Post-COVID tourism surges in Madrid | DW Travel | DW

The central square in Madrid’s iconic Plaza Mayor is buzzing with tourists and locals alike – despite the fresh memory of COVID-related restrictions and one of Europe’s harshest lockdowns. From the party island of Ibiza to the beaches of Mallorca all the way to the streets of Madrid, Spain has always been a favorite European … Read more

Spurred by pandemic, Barcelona backs greener, car-free future

BARCELONA, Aug 4 (Reuters) – When Spain lifted its strict pandemic lockdown in the middle of last year, residents of Barcelona found some of their streets were not as they remembered them. The Consell de Cent, a broad street that runs through the city centre, had lost two of its three car lanes to a … Read more