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James McAvoy Shares His Favorite Place to Travel

When it comes to traveling, one place really stands out for February cover star. James McAvoy: Spain, especially Madrid. You can view the video here.

“I’m a bit obsessed,” he confessed behind the scenes at our cover shoot.

The Spanish capital certainly has a hold on the Scottish-born actor, but Barcelona, Spain’s second most populous city, is also a favorite. He particularly likes that city’s Gothic Quarter, a historic district filled with Gothic buildings and even some Roman ruins.

But Madrid, for now at least, is at the top of his list. With its sunny weather, tasty food, and amazing wine not far away, there’s a lot to love about the city. In fact, McAvoy might even consider staying there for awhile.

“I could see myself living in Madrid,” he said.

Learn more about his favorite places to travel in the video up top, and check out our full profile. on him in the February issue of Men’s Journal, available on newsstands now.

Looking for more recs on places to travel? You’ll find plenty of travel hacks and tips. to help plan your next getaway, and get inspired by our 2019 Travel Awards, where we honor some of the best destinations, guides, and hotels on the planet.