Madrid - Plaza Mayor & Royal Madrid (PDF Chapter)
The Plaza Mayor is the hub of Madrid’s most medieval quarter and is lovely and quiet in the morning, and lively and pretty in the late afternoon. Away to the north is the Plaza de Oriente, royal palace and cathedral.
- immerse yourself in the street life that courses across the cobblestones or take up residence at an outdoor table surrounding the Plaza Mayor
- soak up the grandeur at the Palacio Real, Madrid’s seat of royal power
- spend time in Plaza de la Villa, one of Madrid’s most architecturally rich corners
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Neighbourhood Walks.