Madrid City Guide
Spain’s cosmopolitan capital is a city of vast boulevards, immaculate parks and a plethora of art and cultural institutions that contribute to its vibrant atmosphere. Barcelona’s elder sister is buzzing with cute cafes and stylish bars where you can sample tapas or join in the late-night café culture.
How long should I go for? A minimum of 2 nights to fully experience Madrid. If you want to explore at more of a leisurely pace in true Spanish style, 3 nights is recommended.
Getting there: Travel to Madrid from Seville or Valencia in a couple of hours on the train. Barcelona is under 3 hours away, and from there you can get a connection to Paris. Alternatively fly into Madrid airport.