Spain - Madrid (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Madrid chapter from Lonely Planet’s Spain guidebook.

Madrid has transformed itself into one of Spain’s premier style centres and its calling cards are many: astonishing art galleries, an exceptional live-music scene, a feast of tapas bars, and a population that’s mastered the art of the good life.

  • watch the masterpieces of Velázquez and Goya leap off the canvas at the world-famous Museo del Prado gallery
  • maps
  • search for treasure at the massive El Rastro Sunday flea market, then join the crowds in Parque del Buen Retiro
  • transport
  • soak up the buzz with a caña (small beer) or glass of Spanish wine on the gorgeous Plaza de Santa Ana square
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Tours, Courses, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, San Lorenzo de El Es-corial, Aranjuez, Chinchón, Alcalá De Henares, Sierra de Guadarrama, Buitrago and Sierra Pobre.

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