Rich in history, Spain’s art, architecture, and culture will amaze you. The birthplace of some of the world’s most influential artists, including Pablo Picasso and Manolo, travel to Spain to live amongst some of the world’s most treasured art. From the ancient Roman ruins, to the flamenco dancers and matadors, to the gothic cathedrals overlooking the streets, and even to its captivating mountain ranges, Spain captures the true essence of traveler’s journey overseas.
Experience the true beauty and history behind some of the most admired art in the world. When you intern abroad in Barcelona, you can visit the Museum Marítum, where a large collection of art represents how Barcelona’s history is connected to the sea. While in Madrid, see one of the most famous art pieces in the world, Pablo Picasso’s La Guernica, which depicts the horrors of the Spanish Civil War. As the local gallery scene within Seville is growing, one of its most popular galleries is the Wabi Sabi Shop Gallery. There you can find more than just paintings, home to all types of contemporary art, including fashion to décor, to furniture or handmade ceramics. If you’re looking for classical art, then Granada is the place to be. Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, which houses over 2,000 pieces, including works of art from Alonzo Cano, who designed the façade of Granada’s cathedral. Granada’s star attraction though, is a piece of art in itself and is one of the most iconic sights, the Alhambra. This sprawling complex sits on the Darro Valley, with the Sierra Nevada Mountains as its backdrop.
With a history dating all the way back to the to the Middle Ages and even to the Roman Empire, Spain’s historic sites will transport you to another time. Have an unforgettable experience in The Roman Theatre of Mérida where the ancient Romans enjoyed theatrical games. Visit an icon of Spain’s history and traditions in Seville, the Plaza de Toro, thought to be one of the finest bull rings in all of Spain. Built between 1762 and 1881 this popular site still holds fights to this day allowing you to admire its architecture while experiencing the tradition of a bull fight. Travel back to medieval times and visit the towering cathedral La Sagrada Família, 137 years later and still unfinished, this beautiful cathedral is Spanish history you must experience.