City profile

Madrid, the capital of Spain, located in the centre of the Castillian plain, has a population of over 6.2 million.

Its landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid; the Teatro Real (Royal Theatre), the 19th-century National Library and the Golden Triangle of Art, comprising three art museums: Prado Museum, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofoa, a museum of modern art, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.Madrid hosts the largest Plaza de Toros (Bullring) in Spain, Las Ventas, which is considered by many to be the world centre of bullfighting.

The nightlife in Madrid is undoubtedly one of the city's main attractions. Tapas bars, cocktail bars, clubs, jazz lounges, live music venues, flamenco theatres and establishments of all kinds cater for all tastes.



City Travel

Fly to Madrid from: Dublin, London, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool.