Things to do in Madrid
What to see in Madrid: the 40 essential places not to be missed
Madrid, the buzzing capital of Spain, offers visitors a fun-filled getaway with fashionable neighbourhoods, stunning museums, beautiful parks and gardens, irresistible restaurants and unparalleled entertainment.
The 8 best things to do in Madrid
There are countless things to do during a visit to Madrid. Culture, leisure, sports, excursions, gastronomy… To help you make a decision, in this article we offer you a selection of the best eight activities to do in Madrid.
The Valle de los Caídos: Franco’s controversial monument in the Sierra de Guadarrama
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.
Madrid at Christmas, fun and lights
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.
Museo del Prado: the finest collection of Spanish art
The Museo del Prado, situated on Madrid’s so-called Paseo del Arte, is a must-visit, as it houses the largest collection of Spanish painting in the world.
Madrid’s amusement parks: adrenaline and entertainment
Parque Warner Madrid and Parque de Atracciones de Madrid offer adrenaline, performances and entertainment for everyone.
Madrid’s Plaza Mayor: the Habsburg city’s magnificent Baroque stage
Having borne witness to everything from royal proclamations and celebrations to executions, Madrid’s Plaza Mayor is an emblem of the city, championed by the Habsburg dynasty.
Musicals in Madrid: giving New York and London a run for their money
Gran Vía, the Madrilenian Broadway, is the epicentre of a broad and varied theatre scene that has turned the city into the world capital of musical theatre in Spanish.
Atocha station: the iron heart of Madrid
The first train station in the capital, inaugurated in 1851, is Spain’s primary railway station and stands out for its late-nineteenth-century canopy.
Las Rozas Village, high-end bargains in Madrid
Las Rozas Village es el sitio ideal para ir de “shopping” en Madrid y adquirir primeras marcas a precios reducidos.