Madrid is a city that attracts many types of people, art lovers, business promoters, fashion lovers, fans of live music and culture fans. No matter what you are looking for in Madrid, the city has something to offer. In Madrid’s hot, dry summers and cool winters, causing the city to have some extreme climate changes. Depending on the time of year you visit Madrid, weather and climate are as diverse as the city itself. Being a cosmopolitan city, Madrid has hundreds of tourist accommodation for all types of people. Characterized by intense cultural and artistic activity and a very lively nightlife and hot, a visitor can never run out of things to do and places to visit in Madrid. Anyone could see places as the seat of government, the business center and the home of the Spanish royal family.
Want to know what is the best time to visit Madrid? Well, the answer is all year. But if you are planning a short visit, the best time to go is on the weekends, as there are so many activities and festivals that take place during the weekends to really get to know the heart and soul of the city, There are also a variety of accommodation in Madrid in which anyone can find where to sleep peacefully.
In a Sunday, definitely should not miss a visit to the streets of El Rastro, which is like a huge outdoor market. There you can find some excellent buys and start bargain hunting clothes, CDs, accessories and even kitchen utensils and equipment.
If you want to save money when visiting museums, you can purchase a Madrid Card gives free access to 42 museums and more than one hundred stores that offer discounts with the presentation of the card.
There is also a tour called the Discover Madrid program, which you can join for free with this card. You can buy this card at the Tourist Information Office in Madrid that is in the Plaza Mayor, or could also ask your travel agent.
If you want an escape from the traffic of Madrid, you can visit the Retiro Park. This place is a wonderful oasis of tranquility located east of downtown Madrid. Stroll along the paths of leaves as to royalty, and was once a palace garden.
With the abundance of cafes and restaurants in Madrid, you will never go hungry. Here you can experience the other side of Madrid, calm and relaxed compared to the nightlife in the city center, in this part of town you can also find some good tourist accommodation much more relaxed and which could rest at home.
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