Green Holidays in Spain
Spain has long been one of the most popular destinations for British holidaymakers, and its easy to see why: the southern coast of Spain is blessed with great weather along its hundreds of miles of golden, sandy beaches washed by the Mediterranean (and Atlantic).
Inland you find rugged mountain scenery, a rich history with the legacy of the Moorish occupation, white-washed towns and villages and groves of citrus and olive trees.
Spain also boasts fantastic cities brimming with life and culture: discover the glorious historic centres of Andalucia and the hidden gems of Barcelona. The North of the country is verdant and mountainous, with great opportunities for hiking, cycling and other outdoor activities in spectacular scenery, including through varied and wonderful landscapes along the famous Camino de Santiago.
There is a wealth of green accommodation to be found in Spain, some of the best you'll find listed below, alongside some great green holidays, all of which are reachable by train or ferry.
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Brittany Ferries is adding another ferry service to its Portsmouth to Santander route with an additional 2 round trips a week.
How to take the train or the ferry to Spain
For travelling by train to Spain, our rail journey planner details where to change platforms/stations, prices, timetables, journey times and how to book tickets. Click on the links below for the following journeys:
- Train and Ferry from London to Ibiza
- Train and Ferry from London to Mallorca
- Train from London to Barcelona
- Train from London to Madrid
- Train from London to Malaga
- Train from London to Seville
Our detailed ferry journey planner shows you how to take the ferry from London to Spain, showing intermediate travel steps, prices, timetables, journey times and how to book tickets. Follow the links below for more information:
More places to stay in Spain
Couble (apartment): 840€ - 1330€ per week, suite (cottage): 1260€ - 1960€ per week
Double room from 60 to 75 euros per night
Rooms from €66.
Britanny Ferries Special Offer: 4 nights from £204 per person, 7 nights from £376 per person (including 2 nights on board the ferry)
From €65-€95 per night. Taxes and breakfast included.
B&B double 60.- Euros per night breakfast included. 2 bedrooms for family/friends 100.- Euros for 4 with breakfast included. Self-catering apartment 380.- Euros a week for 2, 520.- Euros for 4/5 pax.
Cortijo costs €200 per day for 6, Barn costs €100 per day for 2, B.& B. €65 per double room per night, Glamping €70 per tent per night
From £493.00 to: £1028.00 (based on two staying)
€450 per week for the yurt
Britanny Ferries Special Offer: 4 nights from £198 per person (2 nights on board, 2 nights hotel) or 7 nights for £360 (2 nights on board, 5 nights hotel).
More holidays in Spain
From £1665 (maximum group size 12)
From £679.00 GBP
From £760pp based on twin sharing
From £875pp based on 2 people sharing
£1090 (based on two people sharing)
From £715 per person based on 2 adults sharing (excluding travel)
From £879.00 GBP
From £2278 (maximum group size 12 people)
From £780pp based on twin sharing
From £770pp based on twin sharing
£965 (twin share basis)
From £665 per person based on two people sharing
From £749.00 GBP
£945 adult; £895 children. Land Only
£845 Land Only
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From £1155 (including rail) based on two people sharing
From £1,699 GBP
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From £745 (tour only)
From £1,800 (maximum group size 12)
From £919 tour only. Quote GT1234 when you book and receive a free bottle of champagne per booking!
From £1079.00 GBP
From £1549 (tour only)
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From £625 per person based on two people sharing