Madrid Travel Guide


Madrid is the third crowded community of the country, after Catalonia and Andalusia. The population of Madrid is mainly centred in its metropolitan region. Liberal and sociable in nature, the city is full of mansions and art galleries. The growth and wood ownership of this autonomous community is represented in a very funny way – by erecting a statue of a bear, standing on its hint legs and trying to eat berries from the madrono tree. One of the wackiest festivals of this community is La Endiablada, as people dress as devils and ghosts and have a mouth full of candies. They also make sounds like zombies, and it is definitely a different experience for tourists.

The region of Madrid community is synonymous to culture and bustling street life. Coming to the capital city will take you through some of the best museums in Spain. As you go around, you get to see several monumental sites as well. The region welcomes tourists with to their modern infrastructure which is blended with a traditional touch. They are lively yet peaceful, and that makes touring comfortable. The region is a cultural hub and known as the Triangle of Art, comprising of Prado Museum, Reina Sofía Art Centre and Thyssen-Bornesmiza Museum. After these sites, get to the impressive monuments of Royal Palace, and explore the Plaza Mayor square, and then the grand avenue of Gran Vía. If you like to go through natural spots, get to Retiro Park. Madrid province is also known to have typical bars and taverns and sell some of best tapas. This region also has the best of nightlife experiences in Spain.

Getaway to the cities of San Lorenzo del Escorial, Aranjuez and Alcalá de Henares, to go down the roots of Spain! These are listed under the World Heritage Sites and provides a unique glimpse to see through. The small picturesque towns like Chinchón, should also be visited for their charming villages, and also the backdrop of several mountains.