With many galleries, museums, and cultural attractions, Spain’s fashionable capital city has something to appeal to everyone. One of Europe’s sunniest cities, summer temperatures in Madrid reach averages of around 88ºF. Winters also see a fair bit of sun, but winter evenings can be cold, with temperatures plunging to around 36 ºF.
When to go to Madrid Spring and fall are traditionally popular times to visit Madrid, so keep an eye on the Hotels.com website for a bargain break at a Madrid hotel to discover a wealth of activities, sights, and festivals. Bullfighting can be seen in the city between March and October.
How to get to MadridMadrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) is located just over 8 miles from central Madrid. Choose from a number of airport hotels or transfer the short distance to a hotel in Madrid city centre by rail, bus or taxi. Car rental is available from the airport and across the city. The Madrid Metro provides connections across the city, with the Atocha and Chamartin stations the main rail hubs. Public buses operated by EMT are another option for travel in Madrid.
Why visit Madrid Art lovers can spend days admiring the collections held in the Prado Museum, while for sports fans, a trip to the Bernabéu is a must. The historical center, Puerta del Sol, is the site of fine examples of impressive Baroque architecture. Many monuments including the grand Royal Palace and Neptune’s Fountain are lit up at night, so an evening sightseeing tour is recommended. Sample some regional Spanish dishes, particularly seafood, in the city’s vast selection of fine restaurants.
Where to stay in MadridHotels.com offers a wide range of accommodations in Madrid, including some reasonably cheap hotels. Luxury hotels in Madrid are often claimed to be among the finest and most expensive in the world. Why not compare hotels in Madrid or browse the Madrid reviews on our website, before booking your stay online?