Madrid Top 10

A one-kilometre stretch that is home to three of the best museums in the world: the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofía. 

The largest royal palace in Western Europe is a must-visit for all.


This bustling square located bang in the centre of Madrid is one of the city’s most famous sites.

This arcaded square located in the historical centre of the city is the heart of Hapsburg Madrid.

Built by Charles III in the 18th century, this monumental triumphal gate is one of Madrid's most iconic landmarks.

Marking the start of the Art Walk, this fountain is one of Madrid's most renowned icons.

Get behind the scenes of Real Madrid, explore the club's fascinating museum and step into the players' changing rooms!

The most famous bullfighting ring in the world is a beautiful Neo-Mudéjar building, where every bullfighter dreams of glory.

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and get lost in this stunning park that no one should leave Madrid without visiting. 

Spain's best known street market is one of the oldest in Madrid, dating back to mediaeval times.

Hidden Gems

A second-century Egyptian temple donated to Spain during the construction of the great Aswan Dam (The inside of the monument is currently closed to visitors).

Museum dedicated to Joaquin Sorolla, the painter of Mediterranean light, set in his former family home.

This 19th Century Neo-Classical building houses one of the world's most important antique collections.

The city's old slaughterhouse, at Madrid Rio, has been transformed into a cultural megacomplex.

A mansion in the Princesa area converted into one of the most stand-out Madrid museums.

Situated in the Princesa area, it boasts a collection of pre-Columbine, ethnographic and colonial pieces.

A stunning cultural centre hosting myriad activities and boasting some of the best views in Madrid.

A little-known but stunning Baroque church whose interior is decorated entirely with wonderful frescoes.

  • Hop onto a train or bus and leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind.

    Day Trips
  • Don’t miss the weekly Changing of the Guard (held every Weds and Sat) and the Solemn Change, which takes place on the first Wednesday of each month from October to July.

    Changing the Guard at the Royal Palace
  • Relevo solemne de la Guardia Real


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

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

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  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

    Getting around Madrid