One-Week Spain City Break in Madrid

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8 days & 7 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Revel in the splendor of Madrid on this exciting 8-day city break in Spain!

Experience the ultimate Madrid city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 7 nights in Madrid at one of the best hotels in the city. 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, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 8-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. 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 things to see and do in the city. El Retiro Park, Main Square, and Santiago Bernabéu Stadium are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Madrid by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of Spain's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Madrid promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Madrid is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Madrid's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in Spain.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Madrid. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in Spain.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Madrid reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Madrid.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Madrid fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Madrid as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Madrid, Spain!

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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 / 7 nights

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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 OesteWestern Park
Photo of Bullring of Las Ventas in Madrid, Spain .Las Ventas
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
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 Side view of the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Royal of La Almudena on the blue sky background with white clouds in Madrid, Spain. Madrid is a popular tourist destination of Europe.Almudena Cathedral
photo of National Archaeological Museum building in Madrid, Spain.National Archaeological Museum
Museo del Ferrocarril de Madrid, Delicias, Arganzuela, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainMuseo del Ferrocarril de Madrid
Toledo Gate
Tour Bernabéu, Hispanoamérica, Chamartín, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainTour Bernabéu
Photo of Museum of the Marine in Madrid,Spain.Naval Museum of Madrid
photo of Statue of the Bear and the Strawberry Tree in Madrid, Spain. It represents the coat of arms of Madrid and is found on the east side of the Puerta del Sol.Statue of the Bear and the Strawberry Tree
Cultural Center Casa del Reloj
Photo of The Cervantes monument, the Tower of Madrid (Torre de Madrid) and the Spain Building (Edificio Espana) on the Square of Spain (Plaza de Espana). Monument to Miguel de Cervantes

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Day 1

Day 1 – Madrid - arrival day

  • Madrid - Arrival day
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  • Puerta de Alcalá
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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 7 nights.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Puerta de Alcalá. This much-appreciated triumphal arch is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 43,833 reviews.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Madrid. Check-in at hotels in Spain normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Madrid offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

After or in between exploring, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. Unwind and enjoy the local flavors and culinary delights while reflecting on the day's adventures.

Discover the essence of culinary excellence at DiverXO, a Bib Gourmand local dining experience. Renowned for its prestigious 3 Michelin-star rating and impressive menu, DiverXO consistently impresses both foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional creative cuisine.

Also highly recommended is Smoked Room, one of the best 2-star Michelin establishments in Madrid. Take your pick from the contemporary menu, which has consistently earned Smoked Room high ratings and praise from satisfied guests. This top-rated Bib Gourmand restaurant promises a culinary experience you will remember.

Experience the best local flavors while in Madrid and reserve a table at the 2-star Michelin restaurant, Paco Roncero. Its delectable creative offerings have contributed to impressive reviews from numerous patrons who’ve already savored its meals. Food enthusiasts visiting the area will be particularly excited to experience this Bib Gourmand restaurant.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, El miniBAR. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,297 customers.

Celebrate the start of your 8-day city break in Madrid with a toast!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Madrid

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  • Main Square
  • Market of San Miguel
  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Almudena Cathedral
  • Toledo Gate
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As day 2 dawns in Madrid, embark on another day of exploration and adventure. Discover the city's vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and captivating sights at your own pace. With 6 nights left, the possibilities for discovery are endless.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Plaza Mayor. This square is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 152,388 reviews.

Next up, make your way to San Miguel Market. This building has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 106,296 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Royal Palace of Madrid. This royal palace has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 77,471 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Catedral de la Almudena. This catholic cathedral is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 19,842 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Toledo Gate. This sightseeing destination is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 13,684 visitors.

Your discoveries in Madrid do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Madrid on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

After a full day of exploring, we recommend you try one of the best places to eat in Madrid. Enjoy the local flavors, unwind, and reflect on the day's adventures.

Book a table at Coque, a famous dining establishment in Madrid. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,191 satisfied diners.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Areia, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Areia has earned an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,973 customers.

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

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Day 3

Day 3 – Madrid

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  • Las Ventas
  • National Archaeological Museum
  • Great Pond of El Retiro
  • El Retiro Park
  • Crystal Palace
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Wake up to day 3 of your exciting city break in Madrid. You still have 5 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 of today!

Journey into the unknown at Las Ventas Bullring, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable bullring has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 29,501 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, National Archaeological Museum is a recommended place to visit. This national museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 19,100 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Madrid is Great Pond of El Retiro. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 22,242 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Madrid offers an experience you will remember.

El Retiro Park is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Madrid. This urban park promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.8 out of 5 stars in 162,386 reviews.

Lastly, don't miss out on Palacio de Cristal. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 39,270 local and international travelers, it's a popular place to visit.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

You have plenty of options for restaurants and bars in Madrid. So when you’re hungry or need a break from exploring, all you have to do is take your pick.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in El Social, a distinguished dining establishment in Madrid. It has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 944 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid has charmed many with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 4,124 happy guests.

