Visit Madrid in 5 days
If your next destination is to travel to the city of Madrid, whether for business or pleasure, the best is to have a planning so you don't miss the most interesting place. Certain monuments, neighborhoods, parks or streets are obligatory stop in the Capital. We hope you enjoy the following travel and you enjoy every step.
Our route starts in the Madrid de los Austrias, located between the door of the Sun and the Royal Palace and where some of the most important monuments of the city are concentrated. It is named for having been built mostly during the reign of the Habsburg dynasty.
The plaza Mayor of Madrid is one of the most representative of the city symbols, all equipped with shops dedicated to tourism, a typical place of concentration of the Madrid social life. The plaza de Isabel II, where flows the calle Arenal, one of the oldest streets of Madrid. From the plaza de Opera (Metro Opera), We will find the Teatro Real in Madrid, today, one of the most prestigious in Europe.
We continue with the Plaza de Oriente, one of the most impressive squares in the city by the buildings that are there, beautiful addition by pretty gardens which has where one can sit to rest, relax and enjoy the environment.
We continue towards the Royal Palace of Madrid (official residence of the King). Essential visit to the Palacio Real and the Catedral de la Almudena, built within the monumental ensemble of the Royal Palace.
Up to main street, We are in first place with the Plaza de la Villa, former headquarters of the City Hall, and where are the Casa de la Villa, Casa Cisneros and the Lujanes Tower.
We return to the Plaza Mayor, towards the BBS Street until you reach the Puerta del Sol, emblematic place of Madrid and meeting point for locals.
There you will find the bear and the strawberry tree, the statue of Carlos III and the famous clock of the Puerta del Sol, from where the new year bells are retransmitted.
Recommended route for the morning stroll the neighborhood of la Latina and outdoor market. Then visit one of the museums of the art triangle or golden triangle (Meadow, The Reina Sofia and the Thyssen-Bornemisza).
It is called so by the Congregation in the area of the Paseo del Prado. In the afternoon you will recommend a walk through the parque del Retiro, that has much to discover, and finally visit the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas.
La Castellana and the Barrio Salamanca
We started the day with a walk along la Castellana where you can see the Kio towers and the four towers of Madrid. Down the walk we find the Santiago Bernabéu stadium, where can you go and visit the museum collecting every one of the trophies won by Real Madrid.
Followed you will find the plaza de Neptuno, symbol of Atlético de Madrid, the prestigious hotels Rich and Palace and the famous Plaza de Cibeles.
The Puerta de Alcalá will lead us to the golden mile: Serrano, Ortega y Gasset, Velázquez, for an afternoon of shopping for the center of the city.
This day will pass it in the District of letters or of the muses. We started by the Plaza de Santa Ana, to its around are multitude of bars, cafes and breweries. We continue towards the Plaza del Angel for the Church of San Sebastián. Very close, You can discover a curious florist, built on the cemetery of the Church which was a break from the remains of Lope de Vega. We left at Calle Atocha, We ended up to Moratín Street up to the calle León.
A little later we find Cervantes Street, so called because it had one of their homes and on the street we have the Museum Casa de Lope de Vega.
The convent of the Trinity until you reach the House of Jesus we see Lope de Vega Street, call thus for being located there the parish of Jesus of Medinaceli and we return to the Plaza de Santa Ana.
Once traversed the District of letters and have enjoyed your history can enjoy the neighborhood of Huertas, to discover the amount of local, bars and terraces to sit the tourist route. And the District of Lavapies, that has now achieved great fame thanks to the numerous modern premises which has. In addition, recently they have one of the best places where to have the best coffee in Madrid.
If your visit ends Sunday, It is best to spend the day in the neighbourhood of Chueca and Fuencarral. The atmosphere on Sunday is gorgeous, You'll be amazed by the concentration of different styles. The Chueca district is known as the Soho Madrid, a small but fun neighborhood. You'll find the most modern or exotic proposals. Calle Fuencarral is a young and modern style fashion shops, There are shops of young designers where you can buy anything you want.
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