Things to do
Madrid: Within the capital of Spain are many sites to see and activities to do. Among the many Baroque and neoclassical structures, see Casa de Campo, Puerta del Sol, the Mesones and the Old Madrid District. Visit the Plaza de Espana, one of Madrid’s largest and most popular squares, or one of the three museums.
Barcelona: Of all the sites in Barcelona, La Ramblas is the most famous, revel amongst the performance artists, the rainbow stalls and the kiosks. Other must-see attractions of Barcelona include the Barcelona Cathedral, a perfect example of Catalan Gothic architecture, Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia, the Gothic Quarter, Plaza Sant Jaume, Saint Jordi Palace, Caltrava Tower and the Olympic Village. Perhaps take a day trip to Monserrat, site of the Royal Basilica and the infamous sculpture of the “Black Virgin”.
Seville: Seville is the location of one of the most beautiful parks in all of Europe, the Park of Maria Luisa. Also visit the Cathedral, this Gothic structure is known as the third largest Cathedral in the world, the Santa Cruz Quarter, Old Jewish Quarter and the Spanish Square.
Cordoba: Once an important Roman town, in the 9th and 10th centuries, was the capital of Caliphate, and one of the most populous cities in the world. See the Mosque, Jewish Quarter and marvel at the architecture left behind by a society of Muslims, Christians and Jews.
Costa Del Sol: Also known as the sun coast, the Costa Del Sol region offers many beautiful cities including Málaga, the capital of the Costa Del Sol and includes popular sites such as the stronghold of Alcazaba and Gilbralfaro Castle, known as the best-preserved Arab monument. Roman monuments and structures scatter the town including the roman Theatre, Customhouse and the Catholic Cathedral, commissioned to cover the site of an ancient mosque.
Other Destinations: A visit to the Museo Guggenheim in Bilbao to admire the architectural wonder is recommended. Another worthwhile visit is to Granada. Enjoy a city tour which encompasses the main sights of this interesting city including the Generalife Gardens and the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms, the Alhambra. Visit Valencia, known as the birthplace of the famous Paella and admire the many domes and spires of the Zaragoza Cathedral.