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Cheap flights from Spain

Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, in the Iberian Peninsula in south-western Europe is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south and east, with a small land boundary with Gibraltar; France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay to the north and northwest; and Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean to the west and northwest. Spain is one of the only three countries (with France and Morocco), that have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. The country’s capital and largest city is Madrid.

Where to go

Among the major cities in Spain are Madrid, Barcelona, Majorca, Malaga, Alicante, Valencia, and Ibiza. The national capital, Madrid, has an international influence on entertainment, media, fashion, science, culture, and the arts, among others, making it a global city worth exploring. Mixed with its modernity are preserved historic neighbourhoods and streets. Its most prominent landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid, the Royal Theatre, the Buen Retiro Park, and the 19th-century National Library building, housing some of Spain’s historical archives. The Golden Triangle of Art on the Paseo del Prado is home to three art museums – Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia Museum, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. The monument that serves as the symbol of Madrid is the Cibeles Palace and Fountain.

The busiest international airport that serves Spain is Adolfo Suarez Madrid—Barajas Airport, simply Madrid—Barajas. Some of the busiest short-haul international routes out of the airport include flights to London, Portugal, Paris, Rome, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Munich, Milan, Geneva, and Zurich. London, a leading global city, is a vibrant and multicultural megalopolis that is of international importance for its culture, music, fashion, and trade, among other things. A great way to start your London adventure is from the city’s landmarks, which offer an aerial view of the whole area. These are the London Eye, the Shard, and the Monument. The London Eye is the world’s largest observation wheel, and perhaps one of the most iconic landmarks of the city. The Shard in London Bridge offers panoramic views of London through its 82nd floor observation platform. The Monument, on the other hand, is a lesser known landmark, but has a 62-metre pillar that can be climbed by a series of 311 steps, leading to a viewing deck.

Intercontinental flights are also served out of Madrid—Barajas. Some of the busiest intercontinental routes are Buenos Aires, New York, Sao Paulo, Lima, Mexico, Bogota, Miami, Dubai, and Santiago de Chile. Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is one of the largest cities in Latin America and is a melting pot of colourful cultures. Divided into 48 districts or barrios, some of the most visited by tourists are Microcento, the downtown area where historical sites can be visited; San Telmo, home to preserved colonial-style houses and narrow cobblestone lanes illuminated with fantastic wrought iron lanterns; La Boca, the most colourful neighbourhood in Buenos Aires; Palermo, a hip residential neighborhood with bars, restaurants, and boutiques; and Recoleta, home to a number of French-style buildings and large green spaces.

How to get out

Out of the 47 public airports in Spain, the busiest is Madrid—Barajas in the capital city, Madrid. It is also one of the most important airports in Europe. The airport is a hub for Air Europa and Iberia, and a focus city for Iberia Express, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Pullmantur Air, Ryanair, and Vueling. Other major airports serving Spain are those in Barcelona, Majorca, Malaga, and Alicante.

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