The far-reaching history of Spain left countless fascinating sights and attractions for the posterity. Madrid has the capital title since the 16th century, when Habsburg Philip II. decided to create a centrum in the perfect middle of the country. Spain has Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy, the monarch is Felipe VI.
In the Spanish capital one can find countless cultural institutions, excellent local food-and wine, at night bustling cities and many more. In this real Mediterranean city we can visit the three most famous art collections, -the Golden Triangle of Art- the Prado, the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum, and the Reina Sofía Museum. When visiting Madrid, do not miss the Plaze de Oriente, the Royal Palace, the Puerta de Sol (Gate of the Sun) and the famous churros con chocolate (pastries covered with chocolate).
The Catalan capital, Barcelona is probably most famous for its brilliant architectural masterpieces. Here one can find the world famous buildings of Antoni Gaudí, which are apparently very special and unique, but maybe not the taste for everybody. Besides the architecture one can spend a pleasant time in the fine restaurants, eating the local dishes, drinking the local wines, and enjoy the immersive night life of the city. It’s useful to hire a car to discover it.
Spain offers several tourist destinations of different kinds. Apart from the large and bustling cities, one might decide to visit the seaside, and Spain is rich in beautiful shores! Tenerife is a very popular tourist destination thanks to its special natural environment and the numerous attractions it offers. The black sanded beaches are certainly attractive factors, not to mention the famous Loro Parque, or the Siam Park. The best choice of beaches for families with children, for example is Es Pujols in Formentera, or Playa Blanca in Lanzarote. Mallorca and Ibiza are certainly for those who seek lively night life, refreshing cocktails and dancing all night. After all, everybody can find the most suitable place in Spain to enjoy the holiday.