Things to do in Madrid
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.
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 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 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.
Parque Warner Madrid and Parque de Atracciones de Madrid offer adrenaline, performances and entertainment for everyone.
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.
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.
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 es el sitio ideal para ir de “shopping” en Madrid y adquirir primeras marcas a precios reducidos.
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.