Madrid - Sol, Santa Ana & Huertas (PDF Chapter)
This is the Sol, Santa Ana & Huertas chapter from Lonely Planet’s Madrid guidebook.
Sol, Santa Ana and Huertas make up the city’s most clamorous corner. Explorations begin in the Plaza de la Puerta del Sol, the pulsing heart of downtown Madrid, then move on to Plaza de Santa Ana and the laneways down the hillside to the east.
- discover the little-known artistic riches of Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Spain’s most underrated art gallery
- spend a lazy afternoon nursing a Rioja on one of Plaza de Santa Ana’s outdoor tables and watch the world go by
- step back in time at La Venencia, an old-style sherry bar that captures the spirit of a Spain that long ago disappeared elsewhere
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, and Sports & Activities.
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