Madrid Neighbourhoods

The oldest part of Madrid combines the majestic Royal Palace with the popular atmosphere of Plaza Mayor and surroundings.

Explore the district where many giants of the Golden Age of Spanish literature had their homes.

Discover the luxury stores on the Golden Mile, Michelin-starred restaurants and the most stylish nightlife of Madrid.

The largest urban park in Spain, Casa de Campo is a short drive walk from central Madrid.

Discover Madrid’s financial district on a walking tour that passes by a sports classic: the Bernabéu football stadium.

A traditional district with an aristocratic architectural flair in the heart of Madrid.

Shops, culture, fine food, the latest trends and fun in a neighbourhood that’ll never go out of fashion.

Around the old Conde Duque military quarters, a district with narrow streets, traditional taverns and original stores.

This busy area in the very heart of the city is possibly Madrid’s most touristy area.

With El Rastro flea market, the tapas, the festival of La Paloma, Las Vistillas Gardens and much more, this fun-loving area of Madrid is a must.

A melting pot of cultures and traditions, Lavapiés has never been stripped of its essence.

A green area for sports and leisure on the banks of the River Manzanares.

A district brimming with bohemian and hipster urbanites. The mecca of vintage looks and underground culture in Madrid.

Home to the some of the world's top museums, this area is the city's cultural hub par excellence.

From Plaza de España to Moncloa, countless tourist attractions await you, including an authentic Egyptian temple!

Explore the area around Madrilenians' most beloved park.

Salesas is a blend of the latest indie fashion and traditional establishments like Café Gijón.

Are you coming to Madrid on business? Enjoy your leisure time in the area around the trade show centre and the airport.

  • Download our map of Madrid's tourist areas to help you find your way around the city! (PDF, 11.8MB)

    Map of Tourist Areas (PDF)
  • Discover the city's most popular sights and attractions, from one of Europe's largest royal palaces to the magnificent Prado Museum and Real Madrid's stadium. 

    Madrid Top 10
  • Palacio de Cristal


Make your way up to the observation deck for some stunning views.

Climb on board and discover the city in a panoramic format.

Enjoy fantastic family shows, from Mago Pop to Billy Elliot the Musical!

  • Finished

    Spectacular video mapping that started the Fourth Centenary two years ago brings the program to a close (Plaza Mayor. Three shows a day. 15-17 February)

    400th Anniversary of Madrid's Plaza Mayor
  • Video Mapping 2017 Plaza Mayor
  • Check out online or download our monthly bilingual magazine, packed with events, useful information and a map of Madrid and its metro.

    esMADRIDmagazine March 2019
  • Revista esMADRIDmagazine marzo 2019