Things to Do

Essential museums, monuments, festivals, walks and tours in Madrid



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AC Palacio del Retiro

  • Price band: 4/4

The AC Palacio del Retiro offers its guests the opportunity to enjoy the charms of a historical building dating from the beginning of the 20th century that’s strategically located just in front of the Retiro and very near Paseo de Recoletos. It has a fully-equipped business centre and five meeting rooms of different sizes with free Wi-Fi, making it the ideal location for meetings, conferences and celebrations.    

  1. Alfonso XII, 14, 28014
  2. Rates €107-€238 single; €238-€337 double.
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Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

A multitude of flowers, hearts and clouds, stars and colours – lots of colours – are hallmarks of the collections of Catalan designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, who has in this establishment one of her flagship shops. Imagination and a bold use of colour are apparent in her line of clothes, which are suitable for all ages, and in her accessories, including jewellery and beauty, home and stationery items.

  1. Serrano, 27, 28001
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Albergue Juvenil Madrid San Fermin

  • Price band: 1/4

A prominent part of the redevelopment of the San Fermín neighborhood, this youth hostel is 15 minutes by public transport from the centre of Madrid, and a 5-minute walk from San Fermín metro station. Its facilities include double, triple, quadruple and twin beds in shared rooms, with the possibility of a private bathroom or a bathroom shared with other guests. There are also spaces to hold events, seminars, courses, tests and other cultural activities.

  1. Avda de los Fueros, 36, 28041
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Amantis

Condoms, lubricants, dildos, magazines, videos and DVDs are among the many items that can be purchased at this establishment, which also has an online store where you’ll find all their new products and offers.

  1. Pelayo, 46, 28004
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Aparto-hotel Rosales

  • Price band: 3/4

A medio camino entre un hotel convencional y un aparthotel, el Rosales ofrece diversas opciones de alojamiento para quienes buscan una mayor independencia en su viaje: desde pequeñas habitaciones privadas hasta amplios apartamentos dotados de salón y cocina. Este establecimiento de tres estrellas se ubica a escasos pasos del parque del Oeste y muy próximo a la calle comercial Princesa.

  1. Marqués de Urquijo, 23, 28008
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Estadio Vicente Calderón

This stadium, which is home to Atletico de Madrid, has a capacity for 55,000 spectators, who come here to cheer on their team, especially against arch rivals Real Madrid. Located on the banks of the Manzanares river, the stadium also has a museum with over 77 exhibits on the club’s history, including the trophies they have won.

  1. Paseo Virgen del Puerto, 67, 28005
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Auditorio Miguel Ríos

This auditorium, which is located in the town of Rivas Vaciamadrid, has a capacity for 15,000 spectators, expandable to 34,000. The amphitheatre is built on a hillside and hosts numerous musical shows, concerts, performances and plays. It’s named after the Spanish rocker Miguel Rios and hosts the Festival Rock Rivas during the town’s annual fiesta

  1. Paseo Alicia Alonso, s/n, Rivas Vaciamadrid, 28521
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  1. Plaza de Legazpi, 8, 28045
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Museo del Prado

  • Critics choice
  1. Paseo del Prado, s/n, 28014
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  1. Paseo del Prado, 36, 28014
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  1. Santa Isabel 52, 28012
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Círculo de Bellas Artes

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  1. Alcalá 42, Marqués de Casa Riera 2, 28014
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Centro Cultural Conde Duque

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  • Free
  1. Conde Duque, 11, 28015
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La Casa Encendida

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  • Free
  1. Ronda de Valencia 2, 28012
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Teatro Compac Gran Vía

  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Gran Vía, 66, 28013
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