Things to do in Madrid, Spain. Landmarks, attractions and places to go in Madrid in 2023.

Spain / Madrid

Madrid has plenty to offer for any traveller. Check out our top picks:

  1. Visit the Prado Museum, which has one of the world's greatest collections of European art, including works by Velázquez, Goya, and El Greco.
  2. Explore the historic city center, which is home to many well-preserved buildings and streets, including the Royal Palace and the Plaza Mayor.
  3. Visit the Reina Sofia Museum, which has a collection of 20th-century art, including works by Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso.
  4. Take a stroll through the Retiro Park, a beautiful public park with gardens, lakes, and sculptures.
  5. Visit the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, which has a large collection of European art from the 13th to the 20th century.
  6. Visit the Sorolla Museum, which has a collection of works by the famous Spanish Impressionist Joaquín Sorolla.
  7. Take a day trip to the nearby towns of Toledo, known for its medieval architecture and El Escorial, known for the Royal Palace and its historical significance.
  8. Visit the Royal Theatre, which is home to the Royal Ballet of Spain and the National Opera.
  9. Take a tour of the Gran Vía, a famous street in the city center known for its shopping and entertainment.
  10. Visit the Mercado de San Miguel, an iconic iron-and-glass market hall where you can find a variety of local food products, cheeses and fresh seafood.

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