Madrid on a Shoestring

  • Las Meninas, Diego Velázquez. Museo del Prado.

Taking a look at the world’s masterpieces such as Las Meninas or Guernica needn’t cost you a penny. Thanks to the enormous range of cultural and leisure activities on offer in Madrid, you’re sure to find free events of all kinds during your visit. Also check out for free or reduced admission hours, so that you can make the most of your stay, whatever your budget.

Madrid is full of great cultural and leisure activities to do without spending a single euro.

Free-admission days and hours for state-owned museums and other tourist attractions.

Money-saving tips for visiting Madrid. Film, art and nature at affordable prices.


Download free maps and guides to the city to help you plan your trip.

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. 



An observation deck at 92 metres.

Our online store (in Spanish) sells artisan souvenirs.

Guided tours for all ages (in Spanish).