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.
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.
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.
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.
The district that spawned the Movida Madrileña is now home to hipster barbers, alternative shops and veggie restaurants, while still preserving its classic bars.
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.
Located at the foot of the north façade of the Royal Palace, this French-inspired green space is one of the best places to watch the sun go down in the Spanish capital.
Since its renovation and reopening in 2011, the San Antón Market has become the epicentre of good gastronomy in the Chueca area of Madrid.
To visit Museo Sorolla is to explore the Valencian painter’s most intimate sanctum. To see his workshop, dining room and beloved garden is a privilege accessible to all.