The Ultimate Self-Guided Walking Tour of Madrid

Madrid's Royal Palace is one of the most beautiful historic sites in Spain. It still serves as the Royal Family's official residence, although they don't actually live there.

Madrid is jam-packed with history, culture and incredible food. Here’s how to discover it all on your own, from historical sites to our favorite bars and bites! With so much to see and do in Spain’s capital city, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. But as you’ll find out, the vast majority of its must-see sites […]

Travel Tips: Where to Find Luggage Storage in Madrid

Traveling in Madrid, but not sure what to do with your bags? Not a problem! Spain’s capital is well-prepared for visitors. It doesn’t matter what neighborhood you’re planning to spend the day in, there are plenty of options for luggage storage in Madrid! Literary Quarter Cruising down Huertas or meandering through Plaza Santa Ana is […]

Best Bets for Specialty Coffee in Madrid!

A few years ago, it was nearly impossible to find specialty coffee in Madrid! The city’s coffee culture didn’t go much further beyond the typical Spanish solo. That’s an espresso extraction left running until the cup is full… yeah, it’s enough to make you consider switching to tea. These days though, Madrid’s coffee renaissance is in […]

Where to Eat Near the Westin Palace in Madrid: Our Top 5!

So, you’ve booked a trip to Madrid—yay! You’re staying at the iconic Westin Palace—lucky you! All that’s left to do is make your dinner reservations…but where? That’s where we step in—Devour Madrid is at the ready to help you decide where to eat near the Westin Palace in Madrid! Smack-dab in the middle of Madrid’s […]

How to Visit Madrid with Teenagers (So Even They’ll Have Fun!)

We all know traveling with teens comes with its own set of challenges, but it can also be incredibly rewarding when done right. After all, a trip abroad can be a life-changing experience, especially when that trip is to Madrid! This vibrant capital buzzes with energy—perfect for parents and teens looking to get a taste […]

Food Tour of Barrio Salamanca: Our 5 Favorite Stops!

Luxury shopping on La Milla de Oro (the Golden Mile), Michelin-starred restaurants, exclusive nightclubs, beautiful architecture, tree-lined streets and Madrid’s gorgeous Retiro Park—Barrio Salamanca has it all! Built by the Marquis of Salamanca during the second half of the 19th century, this posh neighborhood has long been home to the city’s political and social elite. […]

5 Books to Read Before Visiting Madrid

Here are five books you should read before visiting Madrid

Spain has inspired generations of writers with its rich cultural history and unparalleled beauty. Writers like Ernest Hemingway and George Orwell were deeply influenced by their time in Spain, and their work has inspired many travelers to visit. So before you pack your bags, we suggest going to your local bookshop and picking up a […]

Romantic Spots: Where to Propose in Madrid!

Give your partner the surprise of a lifetime with a destination marriage proposal! Where you choose to say those four little words is the story you’ll be telling the rest of your lives, so make it a good one! What better place to pop the question than in Spain, a country that clearly knows a thing […]

Pack an Umbrella: Rainy Day Activities in Madrid!

They say that the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plains. Unfortunately though, Madrid is smack-dab in the middle of those plains. The normally sunny Spanish capital gets on average five rainy days per month. Generally, it’s little more than chirimiri (a light drizzle), but still, it’s not always the best weather for seeing the […]