Spain

Spain Travel Guide

This capacious corner bar is named for Spain’s famous black-hoofed pigs, so don’t miss a crunchy, salty, and delicious toasted sandwich of jamón serrano, fresh tomato, and anchovy ($2.95), accompanied by Bodegas Bretón Dominio de Conte 2001.

The only Madrid outpost of the Royal Spanish Mint, this shop sells limited-edition commemorative coins, as well as stamps, engravings, and reproductions of artworks by famous Spanish painters like Diego de Silva y Velázquez. All purchases come with identity certification.

Join the Gaudi gawkers in front of the architect's surreal Casa Batlló.

Picnic around the saltwater swimming pool overlooking the Mediterranean.

Let the experts guide you through a stellar selection of wines from the nearby Rioja region, as well as other regions of Spain.

This crimson-walled shop stocks Delgado's signature black and ivory separates and knits.

The well-edited boutique for men and women is stocked with the greatest runway hits from, among many others, Valentino, Alexander McQueen, and Jean-Paul Gaultier.

At Spain's oldest dry-goods store, Ultramarinos La Confianza, freshly baked bread shares shelf space with regional delicacies such as Somontano wine, pañoleta cheeses, and candied chestnuts.

The legendary jazz club has hosted everyone from Ella and Chet to budding greats such as the Charlie Hunter trio. After the headliners, the intimate cellar saloon turns into a club spinning R&B and hip-hop.

The salon is staffed with multilingual, London-trained stylists.

The museum is located in the 16th-century Palacio de Buenavista, which in 2004 was renovated and expanded by architect Richard Gluckman. The stunning display of 200 of the artist's works ranges from early sketches of bullfights to Cubist still lifes to sculptures to ceramics.