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Madrid, Spain

Fountain of the Fallen Angel

Commonly acknowledged as the only public monument to the Devil himself.
40.4111, -3.6825
Gaztelugatxe
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Spain

Gaztelugatxe

Hundreds of stone stairs and a winding medieval bridge connect this haunting Spanish island to the mainland.
43.4470, -2.7850
Huesca, Spain

Congost de Mont-rebei

A breathtaking canyon offers stunning views and frightful pathways through an ecological paradise.
42.0775, 0.6808
Palos de la Frontera, Spain

Rio Tinto (Red River)

Considered the birthplace of the Copper Age and Bronze Age, the river is tinted red from 5,000 years of mining.
37.2316, -6.9182
A storm rolls in behind Castellfollit de la Roca
Castellfollit de la Roca, Spain

Castellfollit de la Roca

Village situated on a narrow volcanic escarpment.
42.2187, 2.5495
Estella, Spain

Park of the Sleepless - El Parque de los Desvelados

A landscape decorated with enormous skull sculptures.
42.6699, -2.0309
L'Alt Empordà, Spain

les Escaules

At the foot of a waterfall lies a peaceful swimming lagoon and evidence of over 60,000 years of human inhabitation.
42.3314, 2.8569
Ardales, Spain

El Caminito del Rey (The King's Little Pathway)

Spanning the El Chorro gorge, this pathway used to be one of the most dangerous crossings in the world.
36.9158, -4.7728
Setenil de las Bodegas, Spain

Setenil De Las Bodegas

A Spanish town built into the cliffs.
36.8641, -5.1814
Nature's flying buttresses, lined up as far as the eye can see
Ribadeo, Spain

Playa de las Catedrales

Natural stone arches form a walkable "cathedral" at low tide, then disappear entirely when the water returns.
43.5539, -7.1568
Martorell, Spain

Pont del Diable

A gravity-defying "devil's bridge" that has a surprising architectural feature for its stability.
41.4743, 1.9376
Margalef, Spain

Margalef

An isolated village literally built into the crevices and rock formations of a mountain.
41.2848, 0.7537
Argelaguer, Spain

Josep Pujiula Labyrinth

Wonderland replication in progress by one persistent man.
42.2161, 2.6415
Zugarramurdi Witch Museum
Zugarramurdi, Spain

Museo de las Brujas (Witches Museum)

A museum dedicated to the Spanish occult in a town that was terrorized by the Inquisition.
43.2694, -1.5438
Houses inside Park Güell designed by Gaudí
Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell

Gaudí's famously flamboyant architectural style is on full display in this sprawling park and garden.
41.4136, 2.1528
(Flickr/Jaume Meneses)
Barcelona, Spain

Festa Major de Gràcia

Week-long block party becomes a competition for the best decorated street.
41.3985, 2.1581
Chocolate chariot driver and his horses (Flickr/SpirosK)
Barcelona, Spain

Chocolate Museum

A delicious sculpture collection in Barcelona.
41.3873, 2.1819
Barcelona, Spain

Montjuïc Cemetery

This cemetery features modernist statues as strange as its name.
41.3578, 2.1536
Street view of Casa Batlló
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudi's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
41.3917, 2.1650
The church's interior
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
41.4036, 2.1744