Have you moved to Spain to study,work or just to take a rest from your daily life? You couldn’t choose a place better than this.
Spain is an exciting country full of history, energy, culture and nature. Both if you chose a city or a little village to move in, here’s is a list of things you should know and to enjoy Spain at its full
Write down the right days and enjoy the art for free
Spanish museums offer free admission on selected days of the week or holidays. Picasso Museum in Barcelona has its free entrance day on the first Monday of each month and the one in Malaga (his hometown) is free on the last Sunday of each month; Reina Sofia and Prado Museums in Madrid don’t charge the evenings of the weekdays and some of the weekend’s afternoons. And if you want to see a real architectural wonder you just need to go outside from the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao… you won’t regret it!
Hike the Sierra Nevada National Park
You just cannot miss this natural wonder. This park it is located near Granada and the Costa del Sol. There you’ll find the highest mountains of the country among the incredible flora and fauna and the stunning landscapes. If you are not that sporty don’t worry, there are some easy but beautiful walks such as the Andalucian mountains around Ronda.
Hike the Camino de Santiago
As you probably already know it is one of the most famous walk in the world for the amount of people which cross it every year, for its history (it dates back over 1000 years) and for the several ways you can enjoy it. This pilgrimage starts in the French Pyrenees and goes across Galicia, in the Northern Spain, to finish officially in Santiago de Compostela. If you don’t have time to hike the whole path, you can consider the option to walk just for a week for free ! Accommodations are extremely cheap and your pilgrim’s passport will allows you to stay at special hostels for a small fee. What do you need to do then? Just prepare your body and soul, your backpack and start walking!
Taste the wine and the olive oil
Our tips are not just for those who want to be sporty and athletic but even for those who want to eat and drink for free. Spain is the perfect country to taste wine and olive oil thanks to the vineyards and olive plantations you can find in the countryside. Here you can enjoy the open house tasting events to taste whatever you want for free (reasonable limits are to be taken in account!)
Got a green thumb ? Go to Sabatini Gardens in Madrid
If you want to enjoy a relaxing walk in the gardens you cannot miss the backyard of King Juan Carlos I, opened to the public and totally free. Here you can see massive fountains, beautiful trees arranged in geometric patterns and you can learn something about the Spanish history while admiring the statues of the Spanish kings. And if you are lucky you can also enjoy some flamenco shows performed by the street artists!
Take a tour at The Royal Spanish Mint in Madrid
This could be an interesting tour to better know the history of the “Peseta” , the former spanish currncy before the introduction of Euro.Tour is free at all times!
If you want to know more about how to enjoy Spain for free, click on the following link and remember that this is just a little part of the things you can do… our suggestion is to go and discover the country as much as you can!
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