Embrace Autumn: What to do in Madrid in October 2019

One of our favorite options for what to do in Madrid in October is simply to relax and enjoy the great weather with drinks on a terrace.

This blog post was originally posted on November 2, 2016 and was updated September 5, 2019. Madrid bursts with colorful energy at the arrival of fall. After the summer crowds clear out and low season sets in, Madrid takes on a much more authentic vibe. Pleasantly sunny days and crisp, lively nights bring the best […]

Top Things to Do in Madrid in September

Art lovers visiting Madrid in September can't miss the Apertura event, in which dozens of galleries and museums across the city will inaugurate special exhibitions and host free events.

This blog post was originally posted on July 2, 2018 and was updated on August 6, 2019. While most places see September as the beginning of fall, here in Madrid summer fun is still in full swing. The city enjoys pleasantly warm temperatures, but not the scorching heat common in July and August. And as […]

Madrid in April 2020: 6 Things You Must Do

If you're visiting Madrid in April, be sure to check out some of the city's gorgeous green spaces.

This blog post was originally posted on March 25, 2019 and was updated on March 9, 2020. Not too hot, not too cold, and action packed—that’s Madrid in April. You’ve arrived in Madrid at one of the best times of the year. The weather can be chilly or warm, but never freezing or scorching. Just […]

Spain for Everyone: The Family Guide to Spain

You absolutely have to eat churros during your family vacation in Spain!

This post is a part of our Spain for Everyone series. The information below was curated by our expert guides across the country. They are parents too, and this is their bucket list for you! A family vacation in Spain will surely delight everyone! Spanish culture places huge emphasis on families. Children are regularly included […]

Kick Back and Relax in Madrid: Great Activities for Relaxation

Looking for a simple yet refreshing way to relax in Madrid? Check out an English language yoga class!

The laid-back, leisurely pace of life makes it easy to relax in Madrid! However, we know that’s easier said than done, especially when traveling. As you try and check all of Madrid’s myriad iconic sights off your list, it can be hard to remember to slow down and embrace the slow-paced Spanish lifestyle. In fact, […]

How to Spend 3 Days in Madrid with Kids: The Perfect Family Itinerary

Don't forget to visit the Mercado de San Miguel during your 3 days in Madrid with kids. The whole family will love it!

Spain’s incredible capital is full of fun for the whole family! It’s got plenty of history and culture that will fascinate adults, while still featuring plenty of kid-friendly sights. However, planning the perfect trip for everyone involves thinking ahead more than a trip sans kids. This itinerary for spending 3 days in Madrid with kids […]

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 […]

Our Guide to Planning the Best Family Holiday in Madrid

Don't forget to visit the Mercado de San Miguel during your 3 days in Madrid with kids. The whole family will love it!

From historic icons to modern marvels, there’s something in Madrid that everyone will love! Madrid is the perfect place for a family getaway. There’s plenty to do for kids, but adults will still be able to have a great time. The city is easily walkable and offers a safe, efficient public transit system that makes […]

Family Fun: Best Activities in Madrid for Kids

Start the last of your 3 days in Madrid with kids with a family day at Casa de Campo.

We might be biased, but we think there’s no better place than Madrid for a family vacation! It’s full of history and culture that adults will appreciate, while still retaining a magical air that will enchant kids as well. Additionally, it’s easy to navigate and features dozens of family-friendly accommodations. Planning a family trip has […]