Madrid is the capital of Spain and its central spot. Located at 600 m.a.s.l. makes it the highest located capital in Europe. The beginnings of the city reach as far as the Moors times and the IX century A.D. It was then that the first bastion was erected, nowadays it is the same place where famous Palacio Real is located. Madrid is also famous for a great number of museums including well known Prado with Diego Velazquez’s and Francis Goi’s works. The city is popular among tourist for whom many attractions and bonuses are available, like Madrid Card Promociones – allowing the tourists to commute freely or free museum admissions. In Madrid you will also come across the largest corrida stage – Las Ventas – able to hold up to 25,000 viewers. A few times in a year, the city is absorbed with fiestas. The major ones are: Fiesta de Dos de Mayo (2.05), San Isidro (15.05), La Paloma (15.08) and La Almudena (9.11). Plan your holiday to experience them and call out „La viva Espana Ole!”.
Madrid by train
The Madrid Atocha train station is the biggest one in Spain. The station is the final call of all the national Spanish RENFE services as well as the high-speed AVE trains. Additionally, it is also a station for all local trains allowing to sightsee the Madrid surroundings. The station is also famous for housing a palm house. That 4,000 m2 botanical gardens attracts all exoticism lovers.
How to book train ticket online
The train tickets online for polish and european railway connections as well as timetables may be acquired on PolishTrains.eu
- Prado Museum
- Plaza Mayor
- Madrid Royal Palace
- Puerta del Sol Square
- Arena Las Ventas
- Spanish Square