Things to see in Madrid
If the traveller puts in the effort, a walk through the Barrio de las Letras could transport them, at least symbolically, back to Madrid’s Golden Age.
The old road to the village of Fuencarral has a rich history, and today is the capital’s most hipster, metropolitan, alternative shopping street.
El Capricho Park, spanning 14 hectares, lies next to the Alameda de Osuna neighbourhood and is one of the most charming parks in Madrid.
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.
El Real Sitio y Villa de Aranjuez, el espacio de recreo preferido de Felipe II y de los reyes Borbones, es una escapada imprescindible.
What was once the capital of the kingdom—just an hour from Madrid—is a mediaeval city with a wealth of artistic heritage in which the Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions are found side by side.
The capital’s hectic life seems to come to a halt during the Christmas season and shows its most cheerful side in an atmosphere of excitement and dreams.
Situado a menos de 1 hora de la capital, Chinchón reúne un rico patrimonio, una atmósfera castiza y excelentes restaurantes de cocina tradicional.
The Real Sitio del Pardo, which has been fenced off since the eighteenth century, has for centuries served as the winter residence and favourite hunting ground of Spain’s royal family.