Top 10 Things to do

1. Watch flamenco.

Madrid is a stage for some of the best flamenco dancers in the world. Visit a flamenco restaurant fortheperfectnight-out.

2. See a bullfight.

The best bullfighters show off their skills in Spain’s capital.

3. Watch Real Madrid play.

The Santiago Bernabeu Stadium plays host to one of the best football teams in the world.

4. Take an open-topped bus tour.

See the most important sights and monuments in under 2 hours, enabling you to choose which to visit later.

5. Eat at the world’s oldest restaurant.

Botin is recognised as such in the Guinness Book of Records.

6. Try some tapas.

The quintessential and ubiquitous Spanish food.

7. Take a ride on Madrid’s cable car.

The Teleférico gives visitors wonderful panoramic views of many of the capital’s best sights & attractions.

8. Walk in the Park.

Enjoy the wide open spaces, rose-garden, boating lake, and the wonderful street theatre at the RetiroPark.

9. Go to the Rastro.

Madrid’s weekly flea market allows you to buy almost anything under the sun!

10. Try chocolate con churros.

After all the activity above, you’ll need to restore your energy with some chocolate con churros.