Destination Spain presents the best places in Spain for stargazing!
Astronomy tourism is in fashion. Observing the sky is a unique moment, when you forget about the daily grind and connect with the cosmos. Spain is full of ideal destinations for stargazing and enjoying a unique nocturnal experience. Would you like to know where they are?
Sierra de Gata in Extremadura Extremadura is a true paradise for stargazing because it has very little light pollution. In the Sierra de Gata region, we recommend climbing the Almenara tower to witness a fantastic spectacle: The Milky Way and the constellations of Scorpius and Aquila.
La Palma island in the Canary Islands La Palma was granted the first worldwide Starlight reserve certificate and accepted in 2012 as a Starlight tourist destination. This island is an authentic paradise for lovers of starry nights, with exceptional conditions for observing the stars.
Montsec astronomy park in Catalonia The Montsec astronomy park in the province of Lleida is considered one of the best sites in Catalonia for spotting comets. The park welcomes visitors who want to enjoy its digital 3D multimedia planetarium with a moving dome 12 meters across.
The Cíes islands in Galicia The Cíes islands are one of the great treasures of the Vigo estuary and of Galicia. They are a Starlight tourist destination thanks to their perfect geographical conditions for stargazing. One of the most recommended activities is to sail on the waters of the national park until you see the sunset. A unique spectacle!
Sierra Morena in Andalusia Andalusia is the southernmost region in mainland Spain, and this allows the observation of a greater expanse of the universe. Sierra Morena is the largest Starlight tourist destination in the world, over 400 kilometers. Spain has some of the best spots in Europe for stargazing. The hardest part? Choosing just one to visit!
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