Participants in ISAMA 99 may wish to extend their visit in order to view the richness of Art and Architecture throughout Spain. Prices in Spain are very reasonable compared to other countries in Europe. In particular, the organizers of ISAMA 99 will arrange for hotel discounts to be available for those wishing to visit Barcelona before the conference and Madrid after the conference. Bus transportation to and from San Sebastián will be arranged if there is sufficient interest.
Points of interest to visit in Barcelona should include the following examples of Gaudí architecture: the Sagrada Familia, Casa Milà, Casa Batlló, Parc Güell.and other apartment buildings. There is also the Barcelona Cathedral, Picasso Museum, Miró Foundation, Tàpies Foundation and the National Museum of The Arts of Catalunya.
Madrid has several important museums, including The Prado, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza. There is also one-hour bus service from Madrid to Toledo and Segovia, which should not be missed.
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