Retiro Park

Madrid

The 290-acre Retiro Park dates back to 1630, and it is home to several monuments including the Crystal Palace, the Alfonso XII monument and the Fisherman's House. On...

  • Walking
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Park
  • 4.6
  • 3

Museo del Prado

Madrid Center

The Museo del Prado, Spain's main national art museum, is one of the most important museums in the world with one of the finest collections of 12th to 19th century...

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical

Toledo

Toledo perches on a hill above the Tagus River, just South of Madrid. Known as the City of Three Cultures, Jews and Muslims coexisted peacefully alongside Christians...

  • Cultural & Historical

San Miguel Market

Centro

The Mercado de San Miguel is the last remaining iron market hall in Madrid. Built in 1916 as a traditional public market, it is now a bustling food destination with...

  • Market
  • Food & drink
  • 5
  • 1

El Rastro

La Latina

El Rastro is the most popular open air flea market in Madrid's historic center and one of the largest in Europe with up to 3,500 stalls, held every Sunday and public...

  • Market
  • 5
  • 1

Plaza Mayor

Madrid

Plaza Mayor is Madrid's main square, surrounded by three-storey  houses with balconies overlooking the plaza and a bronze statue of Phillip III at its center....

  • Cultural & Historical

Puerta de Alcalá

Centro

The work of Italian architect Francisco Sabatini in the 18th century, the neoclassical Puerta de Alcalá stands in the middle of Calle de Alcalá, one of the oldest

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture

Gran Via

Gran Via

The Gran Vía - known as the street that never sleeps - is Madrid's Broadway with cinemas and theaters lining the strip from Plaza to de Callao to Plaza de España....

  • Shopping Street

La Cibeles

Centro

Located in the city center, next to the Paseo del Prado, La Cibeles is one of the most emblematic symbols of Madrid. This fountain was commissioned by King Juan...

  • Cultural & Historical

Royal Palace of Madrid

Madrid

The Royal Palace is the official residence of the King of Spain, but is only used for state ceremonies. It is the largest and finest palace in Western Europe with...

  • Architecture
  • Cultural & Historical

Museo Reina Sofía

Centro

The Reina Sofia Museum is a Spanish twentieth century and contemporary art museum. Among its collections are significant works by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and

  • Museum

Puerta del Sol

Madrid

One of the busiest places in Madrid, Puerta del Sol (Gate to the Sun) is not only the heart of the city but the starting point for all Spanish motorways, also knows...

  • Cultural & Historical

El Corte Ingles

El Corte Inglés is Spain's largest department store (comparable to Galeries Lafayette or Macy's) with several locations in Madrid. It has a complete offer from

  • Commercial Center

Las Ventas Bullring

Plaza de Toros de La Ventas, Madrid's largest bullring, is one of the city's most important landmarks. Designed by José Espeliú, the Neo-Mudéjar structure was built...

  • Cultural & Historical

Parque Sur Mall

Less than six miles from the Centre of Madrid, this urban Mall has over 200 locales from fashion, restaurants and leisure to electronic and home products. There are

  • Commercial Center
  • 4
  • 1

Almudena Cathedral

Madrid

Built during the 19th and 20th century with a mix of neo-classical, neo-Gothic and neo-romantic styles, the Almudena Cathedral is said to be painted by San Lucas and...

  • Cultural & Historical

Valencia

Madrid is landlocked, but the Mediterranean beaches of Valencia are only 1.5 hours by train or three hours by car. The third largest city in the country, it has...

  • Public beach
  • Water fun

Chueca

Justicia

Chueca is a rabbit's warren of narrow streets just north of Madrid's historic center filled with LGBTQ clubs, bars, restaurants and shops of all descriptions. Just...

  • Neighborhood

Madrid Segway Tour

Centro

Zip past Madrid's main attractions on either a 1.5 or 2.5-hour Segway tour. Highlights include the Plaza de Callao, La Gran Vía, Plaza de Oriente, the Royal Palace,...

  • City Tour
  • Bicycle

Madrid Zoo

Casa de Campo, Madrid

The Madrid Zoo is located on 49 acres in Casa de Campo, the large forested park in Madrid. In addition to over 6,000 animals and more than 500 different species, the...

  • Zoo

Alberche Beach

On the banks of the Alberche River about an hour outside of Madrid, the white sandy beach, paddle boat rentals, bars and pure chilly waters are popular on weekends

  • Freshwater beach
  • Water fun

Aquopolis Villanueva

This water park offers pools and water games for all ages. Services include a self-service restaurant, kiosks, a coffee shop, as well as beach chair and float

  • Water fun

Berkana Bookstore

Chueca

Opened in 1993, this LGBT bookstore is the first and largest in Spain with books, journals, videos and photographic works.

  • Cultural & Historical

Bosque Encantado

San Martin de Valdeiglesias

El Bosque Encantado is an enchanted forest full of topiary sculptures that would delight Edward Scissorhands. Some of the top topiary artists in Europe have created...

  • Park
  • Art

CaixaForum Madrid

Paseo del Prado

Designed by Herzon & de Meuron, the CaixaForum is the museum and exhibition space of the La Caixa Foundation (think savings banks). Inside is an impressive...

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art
  • Architecture

Centro Deportivo Municipal Francos Rodríguez

University City / Moncloa-Aravaca

Located in residential area of Madrid near the university, the sports center has green areas and picnic areas, swimming pools for both adults and children, beach...

  • Other

CentroCentro

CentroCentro is the transformation of an early 20th century building (Palacio de Cibeles) into a 21st century architectural showcase of sustainable materials,...

  • Architecture
  • Cultural & Historical

Club de Campo Villa De Madrid

Casa de Campo

This Madrid country club, dating back to 1930, has over 200 hectares of sports areas for golf, tennis, horseback riding, swimming, figure skating and hockey on

  • Various

El Escorial Monastery

San Lorenzo de El Escorial

The grounds of the Escorial monastery include the Royal Palace, basilica, Pantheon of Kings, a library and a monastery. Built in the Renaissance Humanist style...

  • Cultural & Historical

Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

Avenida de Concha Espina

Inaugurated in 1947, the Santiago Bernabéu stadium is home to the Real Madrid Football Club and is considered one of the world's elite stadiums. Stop in and learn...

  • Cultural & Historical