5-Day Spain City Break in Madrid

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Duration
5 days & 4 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
4 nights included
Car rental
Optional
Flights
Optional
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Description

Embark on a memorable 5-day city break in Madrid, Spain!

Experience the ultimate Madrid city break with our perfectly planned holiday package. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Madrid or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, our holiday package has got you covered. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Madrid, Spain!

The home for your 5-day holiday in Madrid will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Madrid, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Madrid offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break in Spain.

You can stay in a popular 4-star hotel like the amazing Hotel Mercader, praised by previous travelers as one of the perfect places to stay in the city. Travelers seeking a more luxurious option sometimes stay at the 5-star Hotel Puerta America or an equally impressive hotel. For the budget-conscious traveler, an excellent, affordable 3-star stay can be enjoyed at a hotel like B&B Hotel Madrid Airport T1 T2 T3.

All these hotels have everything you need for an exceptional holiday in Madrid. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Madrid, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best attractions and activities offered in the city. El Retiro Park, Main Square, and Santiago Bernabéu Stadium association football venue are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Make the most of your holiday in Madrid by adding tours and tickets to each day of your trip. With plenty of exciting tours to choose from, you’ll never have a boring moment in Madrid.

Between attractions and activities, you’ll have plenty of time to stroll along the best shopping streets and markets in the city. Here, you can buy unique souvenirs to remind you of your city break in Madrid.

As your holiday in Madrid comes to an end, you will return home with a newfound appreciation for the vibrant culture, rich history, and exciting atmosphere of this top travel destination in Spain. Your journey through Madrid's diverse neighborhoods, famous landmarks, and hidden gems will leave you with countless cherished memories and stories to share with loved ones.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best trip to Madrid, Spain. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your 5-day city break in Spain. Let the experts plan it for you so you can focus on enjoying it instead.

For the best holiday to Madrid, we offer you the opportunity to customize each day of your city break vacation in Madrid before and after booking. Our flexible trip planning means you’ll be able to explore Madrid the way you want, at your own pace.

Book with us to get access to 24/7 personal travel support throughout your entire journey and a step-by-step guide in our easy-to-use mobile app, which includes all your travel documents for your vacation in Madrid. Moreover, rest assured knowing that all taxes are already covered in the price of your travel package.

The best flights, activities, tours, and hotels in Madrid fill up quickly, so be sure to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Madrid as soon as today!

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Hotel, 4 nights
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
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Destinations

The Puerta del Sol square is the main public space in Madrid. In the middle of the square is located the office of the President of the Community of Madrid.Madrid / 4 nights

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Attractions

Photo of Retiro Park that is a city park in Madrid's Retiro district.El Retiro Park
Plaza Mayor, Sol, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainMain Square
Photo of the Santiago Bernabéu aerial view football stadium in Madrid, Spain.Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
Photo of Mercado San Miguel in Madrid, Spain. Mercado San Miguel of Madrid is one of the most popular landmark in Madrid, Spain.Market of San Miguel
Photo of entrance to the Prado Museum in Madrid at this time, a sunny day with blue skies and clouds.Museo del Prado
Photo of Plaza de España in Seville Spain.Plaza de España
Photo of the Royal Palace of Madrid through the gardens, Spain.Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina SofíaMuseo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
photo of the Puerta de Alcala is a monument in the Independence Square at morning in Madrid, Spain.Puerta de Alcalá
Photo of The Temple of Debod is an Egyptian temple donated by Egipt to Spain in 1968 in gratitude for the help provided in saving the Abu Simbel temples.Temple of Debod
Photo of Crystal Palace in Retiro Park,Madrid, Spain.Crystal Palace
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Cortes, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainThyssen-Bornemisza Museum
Parque del OesteParque del Oeste
Estanque Grande de El Retiro, Jerónimos, Retiro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainGreat Pond of El Retiro
photo of National Archaeological Museum building in Madrid, Spain.National Archaeological Museum
Círculo de Bellas Artes, Cortes, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainCírculo de Bellas Artes
Matadero MadridMatadero Madrid

Travel details

Travel dates
Jan 1 - Jan 5

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Rooms

1 traveler1 room
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Hotels

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Day 1 – Madrid - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Madrid - arrival day

  • Madrid - Arrival day
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  • Plaza de España
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Madrid. You’ll stay in Madrid for 4 nights.

You’ll choose between some of the best hotels and places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Madrid. To feel pampered during your visit, you can stay at a hotel like Hotel Puerta America. This 5-star luxury hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 4,062 previous guests.

A popular 4-star hotel promising a comfortable stay at an excellent location is Hotel Mercader. This hotel has been praised by 562 previous guests in reviews, with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.

For the budget-conscious traveler, choose a hotel with cheap deals like the 3-star B&B Hotel Madrid Airport T1 T2 T3. This popular hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 2,968 guests.

If these hotels are unavailable for your city break in Madrid, we will help you find the best alternatives for your stay. With lots of excellent hotels to choose from, you're sure to have a fantastic experience during your city break.

Madrid has plenty of sights, monuments, and places of interest to explore. Luckily, you have plenty of time to do so for the next 5 days. Choose an early flight to get started with your sightseeing in Madrid right away.

An attraction we recommend you check out today is plaza de España. This square has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 98,199 travelers.

When you're ready to head out for dinner, an excellent restaurant you may want to try is Salmon Guru. This restaurant has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,802 customers and is sure to satisfy your hunger after a long day of exploring.

Another acclaimed restaurant in the city of Madrid is Coque. Rated at an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,191 customers, guests often have an outstanding experience at this restaurant.

