Holiday rentals and apartments in Madrid
Unforgettable Madrid City Break
With its wonderful, eclectic mix of incredible architecture, chic, historical facades, green spaces, delectable restaurant fare and a host of incredible museums, Madrid is a very popular tourist destination for city breaks. Enjoy a wonderful city break in Spain's vibrant capital city and cultural mecca where you are spoiled for choice with heritage sights, art and world-class gastronomy! This picture perfect, immensely chic city destination offers endless photo opportunities and superb world-class sightseeing possibilities.
Impressive historical sights and local food
Savour an unforgettable holiday that allows you to make the most of all the best architectural sights, fine dining and magnificent cultural heritage of Madrid. Choose from a variety of trendy urban, apartment accommodation options in central Madrid. Make yourself at home in a stunning, tastefully decorated, super trendy holiday rental with fully equipped letting selections offering the perfect city pad for 2, 4, or even 8 guests! Many of the immaculate rentals on offer have a stunning balcony view of the city. Most rentals boast quick access of under 1km to the heart of the city centre where many of the city's best sights and dining are located.
Holidays in Madrid : The area and getting around
History and Spanish heritage
Madrid is a beloved inland destination for a sophisticated Spanish city break, that offers the historical charm of elegant boulevards and out of this world architectural beauty! Enjoy wonderful attractions such as the renowned Royal Palace and the world-famous Gran Via. Lose yourself in time in the historical beauty of modern and contemporary art in the museums and enjoy stylish shopping, bars and restaurants. Madrid airport is located on the outskirts of the city with plenty of low-cost flight options from mainland Britain. The average flying time is just over 2 hours, perfect for a summer, city sights getaway!
Shopping and delectable local cuisine
Madrid is a truly unique city break destination that has held on to much of its magnificent architectural heritage and identity. Madrid is the ultimate cosmopolitan Spanish metropolis that offers a vibrant mix of centuries of history, upmarket trendiness and endlessly stylish shopping and eating out possibilities. In Madrid you can enjoy several iconic sightseeing and dining out favourites that have been beloved by locals and tourists alike for decades! Why not relax with a cocktail near the Plaza Santa Ana at Salmón Gurú, rated one of the best cocktail bars in the world where you can pair your drinks with exquisite snacks!8984
Travellers and activities
Madrid for art lovers
From the free art shows at La Casa Encendida to the immersive art exhibitions at Matadero Madrid, a vibrant, contemporary art and cultural centre in a former slaughterhouse, Madrid is a one-stop destination for art enthusiasts! See incalculably valuable paintings in the Prado, admire the work of Picasso in the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum or delight your senses at the Museum of Optical Illusions or Ikono, a multisensory modern art gallery.
Madrid for food enthusiasts
It is no secret that Madrid is a fabled foodie destination that boasts some of Spain's best restaurants. Lovers of gastronomy will love wandering about the Mercado de Ánton Martin where a range of traditional stalls sell fresh, local products and where you will find mouthwatering international food stands from all over the world. Be sure to eat your fill of traditional churros and thick dipping chocolate at the fabled San Girés where chocolate and churros has been on the menu 24 hours a day since 1894!
Top 5 travel tips in Madrid
1. Visit Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
Calling all football fans! This 80 000 seater stadium is home to the world-famous, legendary Real Madrid football club. Take a memorable tour of the stadium and see football history come to life in the vast collection of on site historical objects and football memorabilia. Relive the most exciting moments in the club's history in the interactive, multimedia displays and get a chance to step out onto the pitch and let your imagination fly…
2. Spend a morning at the El Rastro Market
The emblematic El Rastro Market fills the Calle Ribera de Curtidores in Madrid's Embajadores district that comes alive every week with hundreds of stalls and the bustle of Sunday shopping and browsing. Haggle for new or second hand bargains such as vintage jewellery, vinyl, souvenirs and art! After shopping, why not head to the lively, neighbouring barrio La Latina for a bite to eat, where you will find a labyrinth of narrow lanes with a huge variety of tapas bars and quintessential cantinas!
3. Try to spot the Spanish royal family at the Palacio Real
Madrid's Royal palace is a must for your Spanish capital city break! Step into another world as you wander through the rooms of this majestic, late-Baroque era palace brimming with extravagance and fabulous opulence. The Grand Throne room boasts sculptures by Velasquez and the Porcelain Room, State Dining Room and King's Dressing Room are unmissably lavish and contain priceless treasures.
4. Enjoy a day at the Prado Museum
Spend a few hours admiring rare masterpieces in Madrid's most well known tourist attraction! This gorgeous, mammoth, neoclassical building contains prized paintings by famous artists like Goya and Velasquez as well as extraordinary pieces from Royal art collections that date back centuries. If you feel tired and need a break from the thousands of stunning paintings by ancient masters, why not head to the beautiful Real Jardin Botanico in the area where you can relax on a bench.
5.Stroll along the Gran Via
Stroll along Madrid's iconic Gran Via where you can shop until you drop at well known high street stores. Be sure to stop for a wonderful photo opportunity alongside the famous Schweppes sign! This stunning boulevard boasts some of Madrid's most elegant, architectural facades and is a buzzing hub for nightlife as well as dining out. You will also find the second-largest Primark store in Europe here!