About Madrid

Looking for cheap flights to Madrid? Book them here and be ready to yell "Hala Madrid!" Madrid is home to the Plaza Mayor, the Prado Museum, and the Buen Retiro Park. Madrid is also packed with world-famous monuments such as the Temple of Debod, the Royal Palace of Madrid, and the Royal Basilica of San Francisco el Grande.
The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, the Almudena Cathedral, and the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium are also attractions that tourists visit when in Madrid. 

If you want to plan a visit to Madrid at a time where the weather is not too cold or hot, the best time to do so is from September to February. Known for its cold semi-arid climate, Madrid's summer starts around June and lasts until September. Winter in Madrid starts in November and ends in February. 

Things to Know When You Travel to Madrid

Fun Things to do in Madrid

Fun Things to do in Madrid


During spring, the weather is perfect for outdoor activities like a walk along the Gran Via, a visit to the Madrid Art Triangle, and a family picnic at the Buen Retiro Park. Spring is also perfect for viewing Madrid's skyline from the rooftop terrace of the Círculo de Bellas Artes, a shopping spree through downtown Madrid, and a picnic at the Sanayeh Garden. That doesn’t mean you won’t have fun if you decide to visit Madrid at any other time.

You can still experience a variety of indoor activities such as visiting popular shopping malls like the Moda Shopping Mall, the Centro Comercial Príncipe Pío, and the Príncipe Pío where you can book tickets to watch the latest blockbusters in some of Madrid's top movie theatres. You can also enjoy many activities like a bowling game at the Bowling Chamartin Madrid in Estacion de Chamartin and a live escape game at the Fox In A Box on Calle Infantas 25.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Madrid

Best Time to Book a Flight to Madrid


During Madrid’s peak season, which is from June to August, cheap flights to Madrid might be hard to find since major festivals and events like the 'San Cayetano Festival', the 'Fiestas de San Lorenzo', and the 'Virgen de la Paloma' are all happening in August. However, prices for flights to Madrid tend to be cheaper and easy to come across during the offseason, which is between September and February.

Where to Stay When you Fly to Madrid

Where to Stay When you Fly to Madrid


If you're planning to book a flight to Madrid, and you're looking for affordable accommodations such as Hotel Regina and Principe Pio where you can stay near the El Senado, the Retiro Park and the Museo del Prado, areas worth checking include Moncloa-Aravaca and Madrid City Centre.

However, if you're searching for a luxurious hotel or resort like the Relais & Chateaux Orfila and the Hotel Ritz Madrid make sure to take a look at the accommodations on Orfila 6 and Plaza De La Lealtad 5 where you’ll be closer to popular attractions like the Puerta del Sol, the Biblioteca Nacional de España and the Colón.

Where to Shop in Madrid

Where to Shop in Madrid


Whatever it is you're looking for, Madrid has it; Luxurious shopping destinations like the Madrid Xanadu, the Principe Pio Mall and El Corte Ingles where shopaholics can go wild, fun activities like attending a game at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and karting at the Carlos Sainz Center Kart & Business.

Award-winning spas like the Kenika Thai Massage in Av. Concha Espina and the flotexperience s.l. at the Campo de la Estrella 7, where stressed people can relax and unwind are also available. When it comes to finding cheap flights to Madrid, there're a few things you need to keep in mind. The prices for airline tickets to Madrid vary depending on the time of visit. 
 

Famous Places to Visit in Madrid

Famous Places to Visit in Madrid

Madrid is home to famous attractions such as:

  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Prado Museum
  • Retiro Park
  • Santiago Bernabéu
  • StadiumGran Via