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Madrid, the capital of Spain, is an irresistible destination for those visiting the country. The city is famous for its great number of museums, starting with the Museo del Prado, its parks, historic buildings that testify to the imperial Spain and a nightlife that never ends. Come to see this lush and lively, safe, clean, modern and very hospitable city.

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

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Madrid, the capital of the Kingdom of Spain, is a modern and beautiful city, which still has traces of its history everywhere. Madrid and its surroundings offer almost infinite points of interest to tourists, among them are the palaces, the historic center, dozens of museums, festivals and more. Unlike other European cities, Madrid has a great attraction that is the price, with a relatively lower cost of living, which lets you enjoy the travel spending less. Regardless of the season, the Spanish capital offers to art, culture, architecture and shopping lovers the best things that it has.

 

 
Madrid
Madrid, Spain

Language: Spanish

Currency: Euro
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Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport
Madrid Chamartín
Méndez Álvaro
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
 
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Where to stay in Madrid:


Madrid impresses with the offer of good hotels spread around the city. Moreover, a few years ago dozens of modern and well-located hostels popped up. Choose the Historical Center if you want to stay close to the hustle and the pulsating life in the streets of Madrid, have several dining options and be within walking distance of the main sights of the city. Other recommended neighborhoods to stay are the Barrio de las Letras or Lavapies, both centrally located.

 

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Getting around in Madrid:


Madrid has an excellent public transport network that allows get easily around from one city part to another one. You can choose from subway, bus, train or taxi. However, nothing better than strolling around the city on foot, especially if the weather is cooperating. Our tip is to combine the subway and walking to discover the Spanish capital in a more efficient way.

 

The metro of Madrid has 12 lines, and reaches almost all the tourist places of the city. In addition to the subway, several neighborhoods in Madrid are connected to the city center by Light Metro, a type of train with 3 lines and 38 stations. Trains run between 6 am and 1:30 am from Monday to Sunday, including holidays.

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    The most interesting options for tourists are: One-way ticket (valid for a trip. The price (€ 1.50 to € 2) depends on the amount of covered stations.); Metrobus (€ 12.20, allows you to use 10 times the subway or city bus in Madrid); Tourist Ticket (allows unlimited travel on all forms of public transportation (subway, train and bus) in Madrid and its region ("Comunidad Autónoma"). There are valid passes for 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7 days with the price starting from € 8.40 for 1 day.

 

The Madrid bus network has almost 200 lines. The buses circulate between 5:30h and 23:30h. The bus in Madrid are clean, safe and equipped with air conditioning. Using bus you can get anywhere in the city.

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    The most interesting options for tourists are: One-way ticket (valid for a trip. The price (€ 1.50 to € 2) depends on the amount of covered stations. It can only be purchased on the bus); Metrobus (€ 12.20, allows you to use 10 times the subway or city bus in Madrid); Tourist Ticket (allows unlimited travel on all forms of public transportation (subway, train and bus) in Madrid and its region ("Comunidad Autónoma"). There are valid passes for 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7 days with the price starting from € 8.40 for 1 day.

 

The network of local trains called Cercanías is a good option to get out of Madrid airport and also to arrive in destinations nearby Madrid (as El Escorial, Alcala de Henares and Aranjuez). All lines except the C-9, pass through the Atocha station. Important to know that the Madrid train network is not integrated in the city's transport system. Therefore, subway and bus passes are not valid on the train, and vice versa.

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    The price of the tickets depends on the distance. You can buy a single ticket (€ 1.7 for 1 travel between the zones 1 and 2 or a bonotren with 10 trips per € 10 for travel between the zones 1 and 2).

 

There are over 15.000 taxis circulating in Madrid and it is almost always easy to find a free one. Taxis can be stopped anywhere in the city. You can recognize the taxi by the white color with a red diagonal band painted on the front doors.

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    € 25 - average price per 20km race with rate 1. Taxi prices are set by the Madrid City Hall. A large number of taxi drivers accept payment with debit and credit cards.

 

 

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Weather in Madrid:


Madrid can be visited at any time of year, however, the midseason offers warmer and more pleasant weather. The city has well defined seasons, for example, on winter nights (December to February) can do 0°C; in the days of summer (June-August) the temperature can reach 40°C.

 

 

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