9. Futbol
Winners of the 2010 World Cup and home to two of the European leagues most powerful (and rival) teams, Real Madrid and Barcelona, Spanish soccer are world class. Quite literally, some of the major soccer players from around the world play for Spanish teams during non-World Cup years, so take in a match and see some of the top players in the world.

10. Ski in Sierra Nevada
You didn’t see that one coming, did you? Indeed, the sunniest country in Europe boasts one of the southernmost ski resorts on the continent, thanks to a permanently snowy peak at a super high altitude in Andalucía, the sunniest province in Spain. So if you’re looking to have your cake and eat it, too, take a ski trip south in Spain.