What should I avoid in Madrid?
- Don’t disrupt the siesta.
- Don’t wear flip flops unless you’re at the pool.
- Don’t wear shorts before June or July.
- Don’t eat lunch before 1pm.
- Don’t eat dinner before 9pm.
- Don’t order eggs for breakfast.
- Don’t eat in the Plaza Mayor.
- Don’t be careless with your belongings.
What is Madrid best known for? Madrid is known for its historical buildings, food markets, and the royals. It’s also known for its renaissance and contemporary art museums, sunny blue skies, unique neighborhoods, and bustling nightlife. Madrid is a city of joy and life.
Is there a lot to do in Madrid? Hit the major museums, haggle like a pro, and see the city from on high. With incredible shopping, some of the world’s most important museums, and a lively theater scene, Madrid’s attractions will entertain you from morning ’til night—and even after that. (The city is notorious for its hard-charging nightlife.)
How can I spend 3 days in Madrid?
- Morning, Day 1: Prado Museum and Retiro Park.
- Afternoon, Day 1: Market Lunch and La Latina.
- Evening, Day 1: Food Tour.
- Morning, Day 2: Breakfast, Royal Palace & Almudena Cathedral.
- Afternoon, Day 2: Lunch & Madrid Río.
- Evening, Day 2: Sunset Teleférico Ride.
- Morning, Day 3: Plaza Mayor & Sol.