The bride's favorite! Home to a vast collection of European & International artwork ranging from the Middle Ages through to the 20th century. Tip: you can access the museum for free on Mondays between 12:00-16:00.
37 Paseo del General Martínez Campos, Madrid, MD 28010, Spain, +34 913 10 15 84
Highly recommend a visit to this smaller and unique museum, which also was the home and studio of renowned Spanish painter Joaquin Sorolla, well known for his depictions of beach scenes. The home itself and gardens are worth the visit!
The largest palace in Western Europe and one of the largest in the world, this is a must-see if you have the time as you can explore centuries of Spanish history. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the link below.
San Miguel Market
s/n Plaza de San Miguel, Madrid, MD 28005, Spain, +34 915 42 49 36
Lively market to explore different tapas and drinks in the city center. A fun place to go for an "aperitivo" before lunch or to start off an evening in Madrid!
Mercado de la Paz
28B Calle de Ayala, Madrid, MD 28001, Spain
Typical Spanish market with more local vibes. A great place to get drinks and tapas during the day. Don´t miss the ¨pincho de tortilla¨ at Casa Dani!
Recommended for discovering the incredible food scene of Madrid with local guides! Available for private and group bookings.
El Retiro Park
Madrid, MD 28009, Spain
Madrid's largest park, great for strolling and running. You can also rent a paddle boat at the pond located inside the park and must find the "Palacio de Cristal" structure located inside the park!
We recommend making advance reservations for our restaurant recommendations below.
Classic Spanish food in an unbeatable location, right next to Retiro Park.
7 Glorieta de Bilbao, Madrid, MD 28004, Spain
A historic Spanish tavern dating back to 1887.
Fratelli Figurato Pizzeria
37 Calle de Alonso Cano, Madrid, MD 28003, Spain
We live in the "little Italy" of Madrid, this is one of our favorite local spots for Italian.
20 Calle Jorge Juan, Madrid, MD 28001, Spain
Fun restaurant-party concept that has since expanded to London & Dubai. Reservations required.
4 Calle de Menorca, Madrid, MD 28009, Spain
Modern restaurant with great tapas to share, as well as meat & seafood dishes.
s/n Paseo de Panamá, Madrid, MD 28009, Spain
In a unique location inside Retiro Park, this restaurant has a great, upscale ambiance and Spanish food offering.
Manero Madrid - Claudio Coello
3 Calle de Claudio Coello, Madrid, MD 28001, Spain
A cozy and old-fashioned tapas and vermouth bar
Km. 1.9 Carretera de El Pardo a Fuencarral, Madrid, MD 28049, Spain
Worth the short Uber ride a bit outside of the city. Located in the national park reserve "El Pardo," this restaurant has a cozy atmosphere and feels like you are in the countryside. Amazing and fresh grilled meat and fish.
**COFFEE & BREAKFAST**
6 Calle de Serrano, Madrid, MD 28001, Spain
Great spot for coffee and pastries, with a heated outdoor terrace for people-watching on one of the most stylish streets of Madrid.
Chocolatería San Ginés
5 Pasadizo de San Ginés, Madrid, MD 28013, Spain
The best churros in the city!
9 Calle de San Pedro, Madrid, MD 28014, Spain
For all of your pastry, cake, cookie, and coffee cravings!
**BARS & ROOFTOPS**
Azotea del Círculo
2 Calle del Marqués de Casa Riera, Madrid, MD 28004, Spain
The best views of the city from a rooftop bar. Entry fee is 5 euros at the door.
Hotel Riu Plaza España
84 Calle Gran Vía, Madrid, MD 28013, Spain
Great vibe for evening drinks and views of the royal palace and all of the city from above!
**BEAUTY & SPA**
Salón Moncho Moreno
76 Calle de Velázquez, Madrid, MD 28001, Spain
Recommended for blow-outs and hair styling, nails, makeup and more. Reservations can be make online in advance.
Blow Dry Bar - Daniele Sigigliano - Peluquería en los Jerónimos Madrid
14 Calle de Juan de Mena, Madrid, MD 28014, Spain
Hair salon specialized in blow-outs, located very close to the hotel areas, booking can be make online in advance.
Menta Beauty Place
4 Calle de Ibiza, Madrid, MD 28009, Spain
Several locations located in Madrid, this is the nearest to the hotel area. Quick and easy salon booking for hair styling and treatments.
**DAY TRIPS FROM MADRID**
Segovia, CL, Spain
Real Sitio de San Ildefonso
Real Sitio de San Ildefonso, CL 40100, Spain
Royal Palace of Aranjuez
s/n Plaza de Parejas, Aranjuez, MD 28300, Spain, +34 918 91 13 44
**RECOMMENDED OVERNIGHT TRIPS**
La Rioja (Spanish Wine Region)
4 hours drive from Madrid. We recommend renting a car through any of the international providers. Car pick-up is available at Atocha train station (centrally located) or otherwise from the airport.
STAY: Logrono, La Rioja
This is a larger, central city to stay in and gives you flexibility to visit the different wineries and villages the region has to offer.
VISIT: Haro, La Rioja
A town split into 2 areas. At the foot of the hill, there are many different wineries which offer tours and tastings. All wineries are walking distance from one another so it's a great place to book several tastings! We love CVNE & Bodegas Muga. Venture up the hill to the old town of Haro to visit the beautiful cathedral, find restaurants and shopping.
VISIT: LaGuardia, La Rioja
Located on the border of the region of La Rioja and the Basque Country, this hilltop medieval town has been voted amongst Spain's most beautiful places and cannot be missed. Go to Restaruante El Bodegon for lunch!