So you are heading to Madrid, Spain? There are so many awesome and fun things to do in Madrid, Spain. We created this secret guide to give you access to the best activities we've enjoyed here.
On top of that, here are the 3 top things to do in Madrid, Spain.
For some of these activities you HAVE to get your ticket in advance. Don't miss this!
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Anyway, back to our secret tips and things to do in Madrid, Spain.
We LOVE Madrid for its flair, culture, and nightlife! Madrid offers many culinary highlights, sights to visit, and bars to have your café con leche in the morning and your cold cerveza in the evening.
The royal city in the center of the Iberian peninsula is one of the main highlights when traveling through Spain.
Update: Find our guide to the 3 best hostels in Madrid.
And when around, it is common to hop over to Barcelona as well.
In cooperation with Madrid-Expert Lavi from Laviwashere.com we put together our 5 Secret Tips for Madrid we love to share with you.
Highlighting local secrets & actual hidden gems for Madrid.
It highlights for you the real authentic bars, cafés, and restaurants we fancy.
As always, our guide is 100% non-touristic and unique – for free to download!
But that is not all! If you have any plans for traveling around Spain, we got you covered. Besides Madrid and Barcelona, we have more secret travel tips for you including Sevilla, Córdoba and Granada!
All free, all unique!
5 Secret Tips for Madrid for free here:
Enjoy the guide, enjoy Madrid! No strings attached! Anna&Matt
The guide to Madrid covers:
- Hipster & digital nomad! This Café is the most trendy & easy-going café in Madrid
- a traditional Spanish bar with a youthful crowd
- go hiking and discover a beautiful view
- amazing Galician food for a locals price
- rent a bike, but where to go? We have the best bike-tour recommendation for you!
Extra Tip: From this spot you will have a beautiful panoramic view over Madrid
Extra Geeky Tip: A big piece of art hidden between the trees! Sounds interesting, right?!
Make sure you dive into the must-dos in Madrid as well.
No 5 Star Hostels in Madrid – no problem!
Do you need a great Hostel in Madrid?
Currently, there is no 5 Star Hostel in Madrid, but of course we would be thrilled to help you!
Just check out our huge guide to the best and coolest hostels in Madrid.
Which hostels do we include?
On the article best hostels in Madrid we compare the three best hostels in town by location, facilities and vibes.
Hostel Packing List
Now that you found this amazing hostel, make sure you pack the right away and the right things.
Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 smart items you need to pack.
The main things to pack are:
- eye mask
- key chain flashlight
- the right backpack, the Lowe Alpine Lightflite 40 Pack
- packing cubes
- generic padlock
- quick-dry travel towel
- universal power adapter
- travel-sized toiletries
- The hostel address – written down