A weekend getaway in Madrid (48 hours limit)


Madrid, capital of Spain, cultural center and center of international business. The city is exciting for its art, its architecture, its people and, of course, its traditions.

Madrid is a cosmopolitan and modern city ready to receive tourists with the best smile. An open and generous city capable of surprising with its many places to visit and lots of corners to get lost in, which of course make part of its history. There is a popular expression that says “From Madrid to Heaven,” and although there are several theories that explain the origin of it, there certainly is no doubt that Madrid has something in its sky that captivates the curious visitor.

Are you up for getting to know its history, rich culture, its traditions, its past and, naturally, its present ? After checking in at the Hotel Miguel Angel by Bluebay*****, take the morning to visit some of the most important art museums in Europe such as the Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. At lunchtime, enjoy the most traditional cuisine in the typical bars of the center that stand out for their variety of tapas and traditional decor.

Once you’ve regained your strength, continue your adventure and go visit the stunning Royal Palace, also known as Palacio de Oriente, where you can hire a guided tour to visit its fairs and exhibitions. In the evening, go to the Temple of Debod where you can admire the sunset and enjoy one of the best views of the city.

Do not forget to make time to enjoy the cuisine of the Capital. A good choice for dinner is the Restaurante M29 in the hotel which will offers a unique atmosphere and a Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. The next day, immerse yourself in the popular culture of the city and tour the Historic Madrid, visiting the Puerta del Sol, the Plaza Mayor and Madrid de los Austrias. Take the opportunity to shopping before bidding farewell to the city and do not forget to relax in the spa of the Hotel Miguel Angel by BlueBay*****, a modern minimalist place where you get wrapped by aromas, sounds and candlelight.

It is quite possible that after these 48 hours in Madrid, you have realized that it would be good to have more time to get to know this fascinating city. Discover it all year round, either hot or cold, every season has its charm and certainly offers tourists endless possibilities. Besides, its privileged location allows you to discover on the same day such nearby cities such as Segovia, Avila or Toledo, or, through its good rail and air connection, get to know other domestic destinations such as Barcelona, Seville, Valencia and Malaga.


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