City Breaks in Madrid
If you're looking for a culturally rich, luxury holiday in Spain but you don't have much time to spare, a cheap holiday in Madrid could be just the right kind of holiday. The Spanish capital is compact and easy to navigate on foot, so you won't waste precious time getting from place to place, and yet you'll be able to see some of the most prestigious museums and galleries in the world.
Madrid has an ample artistic and culture range to offer. Spain's capital has over 70 museums. The most important are located in the old quarter of the city, in the Paseo del Arte; the Prado Museum, one of the world's biggest art galleries, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum with more than 800 sculptures and paintings and the Reina Sofia National Art Centre Museum.
A Madrid weekend is an ideal location for this. Madrid is not too far, and can be easily travelled to. Since it is within European Union, you can travel here without fuss whenever you want, without incurring huge expenses. A weekend in Madrid at a time when a football match is scheduled there can really help you relax. You can go there with all your football buddies, and have a blast.
Things to See in Madrid
Spain is a country that offers an eclectic blend of the new and the old. There are several activities and social events that you would love to be a part of are given here. You may however check their timings with a calendar year.
1. Bullfighting - The season commences from March and culminates in October.
2. Football - Home to the Real Madrid club.
3. Musical Concerts - There are venues where classical concerts and symphonic concerts are held.
4. Flamenco - If you are in Madrid flamenco dance shows is one thing you mustn't miss for anything.
The Plaza de Toros is Spain's largest bullring, where regular bullfights are still held. Sports fanatics who fancy something a little less bloodthirsty for their weekend break in Madrid can head there to watch Real Madrid or Atletico de Madrid, Spain's most famous football teams