Things to see in the Madrid and surronding area
Cosmopolitan and modern, the Chueca district is buzzing whatever the hour. The neighbourhood is ideal for shopping, dinner or enjoying the nightlife on offer.
The district that spawned the Movida Madrileña is now home to hipster barbers, alternative shops and veggie restaurants, while still preserving its classic bars.
The tomb of the Spanish dictator, along with the remains of 33,000 fighters who took part in the Spanish Civil War, rests at the foot of a huge stone cross commemorating Spain’s darkest hour.
Just a stone’s throw from the city, you can find little towns and villages in the Sierra de Madrid, as well as natural landscapes where you can go hiking or simply enjoy the scenery.
Madrid is a friendly city ideal for families, with many activities for you to do with children. The capital’s tourism offices will provide you with the family tourism guide with activities for the smallest members of the family and advice on what to see and what to do with them.
Visitors are surprised by the Sierra de Guadarrama. Mainly by the fact that a protected area so rich in nature, biological diversity and beauty should be found so close to the capital.
Situado a menos de 1 hora de la capital, Chinchón reúne un rico patrimonio, una atmósfera castiza y excelentes restaurantes de cocina tradicional.
A selection of charming places for a one or two-day break from the hustle and bustle of the capital less than an hour away from the city by car.
Madrid is awash with romantic places for giving your partner the perfect surprise.