Madrid, a cultural destination, a lively night city, a relaxing place to visit during the weekend. Capital of Spain since 1562, Madrid is located geographically in the middle of the Iberian Peninsula, protected by the central mountains and the beautiful hills of the Toledo, factors that characterize the climate, hot and dry in summer, definitely cold in winter.
Visit the Prado Museum or the Reina Sofia Art Center, one of the best museums in the world. Go to the large Retiro Park and go shopping in the colorful Rastro market.
The Plaza Mayor is located in the heart of Madrid! The square dates back to 1619 and is a perfect example of the architecture of the Golden Age. The most admired monument by tourists is certainly the Royal Palace, official residence of the Kings in Spain, who actually live in the Zarzuela Palace. Other features of this beautiful city are the fountains. La Fuente de Cibeles and the Fuente de Neptuno, two magnificent works by the great architect Ventura Rodríguez.