3-Day Spain Road Trip in Madrid

Museo Nacional del Prado, Jerónimos, Retiro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, Spain
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Starts in
Madrid
Ends in
Madrid
Duration
3 days & 2 nights
Available
All Year

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 3-day road trip through Spain.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Spain. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Madrid.

We'll help you experience the best 3 days in Spain you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Spain at Madrid, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Spain, including the stunning El Retiro Park and Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Madrid, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 5-star Eurostars Madrid Tower Hotel. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star Axor Madrid Feria Hotel. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as Plaza de España in the city of Madrid. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing San Miguel Market and Plaza Mayor.

From the spectacular Museo Nacional del Prado in the city of Madrid to the unforgettable Royal Palace of Madrid in the city of Madrid, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Spain.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Spain, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Spain has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Spain. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 2 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 2 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Spain fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Spain today!

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Included

2 nights hotel
Breakfast
3 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support
All taxes

Destinations

Madrid - city in SpainMadrid

Map

Attractions

Museo Nacional del Prado, Jerónimos, Retiro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainMuseo Nacional del Prado
Royal Palace of Madrid, Palacio, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainRoyal Palace of Madrid
Puerta de Alcalá, Recoletos, Salamanca, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainPuerta de Alcalá
El Retiro ParkEl Retiro Park
Santiago Bernabéu StadiumSantiago Bernabéu Stadium
Plaza de España, Argüelles, Moncloa-Aravaca, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainPlaza de España
Mercado de San MiguelSan Miguel Market
Plaza Mayor, Sol, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainPlaza Mayor
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina SofíaMuseo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Palacio de CristalPalacio de Cristal
Temple of DebodTemple of Debod

Travel details

Travel dates
Nov 1 - Nov 3

Include flights?

Yes
No

Flights

Round trip
Economy
Round trip
Economy

Travelers

2

Flights
Yes
No

Round trip
Economy
Round trip
Economy

Car
Yes
No

Car

Small

Small

Category
Small
Transmission
People
Large bags
Medium

Medium

Category
Medium
Transmission
People
Large bags
Premium

Premium

Category
Premium
Transmission
People
Large bags

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Day 1

Day 1 in Madrid - Arrival Day

  • Madrid - Arrival Day
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  • Museo Nacional del Prado
  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Puerta de Alcalá
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Spain begins when you reach the incredible city of Madrid. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the city of Madrid is the Eurostars Madrid Tower Hotel. This 5-star hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,531 guests.

We also recommend the best 4-star hotels, like the Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center. This hotel has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,129 guests.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Madrid is the Axor Madrid Feria Hotel. This 3-star hotel is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 4,355 guests.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Madrid, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Madrid has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Museo Nacional del Prado. This attraction is an art museum and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 94,257 visitors.

Royal Palace of Madrid is another popular attraction in the city of Madrid. This unforgettable attraction is a royal palace and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 71,288 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Madrid is Puerta de Alcalá. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 42,109 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid, Salmon Guru. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,802 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid is Coque. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,191 customers.

Locals recommend El Social as one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 944 customers.

Madrid also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Madrid is Salmon Guru. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,802 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Madrid is El miniBAR. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,297 customers.

Locals also enjoy James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,124 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 3-day vacation in Spain!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Madrid

  • Madrid
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  • El Retiro Park
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
  • Plaza de España
  • San Miguel Market
  • Plaza Mayor
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On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Madrid. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible El Retiro Park, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Plaza de España, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Madrid is El Retiro Park. This incredible attraction is an urban park and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 157,844 visitors.

Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Madrid. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 157,844 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Madrid is Plaza de España. This amazing attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 91,769 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Madrid.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid, like Sobrino de Botín. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 8,311 customers.

El miniBAR is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Madrid. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,297 customers.

Locals enjoy James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Madrid. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,124 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Madrid, Areia. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,973 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Lambuzo. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,622 customers.

Del Diego Cocktail Bar is another of the best bars in the city of Madrid. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,245 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Spain!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Madrid - Departure Day

  • Madrid - Departure Day
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  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
  • Palacio de Cristal
  • Temple of Debod
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Day 3 of your road trip in Spain is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Madrid before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Madrid. This art museum and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 44,627.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Palacio de Cristal building is another great option. According to 38,241 reviews, adding up to an average score of 4.6 out of 5 stars, this attraction certainly lives up to its reputation.

You can also stop at Temple of Debod egyptian temple to capture the beauty and wonder of Madrid one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 41,952.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Madrid before you conclude your short European break.

You’ll then say farewell to Spain and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Spain!

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