Things to do in Madrid

CORONAVIRUS: LATEST UPDATES

Following the Spanish government's declaration of a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus epidemic, the Madrid regional government has announced that all parks, gardens, restaurants, bars, shops and other establishments in Madrid, except supermarkets, chemists, tobacco shops, press kiosks and petrol stations, will be closed from Saturday, 14 March 2020.  All shows, concerts, sports events and other leisure activities taking place over the next few weeks have been canceled, postponed or moved. We suggest you get in touch with the organising body of each event to find out more. 

FIND OUT HOW THE LATEST MEASURES TAKEN BY THE AUTHORITIES AFFECT THE CITY OF MADRID


Madrid is a major cultural capital in Europe. Explore the places and characters that raised the city to the top of the art and culture scene.

Delve into Madrid’s exciting food scene and treat yourself to a dinner at a Michelin-star restaurant, grab a drink and some tapas in a century-old tabarna or enjoy a bite to eat and a cocktail in a rooftop bar with fabulous views.

Art, fashion, luxury goods, antiques, music, technology gadgets… There’s nothing you can’t buy in Madrid.

Unwind over a drink, dance till the small hours, spend an evening at the theatre or go on a tapas crawl… Madrid boasts an unparalleled nightlife scene.  

Discover the best spots in the city to enjoy Spain’s artistic expression par excellence.

There’s a lot more to sport in Madrid than just football. You can also go cycling or running, play golf, attend a horserace and do much more!

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

Madrid has lots of activities for children. Check out our suggestions to make the most of your great family holiday.

Enjoy your visit to Madrid with the whole family. Here's a selection of great places that will undoubtedly put a smile on the little ones' faces.

Following the guidelines issued by the Spanish health authorities aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus, Madrid City Council has closed off all parks and gardens to the public.

OFFICIAL PRODUCTS

Make your way up to the observation deck of the former transmissions tower and enjoy a stunning view of the city.

Take in the city's top sights on board our hop on hop off bus, equipped with audio guides in 14 languages.

And exchange your 200 Welcome Puntos Madrid for fantastic spring plans.

  • Discover 10 places off the beaten track that your trip to Madrid wouldn't be complete with visiting. 

    Alternative Top 10
  • Templo de Debod
  • 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
  • If you like a challenge, then get ready to battle your way out of one of Madrid's locked rooms in less than an hour!  

    Escape Rooms
  • Fox in a Box (Cuesta de Santo Domingo)
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  • Madrid is brimming with revamped markets where locals do their weekly shopping and meet friends for a drink and a bite to eat.

    Gourmet Markets and Gastronomic Spaces
  • Mercados y espacios gastronómicos
  • Discounts on museums and transport. Find out how to save time and money during your stay in Madrid.

    Tourist Passes
  • Tarjetas turísticas