If you chose Madrid among your cities to visit during your holidays you are lucky!, because the capital of Spain has loads of activities and things to do in order to take the most out of your vacations.
As every great city in Europe, Madrid knows how to entertain its locals and visitors by offering a wide range of activities and things to do as exploring the beautiful Retiro Park, visiting the Royal Palace and having tapas at one of the most picturesque neighborhoods of the city, la Latina!
Whether you are travelling alone, with your couple or family, Madrid has everything that you are looking for. Do you want to know the favorite activities and things to do of all visitors? Have a look at our list!
Feel part of the history by visiting the Royal Palace
Although the kings do not live there, the Royal Palace of Madrid is the residence of them, which is used for state ceremonies and solemn acts. This 135.000-meters-building is biggest Palace of Europe ( overcoming Buckingham Palace or Versalles Palace ) and has 3418 rooms!. You could explore some of the bedrooms and offices that some of the most important monarchs of Spain used to use it as Alfonso XIII or the president of the second Republic, Manuel Azaña. In order to reserve your tickets visit the main website and purchase them.
Enjoy the green of Madrid at its stunning Retiro Park!
If you though that Madrid was just skyscrapers and concrete you were completely wrong! This amazing city has been forced to grow along with the time but has not forgotten about people and has built numerous parks and green zones, as example is the Retiro Park. This popular park located in the center of the city is the perfect place for all who are looking for some peace and relax in order to disconnect from the stress of the capital. Provided with numerous buildings as the crystal palace, the great pond and the monument to Alfonso X, this parks has hundreds of different sort of trees and plants that make this green zone in a sanctuary for nature lovers. Like in Seville, Madrid also has a big pond where you can row a boat!, without a doubt a great idea in order to surprise your couple with a marriage proposal!
Enrich your culture by visiting Museo del Prado
For those who are looking for art and culture Madrid has a wide range of distinctive museums which offer amazing pieces and artwork from the best artist in the world. At museo del Prado you could enjoy contemplating some of the finest pictures made by the best Spanish artists as Pablo Picasso, Dalí, or Antonio Saura which will amaze you. Do not miss the pieces by Velazquez, El Greco and Goya, without a doubt the most popular pictures of the Museum. If want to visit El Prado you can get your tickets in its official website.
Enjoy the best Flamenco at Corral de la Moreria
Visiting Spain means to meet the culture and tradition of the country and, as you can easily imagine, Flamenco is one of them. This popular dancing has its origins in the gypsy culture and it was born at the end of XVIII century in Andalusia. Over the years the Spanish dancing started gaining popularity that took it to countries from Latin America as Mexico, Guatemala and Puerto Rico. If you want to see some of the best dancers of Flamenco in Madrid you must visit el Corral de la Moreria, located in La Latina.
Join a Photo Tour and immortalize your holidays in Madrid
Would not be great if you could have photos of you enjoying all these activities in Madrid? In many cases we need to do on our own by doing boring selfies or telling someone to take the photo, but what about the composition of the picture, or the prepared expression of you looking at the camera? For this reason we created Photo Tour Madrid. Our mission is to immortalize your experience in Madrid by doing spontaneous and natural photos while you enjoy your walk around the city. You could relax knowing that our professional photographers are doing their best in order to save your best moments. You will receive an unforgettable album with your holidays in Madrid. Book your photo tour and immortalize your experience!