Bursting with vibrant markets, art museums, bustling plazas and world-renowned wine, attractions in the Spanish capital go far beyond the famous Baroque landmarks. Take a boat out onto the lake at Retiro Gardens, and learn about the art of tapas while perusing the bars of Cava Baja. Explore the traditional markets of San Miguel and sip a Mojito at one of the many rooftop terrace bars in the La Latina district. The trendy neighbourhood of Malasana is home to Fabricas Maravillas, which serves some of the best craft beer in Madrid. Like the sound of it all? Let our Travel Experts help you get under the skin of this vibrant metropolis.
Madrid City Breaks
We know Madrid like it’s our very own – in fact, most of our Travel Experts have visited, lived in or are from the Spanish capital. And with help from our destination specialists on the ground, we can craft the perfect city break for you. So whether you want to explore the abundant museums, spend your days strolling through Retiro Park, or buying wares at the markets, our Experts will combine the best located hotels and great-value flights to maximise your time.
More About Madrid
Flight time: The London to Madrid flight time is 2 hours 25 minutes
Visas: British citizens do not require a Madrid visa
Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations for entry to Spain, but it is recommended that all travellers be up-to-date with their routine inoculations.
Top 3 Things to Do in Madrid
- Stroll through Mercado de San Miguel
- Sample delicious tapas and churros
- Visit the world-famous Prado Museum
When to Go to Madrid
For great city break deals, fewer crowds and glorious sunshine, Madrid is best experience in spring and autumn – in particular May and October. You’ll be able to get outside and take in the sights without overheating, and you’ll have fewer tourists to compete for space with.
Why Book Your Madrid Holiday with Flight Centre
Madrid Holidays: At Flight Centre we have a range of Madrid holidays, offering flights, hand-picked accommodation, transfers, and so much more.
Flight Centre concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: If you book a Madrid holiday from our range of holidays you’ll benefit from our concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance service.