Hotels in Madrid
Madrid is the capital of Spain and its largest city. With its 3.5 million
inhabitants, it is the third most populous city in Europe behind London
Unlike many other European capitals, Madrid is not rich in
traditional tourist attractions. However, the city can boast great
museums like the Prado and the Museo Reina Sofia where Picasso’s
Guernica is on display. And if you enjoy relaxing and indulging
yourself, Madrid is a city whose inhabitants value the good life. The
food is good, and the atmosphere is laid back – something which
can never be experienced from the top of a tour bus. You have to
frequent the same places as the Madrilenians to really get the feel of
Madrid proper is pretty compact, which makes one's
own two feet the ideal means of transport. However, the metro is an easy
and fast solution for sore-footed visitors. Of course you can also rent
a car, but you get to experience so much more when you are not behind
the wheel all the time.
Madrid is also home to the renowned
football club Real Madrid FC and its magnificent stadium Santiago Bernabéu,
which has room for 80,400 spectators. The club has won 31 international
titles and 17 Spanish Cups, and Real Madrid holds the record of nine
Champions League titles.
Buy a MadridCard valid for 24, 48 or
72 hours and get free transport, free access to museums and discounts on
dining, shopping, sightseeing tours and car rental.