Madrid

Madrid, the highest capital in Europe, is located almost in the center of the Iberian Peninsula. Felipe II chose it as capital for its location. With 5 million residents is the ideal starting point for a visit to Spain. Your Barajas airport has direct connections to over 80 countries. In the Atocha and Chamartín stations be start the network of high-speed train (AVE) longest in the world.

How to get to Madrid

Barajas Airport is the biggest in Spain and has direct connections to over 80 countries around the world, as well as a direct link to the country’s impressive high-speed train network. You may arrive by plane, bus, or train, whatever you decide Europe Shuttle will be there to pick you up. Please take a look at our Services Page or Contact us here to speak directly to one of our dedicated travel planners.

What to see in Madrid

The main attractions of the capital are: Puerta de Alcalá, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and the Madrid de los Austrias, Plaza Spain, Estadio Santiago Bernabeu - Real Madrid FC , Calderón Stadium - Atletico Madrid, Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas Over 10 years in the capital held a Masters ATP 1000. The Mutua Madrid Open which takes place at the Caja Magica in Madrid is a meeting point for fans of the sport. Please take a look at our Services Page or you can Contact us here to speak directly to one of our dedicated travel planners.

Traditions and Celebrations

In the capital, old traditions are maintained as the fair of El Rastro. You can also enjoy culinary traditions such as tripe "callos" or "cocido". The festivals of Madrid, with processions, festivals and other shows are held in honor of San Isidro Labrador. Other popular festivals are the San Antonio de la Florida, San Cayetano, the Paloma and San Lorenzo, celebrations of the Virgin of Almudena. Among the festivities in the capital, deserves a special mention the Three Kings. During Holy Week, the City of Madrid has several brotherhoods, which combine in their processions both Andalusian style and Castilian style. Madrid also hosts various celebrations: Gay Pride in late June and prestigious bullfighting in the Feria de San Isidro.

Conference centers, events and conventions:

If you are in Madrid for business or pleasure there are lots of options available to you, including:

  • IFEMA – Feria de Madrid
  • Palacio de Congresos
  • Centro de Congresos Príncipe Felipe
  • Madrid Espacios y Congresos
  • Hotel Auditorium Madrid

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