Essential experiences in Madrid | What places to visit?
Among the major European capitals, Madrid is a favourite for countless tourists who every year decide to enjoy a few days’ vacation in a destination that is famous for its vast cultural, gastronomical and leisure offering. The Spanish capital offers fun, a wide range of activities for all ages, and a stunning collection of museums, buildings and interesting places that will meet the expectations of even the most exacting travellers.
One of the best ways to enjoy everything this great city has to offer is to stay at one of its recommended hotels or apartments in the centre, from which to wander its streets and avenues brimful of history. Madrid is a welcoming and convenient city for tourists. The typical tourist routes include the legendary Puerta del Sol, Callao and Gran Vía, or the wide Paseo de la Castellana, the main artery that crosses the city from north to south. From there it is a short walk to its famous Prado, Thyssen or Reina Sofía museums, with some of the best art collections in the world – a busy hub accustomed to catering for countless tourists every year.