As peak holiday season approaches, many of us are daydreaming of warm weather and a nice glass of something refreshing. If you're looking for a quick getaway — or even a week-long adventure — in the warmth, where better to head than the land of sangria, sunshine, and sweaty dance halls: Spain! It's a short hop from the UK, and you're guaranteed a great time.
If you've grown tired of marching through the crowded streets of Barcelona, but are still craving a Spanish holiday, look no further. Here are nine stunning Spanish cities that are perfect for soaking up some culture, warmth, and (of course) a really good paella!