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Parks In Madrid

There are some beautiful public parks in Madrid – the city is much greener than what you can imagine. All these parks offer a pleasant refuge from the often hectic streets in the city, especially during summertime when the temperatures can be very high.


Madrid Museums

Madrid museums are among the best in the world. Actually, there is a long list of museums that you can visit while you are here. You probably won’t have time to go to each and every one (unless you love tourist rally trips…).


Guide To Madrid Attractions

The list of Madrid attractions can seem daunting on your first visit, regardless of how many days you plan to spend in the city.

There are fabulous sights to see in every corner of Madrid. The broad range of architectural history provides a sumptuous backdrop to city life. Here you can admire medieval mansions, royal palaces, Spanish contemporary skyscrapers, and sober red brickwork Baroque complexes.


Madrid Areas & Barrios

As soon as you start exploring some of the Madrid areas, you will discover that Madrid is a lively, cosmopolitan city that will always welcome you with open arms, taking you in as one of its own, without questions or distinctions.


El Rastro

El Rastro is the most popular open air flea market in Madrid. Located around the Ribera de Curtidores, this flea market encompasses a large, almost triangular block marked by Calle de Toledo, Calle Embajadores and Ronda de Toledo, and spreads into various streets in the area.


Madrid Markets

Yes, the list of Madrid markets is endless! There you can find organic produce, vintage home decoration, new and second-hand clothes, and more treasures…


Madrid Street Markets

Madrid street markets are bustling, busy, and full of life, an integral part of the city shopping scene. In fact, open-air markets are a long-standing tradition in the city.


Madrid Gastronomic Markets

The list of Madrid gastronomic markets is growing each year. Although they are not really “markets” but rather gourmet venues that offer far more than just fruit and vegetables.


Madrid Local Food Markets

You’ll never get tired of Madrid local food markets. The city has a long tradition of local food and street markets offering the most varied products. This type of selling place, so typical here is usually found outdoors, in public places and on certain days.


Puerta del Sol

The Puerta del Sol is a bustling, reverberating, and full of life square in the midst of Madrid. Its official name is actually Plaza de la Puerta del Sol, but locals simply know it as Sol.