Things to do in Madrid for couples
A 2,200-year-old place of worship, a gift presented to Spain by the Egyptian Government, has dominated the Montaña de Príncipe Pío since 1972.
Vintage furniture, antiques, second-hand clothes, books… Whatever you’re looking for you will find it at El Rastro, Madrid’s oldest and most popular flea market.
Take to the skies of Madrid by cable car, an attraction that opened in 1969 and travels to the biggest park in the city, reaching an altitude of 40 m with spectacular views.
To relax and unwind after a day spent sightseeing or shopping, there’s nothing better than a spa. These are some of the best ones in Madrid.
The Puerta de Alcalá in the centre of Madrid has been privileged to witness the historic development of the city. Set among gardens and located close to the Parque del Retiro [Retiro Park], it continues to catch the attention of the city’s inhabitants and visitors alike.
The district that spawned the Movida Madrileña is now home to hipster barbers, alternative shops and veggie restaurants, while still preserving its classic bars.
Located by the Plaza Mayor, in the heart of the area known as ‘The Madrid of the Habsburgs’, the San Miguel market is a must for foodies.
La Latina, with its medieval past and maze-like streets, is the perfect neighbourhood for sampling Madrid’s long-standing tradition of going out for a vermouth.
Madrid’s Botanical Garden, dating from 1755, is home to exotic plants and trees from every corner of the planet.