Recommendations for your stopover in Madrid

Since the city offers such a wide range of things to see and do, we want to give you a few tips. Our travel experts recommend a programme of activities adapted to your tastes and interests.

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Today: February 23, 2024
Today: February 23, 2024
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Route for 1 day

Have you thought about what you're going to do and see in Madrid?

We recommend these 1, 2 or 3 day-routes with a complete itinerary designed to help you get the most out of your visit. With Stopover Hola Madrid you can discover the city's most emblematic sights, from the Royal Palace to the famous Puerta del Sol and world-class museums like the Prado and the Thyssen-Bornemisza.
You also have the option ofdownloading these routes so you can take them with you wherever you go and enjoy everything the city has to offer.

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Route itinerary

Morning
Start the day with a visit to Madrid's Royal Palace1, one of the most emblematic places in the city. Next, head to the viewpoint between the Palace and the Almudena Cathedral2 for a panoramic view of the surroundings.
Then turn back and take a stroll through Plaza de Oriente to the Teatro Real3, one of the most important opera houses in the world. Carry on to Plaza Mayor4 then head up Calle de Postas to Puerta del Sol5, kilometre 0 of Spain's national roads. Since you're passing, pop into Galerías Canalejas6 to see more than 17,000 historical objects that have been restored with traditional techniques, some of them almost extinct. Here you can also enjoy some unique culinary experiences with your Stopover Hola Madrid fare, but remember to book them in advance.
Afternoon
First stop after lunch is Paseo del Prado, lined with some of the city's most important museums: the Museo del Prado7, one of the world's leading art galleries, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza8 and the Museo Reina Sofía9. And don't miss the Caixaforum Vertical Garden.
End the day by dining at the Gourmet Experience space in El Corte Inglés de Serrano10, where you can also take advantage of the discounts you get on fashion and food with your Stopover Hola Madrid fare.
Night
Walk from Calle Alcalá to the Gran Vía11, Madrid's main shopping and leisure street lined with theatres offering shows and musicals. While you're there, admire the wonderful architecture and stunning lighting of the buildings, which range from art nouveau to art deco to modernist. Take advantage of another discount and book tickets for one of the top musicals.
In general, this route offers a mixture of history, culture and gastronomy through a sample of some of Madrid's many delights. Enjoy your visit!

Route for 2 days

Have you thought about what you're going to do and see in Madrid?

We recommend these 1, 2 or 3 day-routes with a complete itinerary designed to help you get the most out of your visit. With Stopover Hola Madrid you can discover the city's most emblematic sights, from the Royal Palace to the famous Puerta del Sol and world-class museums like the Prado and the Thyssen-Bornemisza.
You also have the option ofdownloading these routes so you can take them with you wherever you go and enjoy everything the city has to offer.

Day 1 of 2

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Route itinerary

Morning
Start the day with a visit to Madrid's Royal Palace 1, one of the most emblematic places in the city. Next, head to the viewpoint between the Palace and the Almudena Cathedral2 for a panoramic view of the surroundings.
Take a stroll through Plaza de Oriente to the Sabatini Gardens and then straight ahead to the Teatro Real3, one of the most important opera houses in the world. It's also open to the public.
At lunchtime, pop into Galerías Canalejas4 to see more than 17,000 historical objects that have been restored with traditional techniques , some of them almost extinct. Here you can also enjoy some unique culinary experiences with your Stopover Hola Madrid fare, but remember to book them in advance.
Afternoon
Head to the Museo del Prado5, one of the world's leading art galleries, and explore the vast collection of works by European old masters like Goya, Velázquez and Hieronymus Bosch.
Don't miss the nearby Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza6 and the Museo Reina Sofía7, specialised in modern and contemporary art.
Night
Walk from Calle Alcalá to the Gran Vía8, 9, Madrid's main shopping and leisure street lined with theatres offering shows and musicals. While you're there, admire the wonderful architecture and stunning lighting of the buildings. Take advantage of another discount and book tickets for one of the top musicals.

