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Madrid itinerarychiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff) Madrid wins the award for the most underrated city in my book. We planned a quick stay here before heading to Barcelona and ended up leaving a piece of our hearts. These were our favorite spots and could be done in 2-3 days. But the best thing to do in Madrid is to just get lost in the streets.
Best of Barcelonamichele (Michele Humeston)
I hear Spain is nice this time of the yeartravelempa (Sarah Lempa) Cities, towns, & landmarks I could call home for a bit...
The Best Beaches in Spainbraedentg (Braeden Alexander) What comes to mind when you think of the best things to do in Spain? Charming hillside towns, flamenco dancers, unlimited sangria — oh, and of course, time spent on the beach. If you’re in the market for a beach getaway, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better destination than Spain, the official world leader in quality of beaches after being awarded 696 BlueFlags in 2018. So, whether you’re hoping to ride the 12-foot waves at Playa de Mundaka or spend some quality family time under the sun, here are the best beaches in Spain for every type of traveler:
9 Must-See Sites in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarterjasmineagbhow (Jasmine Caceres) When it comes to Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter or the Barrio Gótico, you can’t visit and plan to spend a few hours roaming it’s streets and hidden alleys.
When in Madridtravelempa (Sarah Lempa) It's my first time visiting Madrid, and gotta say, I'm hella impressed and it's only been 2 days (with jet lag). While Barcelona is undeniably awesome, Madrid is far less touristy and has a way more chill vibe to it. Tryna see these places before I go:
My Top 8 Barcelona Sites & Bite Recommendationsjasmineagbhow (Jasmine Caceres) I visited Barcelona on way too short a trip. And if you only have a short time to spend in this beautiful city, I’d highly recommend adding these spots to your list.
Secrets of Barcelonathegoddess_pallas (Pallas-Amenah Morgan) A few hidden gems I love in the city
5 Beautiful Day Trips from Barcelonathegoddess_pallas (Pallas-Amenah Morgan) I don't believe you could ever get tired of Barcelona, but if you ever need a bit of an escape, these are the places to go...
Barcelona to visitsiamesekatz (Leigh Taylor)
When we travel againnelly2310 (Neil Joyce) Next trip is London, then norteast coastel trip, star gazing and dune walks, but then its Sitges close to Barcelona, April we hope, we can't risk virus Lisa works in hospitals,
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3 Best Day Trips from Barcelonajasmineagbhow (Jasmine Caceres) Barcelona was one of my favorite cities to visit but getting out of the city to these three locations made for some mind-blowing memories.
Barcelona Cafessiamesekatz (Leigh Taylor)
Yacht Destinations Around the Globedanielleberclouw (Danielle Berclouw)
Hard Rock Cafè and Hotel around the world 🌎🤟🏻ste.divita (Stefania Di Vita)
Beach Vacation Destinations This Winter In Europeseeker (Seeker Editors) Europe has a reputation for being a chilly winter destination, but if you turn just a tad south you will find some of the most gorgeous, lively, and adventurous destinations that would satisfy any need for vitamin D. Explore these gorgeous European destinations, embrace new cultures, and tour some of the world's most ancient cities. These beachy spots each have their own character, from the south of France to northern Africa, or soaking in the Mediterranean sea, get ready for a seaside winter vacay to remember- European style.
Favorite Destinations for Solo Female Travelerstillontheroad (Giada Matera) These are some of my favorite destinations I've traveled to by myself and had the best time! #Women'sHistoryMonth
Best things to do in Barcelona with kidschiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff)
1 Day in Madrid!reinacartagena (Reina Cartagena ) Considered as one of the liveliest city's in Europe, Madrid is the capital city of Spain and has everything you could ever want to create a great vacation. Madrid is a dynamic city and is a perfect place to explore Spanish culture and history. Here is how I would spend 1 day in Madrid!
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