Madrid city breaks take you to an impressive cultural centre, where you will be given a warm welcome by friendly locals. The city has more than its share of galleries and museums, housing many masterpieces from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. Bull fighting continues in Madrid and the bull ring there is the largest in the country. The cobbled streets and pretty squares, the old churches, the parks and gardens, all add to the charm of the city. With a plethora of shops and restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife, Madrid city breaks are sure to please.
Madrid is a city that appeals to art lovers. With the Prada Museum, the Thyssen, and the Reina Sofia Arts Centre filled with the work of artists that span six hundred years, you could spend your whole city break in galleries and still not see everything. In order to make the most of your visit, an organised tour, on foot or by bus, are recommended. Apart from the galleries, major attractions include the old bull ring Plaza de Toros de las Ventas, the Faunia zoo, the gardens of the Estacion de Atocha, and for children, the Park Warner theme park, the aquarium and the water park.
Madrid hotels and apartments provide a range of good quality accommodation that caters for most budgets. Its numerous restaurants, cafes and tapas bars satisfy even the most pernickety of palates, and its bars, discos and clubs provide an exciting nightlife.
Whatever your reason for visiting this wonderful metropolis, a Madrid city break will leave you with pleasant memories and the desire to return