square kilometres, making it Spain's largest province by area. It has a population of nearly 700,000 and the capital is the city of Badajoz, other significant towns include Don Benito, Zafra, Almendralejo and Villanueva de la Serena.
Asturias Province - Principality of Asturias: The autonomous region known as the Principality of Asturias is located on the north coast of Spain, on the Bay of Biscay. It has an area of 10,600 square kilometres and a population of just over 1 million, the Province of Asturias covers the entire area of the Principality and its main cities are Gijon, Oviedo and Aviles.
Cuenca Province - Castilla La-Mancha: The Cuenca Province of Castilla La-Mancha (Castile La-Mancha) has an area of about 17,000 square kilometres and approximately 220,000 inhabitants, it borders 7 other provinces including Teruel, Toledo and Albacete. The city of Cuenca is the capital of the region, the only other town of any size is Tarancon.
See maps of Cuenca Province here: Cuenca Maps
See maps for Toledo Province here: Toledo Maps
See maps for Ciudad Real Province here: Ciudad Real Maps
Guadalajara Province - Castilla La-Mancha: Another of Castilla La-Mancha's provinces, Guadalajara has an area of some 12,167 square kilometres and a population of 258,000 people, the capital is the city of Guadalajara, whilst other towns include: Azuqueca de Henares and Cabanillas del Campo, though most towns other than Guadalajara have low populations.
See maps of Guadalajara Province here: Guadalajara Maps
Albacete Province - Castilla La-Mancha: The Province of Albacete is in the south of the autonomous community of Castille La-Mancha, it has a land area of almost 15,000 square kilometres and a population of just over 400,000, the capital is the city of Albacete, which alone has a population of over 160,000. Other significant cities and towns include: Hellin, Almansa, Villarrobledo and La Roda.
See maps of Albacete Province here: Albacete Maps
Alicante Province - Valencia: A part of the autonomous community of Valencia, Alicante has some of the most popular of the Spanish coastal resorts, in particular Benidorm. Alicante province has a land area of about 5,800 square kilometres and a resident population of approximately 2 million.
Aragon - Spain: An autonomous community in the north of Spain, Aragon covers an area of 47,719 square kilometres and has a population of around 1.2 million, it comprises 3 provinces Teruel, Zaragoza and Huesca, the capitalo of the region is Zaragoza city.
Lleida Province - Catalonia: One of Catalonia's 4 provinces (along with Barcelona, Girona and Tarragona) Lleida has a land area of about 12,150 square kilometres and a resident population of just over 440,000, its capital is Lleida city (Lerida) and major towns include Balaguer, Cervera and Tarrega, though around one third of the population of the provice live in and around the capital.
See maps of Lleida Province here: Lleida Maps
Girona Province - Catalonia: The Province of Girona is within the autonomous region of Catalonia (Catalunya), it has an area of 5,900 square kilometres and a population of about 750,000, the province contains much of the coastline known as the "Costa Brava", a popular holiday destination for many years, with some well loved resorts such as Roses, Cadaques, Empuriabrava and Tossa de Mar. The capital of the province is Girona city (Gerona).
See maps of Girona Province here: Girona Maps
Barcelona Province - Catalonia: The capital of the province is Barcelona city, key towns and cities include Badalona, Mataro, Rubi, Sabadell, Terrassa and Castelldefels.
See maps of Barcelona Province here: Barcelona Maps
Murcia Region and Province: The Murcia Autonomous Region and province of the same name is located in the south-east of Spain, it has a coastline known as the Costa Calida (Warm Coast). It contains the historic cities of Murcia and Cartagena, with Cartagena having many ancient Roman and Carthaginian remains. The region and province has a population of around 1 and a half million and its coastline extends for around 240 kilometres (150 miles) from El Mojon in the north (where it borders Alicante) to Callareona in the south (where it borders Almeria).
