Whether you’re rambling down Las Ramblas or making your way down the Gran Via, take your time getting to know Spain’s top cities with Moon Barcelona & Madrid. Inside you’ll find:
Flexible itineraries for up to a week in Barcelona or Madrid that can be combined into a 2-week trip, including day trips to Montserrat, the Penedès wine region, Toledo, and more
Strategic advice for foodies, art lovers, history buffs, and more
Must-see highlights and unique experiences: Marvel at Gaudi’s architectural masterpiece Sagrada Familia, stroll through the baroque Royal Palace, or contemplate Picasso’s Guernica and Velázquez’s Las Meninas. Cheer for the home team at a fútbol match, people-watch from a sunny café terrace, or climb to the top of Mount Tibidabo and explore the lush surrounding park
Savor the flavors of Barcelona and Madrid: Sample mouthwatering jamon or zumo at a sprawling market or snag a table at a Michelin-starred restaurant. Post up with the locals at a no-frills tapas joint, sip authentic vermouth, or snack on the catch of the day at a beach-front bar
Honest suggestions from Madrid local Jessica Jones
Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
Background information on the landscape, history, and cultural customs of each city
Handy tools such as visa information, Spanish and Catalan phrasebooks, and local insight for solo travelers, visitors with disabilities, seniors, LGBTQ travelers, travelers of color, and families with children
With Moon’s practical tips and local insight, you can enjoy Barcelona and Madrid at your own pace.
For more of Europe’s best cities, try Moon Rome, Florence & Venice.