Madrid in Three Days – Third day

What to do the Third day in Madrid?

Toledo  –  Aranjuez  –   Escorial  –  Segovia

We can choose between staying in the city to visit a special place that we liked or to visit a nearby city

These are the options

One day in Madrid

  • Museum of Prado – Museo del Prado : For those who like Art, it will take all day. (and more if you prefer)
  • Queen Sofia Museum – Museo Reina Sofia : The same as the previous
  • Retiro Park  and Bullring – Parque del Retiro y Plaza de Toros.  It can include a bicycle ride (they are rented at the park entrance). Then visit the bullring that is very close to the park. ( all day). ( Book Hotels in Madrid)

Near cities

TOLEDO

City of Toledo Landscape - One day in madrid

If we decide to see lesta medieval city in a day we can visit the most important monuments, historical buildings and museums that welcomes inside.

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Madrid in Three Days: Second Day

Walking Madrid Second Day

On the second day we started walking along the Main Street – Calle Mayor  (we passed the chocolate shop San Gines for those who have not yet had breakfast) until the Mercado de San Miguel ( see Map). This is one of the oldest markets in Madrid and is awarded as it was in its golden age.

Cathedral of Almudena  - Madrid
Cathedral of Almudena  – Madrid

Cathedral of Almudena  

At the end of the main street we find the Cathedral of Almudena, which is the Metropolitan Cathedral of Madrid. It began to be built in 1879 and officially ended in 1993. It can be visited every day and it is traveled in approximately one hour

Next to the Almudena Cathedral is the Royal Palace of Madrid. At this time, it is not the residence of the King of Spain, but only acts of protocol. It began to contribute in 1738 and was completed in 1764. It has 3418 rooms and is larger than the Palace of Versailles on the outskirts of Paris – France

Madrid Walking Tour Map
Madrid Walking Tour Map

 

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Madrid in Three Days: First Day

Three Days in Madrid: First day

We arrived at the Adolfo Suarez Airport ( Madrid)  in a fligth of IBERIA, and took the Metro of Madrid (you can also take the commuter train with combinations) and arrived at the Sol station. We arrived at the hotel (3 blocks away) and then we prepared to walk the city.

 

Madrid Walking maps
Madrid Walking maps

 

Madrid in Three Days: First Day
Madrid in Three Days: First Day

chocolateria san gines - Three days madrid

In Madrid There is a very old chocolate shop near there. A classic in Madrid. The Chocolateria San Gines.

There you can order the classic chocolate with churros. a delight