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The Best Places in Spain to
have Fun for Free
Just because you are in a foreign
country doesn't mean you can't have fun while trying to save money. There
are plenty of places in Spain where you can have fun for free. Even in
the big cities of Barcelona and Madrid, you can have fun even if you are
on a vacation on a budget. So whether you are in Spain, or if you plan
on going, don't worry. You can still have plenty of fun while still keeping
your wallet happy too.
These tips come courtesy
of the loan website wonga.com
in their efforts to help the holiday makers among you hold on to a little
more of your cash, I hope they serve you well:
de la Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
|Most free places in Spain
are only free during certain time periods, so you should keep that in mind.
You don't want to go and then end up having to pay a ton of money. There
are plenty of great free places to go in Spain, but these are simply some
of the best.
Museo de Reina Sofia
This is one of Madrid's world
famous art galleries. The gallery features many works by Pablo Picasso
and Salvador Dali. Even Pablo Picasso's masterpiece the Guernica can be
viewed here for free. You can visit this gallery free everyday for a limited
amount of time. On weekdays (on Tuesday the gallery is closed), you can
come free from 7-9 PM. On Saturday you can visit after 2:30 PM until closing,
and on Sunday you can come from opening to 2:30 for free.
Gaudi's La Sagrade Familia
This is Barcelona's most famous
landmark. It does cost money to go inside the museum, but unless architecture
and the history of architecture fascinates you, you probably won't find
it too interesting. You can still enjoy the sculptures outside of the building
and the amazing design from the outside.
Cathedral and Giralda
|This is the most famous
attraction is Seville. It is one of the world's largest cathedrals, and
the architecture in and outside the building is absolutely stunning. You
can visit the building free on Sundays.
Palacio Real is the royal residence,
and is located in Madrid. You can visit for free on Wednesdays, and it's
pretty cool to visit a royal residence for free.
This museum contains the best
works created by the Spanish cubist artist. The museum is located in Barcelona.
The lines to get into this museum are incredibly long, so if you choose
to go you should probably get there early. You can visit free every first
Sunday of the month.
Tower, Seville Cathedral, Seville, Spain
Espana, Seville, Andalucia, Spain
Parque de María Luisa
and Plaza de España
This is a lush garden and a
plaza that is located to the southeast of Seville. You can view the architecture
of the building, and the parks here are spectacular as well. Best of all,
it's always free!
This museum was designed for
blind people, but that doesn't mean people who can see can't enjoy the
museum. The exhibits and objects can be touched, so you can actually feel
the things that are being shown off. It's a little different from your
average museum experience. It's always free too!
Montjuïc and the Museu
Nacional D'Art de Catalunya
This is one of the two mountains
located in Barcelona. If you like climbing, then this is something you'd
enjoy. The mountain offers a beautiful view of Barcelona, but also of the
nature on and surrounding the mountain and Barcelona. It's always free
to be under the age of 15, people over 65, and it's free to everyone the
first Sunday of every month.
Case de Pilatos
These buildings were built for
the marquis of Tarifa. The architecture of these building crosses Islamic
and Italian architecture. Visiting these building is free to everyone on
Tuesday afternoons. The building are located in Seville.
So, these are some of the
best places in Spain to visit where you can have fun for free. A lot of
them involve architecture and art, but this is Spain after all. So, if
you are or if your planning on visiting Spain soon, consider visiting one
of these free locations when you need somewhere to go!
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