Madrid Travel Tips

Madrid Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 2242 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Spanish capital, Madrid, is a sensational city for nightlife lovers, gourmets, art lovers, and football fans alike. Take a Madrid tour, or jump on the hop-on hop-off bus to get a feel for the ...  Read more

Tapas in Madrid

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 503 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Legend has it that the original tapas were used as covers to keep the sherry in Andalusian taverns safe from flies dropping into the glass. Bread, ham or chorizo were best, and led to the creation ...  Read more

Spain Tours from Madrid

By Viator, August 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 560 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While the Spanish capital, Madrid, isn’t short of things to do, there are fantastic day trips and longer tours to discover the rich history of this beautiful Spanish region. El Escorial is ...  Read more

Day Trips from Madrid

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 167 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Perhaps one of the best advantages of Madrid is its location smack dab in the center of the Spain: this means that if you head in just about any direction, you'll come upon a worthwhile day-trip ...  Read more

Multi Day Tours from Madrid

By Viator, July 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 32 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Madrid's crowded shopping streets, lively tapas bars and all-night parties might make it difficult to leave, but the capital’s central location makes it the perfect base for exploring the rest of ...  Read more

Madrid's Golden Triangle

By Viator, July 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Made up of the city’s three leading art museums—the Prado Museum, the Reina-Sofia Museum and the Thysses-Bornemisza Museum—Madrid’s Golden Triangle is the absolute best bet for art lovers visiting ...  Read more

Wine Tasting Tours from Madrid

By Viator, June 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 473 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As the third-largest producer of wine in the world, wine tasting in Madrid should definitely be on your travel itinerary. Here’s how to get the most toast-worthy experience out of your trip to the ...  Read more

Flamenco in Madrid

By Viator, April 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 38 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Madrid may not be the birthplace of flamenco (that title belongs to the south), but as Spain’s capital it often attracts the best talent, and therefore the most impressive shows. Here are some of the ...  Read more

Outdoor Activities in Madrid

By Viator, April 2014

Tours & Tickets

Relatively flat and walk-able, Madrid is the kind of city that begs you to get lost in its streets, discovering hidden plazas and Castilian-style tapas bars. Here are a few of the best activities to ...  Read more

Madrid Nightlife

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 531 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The electrifying capital of Spain, Madrid is one of the world's most vibrant and exciting cities. The nightlife in Madrid is like nowhere else – the night starts around 2am and drinking, dancing ...  Read more

Madrid Cooking Classes

By Viator, March 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 11 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Mounds of colorful seafood paella served up on giant silver platters; a table spread with bite-sized tapas shared among friends; sugary piping hot churros (fingerlike fried donuts) dipped in rich hot ...  Read more

El Rastro Market, Madrid

By ROD C , Australia, January 2011

3 star rating: Worth doing 1 Rating

Street markets are an important part of the life of Madrid, and the Sunday market called El Rastro is the king of them all. It's easy to get to by Metro and you can spend a great day wandering the ...  Read more

Russian Art in Prado Museum

By Philippa Burne , UK, January 2012

The Prado in Madrid and the Hermitage in St Petersburg Russia are two of the world’s greatest museums. This past year marked the Spain-Russia Dual Year, so these two world-leaders of culture got ...  Read more

The Santiago Bernabeu

By Stephan M , Trinidad and Tobago, December 2013

Whether or not you like football, a visit to this iconic stadium of the most titled team in Europe will leave you in awe. I highly recommend a stop at the Santiago Bernabeu when in Madrid for the ...  Read more

Madrid in Pictures

By Jodi R , Germany, October 2011

Madrid is sunshine, culture, atmosphere, tapas... and Inbox 12. Inbox 12 is a unique postcard publication where you receive 12 illustrated cards by local artists designed to celebrate their ...  Read more

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