La Coruna, Spain

Christened the “Crystal City” and home to the shrine of St. James the Apostle in Santiago de Compostela, La Coruna is a jewel of Spain’s northwestern coast. It's difficult not to fall under its spell.

Sample Galicia’s mouth-watering octopus, oysters and scallops. Or if your taste is for history, visit the world’s only working Roman lighthouse and enjoy the panoramic views.