A Monday in Madrid

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Madrid never rests, but it does slow down the pace on Mondays. Although you will find that a number of museums and landmarks in the city close on the first day of the week, many others remain open, so there is no excuse not to pack in all kinds of activities during your visit. The following is a selection of everything you can see on Mondays in the city: from monuments and exhibitions to all kinds of shows.



Calle Bailén , s/n

Paseo del Prado, s/n

Callejón Fuenterrabía, 2

Plaza Murillo, 2

Calle Santa Isabel, 52

Paseo del Prado, 36

Calle Castelló, 77

Paseo Recoletos, 41

Parque Casa de Campo, s/n

Parque Casa de Campo, s/n

Carretera M-301, Km 15,5

Paseo Pintor Rosales, s/n

Calle Príncipe de Vergara, 146

Ronda de Valencia, 2

Calle Preciados, 28

Calle Alcalá, 49

Calle Alcalá, 62

Calle Mayor, 69

Plaza de la Cibeles, 2

Calle Alcalá, 44

Paseo de la Castellana, 214

Calle Mateo Inurria, 2

Paseo de la Castellana, 214

  • A trip to Madrid is not complete without a walk through El Retiro Park, the green lung of the city.

    El Retiro Park
  • One of the most surprising parks in Madrid is hidden away in the vicinity of the Airport/Madrid trade fair.

    Quinta de los Molinos
  • These gardens occupy the central part of this Madrid plaza, one of the biggest and most high-traffic of the city.

    Plaza de España gardens
  • The former stables of the Royal Palace are spectacular at sunset.

    Sabatini Gardens
  • Designed by Manuel Herrero Palacios, this funeral monument was brought stone by stone from Egypt.

    Temple of Debod Gardens
  • A fabulous English-style garden in Hapsbug Madrid with the Royal Palace in the background.

    Campo del Moro Park
  • The green heart of Madrid is a great recreational and cultural area, parallel to the Manzanares and named Madrid Río after the river.

    Madrid Río Park
  • This small jewel, hidden in Latina, retains all the charm and the original structure.

    Palacio del Príncipe de Anglona gardens
  • A secret garden in los Austrias with fruit tres and a bronze piece from the 18th century.

    The Nuns' Orchacs
  • One of the best places to watch the sun set in Madrid, known popularly as 'the park of the seven boobs'. 

    Cerro del Tío Pío Park
  • One of the most representative places of this neighbourhood, it has some sculptures that replicate the famous Guisando Bulls.

    Moratalaz Park
  • Quinta de los Molinos
  • Jardines del Templo de Debod
  • Parque del Cerro del Tío Pío
  • Parque de Moratalaz. Toros de Guisando
Gourmet Markets
  • One of the most emblematic traditional markets of Madrid converted into a gourmet paradise, close to the Plaza Mayor.

    San Miguel Market
  • The most sophisticated face of gastronomy is found in this modern market in Chueca.

    San Antón Market
  • A new dining space in the Salamanca District.

    Platea Madrid
  • Tradition and innovation in a street market designed to showcase the most select gastronomy.

    San Ildefonso Market
  • Enjoy a new gastronomic experience in the heart of Madrid.

    Gourmet Experience (Callao)
  • El Corte Inglés has opened a seven-star Gourmet Experience right in the heart of Madrid's Golden Mile, at its Serrano 52 store.

    Gourmet Experience (Serrano)
  • Mercado de San Antón
  • Vista de la Plaza de Callao y calle Gran Vía desde Gourmet Experience (Callao)


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