Welcome to Madrid
Located in the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, Madrid is one of Europe’s most thriving and fastest-growing capital cities. Madrid is known for its welcoming atmosphere, lively culture, and rich historical, artistic, and cultural background.
Significant urban improvements have made Madrid a comfortable city to live in. An efficient and far-reaching public transportation system makes it an easy city to navigate. Parks and green areas provide wonderful places to practice sport or have walks. Madrid has also become a major hub for international air travel and serves as an excellent point of departure for visiting the rest of Spain, other European countries, as well as North Africa.
In addition Madrid offers travelers and residents a wide array of cultural activities as well as an active social scene. Theater productions, musicals, concerts, dance festivals, and art exhibits are a regular feature of the city’s agenda. Madrid is also known as the ‘city that never sleeps’ with its endless array of bars, cafes, restaurants, and clubs, all open until the early morning hours.
Museums in Madrid. The Art Walk (Paseo del Arte)
The cultural offer of the Region of Madrid is almost endless. Museums, foundations, galleries, art centers and culture houses, Madrid´s own streets and alternative spaces that open their doors every day in order to offer us the chance of beholding a wide range of priceless artworks and artistic styles.
If you are an art lover, follow the cultural agenda of the Region of Madrid in order to be at the forefront:http://www.madrid.org/agenda-cultural/
Prado Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and Reina Sofia National Museum are three of the most important museums in the world and they are located close to each other, creating a magic triangle called "The Art walk" (Paseo del Arte). The Art Walk should be a "must attend" appointment if you are in the capital.
And football fans can not miss the Museum of Real Madrid, the fourth most visited in the capital to watch closely the history of the most successful club in the history of football.
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