The best way to get a transfer from the airport to the "warm and welcoming" Spanish capital, is to make use of a Madrid Airport Taxi.
The Spanish capital is strategically located in the centre of the Iberian Peninsula and is home to some 3.5 million inhabitants. When the entire metropolitan area is included, Madrid ranks as the third largest city in Europe. The Spanish capital is the nerve centre of the entire country both economically and culturally, as well as sports and tourism.
It welcomes millions of visitors every year, in fact Barajas airport is constantly filled with young travellers, business people, and those who are just curious to learn more about Spain's capital city. Madrid, with its vast squares combined with futuristic centres of technology, encapsulates everything you would expect of a capital of a former world empire. You just need to think about the fact that nearly half the world's population speaks Spanish as part of the legacy of Spain's colonial policies in the 16th century. Full of history, Madrid embraces tourists of every kind, enabling them to participate in all the city's historic and cultural variety.
What to see in Madrid
Among the most unmissable attractions in Madrid, we would highlight the following:
- The Royal Palace, which was built in in the 1700's and was nicknamed "The Oriental Palace", is still one of the residences of the Spanish royal house of Bourbon.
- The Prado Museum, is one of the most important in the world, offering visitors an invaluable collection of artworks, amongst which are those by Goya, El Greco, and Rubens.
- The Puerta del Sol, is one of the most important squares in the capital, which is where the New Year's Eve celebrations take place.