Yet another popular place to eat, often recommended by locals, is El Social. With an average rating of 4.7 of 5 stars among 944 customers, you may want to take a closer look at this restaurant's menu.

Madrid is also home to several great bars for every travel budget. One of the best bars in the city is El miniBAR. This claim is supported by 4,297 customers who have rated it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Another great bar in Madrid is Areia. If you ask the 3,973 customers who have rated it an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars, Areia is the perfect place for a drink or two.

This is the time to raise a toast for the beginning of your incredible 5-day vacation in Madrid!

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Day 2 – Madrid

Day 2

Day 2 – Madrid

  • Madrid
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  • Crystal Palace
  • El Retiro Park
  • Great Pond of El Retiro
  • National Archaeological Museum
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
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Wake up to day 2 of your exciting city break in Madrid. You still have 3 nights left in Madrid, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most out of today!

One of the top places you can visit in Madrid today is the incredible El Retiro Park. This attraction is an urban park and place of interest, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 162,386 visitors.

Another attraction travelers from all over the world add to their itinerary every year is Main Square. Main Square is a popular square and travel destination with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 152,388 visitors. Today, you can visit this magnificent square in Madrid too.

For the full Madrid experience, visit the incredible Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. This one-of-a-kind association football venue is rated at an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 120,158 visitors.

After or in between exploring Madrid, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. An excellent option is Sobrino de Botín, which is a popular restaurant with an exciting menu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 8,311 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant to consider is El miniBAR. This restaurant is popular with locals as well as travelers and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,297 customers.

A favorite place to eat among many who have visited Madrid is Areia. This irresistible restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,973 customers.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, a popular bar you can go to is James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid. This place has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,124 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at Lambuzo. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,622 customers.

Sambhad cocktail bar terraza is another great place where you can celebrate after a long, fun day in Madrid city. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,029 customers.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in Madrid to come!

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Day 3 – Madrid

Day 3

Day 3 – Madrid

  • Madrid
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  • Market of San Miguel
  • Main Square
  • Círculo de Bellas Artes
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
  • Matadero Madrid
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On day 3 of your fun city break in Madrid, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 2 nights left in Madrid.

Start this beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated urban park in Madrid, El Retiro Park. About 162,386 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

The popular Main Square is another top sight in Madrid that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This square is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 152,388 reviews.

Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is a highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Madrid. This association football venue has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 120,158 visitors.

Exploring Madrid's best attractions and hidden gems can make you quickly lose track of time. Make sure to grab something to eat and use this opportunity to learn more about Madrid's food culture.

James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid is one of the most popular restaurants in Madrid. Most people can find something that fits their taste from James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid’s excellent menu. Approximately 4,124 customers have rated this popular restaurant an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

If you’re in the mood for something different, check out La Mi Venta. This Madrid-based restaurant is one of locals’ favorites and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,658 customers.

If you’re up for getting a drink, consider going to Del Diego Cocktail Bar. Around 1,245 customers have given this incredible bar an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Locals of Madrid also enjoy the cocktails at Baton Rouge Cocktail Bar. This place is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 966 customers and is one of the best you can experience in the city.

Another top-rated alternative for a celebratory drink is Harvey's Cocktail Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,137 customers.

Raise a toast and enjoy celebrating another amazing day in Madrid, Spain.

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Day 4 – Madrid

Day 4

Day 4 – Madrid

  • Madrid
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  • Museo del Prado
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Temple of Debod
  • Parque del Oeste
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Wake up to day 4 of your exciting city break in Madrid. You still have 1 night left in Madrid, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most out of today!

One of the top places you can visit in Madrid today is the incredible El Retiro Park. This attraction is an urban park and place of interest, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 162,386 visitors.

Another attraction travelers from all over the world add to their itinerary every year is Main Square. Main Square is a popular square and travel destination with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 152,388 visitors. Today, you can visit this magnificent square in Madrid too.

For the full Madrid experience, visit the incredible Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. This one-of-a-kind association football venue is rated at an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 120,158 visitors.

After or in between exploring Madrid, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. An excellent option is Arrabal Madrid, which is a popular restaurant with an exciting menu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,924 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant to consider is Asador Real. This restaurant is popular with locals as well as travelers and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,789 customers.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, a popular bar you can go to is Cafe Madrid. This place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 662 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at Inclán Brutal Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,713 customers.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in Madrid to come!

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Day 5 – Madrid - departure day

Day 5

Day 5 – Madrid - departure day

  • Madrid - Departure day
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  • Puerta de Alcalá
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Your city break in Madrid is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city.

Depending on how much time you have on your departure day, this is your chance to catch one last glimpse of the beautiful city of Madrid. We recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

If you can catch a later flight, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you dive into more iconic landmarks and uncover hidden gems.

El Retiro Park is a fantastic attraction you could visit on your last day in Madrid. This urban park and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 162,386 visitors.

If you'd rather see something else, Main Square square is a great alternative. According to more than 152,388 reviews, adding up to an average score of 4.6 out of 5 stars, this attraction is a worthwhile visit in the city of Madrid.

To soak in the last of Madrid, you can also make a visit to Santiago Bernabéu Stadium association football venue. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 120,158 visitors.

If you're looking to enjoy one last delicious meal in Madrid, consider a top-rated restaurant like Lambuzo. This restaurant is rated at an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,622 customers.

If you feel like eating something else, Restaurante Alabaster is an excellent alternative. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,156 customers.

You'll then say farewell to Madrid and begin your journey home, now filled with unforgettable experiences, memories, and photos from Spain!

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