Spain is a much-loved destination for holiday makers looking for a relaxing sun holiday. But this ancient nation has so much to offer travellers willing to explore further. Sort your Spanish car hire with Europcar and take in the Moorish beauty of the Alhambra in Granada, the Royal Palace in Madrid and the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.
Driving holidays in Spain have everything a traveller could wish for: sweeping majestic scenery, beaches, mountains, arid landscapes and cosmopolitan cities that brim with jeux de vie.
Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia and second only to Madrid in size is a major draw for tourists from all over the world. Driving in Barcelona is simple, the roads form a grid system, helping with orientation. There is also ample car parking in the centre of the city making car hire in Spain a great option for discovering Barcelona's beaches, parks, museums and historic buildings. Head south from Barcelona and you'll arrive in Madrid, the third largest city in Europe.
If you are planning to make Madrid your base then car hire is a good option to enable you to see the sights in outlying areas. Less than an hour from Madrid, the UNESCO world heritage town of Toledo provides ample opportunity to marvel at ornate masterpieces influenced by Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Fairy tale castles pepper Spain and Segovia's twin appeal of a chocolate-box castle and Roman aqueduct make this a great day trip choice.
Let Europcar take care of your car hire in Spain. You can choose from a multitude of pick up and drop off points at convenient locations throughout the country. Add any extras you need during the online booking process including child seats, additional drivers and of course sat nav devices that take the stress out of getting to the next stop on your tour of Spain.