Spain

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Spain is a mix of old and new, modern and traditional. For the traveler, Spain means many things: bullfights, massive cathedrals, world class museums, Moorish palaces, whitewashed villages, delicious tapas, and sunny beaches. From the stirring sites of Barcelona to the sizzling rat-a-tat-tat of flamenco in Seville, this country creates its own beat amid the heat. 

BARCELONA:

Barcelona is the venerable and vibrant Catalonian capital. Barcelona is rich in historic sites, with some of the world's most unique architecture. The city is bordered on one side by mountains and the other by miles of golden sand beaches.

 

In Barcelona, you can study the works of Picasso, Miro, and Dali. Or pose with Antoni Gaudi's fantastical Seussian architecture and fairytale houses. Barcelona has an impressive diversity of neighborhoods. I've written quite a few guides on Barcelona to help you along, including:

1 day itinerary for Barcelona

3 day itinerary for Barcelona

40+ Landmarks in Barcelona

 Guide to Sagrada Familia

Guide to Gaudi Architecture

Guide to Casa Batllo

Guide to La Pedrera

Hidden Gems in Barcelona

 Architecture Lover's Guide to Eixample

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ANDALUSIA: SUNNY SOUTHERN SPAIN

Southern Spain is simply gorgeous. It's a well-balanced blend of must see hotspots, hidden gems, tiny white pueblo villages, and natural wonders. In Andalusia, you can visit sultry Seville, visit the mighty Alhambra in Granada, and see the stunning Mezquita in Cordoba. Andalusia is also brimming with adorable white pueblo villages.

 

Here are some of my guides to Andalusia:

 

• 10 day itinerary for Andalusia

Most Beautiful Cites and Towns in Andalusia

• 3 day itinerary for Seville

• Best day trips from Seville

• Must see sites in Granada

 Guide to Seville’s Royal Alcazar

• Guide to Granada’s Alhambra

• Guide to Antequera

Guide to Frigiliana

Game of Thrones Filming Locations

Barrio Santa Cruz in Seville

MADRID

Madrid is a genteel capital, a hub of culture and old world elegance. It's a beautiful thriving city studded with fantastic public squares, art-filled museums, and a lavish palace. Madrid is a compact and lively collection of quaint small villages and tapas bars, and home to a buzzing nightlife. 

 

Here are some of my Madrid guides:

 

• 2 day itinerary for Madrid

• Masterpieces of the Prado Museum

• Guide to Goya’s Black Paintings

• Best museums in Spain

NEED SOME ROAD TRIP OR CITY ITINERARIES FOR SPAIN?

Here are some of my guides:

33 secret towns in Spain

• 10 day itinerary from Madrid to Seville

10 day itinerary from Barcelona to Bilbao

1 week itinerary for northern Spain

10 day itinerary for Basque Spain

Day and weekend trips from Bilbao

2 day Itinerary for Bilbao

Guide to Santillana del Mar

 

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