Madrid Travel Guide


Welcome to our Madrid Travel Guide. Madrid, the capital of Spain, is one of the unmissable European destinations, a must for museum lovers and a destination offering a wide range of attractions for people from all ages, all year through.

Our Madrid Travel Guide contains all the information you need to have to prepare the perfect trip to Madrid. From how to get to Madrid, to when to visit the city, what’s the weather like during the year, the best neighbourhoods, the unmissable attractions, the best day trips and much more.

Choosing where to stay is a crucial decision on any trip and we tried to break it down for you on this video presenting our favorite Madrid neighborhoods when it comes to looking for accommodation.

If you want to find out all the different transportation alternatives that will take you from Madrid Adolfo Suárez-Barajas airport to the center of town, we have summarized them on this video. Taxi, metro, train, buses, there is meant to be an alternative perfect for you.

As well as all the interesting places you can visit in Madrid, the capital boasts a fantastic range of day trips, including wonderful World Heritage Cities such as Ávila, Segovia or Toledo. Find out about the best day-trips leaving from Madrid and how to reach them.

Of course, tapas are an essential part of Spanish culture -often misunderstood-, and in Madrid you will be able to experience them at their best with our carefully curated tapas tour around the centre of the city.

And if you want to taste the best of the culinary traditions of Madrid, while at the same time saving some money, make the most of the selection of daily menus we have tested for you. The “menú del día”, the daily menu, is an typical Spanish tradition you should be familiar with.

Madrid, of course, is one of the museum capitals of the world. We went to check the 20 most important museums for you.

Are you ready for Madrid? We sincerely hope our Madrid Travel Guide will be of immense help to you!

6 thoughts on “Madrid Travel Guide”

  1. Hi Tony! I’m from Singapore and will be visiting Spain during the X’mas festive period (landing in Madrid on 24th Dec actually). I know that most attractions in Madrid will be closed on Xmas day and hence was thinking of doing a day trip to Toledo or Segovia on that day.

    Do you think it is advisable? Will the attractions or shops and restaurants be open in these cities?

    Thank you very much in advance.

    • Hello Kenneth, welcome to Road Trip Spain & Portugal. We would not advise you to go to Toledo or Segovia on Christmas Day as you will find many attractions close on that date. It would be better to stay in Madrid and prioritize open air activities (like the Retiro Park or the Madrid Río park). 25th December is a critical day everywhere in Spain. You will, however, not have many problems to find restaurants opened.
      All the best!

  2. Merci beaucoup pour vos capsules YouTube. Vos informations sont claires et précises. Elles nous aident grandement à préparer notre prochain voyage en Espagne.
    D’une Québécoise


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