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Things to do in Madrid

ABOUT MADRID

Madrid is Spain’s largest city as well as its capital. The Royal history is visible everywhere from palaces, to grand squares and giant cathedrals. The city is well known for its strong culture and vibrant nightlife.

Ready to fall in love with Madrid? Start with our Free Tour of Madrid, which gives you an overview of the city’s history and main attractions.

 

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Airport transfer

Transport from the airport is easiest and cheapest with the Metro. For €5, you can get to the centre of Madrid in 12 minutes.

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Public transportation

Public transport tickets are available between one and seven days, with prices starting at €8.40 for one day in Zone A.

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Tipping

Tipping in Madrid is not obligatory but very much welcomed.

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Safety

Madrid is generally very safe, though pickpockets do tend to target visitors in touristy areas.  

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Currency

Euro. You can exchange money at the airport or use one of its ATMs.

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Emergency number

112

THINGS TO DO IN MADRID

We offer an array of different walking tours and activities in Madrid; from the original free walking tour to the Spanish Experience  – all led by expert, local guides. If you are looking for a fun, informative and unique way to discover Madrid and all its secrets, you can join us on any of the tours below.

TOURS & ACTIVITIES IN MADRID

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