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Travel to Madrid, Spain | Information and Guide

At last, the great capitol of Spain, located in the center of the country. Madrid is hip, modern, and cool, yet high-class, historic and greatly preserved. In the city, there are many amazing buildings, including "Los Correos" the main post office, "Metropolis" an architectural marvel, and the "Teatro Real" (Royal theatre), a historic building that makes you feel like you are in a fairy-tail. This city is very clean and organized, with "La Guardia Civil" guarding what seems like every building and street corner, as the King and Queen of Spain live here, as well as most of the Spanish goverment. Some of the best seafood in Spain can be found here, even do the sea is not present. In Spain, the best fish gets shipped to Madrid first, then it gets distributed to the rest of the country. So make sure you eat "calamares a la romana" for an unforgettable experience. Madrid is all about tapas, there are many little tapas bars throughout the region, where you can have a Bocadillo de Jamon with a cold Mahou. When visiting Madrid, don't forget to visit the neighborhood of "La Puerta del Sol", where you will find some of the best hotels and restaurants in the city. To find the perfect hotel, visit our Madrid Hotel Guide.


KEY INFORMATION ABOUT MADRID

  • Population: 6.5 Million
  • Land Area: 3,100 Sq. Miles
  • Provinces: None
  • Capitol: Madrid
  • Languages: Castilian
  • Main Attractions: Parque del Retiro, Prado Museum, Palacio Real, Plaza Mayor, Valle de los Caídos 
  • Small Towns of Interest: Alpedrete, Chinchón, Manzanares el Real, Pinto, San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • Major Soccer Teams: Atlético Madrid, Getafe CF, Real Madrid 

 


WEATHER IN MADRID

 

MONTH January February March April May June July August September October November December
AVERAGE WEATHER High: 52ºF Low: 33ºF High: 56ºF Low: 34ºF High: 63ºF Low: 39ºF High: 66ºF Low: 42ºF High: 74ºF Low: 49ºF High: 86ºF Low: 57ºF High: 93ºF Low: 62ºF High: 91ºF Low: 62ºF High: 81ºF Low: 55ºF High: 69ºF Low: 48ºF High: 58ºF Low: 39ºF High: 52ºF Low: 35ºF




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