Have more fun, worry less and wander wisely in Madrid! Get your escape off to a winning start by getting to know this interesting destination.
Madrid is the national capital of Spain and is located 170 miles (274 kilometers) southwest of the significant city of Zaragoza.
With so much to do in this part of Community of Madrid, it's not hard to see why 3,300,000 people have made it their home.
Hotels in Madrid
Madrid is an exciting city with a wealth of places to see and things to do. And to enjoy them all you'll need someplace comfortable to lay your head. There are 669 properties to choose from in the thriving capital of Spain.
The Hotel Villa Magna (Paseo de la Castellana 22) or the Hotel Ritz (Plaza de la Lealtad 5) should be suitable for those travelers searching for quality service and silky sheets. The Casual Madrid del Teatro (Calle Echegaray 1) and the Artrip (Calle de Valencia, 11) are some thrifty options if you'd prefer to spend your cash on activities and experiences.
Traveling's all about experiencing those unforgettable sights, smells and sounds. If the Prado Museum is at the top of your bucket list, you might like to stay within walking distance. The Prado Apartamentos is 0.2 miles (0.3 kilometers) away, while the Hotel Palacio Del Retiro, Autograph Collection is 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers) away.
Places to visit in Madrid
We hardly even need to introduce the Prado Museum and Plaza Mayor. These sights are so legendary that people venture to Madrid just to lay eyes on them.
Experience the true essence of this city hub by enjoying attractions like Royal Palace and El Rastro. If you have more time up your sleeve, Plaza de Espana and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia are well worth seeing too.
Used for public worship and moments of prayer, Almudena Cathedral is a notable landmark. That being said, you don't need to be a faithful church-goer to check out this soothing space. Like some more options? You don't need to know your Degas from your Rubens to enjoy Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. It features an intriguing collection of exhibits that'll capture your interest and see your imagination run wild. And that's not all. If you're bored of restaurant dining, grab some takeaway and indulge in a hearty lunch on the grass at El Retiro Park.
Where do you fly into for Madrid?
Stow your tray tables, seats in the upright position and get set to explore Madrid! Once you land at Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD), the main streets will be just 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the southwest of here.
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