Let's travel to: Madrid, Spain
This city’s energy, passion, and cultural diversity will keep you coming back for more
What To Do
Take a stroll down Gran Via
Visit the Royal Palace of Madrid
Go boating in Retiro park – go on the weekdays and pay less!
Immerse yourself in art at the Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza
Hit up the San Miguel food market and try everything!
Visit El Rastro flea market on Sundays to buy rings, leather, and more
Take a free walking tour and learn about the history of Spain’s capital city
Watch a football game at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium or with the locals at a neighbourhood bar
Go shopping on Fuencarral or between Plaza Callao and Plaza del Sol
Visit Temple de Bod for a gorgeous view of the sunset
Another sunset option – catch the sunset at The Tartan, one of Madrid’s rooftop bars, on top of Círculo de Bellas Artes
Go clubbing at Kapital, the 7 floor "discoteque". Don’t forget to check out the Bacardi floor for the most delicious mojitos!
Take a picture with the symbol of Madrid, ‘El Oso y el Madrono’ or ‘The Bear and the Strawberry Tree’ – also keep your eyes peeled in the city for glimpses of this symbol everywhere!
Use the metro to get to and from the airport
The Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza all have free entrance times during the week – do your research and save a few euros
What To Eat
Casa Lucas – Get the Cannelloni!
Grab a café con leche at Toma Café
Head to San Ginés for its famous churros
Drink lots and lots of Sangria
Restaurant Botin is the oldest restaurant that is still running to date in the world (according to the Guinness World Record)
Eat lots of paella, jamon, ham croquettes, and patatas bravas