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Everything you need to travel to Madrid

Welcome to Madrid!

Welcome to Madrid, a city where no one feels like a foreigner. Awarded in the World Travel Awards 2020, for the second consecutive year, as the best world destination for meetings and congresses and ranked 5th in the ranking of the International Congress & Convention Association. It is also the second safest city in Europe.

The capital of Spain is  one of the most attractive cities in the world because of its rich artistic and natural heritage, its advanced mobility network, the quality of its accommodations, its excellent gastronomy and the passion with which the people of Madrid enjoy the day and night.

Multicultural city and open to diversity

Population

Madrid is the 3rd most populated city in Europe.

Multicultural and diverse: 1/6 of its population comes from over 190 countries, and 300 languages are spoken.

A university city: More than 200,000 students attend our universities.

One of the best transportation networks in the world

Transportation

Madrid is connected to more than 70 countries and more than 200 direct flights. Our train network has 30 high-speed destinations that allow our visitors to travel to the main destinations.

Madrid’s metro network is the second longest in Europe and is considered one of the 10 best in the world.

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Thousands of plans to enjoy

Leisure and Culture

Madrid is the cultural capital of Spain. It has the largest art gallery in the world: 10,000 works of art in the Prado Museum. In addition, we have 71 museums among which the Museo Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo Reina Sofía and the Museo Thyssen Bornemisza stand out.

During a walk through the streets of Madrid you will find 2294 monuments. One of them, the Royal Palace, the largest in Western Europe (with an area almost twice that of Buckingham Palace), and one of the largest in the world. 53 theaters and 218 movie theaters where you can enjoy your free time.

Gastronomy occupies an important place in Madrid. From charming places to enjoy tapas to restaurants of great chefs with Michelin stars.

Madrid, the lungs of Europe

Nature and Heritage

Madrid is the 2nd city in the world with more green spaces. The Retiro Park, the Capricho Park or Madrid Rio are 3 of the most important green spaces in Madrid. Even in them you can find real jewels of history such as the Temple of Debod.

(Source: esmadrid.com)