Our Favorite Things to Do in Madrid, and More

Spain, Madrid Guide (B): Our Favorite Things to Do in Madrid, and More

There are so many great things to do in Madrid, that it’s no surprise it’s one of the most popular places to visit in Europe. Over the past few years living in Spain, we’ve visited Madrid several times. Each time, we discover and experience more of Spain’s capital city. Whether it’s your first time visiting Madrid, or a return visit, here are our favorite things to do there, along with other recommendations that we’re sure will give you a great experience of this amazing city.

We have organized the recommendations below according to the tourist areas, which mostly coincide with the actual neighborhoods of Madrid. Click here to download the convenient map of Madrid’s Tourist Areas from Madrid’s Official Tourism Website.

Take the City Tour Madrid open top, double-decker tour bus, which you can hop-on, hop-off as much as you like. It’s a great option for seeing more in less time and getting around the center easily. Tickets are only 19€ each for a one-day. This is especially helpful if you’re showing friends around Madrid, like we did at the beginning of our Spain itinerary with visiting family. The main ticket stand is located between the Prado Museum and the Hotel Ritz Madrid.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Our Favorite Things to Do in Madrid, and More
Guide Location: Spain » Madrid
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Madrid City Tour   Calle de las Huertas   Atocha Train Station   Lope de Vega Museum   Plaza Santa Ana   Puerta del Sol   Tio Pepe Billboard   Casa Labra   Ramirez Guitars   Conde Duque Cultural Center   Plaza Mayor   Restaurante Botin   Arco de Cuchilleros   Mercado San Miguel   Royal Palace   Teatro Real   Plaza de Oriente   Philip IV   Temple of Debod   Casa de Campo   El Retiro Park   Estanque Grande del Retiro   Palacio de Cristal (Crystal Palace)   Palacio de Velázquez   Prado Museum   Chamartin Station   Calle Mayor  
Author: Amalia Maloney Del Riego
Read it on author's website: https://www.movetotraveling.com/things-to-do-in-madrid/

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