"diver-x's Madrid Page" Madrid by diver-x
Madrid Travel Guide: 5,356 reviews and 10,928 photos
Madrid was our first and last night of our tour of Spain. I'd like to go back to spend some more quality time here!
We spent a weekend in Madrid in May! We arrived Saturday AM and went back home on Sunday. Grueling, but fun! It was so nice to see Spain in the springtime! We don't get to see Europe very often in nice weather. Madrid isn't as cheap as it used to be before the Euro. It's still a pretty good deal, though. We strolled around Parque del Retiro, went to the bullfight at Plaza de Toros and wandered around Plaza de Mayor for dinner. The next morning, the pope was in town, and we got to hear him speak on our way out of town.
- Pros:Museums, palaces, fountains, city never sleeps
- Cons:No bad things here!
I was very impressed with the Metro in Madrid. We picked it up at the airport and took it everywhere around town. It is... more travel advice
Parque del Retiro has everything a good park should have: formal gardens, leisurely walkways, sculptured shrubs,... more travel advice
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