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. We wrote this guide by first reading about this article on fun things to do in Madrid.
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.
It highlights for you the real authentic bars, cafés, and restaurants we fancy. The guide is 100% non-touristic and unique – for free to download!
Enjoy the guide, enjoy Madrid! No strings attached! Anna&Matt
Make sure you dive into the must-dos in Madrid as well.
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.
As a user of Hostelgeeks, you also have access to exclusive hostel discounts. For booking hostels, there are three sites you need to use:
We also recommend installing the Hostelworld App. It is very handy!
The first websites you should check are Skyscanner, Kiwi.com, and Google Flights.
In our review about Skyscanner we walk you through the entire process how to find cheaper flights and how to reserve.
We have used World Nomads on our travels around South East Asia and Europe.
We are currently using Safetywing and Iati Seguros. We wrote detailed guides about these insurances:
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