What to do in Madrid in a single day?
A Madrid day trip visit? In today's post we'll tell you what to see and do in Madrid in a day trip visit so as see the most interesting sights of the capital.
The capital is one of the national holiday destinations which attracts the largest number of tourists throughout the year. Madrid is diversity, culture and history. You only have 24 hours? We'll give you a couple of tips as regards what you must see during your getaway.
What to do in Madrid on a Saturday morning?
Madrid is buzzing with places to explore. What better way to start your quick getaway than visiting one of its famous markets. The San Miguel or San Antón Markets are perfect for mustering one's strength for a day full of emotions. Combining quality and style in two unquestionably Madrid locations, next to the Plaza Mayor and in the heart of Chueca, respectively.
After enjoying some refreshments in the markets it's time to tour the centre: the Puerta de Sol, The Madrid of the Austrians" or "the Habsburgs", the Royal Palace or the Almudena Cathedral are some of the essential “chulapo” places in the city.
And where shall we eat? We propose the restaurante á476 (restaurant), where you'll find a traditional cuisine with avant-garde touches in one of the recently opened hotels in Madrid (2018).
And during the afternoon?
With a full stomach and happy heart, we'll discover some of the green areas of the city. The El Retiro Park, the green oasis in the heart of the city of Madrid, is perhaps the best known, but others such as the Parque del Oeste park, the Quinta de los Molinos park–not far from the restaurante á476 (restaurant)- which are similarly delightful for a stroll.
And if there is a perfect plan in Madrid then it's that of visiting exhibits: the Prado Museum or the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum never disappoint.
But, those who prefer to round off the day with a truly different activity should take note of our latest proposal: taking a lift up 110 metres to the Faro de Moncloa observation deck and take in the panoramic views of Madrid stretching out in front of you from the "heavens".
Weary from going non-stop all day? Well then, relax in the neighbourhood of Malasaña, enjoy its tapas and discover the famous night life of Madrid.