56 imagesSituated in the northeastern Mediterranean coast of Spain, Barcelona is known for its beaches, nightlife, and Gaudi. The capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, Barcelona gained international recognition in 1992 when it hosted the Olympic games which had the effect of changing the city in ways that are still felt today
20 imagesBoasting of museums, Romanasque buildings, Gothic churches, cobbled lanes and medieval walls, the ancient town of Girona, is the perfect alternative to busy Barcelona. Much like Girona, Figueres is a relaxed city with quaint side street cafés and a compact Old Town. The city's main attraction is the world famous museum of native son, Salvador Dalí. the second most visited museum in Spain.