• Boating on Mallorca’s Largest Underground Lake: The Cuevas del Drach (Caves of the Dragon) hold concerts amid their forests of stalagmites and stalactites. Row around Lago Martel, the largest cavern lake in the world, in illuminated rowboats.
  • Talking to the Animals at the Bioparc Fuengirola: Moats and landscape features replace bars and cages at this model zoo where you can see more than 140 species of animals.
  • Seeing the Horses Dance in Jerez de la Frontera: Elegant purebred horses are put through their paces by highly skilled horsemen on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Andalucían School of Equestrian Art in Jerez.
  • Hiking the Wind-Sculpted Hoodoos of El Torcal: Andalucía’s first natural park is a fantasia of wind-sculpted limestone boulders. Trails lead through the surreal landscape.
  • Kicking Back in Madrid’s Parque del Retiro: Madrid’s families flock to the Parque del Retiro to row around the lake, catch impromptu concerts, and let little ones watch old-fashioned puppet shows.
  • Riding the Train to the Beach in Alicante: Hop the light rail in downtown Alicante and arrive minutes later at the long sands of the barrier beach of Playa San Juan (Platja Sant Joan in Valenciano).

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