Why Madrid?

There’s no beach in Madrid. In other cities there may be… but from Madrid you go directly to heaven. “De Madrid al cielo” as often quoted by the citizens of Madrid, what can be confirmed even by the meteorologists, referring to Madrid’s clear blue sky. The climate, apart from the summer month, is perfect and invites to all kind of outdoor activities.

Sightseeing

Madrid is cosmopolitan, nevertheless, proud of its traditions. You can find modern architecture and ancient squares, which evoke the cosy atmosphere of past centuries. You won’t take long to realize that this impressive and grant city has been the royal headquarters of a former huge empire. The sightseeing possibilities are multiple and varied.

Culture

The convincing cultural offer makes Madrid the most important destination in Spain regarding to concerts, musicals, opera and flamenco shows. With almost 100 museums, a lot of expositions and the highest concentration of restaurants, Madrid cannot be beaten.

Sport Events

In the bullring „Las Ventas“, every year the spectacular show of the Motocross Red Bull X Fighters takes place. Whether, a marathon, or a 10km fun run, Madrid is the focal point of sport events. But nothing is topped by the soccer: Real and Atlético Madrid belong to the most successful clubs and come up against famous opponents in the Championsleague. All that makes the capital an attraction for fans from all over Europe.

Location

Due to its central location and economic significance Madrid has a perfect infrastructure with Europe’s fourth-largest airport, and the express-train AVE that takes only 2.5 hours to get to Barcelona and only 30 minutes to Toledo. Travelling to Madrid means to discover the heart of Spain. It’s the perfect departure for trips and to get to know Castile.