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Lona Valmoro Nov 16th, 2000 04:03 AM

Barcelona or Madrid?
 
I am planning on a three-day weekend in Spain in December and can't decide between Barcelona or Madrid. Any advice would be much appreciated!

Lesley Nov 16th, 2000 07:06 AM

No Contest. <BR>Barcelona

Carol Nov 16th, 2000 09:52 AM

Barcelona is a uniquely beautiful and interesting city. Madrid has the Prado. No contest IMO.

amg Nov 16th, 2000 12:28 PM

Lona, <BR> <BR>Barcelona is perfect for a long weekend. <BR>Madrid is better left for a time when you can see the surrounding towns. <BR> <BR>Aileen

Spanky Apr 16th, 2001 06:59 AM

Hi Lona: <BR> <BR>Usually everyone chooses Barcelona, but I am partial to Madrid having been to both. Madrid has the Prado, the Plaza Mayor and the top bullfights if you are into that sort of thing. I enjoy walking Madrid much more than Barcelona. However, Barcelona is much more hip and Madrid is more reserved. <BR> <BR>Spanky


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