Things to see in the Madrid and surronding area
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.
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.
The district that spawned the Movida Madrileña is now home to hipster barbers, alternative shops and veggie restaurants, while still preserving its classic bars.