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Bed and breakfast accommodation in Madrid Monasteries

• Unique and peaceful Monastery stays like no other

• Enjoy one of a kind guest accommodation in some of the most historic and beautiful buildings in Madrid on the doorstep of some of Spain's most renowned tourist attractions.

• Monasteries.com provides a unique opportunity for anyone to stay in beautiful Monastery accommodation across Madrid and the surrounding area, the perfect base for a peaceful, relaxing retreat.

Madrid Visitor information

Some of the major sights to see in Madrid would be the Royal Palace of Madrid. Which also has some beautiful gardens, the Sabatini Gardens offer a stunning view of the Palace, and you can then finish off with a stroll to the Plaza España for the perfect city view. 

Visit the Templo de Debod which was built in the 2nd Century BCE in Egypt, the Egyptian Government donated it in the 20th Century, there is a park the temple is located in which is also very peaceful and lovely to visit with views of the countryside. 

The Almudena Cathedral, which took 114 years to build, is a fantastic sight to see in Madrid. 

The Plaza Mayor is a must see, located in which was once the center of Madrid and still the city's main square, the square is filled with shops and restaurants, and a statue of King Phillip III on a horse in the center surrounded by the incredibly beautiful architecture around the buildings. 

There are lots of delicious brunch spots in Madrid, amongst many Restaurants, tapas bars and cafés too! 

Travel 

The best way to get around Madrid is by Metro. You can get to and from the Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) via the metro as well as getting into the City´s southern suburbs. 

You can also travel via Bus or Taxi with many spots to catch it or hire a bike. 

You can also travel by car, however due to the popular location there tends to be a lot of traffic so is not advised. 

In the City of Madrid, you can walk around almost everywhere to get to all the popular spots in the main area. 

Top Tips

-Siesta Time, usually between 2pm-5pm many family run shops close. 

-Eat the Menu del Día, one of the best ways to do lunch in Madrid. 

-Go out for dinner in Madrid and try ‘’raciones’’ which is known as a shared plate of everything from Jamon Serrano to Fried Calamari. 

History of Madrid

Madrid has been the Capital of Spain since 1561, except from the capital briefly being Valladolid between 1601 and 1606. However Philip II, moved the Royal Court back to Madrid at the end of the 16th Century. During the 17th Century, Madrid became extremely popular and grew rapidly attracting many of Spain's main leading artists and writers. 

Madrid has managed to preserve many of its historic landmarks and streets. There are many national Museums, the National Library containing historical Archives, the Royal Theatre with a restored 1850 Opera House, and the Golden Triangle of Art which comprises three art museums. 

Cibeles Palace and Fountain is a monumental symbol of the City and Puerta del Sol is probably the city's most famous spot, where people can gather to celebrate for events and occasions.

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