Madrid City Breaks
If you want to visit Madrid for a weekend break, many of the more expensive hotels have reduced weekend discount rates you should ask for.
Madrid is a relative newcomer to the city break scene, which is surprising as it is a fascinating city, famous for its atmosphere and life. If you want to visit Madrid for a weekend break, many of the more expensive hotels have reduced weekend discount rates you should ask for. Madrid is an interesting city to explore.
There is a lot to see and do in Madrid, from the Royal Palace of Madrid with nearly 3,000 rooms, and the fabulous collection of Spanish Armor, to a stroll in the Madrid Park with its statues, fountains and lakes. If you are short of time there are many bus tours lasting a couple of hours and squeezing many of the top sights in Madrid.
The nightlife in Madrid is some of Spain's finest, often not kicking off until midnight and lasting until 6am. There are numerous types of Spanish restaurants in Madrid where you can sample tastes from all over the country, plus many world food restaurants.
If you want to go shopping, Madrid offers a wide range of possibilities all over Madrid. Street markets, art galleries, craft workshops and antique shops stand side by side with shopping centers, high-tech retailers, exclusive shops and cutting edge businesses.
The best time to visit Madrid is late spring and early autumn when the weather is fine and not to hot as it may be in summer, and not to cold as in the winter.
During May is the most fun as on 2nd May is the Fiesta de la Comunidad de Madrid and on the 15th May is the Fiestas de San Isidro, some of the largest fiestas annually in Madrid.