Her wide, breezy avenues, musical language, imposing architecture, and crowded squares make Madrid a prime spot to find yourself and return again and again.
|Madrid||3||Tryp Ambassador, Westin Palace Hotel or Hotel Villareal|
Upon arrival in Madrid, transfer to your hotel. Madrid is Spain‘s vibrant capital; a mecca for sophisticated travelers and art lovers with its unparalleled nightlife, shopping, historic attractions, and world-famous museums.
Begin tour with a visit to the Puerta del Sol, the “heart” of Madrid. Feel the pulse of the city from the plaza, one of the busiest places and ideal for people-watching. See the famous statue of a bear climbing a tree, the symbol of Madrid. Continue to Plaza Mayor, a grand arcaded square in the center, with a bronze statue of King Philip III. See the Parliament building and famous Cibeles Fountain, named after the Roman goddess of nature. Walk along the elegant Calle Alcala and Paseo de Castellana, the longest and the oldest streets in Madrid. Visit the spectacular Prado Museum and enjoy one of the finest art collections in the world and the best collection of classical art in Madrid. Continue to El Escorial, a historical residence of the king of Spain. See one of the Spanish royal sites that functions as a monastery, royal palace, museum, and school. (B)
Today is a day of leisure to enjoy this exciting city on your own. (B)
Today, transfer to airport for your departing flight. (B)