3 of the Best Cities in Spain for Food-Focused Travel

Best Food Cities in Spain

 

Best Food Cities in Spain

Forget listening to your heart. For food-focused travelers, it’s all about listening to your stomach.

So, which cities should be top of mind for those looking to taste their way through a country that’s known for its paella, tapas, sherry, and sangria? According to over 118 million real reviews from global travelers on Booking.com, the best food cities in Spain are:

 

1. GRANADA, with its free tapas and intoxicating mix of Spanish and Moorish cuisine. (Save up to 30% when you compare Granada Hotel Prices on TripAdvisor.)

 

3 of the Best Cities in Spain for Food-Focused Travel

3 of the Best Cities in Spain for Food-Focused Travel

 

2. VALENCIA, where the paella is made with rabbit, chicken, beans, and no seafood. (Find the best hotel for you in Valencia at the right price.)

 

Best Food Cities in Spain

Best Food Cities in Spain

 

3. SEVILLE, the capital of Andalucia and birthplace of Spain’s tapas tradition. (Check current hotel rates and reviews in Seville.)

 

3 of the Best Cities in Spain for Food-Focused Travel

3 of the Best Cities in Spain for Food-Focused Travel

3 of the Best Cities in Spain for Food-Focused Travel

 

Surprised San Sebastian, Barcelona, and Madrid didn’t make the list? So are we. (Food isn’t the only reason to visit Spain. Check out these things you can only see in Spain.)

 



Booking.com

 

To find the top 25 destinations, Booking.com looked at destinations that had the most endorsements for ‘food’ by global Booking.com travelers.

Asian and South American flavors were favorites in the top ten foodie destinations, with Greece, Australia, and Spain not far behind.  Hong Kong, with its famous dim sum, Sao Paulo with Brazilian barbecue and Tokyo, whose restaurants have accrued more Michelin stars than New York and Paris combined (both of which are notably absent from the ranks), top the list.

Here’s the list of globally-endorsed cities:

  1. Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  2. Sao Paulo, Brazil
  3. Tokyo, Japan
  4. Athens, Greece
  5. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  6. Melbourne, Australia
  7. Bangkok, Thailand
  8. Granada, Spain
  9. Las Vegas, USA
  10. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  11. Singapore, Singapore
  12. Warsaw, Poland
  13. Porto, Portugal
  14. Valencia, Spain
  15. Florence, Italy
  16. Milan, Italy
  17. Sydney, Australia
  18. Krakow, Poland
  19. Istanbul, Turkey
  20. Lisbon, Portugal
  21. Munich, Germany
  22. Copenhagen, Denmark
  23. Seville, Spain
  24. Brussels, Belgium
  25. Rome, Italy

Did your favorite destination make the list?  Leave a comment and let us know your picks for the best food cities in Spain.

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Laura Goyer

Laura Goyer

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Laura Goyer is a world traveler and culinary travel professional, on a mission to help busy prime-time women find the best local food when they travel.