The ideal holiday destination, Madrid, Spain.
For the sunny summer times lovers, not to mention the new experiences, Spain is the best destination indeed, and definitely, we can not mention Spain without mentioning the country’s capital and largest city, Madrid which attracts many people who rather exploring Madrid’s world-class art museum or gazing at architectural marvels while sipping some café at a sidewalk café…..
To make it easier we will give you a shortcut list of places to visit in Madrid and to not get lost when heading there.
Madrid has two mainly visited spots .starting by the beating heart of the city :
Puerta del Sol
A large square that holds important gatherings, and street performers as well as a hub for the public transportation network also serves as the scene of festivals that usually happen there.
Another important square is Plaza Mayor, which is very known for its crowded souvenir shops, cafes, and the lively San Miguel Market.
The ideal time to travel to Madrid Spain
The fall season(September to November) and spring season(March to May) are probably the best times to travel to Madrid Spain or. But if you don’t support the crowds you should visit in the winter when hotels reduce their rates.
The number of tourists reaches its peak during summer season despite the hot heat rising, you may find some of the shops closed due to them enjoying their own holidays.
What is the most cost-effective way to get to Madrid Spain?
The most frequent question in every holiday is How much money will you need for your trip? Well to help you plan your own travel budget average travel prices have been collected from other traveler and the collected data showed that for a single visitor will spend around €97 ($116) per day, €24 ($29) on meals for one day and €15 ($17) on local transportation.
And for couples it was found that they spend around €107 ($129)Madrid and more than €1,357 ($1,626) for only one week.
Let us Start By Everyone’s Favorite: By plane
Whether you rather low-cost or standard carriers, All flights has the same path into the main international airport in Madrid ( Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport), which is extremely tight up and close to the city center.
The less favorable is the car
Which permit you to get to Madrid from other parts of the peninsula or other European cities and towns. And foe avoiding any kind of language embarrassments or confusion we advice you to use Google Maps.
It might be a new experience for some but you can also get to Madrid by train
Depending on where you come from, you will get to one of Madrid’s two main railway stations, Chamartin and Atocha.
in Spain, Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Cordoba, Alicante, Cuenca, Albacete, Villena, Malaga, among other Spanish cities are connected by the AVE (Alta Velocidad Española) is a modern high-speed train which are very comfortable with short travel times and are normally punctual even though their tickets are a little expensive. But in case you want to not hurt your little friend Mr. pocket we highly recommend checking out Avant and Alvia tickets or Altaria.
Which day is the cheapest to fly to Madrid Spain?
Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Madrid, according to some statistics, while Saturday tends to be the most costly.
What time of day is the cheapest to fly to Madrid Spain?
Flights to Madrid are cheaper if you choose an afternoon flight. Booking a ride in the morning will likely mean higher prices.
When is the best time to book a flight to Madrid Spain?
We suggest that you book your trip 24 days in advance of your planned departure date because it is likely and on average, the best time to get the cheapest flights to Fresno. Also, it is said that the closer that you book to your departure date, the more the cost of your flight will surely be. As another hint, morning trips are also too expensive than afternoon ones so you should be aware of such things while booking your trip.
The best places for tourists in Madrid Spain
Museo Reina Sofia
Originally built as a hospital, the museum was expanded in 2005 to include a structure designed by French architect Jean Nouvel. The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía is a modern addition to the historic Prado Museum. The Reina Sofía Museum exhibits works by Spanish artists, including extensive collections of works by Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. Picasso’s masterpiece, El Guernica, conveys the terrible fear of the Spanish Civil War.
Mercado de San Miguel
Plaza Mayor is within walking distance of a popular shopping destination for local food and delights. Mercado de San Miguel is its intricate cast-iron architecture with glass walls showcasing products ranging from salted fish and oysters to fresh pasta and pastries. It is also known as a nightclub (it remains open until 2 in the morning on weekends), where visitors and locals can enjoy their opening hours between bars, etc… The site also hosts events such as concerts, cooking classes, and private parties.
Temple of Debod
It is an Egyptian temple from the 2nd century BC, which is transported to the Barracks de la Montaña in Madrid. The temple was donated to Spain by the Egyptian government to protect it from flooding after the construction of the Aswan Grand Dam.
Plaza de Cibeles
Plaza de Cibeles is considered one of the most attractive places in Madrid, surrounded by several buildings built together with the Palacio de Cibeles in neoclassical style.
The fountain the Roman goddess Sybil in a chariot drawn by lions. The fountain was formed in purple marble in 1780 by Francisco Gutierrez and Roberto Michel and was once the source of water for neighboring homes.
Known as “The Way That Never Sleeps.” Or the Broadway in Madrid, although it is a new addition to the city. Gran Vía was held in 1910 and is full of hundreds of shops, restaurants, and shops. The most famous building on the boulevard is the Telefónica Building, the tallest building in Europe when it was finished in 1929 and has a clock on top of the Baroco-American style, is a local landmark.
An area of 350 hectares of gardens, fountains, and buildings on the outskirts of the city center, known as Parque del Buen Retiro or El Retiro, which began as a convent in the 15th century and later expanded into a real park when Phillip moved its court to Madrid in 1561. The park is an active place for visitors and locals and has a large artificial pond where you can rent kayaks and canoes. The Paseo de la Argentina, known as the Statue of Paseo, is decorated with statues of the Royal Palace, depicting the Spanish kings over the centuries.
last but not least the most popular tourist attractions in Madrid is The Museo del Prado. The with its 18th-century structure which was designed by architect Juan de Villanueva displays one of the world’s finest art collections such as the ones that represent culture and history from the 12th century to the early 19th century, also a 2007 expansion has made the famed museum easier to navigate along With more than 7,000 works of art ., it said that it is certainly impossible to cover everything in just a single visit, I guess this museum already knows how to catch attention and keep people interested in.
Spain has multiple choices to choose of your next visit due to its endless beauty and but Madrid with the previous mentioned Characteristics is the best among all, Therefore, I think you should at no more to plane for your next holiday and start saving your money to enjoy it as well as your precious self deserves to be spoiled.