What to see in Madrid and its surrounding area
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 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.
Parque Warner Madrid and Parque de Atracciones de Madrid offer adrenaline, performances and entertainment for everyone.
Las Rozas Village es el sitio ideal para ir de “shopping” en Madrid y adquirir primeras marcas a precios reducidos.
The monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, one of the eighth wonders of the Old World, is Philip II’s great masterpiece.
La Vaguada, Plaza Río 2, Xanadú, Príncipe Pío and El Corte Inglés are the most popular shopping centres in Madrid.
To relax and unwind after a day spent sightseeing or shopping, there’s nothing better than a spa. These are some of the best ones in Madrid.
60 kilometres to the north-east of Madrid, this fabled mountain village—a fine example of the region’s so-called ‘black architecture’—is perfect for a rural break.
The reservoir built in 1955 is the only one in the Madrid Autonomous Region in which swimming and water sports are permitted.
Just a stone’s throw from the city, you can find little towns and villages in the Sierra de Madrid, as well as natural landscapes where you can go hiking or simply enjoy the scenery.