Welcome to Madrid, where the day starts later, the night ends later, and the locals look like Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz. Sounds good right? Well there’s more – much more. Check out the video below, to see what our students think about Madrid.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESUBnihCH5E

 

TOP SIGHTS

  • Royal Palace
  • Puerta del Sol
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Templo de Debod
  • Madrid Cathedral
  • Plaza de la Villa
  • Puerta de Alcalá
  • Gran Vía
  • Plaza de Cibeles
  • Plaza de Oriente

TOP THINGS TO DO

  • Watch flamenco
  • See a bullfight
  • Watch Real Madrid play
  • Take an open-topped bus tour
  • Eat at the world’s oldest restaurant. Botin is recognised as such in the Guinness Book of Records.
  • Try some tapas
  • Take a ride on Madrid’s cable car
  • Walk in the Park
  • Go to the Rastro
  • Try chocolate con churros

TOP MUSEUMS

  • The Prado
  • The Reina Sofia
  • The Thyssen-Bornemisza
  • CaixaForum
  • Fundación Lázaro Galdiano
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Naval Museum

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