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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Madrid Tapas Adventure Tour

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Madrid Tapas Adventure

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Madrid Bike Tour

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Madrid Highlights Day Tour, Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Entry

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Madrid Market and Tapas Walking Tour with Lavapies Visit

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Flamenco Show at Cafe de Chinitas

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Guided Tour with Optional Visit to the Cathedral and Lunch

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Toledo Sightseeing Tour with Train Transport from Madrid

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Multi-day adventures

Lonely Planet Experience

Madrid to Berlin

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Highlights of Spain

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Madrid to Rome

Starting at$8,685

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Madrid to Venice

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Day Trips & Excursions

Toledo Sightseeing Tour with Train Transport from Madrid

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Multi-day & Extended Tours

Spain 6-Day from Barcelona: Madrid, Seville, Granada, Valencia

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Multi-day & Extended Tours

Madrid to Seville, Ronda, Costa del Sol: 3-Day Tour with Hotel

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Costa Del Sol, Granada, Toledo, to Madrid: 2-Day Heritage Tour

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6 great day trips from Madrid

5 min readPublished May 5, 2021

Once you're ready to explore beyond the Spanish capital, visit beautiful village, Roman ruins and walled cities on these top day trips from Madrid.

Exterior of the medieval Alcazar of Segovia.
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When to go to Madrid

5 min readPublished Apr 29, 2021

What's the best month to visit Madrid for sightseeing, weather, cheap hotel rates and festivals? Here's our guide to help you decide.

Plan the perfect trip to Madrid by discovering the best time to visit ©Luis Davilla/Getty Images
Travel on a budget

15 free things to do in Madrid

6 min readPublished Feb 11, 2021

A significant number of Madrid's attractions – from parks and churches to museums and art galleries – are free. Here's our guide to Madrid on a budget.

Long exposure of passing traffic at Calle de Alcala and Gran Via; free things to do in Madrid
Art and culture

How visiting the world’s busiest museums has changed

5 min readPublished Jul 7, 2020

As some of the most popular museums in the world reopen, here are the new COVID rules and restrictions that visitors can expect.

MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 06: A man looks at Guernica by Pablo Picasso during the partial reopening of the Reina Sofia Museum, after its closure in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic, on June 06, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. A maximum of 30 people (30%) at a time are now allowed to view Picasso's iconic anti-war painting depicting the 1937 bombing of the Basque town of Guernica during the Spanish civil war.   (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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Highlights of Madrid

5 min readPublished Mar 2, 2020

Madrid’s landmarks have unique, storied pasts – from architectural wonders to panoramic landscapes and historic museums.

Highlights of Madrid