National Art Museum of Catalonia in Barcelona, Catalonia.

A trip that’s a real cultural feast: some of Europe’s most important art galleries are located in Spain


Culture, in all its forms, is one of Spain’s main attractions. Here, you can walk in silence through museums filled with works of art created by some of the greatest artists in history. Not to be missed!

  • Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

    A museum that’s as beautiful on the outside as it is on the inside. Designed by architect Frank O.Gehry, the museum building is a mass of unpredictable curves made from titanium panels. Inside, you’ll find exhibitions of contemporary art such as the outstanding The Matter of Time, with sculptures by Richard Serra.

  • West entrance to the Prado Museum in Madrid, Region of Madrid

    Prado Museum, Madrid

    This art gallery houses many masterpieces and the most complete collection of 11th- to 17th-century Spanish art. Paintings by El Greco, Goya, Velázquez, Rubens, and Rembrandt are waiting quietly here to be discovered and admired by visitors like you.

  • General view of the National Art Museum of Catalonia in Barcelona, Catalonia

    National Art Museum of Catalonia in Barcelona

    Located within the castle of Montjuïc, MNAC houses some outstanding paintings by artists such as El Greco, Zurbarán, Casas, Dalí and Picasso. Works that taken together represent the art of more than a thousand years, beautifully preserved. Furthermore, you’ll find a wide range of art forms on display here: paintings, engravings, posters, photography and coins.

  • Picasso Museum Malaga

    The ideal place to enjoy the work of Pablo Picasso, one of the greatest of all Spanish artists. Within the walls of the Buenavista Palace, you’ll go on a journey through the artist’s life and work as you wander through its halls, which house more than 155 of the Spanish painter’s creations.

These are just a few of the most important Spanish museums, those that really shouldn’t be missed, but there are many more, with great works of art waiting for you to discover them.

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