No matter where in Madrid you end up, an amazing evening of relaxation and enjoyment is guaranteed.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Madrid

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  • Western Park
  • Temple of Debod
  • Plaza de España
  • Monument to Miguel de Cervantes
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Wake up to day 4 of your vacation in Madrid. With 4 nights left, you'll have ample time to explore and savor all Madrid has to offer.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Western Park. This extraordinary park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 28,992 visitors.

Next, make your way to Temple of Debod. This egyptian temple is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 44,446 reviews.

While in Madrid, we also recommend a visit to Plaza de España. This square has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 98,199 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Monumento Cervantes. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 962 travelers, this fountain is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around Madrid.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Madrid, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Madrid below.

When you’re ready to eat, treat yourself to a nice meal at a top-rated restaurant in the city.

Plan ahead and secure a table at El Jardín Secreto Madrid, an acclaimed dining establishment in Madrid. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 4,058 satisfied guests.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Madrid. At 1862 Dry Bar, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,987 customers.

Wind down and recharge for tomorrow's escapades in Madrid, Spain. With each day comes new experiences to cherish and enjoy.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Madrid

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  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
  • Tour Bernabéu
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On day 5 of your fun city break in Madrid, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 3 nights left in Madrid.

When you're ready to see some sights, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is a great place to start with. This association football venue is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 120,158 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Tour Bernabéu. This museum has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 9,476 travelers.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Spain is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

When it’s time for dinner, try one of the most popular restaurants in Madrid. Make sure to reserve a table in advance, as the best restaurants fill up quickly.

Make sure to reserve a table at Pum Pum Café, an iconic dining spot in Madrid. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 3,614 satisfied guests.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Taberna del Alabardero de Madrid. This famous bar in Madrid has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,525 customers.

This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance.

As the day draws to a close, bask in the tranquility of Madrid by night. With memories made and adventures ahead, rest well and embrace the journey anew tomorrow.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Madrid

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  • Naval Museum of Madrid
  • Círculo de Bellas Artes
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Museo del Prado
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Rise and shine for day 6 of your city break in Madrid! Today, delve deeper into the city's offerings, from its iconic landmarks to its hidden gems. With 2 nights remaining, there's ample time to explore and uncover the heart of Madrid.

Take the opportunity to see Naval Museum. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,219 visitors.

Círculo de Bellas Artes is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This movie theater has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 27,540 travelers.

Madrid is also the home of Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. This art museum gets more than 671,078 visitors on an annual basis. Around 32,846 people have rated this art museum an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Museo Nacional del Prado, which hosts up to 3,497,345 visitors every year. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from a total of 98,929 reviews, a visit to this art museum is a great idea.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Madrid has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Madrid offers and add your favorites to your Spain travel package below.

After or in between exploring, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. Unwind and enjoy the local flavors and culinary delights while reflecting on the day's adventures.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Corral de la Morería while you’re in Madrid. Famous for its lovely menu and mouthwatering dishes, it has captivated around 3,011 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Baton Rouge Cocktail Bar, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 966 customers.

Reflect on the adventures of the day as you unwind in the comfort of your hotel in Madrid. Tomorrow holds new possibilities and discoveries!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Madrid

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  • Matadero Madrid
  • Cultural Center Casa del Reloj
  • Museo del Ferrocarril de Madrid
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
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On day 7 of your city break, you will set out to discover Madrid, including some of the most amazing things to see and do in the city. You’ll stay 1 night in Madrid and enjoy plenty of time for exploring.

Make Matadero Madrid one of your first sightseeing stops in Madrid. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 24,723 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Cultural Center Casa del Reloj is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This point of interest is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,394 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Railway Museum. This museum has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 15,660 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and find out why 1 person visit this spot every year. A trip to this popular art museum is also your opportunity to see if it lives up to the reputable 4.5 out of 5-star rating as given by 46,855 previous visitors.

You can learn more about Madrid today by going on a tour. Madrid offers many top-rated tours and unique experiences that will inspire you. You can browse and select your favorites below.

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

Make sure to book a table at La Mi Venta, a popular restaurant in Madrid. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 2,658 satisfied guests.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Harvey's Cocktail Bar. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,137 customers.

Raise a toast and celebrate another memorable day in Madrid, Spain!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Madrid - departure day

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  • Statue of the Bear and the Strawberry Tree
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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. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in Spain.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Madrid offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Madrid.

If you would rather go for some last-minute sightseeing, the remarkable El Oso y el Madroño is an attraction you could visit today. This statue has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,466 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Madrid, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

Consider a top-rated restaurant like Malacatín. This restaurant is rated at an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,017 customers.

As you prepare to leave Madrid, remember the moments of joy, discovery, and connection you've experienced in Spain. Carry them with you as souvenirs of your journey, guiding you as you continue to explore and create new memories.

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