Things to do in Spain for free.
If you decide to visit Barcelona, you can start transporting let yourself down La Rambla, the street on the move of the city surrounded by rich Gothic buildings and street performers. In the bottom of the street you can admire an imposing statue of Christopher Columbus indicating Indies while on the high street, close to Plaza Catalunya , you can find FC Barcelona fans celebrating a victory ! Another free attraction in the city is the Mercado de la Boqueria (Boqueria market), close to La Rambla , full of colors , tastes and smells , with typical Spanish food stands and a Mediterranean style market . Every first Sunday of the month you can visit for free the Picasso Museum where you will see works by Picasso during his stay in Barcelona. You must have patience because you can find very long queues but the wait is worth it, and it's free!
To find people from Barcelona enjoying a city break you can visit the Parc de la Ciutadella, fantastic vegetation, golden statues and a beautiful artificial lake.
You should not miss the show of water and lights of the Magic Fountain of Montjuic , during the summer from Thursday to Sunday from 21.30 to 24 with music and colors , from October to April every Friday and Saturday, shows every half hour from 19:00 to 20:30 .
Madrid is a city where people live the street 24 hours a day; you can enjoy a walk through the streets eating a typical " Bocadillo con calamares” (Panini with squid) or resting in the Plaza Mayor, while if you go to Madrid you can celebrate New Year's Eve with the locals at the clock tower in Plaza Sol, toast with a low cost champagne and eating tapas and snacks.
Madrid is also a city rich in museums, and you'll be pleased to know you can visit the Museo del Prado, for free from Monday to Saturday from 18.00 to 20.00h, sundays and holidays from 17.00 to 19.00
The Reina Sofia Museum, where rests the painting "Guernica" is another must-see attraction that you can visit for free on Saturdays from 14.30 and on Sunday morning. If you need gratis wi -fi in Madrid you can enjoy it for free in many city squares. And after visiting the museums you can relax in the Parque del Retiro, a real lung in the heart of the city with great natural and architectural heritage. You can see inside this park a beautiful Rose Garden, Alfonso XII Monument, the Crystal Palace, end so on.
If you travel to other Spanish cities do not miss the Turia Gardens in Valencia, the Cathedral and the Giralda Tower (free on Sundays) in Seville , the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela and the Hanging Bridge of Bilbao .
So go ahead and start your low cost trip to Spain!
Written by Qualified Multiplier Eurodesk Asociacion Ingalicia.