Barcelona, the city of constant renewal, is without doubt the most cosmopolitan and economically most active city in this country. It is located at the Mediterranean sea in the north of Spanish Coast. It is an old city with an old history but has always attest its modernization by following the latest international tendencies and even outstanding them. This is reflects in the general approach to life in this lively city.
The most reason why Barcelona is famous to tourists the old city’s architecture, and there are monuments of Romanesque. quarter and Renaissance periods or still before, but most characteristic is what has been built more or less 100 years ago, truly living its history and culture. You’ll find Europe’s best-preserved Gothic.
Enjoy the modernist architecture is distinguished specially by the works of genial Antoní Gaudí, who together with his great contemporaries gave new and exciting looks to it, but has remained since then at the top of modernity. La Sagrada Familia, considered Gaudi’s masterpiece, is one must seen in Barcelona. Stroll Las Ramblas and enjoy Barcelona’s unique blend of Catalan culture, distinctive architecture, lively nightlife and trendy, stylish hotels. Your tour will not be complete if you wont visit the rambunctious La Boqueria market, where you can stock up on local delicacies.
From Madrid to heaven, the capital of Spain since 1562, is located at the geographic center of the Iberian Peninsula. Because of its central location and high altitude, the climate of Madrid is characterized by warm dry summers and cool winters. Even though Madrid is far from the sea, visitors to Spain’s capital can still find Madrid Beaches in and around the area. Madrid has no natural sea beaches to call its own. However, beaches can be found just 3 or 4 hours away as well as by the riversides in Madrid. Not to worry, an artificial beach called the Madrid Rio Project is now in the pipeline. With its warm summers, Madrid can be a great summer fun. Families enjoy boating in Retiro Park and visiting the zoo and the amusement park in Casa de Campo. After eating paella and tapas and watching flamenco, night owls can dance at clubs that are open until dawn.
Madrid is a city of great monuments. Among its tourist attractions are the medieval centers dating back to the Habsburg Empire and the Prado Museum. But Madrid is not just a cultural destination. It is also a lively metropolis with many pubs, cafes, discotheques and nightclubs open late into the night. Don’t be surprised if you get stuck in a traffic jam at four in the morning, and the people you meet are not necessarily going off to work. So this will serve as a warning, beware of scammers.
There are many scammers wherever you are in the world. Wandering through Madrid is a great way to see the generous Royal Palace, the 16th- century Puerta del Sol (Sun’s Gate) marking the center of Spain, the old Moorish quarter of Moreria and much more. Art enthusiasts flock to the famous Prado, Thyssen- Bornemisza and Reina Sofia museums. Warning! Always travel with guardians! Security first.