Winter Sun in Spain

Winter Sun in Spain

Thinking of making some work-life changes and or spending the winter in Spain? Andulacia is one of the warmest places in mainland Spain to enjoy some winter sunshine!

Málaga is a beautiful city, best known for being a tourist hotspot and, in the winter months, is incredibly popular due to its wonderful weather. There are lots of great things to do in winter. Though it may be a bit chilly to be lounging on the beach, you can still fill your days visiting the beautiful Moorish Alcazaba, admiring the unfinished Málaga Cathedral, or learning about local wine at the Museo del Vino.

And being one of the largest cities in Andalucía, no visit to Málaga in winter would be complete without sampling it’s incredible and delicious tapas restaurants, which are open all year, even during winter in Malaga.

You can also walk Caminito del Ray in the winter. This incredible path is open all year (closed every Monday) and only closes December 24th, 25th and 31st and Jan 1st.

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Nerja, in beautiful Andalusia, is often known for being one of the best day trips from Málaga and has some of the most beautiful property for sale in Spain. However, this charming city in Costa del Sol holds so much more for its visitors. Especially if you’re planning to enjoy winter in Spain. As with many other parts of coastal Spain, you’ll find less tourists and more room to enjoy the ambience of the city.

Even though it might be too cold for a swim in the Mediterranean, you can still count on 10-15°C and loads of sunshine which is why a property in Spain with winter sun is so popular.

Walking the streets, you may even be wearing only a t-shirt! The highlight of every trip to Nerja is a visit to the Caves of Nerja. They are some of the biggest caves you can find in Europe. The “Balcony of Europe” is also in Nerja. From here you have a beautiful view of the Spanish coast and it’s only a stones throw to the countless bars and restaurants serving delicious tapas. You can choose to sit inside or out and spend some time people-watching in the sunshine.

There are two mountain ranges that run through Andalusia: the Sierra Morena in the north, and the Betic Cordillera (which contains the Sierra Nevada) in the south. You’ll experience an alpine climate in the high mountains, with plenty of snow and cold temperatures. There are places you can go skiing in winter. Andalusia boasts the best of both worlds- skiing near the coast! Normally, you don’t get much snow in coastal areas in Spain.

Winter sunshine in Spain

All over Andalusia, you’ll find people wearing tees and short sleeves in February and March, and just light cover-ups in the evenings. In the plain between the two mountain ranges, you’ll find Seville, Andalusia’s capital and a very popular tourist destination with lots of things to do in winter.

You can enjoy warm tapas dishes, like soups and stews, because they are perfect for cooler evenings. , another popular Andalusian destination, is also located in the plain, but further inland. Nights can get colder here, but daytime temperatures should be pretty close to those in Seville, so you should be able to wander the streets of the Jewish Quarter, and take in the sights such as the world-renowned Mezquita without crowds.

It may be too cold to swim for everyone except the most (fool)hardy, but the views and sunsets are still breath-taking in Marbella in winter. The old town of Marbella has cute, narrow, cobbled streets, perfect for wandering and admiring the pretty balcony flowers displays and traditional Spanish mosaic entrances. Why not visit our property for sale spain whilst you are there?

Winter fiestas are big in Spain, many people may think the party season dies down once September comes, but it is stronger than ever in December.

You may miss celebrating Christmas at home, but it’s a huge celebration in Spain, so you won’t miss out on any of the fun with the winter sun in Spain– just the cold weather.

All in all, winter in Andalusia is truly magical. With more sunny days and milder temperatures than most other winter in Spain locations, Andalusia definitely makes the list of top winter destinations in Europe and is why so many look to have a second property in this area!