Day 2 of 2

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Route itinerary

Morning
Start the day exploring the historic centre of Madrid from Puerta del Sol1, the city's central square and kilometre 0 of Spain's national roads. You'll also find the famous clock that strikes midnight on New Year's Eve.
From there, head to Plaza Mayor2, a beautiful square surrounded by historical buildings, and then explore the Barrio de las Letras or "literary quarter", once home to famous writers and nowadays a bustling area filled with cafes, restaurants, boutiques and bookshops.
At lunchtime, make your way to the Gourmet Experience space at El Corte Inglés de Serrano3, where you can also take advantage of discounts on both fashion and food with your Hola Madrid fare.
Afternoon
Head to the famous Puerta de Alcalá4, one of the few original gateways to the city still standing, and then enter the Parque del Retiro5, where you can take a boat out on the lake or stroll through the gardens and discover charming attractions like the Palacio de Cristal, a beautiful glass building that hosts temporary art exhibitions, and the park's numerous statues.
Night
Explore one of the pavement cafes along Gran Vía6 that serve dinner or cocktails, such as the Círculo de Bellas Artes or the Palacio de Cibeles.

Route for 3 days

Have you thought about what you're going to do and see in Madrid?

We recommend these 1, 2 or 3 day-routes with a complete itinerary designed to help you get the most out of your visit. With Stopover Hola Madrid you can discover the city's most emblematic sights, from the Royal Palace to the famous Puerta del Sol and world-class museums like the Prado and the Thyssen-Bornemisza.
You also have the option of downloading these routes so you can take them with you wherever you go and enjoy everything the city has to offer.

Day 1 of 3

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Route itinerary

Morning
Start the day with a visit to Madrid's Royal Palace1, one of the most emblematic places in the city, located next to the Almudena Cathedral2. Then turn back and take a stroll to the Teatro Real3, one of the most important opera houses in the world.
Next, continue to the Templo de Debod4to enjoy the view and the lively pavement cafes in the gardens.
Afternoon
Take a stroll through the historic centre of the city, from the "Madrid de los Austrias" to the "Barrio de las Letras", as the literary quarter is known. Be sure to take in the bustling shopping areas that surround the Gran Vía5.
Night
Stroll down Gran Vía5, lined with shops and theatres, then have dinner at the recently restored Galerías Canalejas6, home to a variety of restaurants where you can use the discounts you get with your Stopover Hola Madrid fare, but remember to book in advance.

Day 2 of 3

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Route itinerary

Morning
Start the day with a visit to the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium1, home of Real Madrid Football Club. You can take a tour of the facilities , including the changing rooms, press room and trophy room.
At lunchtime, discover El Corte Inglés de Castellana2, one of the city's largest and most exclusive department stores, where you can enjoy the service of a personal shopper, discounts on fashion and a bite to eat at the refurbished Gourmet Experience space.
Afternoon
Head to MAD (Madrid Artes Digitales)3, housed in the former slaughterhouse near Madrid Río, a vast park where you can simply stroll or do any number of activities.
Night
Walk down the Gran Vía4 and have a cocktail or dinner at one of the many rooftop terraces, such as the one at the Círculo de Bellas Artes.

Day 3 of 3

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Route itinerary

Morning
Spend a few hours at the Museo del Prado1, one of the world's leading art galleries, where you'll find works by major Spanish artists like Goya, Velázquez and El Greco.
Afternoon
Head to the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza2 to explore its outstanding collection, and then walk down to the Estación de Atocha3, one of the city's main railway stations, to discover its interior garden. You can also visit the Museo Reina Sofía4, home to works by Dalí and Picasso.
Night
Head to Plaza de Santa Ana or the Barrio de Huertas5, famous for its vibrant nightlife. You'll find live music, cocktails and tapas in any of the local bars. Take advantage of another discount and book tickets for one of the top musicals.

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