Thousands of students come to Spain each year for study abroad and spring break, and it’s easy to see why. The university centers of Salamanca, Madrid, and Barcelona have tons of fun activities, and the food and architecture in Spain are amazing.
Things to Do
Things to Do in Madrid: During the day, check out the Palacio Real (Royal Palace); world-famous paintings by Goya and Velasquez at El Prado museum; the grand crossroads of Puerta del Sol; impressive Plaza Mayor, and lively El Retiro park in Madrid’s historic center.
Things to Know
Budget Travel Tips for Spain: Spaniards love to celebrate and every small town hosts at least one festival a year.
Shopping in Spain: The major mercados (markets) in Spain sell a breathtaking selection of clothing and beautiful fresh flowers, as well as all types of food.
Dining in Spain: Some of the best seafood in Europe is served near the coast of northern Spain.