See maps of Murcia here: Murcia Maps
Almeria Province - Andalucia: Bordering the Murcia region and province to the south is Almeria province, part of the autonomous region of Andalucia, the capital is the city of the same name - Almeria and the coastal are is often called the Costa Almeria (or Costa de Almeria). Some of its best known resorts include Mojacar, Vera Playa and Garrucha.
See maps of Almeria here: Almeria Maps
Granada Province - Andalucia: Another province within the Autonomous Community of Andalucia, Granada has an area of 12,500 square kilometres and a population of around 900,000, it borders several other provinces including Almera, Murcia and Malaga, its capital city is Granada, the city which gives the province its name. Granada has its own coastal area which is called the Costa Tropical. Significant towns in the region include Motril, Baza, Guadix, Loja and Almunecar.
See maps of Granada here: Granada Maps
Malaga Province - Andalucia: The next province down the coast from Granada is Malaga, again within the Andalucia Autonomous Community. Malaga province has an area of approximately 7,300 square kilometres and a relatively large population of about 1.6 million, it is the main tourist area for this part of Spain and contains one of the best known coastal areas, known as the Costa del Sol (Sun Coast). This coast has some very famous coastal resorts including Marbella, Puerto Banus, Estepona, Torremolinos, Fuengirola and Benalmadena, to name but a few. There are also some well known inland towns, with places like Ronda and Antequera attracting the most tourist interest. The capital of course is Malaga city.
See maps of Malaga here: Malaga Maps
Cadiz Province - Andalucia: Andalucia's Cadiz Province has an area of almost 7,400 square kilometres and a population of 1.24 million, the capital is Cadiz city, though the largest city in the province is Jerez (Jerez de la Frontera). It has a stretch of coastline and some coastal resorts, the coastline is part of the region known as the Costa de la Luz (Coast of Light), coastal towns include Barbate, Tarifa, Conil de la Frontera and of course Cadiz itself, a significant port.
See maps of Cadiz here: Cadiz Maps
Seville Province - Andalucia: A large province within the Autonomous Community of Andalucia, Seville covers an area of some 14,000 square kilometres, housing a population of about 2 million people, its capital Seville city having some 700,000 of that population. Seville does not have a coastline but still has a signifcant tourist industry with the city of Seville itself being the main draw. Other important towns and cities in the region include Utrera, La Rinconada, Carmona and Dos Hermanas.
See maps of Seville here: Seville Maps
Cordoba Province - Andalucia: Bordered by Jaen, Malaga, Granada, Ciudad Real, Seville and Badajoz provinces, Cordoba has an area of almost 14,000 square kilometres and a population of about 800,000, the capital is Cordoba city while other well populated places include Lucena, Montilla, Puente Genil and Palma del Rio.
See maps of Cordoba here: Cordoba Maps
Jaen Province - Andalucia: Important for the production of olive oil, the Jaen Province of Andalucia has an area of approximately 13,500 square kilometres and a relatively small population of just 666,000, of which a large percentage reside in the capital Jaen city. Significant towns and municipalities in Jaen Province include: Andujar, Alcala la Real, Linares, Martos and Ubeda.
See maps of Jaen Province here: Jaen Maps
Huelva Province - Andalucia: Standing on Spain's border with Portugal, Huelva Province has an area of about 10,000 square kilometres and a resident populace of approximately 484,000, it has a coastline on the Costa de la Luz and some popular coastal resorts such as Punta Umbria, Islantilla, Isla Cristina and Isla Canela. The capital of the province is Huelva city.
See maps of Huelva Province here: Huelva Maps
Valencia Province - Comunidad de Valencia:
See maps of Valencia Province here: Valencia Maps
Castellon Province - Comunidad de Valencia:
See maps of Castellon Province here: Castellon Maps
Tarragona Province - Catalonia: The Province of Tarragona is within the autonomous region of Catalonia (Catalunya), it has a population of about 813,000 and an area of around 6,300 square kilometres, 20% of its population live in and around the capital, Tarragona city. Tarragona Province has 10 comarcas (regions) and 183 municipalities. Notable coastal resorts include Salou and Cambrils.
See maps of Tarragona Province here: Tarragona Maps