Month: August 2014

Air Tickets to Barcelona

Considered the busiest and most cosmopolitan of Spain’s major cities, Barcelona is a whirlwind of activity, sights, sounds, and life.  From the ancient and modern architecture, to the nightlife and art scene, Barcelona has something for everyone.  Get ready to explore the capital of the Catalonia region of Spain – a city that spans the time line to give you a taste of the old and the new.  If you act now, you can take advantage of some great deals on cheap flights to Barcelona.

After you arrive in Barcelona, be sure to explore the old Roman military fortifications in the Square of Sant Jaume located in the Barrio Gotico or Gothic Quarter.  One of the oldest parts of Barcelona, you can explore an old millstone on top of the Mountain Taber, where tribes of people lived hundreds of years before the Roman occupation.  The Gothic Quarter is also home to majestic gothic cathedrals and medieval palaces designed to inspire your imagination.

From there, you can jump forward several centuries to the modern Barcelona, where the El Ensanche district will will delight you with wonderful works of art and breathtaking architecture.  Built between 1870 and 1936 for the cities elite, the El Ensanche district enlarged Barcelona by over five times it’s original size.  Highlighted in this district are the works of Anton Gaudi, a Spanish architect known for his work in Modernism.  Seven of his works have been classified by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites, including the world famous Sagrada Familia.  This breathtaking Roman Catholic cathedral was not complete upon Gaudi’s death in 1926, and still remains incomplete today.  Most experts agree that this cathedral is one of the most dynamic displays of Gothic architecture today and should not be missed.

If you want to experience the modern cuisine and active nightlife of Barcelona, you will want to visit Santalo and Mariano Cubi streets.  You will find the most popular bars, upscale dining, and the latest trends in fashion displayed before your eyes.  Don’t let a visit to Barcelona go by without taking a turn in this district and seeing what makes Barcelona such a cosmopolitan place.

Now is the time to plan your trip.  Cheap tickets can be found from New York, Chicago, Houston, and Dallas for lower than $800 round trip.  If you live on the West Coast, you can find tickets for just under $850 round trip!  A really fantastic deal for a voyage that will take you across the continental United States and the Atlantic Ocean for a trip that you will never forget! Find more on “Flybilletter til Barcelona” and Kayak.com

Malaga

Have you ever wondered what it was like to experience a real-life bullfight?  Or, stood in a museum admiring one of Pablo Picasso’s great works of art and wondered what it must have been like for him growing up?  The answers to these questions, and many great adventures and attractions, can be found in Malaga, Spain.  Located on the coast of Spain, Malaga has long been an attractive destination for travelers of all types.  Now is the time to buy if you are looking at purchasing cheap tickets to this bustling beach town.

Known as a gateway for many of Spain’s wonderful resort towns, Malaga has a rich tradition all it’s own.  For those who enjoy sightseeing, there are several wonderful landmarks to enjoy.  The Alcazaba of Malaga stands one of the most complete citadels that were built by the Moors from the 10th – 15th century A.D.  With it’s grand fortifications, the Alcazaba is considered one of the finest examples of military structures from that period.

For art lovers, Malaga is the home to the world-renowned artist Pablo Picasso.  Born in Malaga in 1881, his work as a sculptor, painter, and ceramist has given him the distinction of being one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.  While he dabbled in many different styles, he was considered revolutionary for creating a new movement called “Cubism” followed by another movement he fathered called “Surrealism”.  Malaga has many art galleries dedicated to this famous artist and could keep the avid art lover busy for many days.

If you love to relax and just get away, the resorts and beaches of Malaga have everything you could ever want.  Calle Larios, the city’s center, is a bustling shopping district filled with local flair and unique eateries.  And, to top it all off, you can enjoy a spectacle unlike any other at the Plaza de Toros, Malaga’s bullfighting ring.

Cheap flight tickets are now available to Malaga for an experience you will never forget.  Flights from New York, Houston, and Miami are currently under $1000 round trip – some as low as $700! If you are coming from the Western U.S. or the West Coast, you can still get deals as low as $1100 – $1600 round trip. If you are looking for a truly exciting getaway, you can’t afford to pass up this opportunity.  Malaga awaits to transport you to another world and another time.