Your money goes miles further in Madrid. Marvel at the sheer number of paintings in the Prado and Reina Sofia museums. The beaches of Barcelona, its culture and all night party places, making it an incentive travel top choice. Wall to wall sunshine, especially in summer.
Scale the towers of Gaudi’s wonderfully eccentric Sagrada Familia
Sample the local wines
Catch a match at Real Madrid
Take in a musical on the ‘Broadway of Madrid’, the Gran Via
Ski (yes, ski) at Valdesquí, in the mountains around Madrid