Found in central Spain, take a look at our selection of holidays to Madrid and start planning your trip to the country’s fascinating capital. Brimming with great history, culture and landmarks, enjoy a fabulous European city break with holidays to Madrid from Stansted Airport.
A real heavyweight of a city and a fabulous destination for a long weekend or an extended stay, experience the best of the Spanish capital with one of our holidays to Madrid. Famous for its wonderful architecture and incredible culture, Stansted to Madrid holidays are perfect if you love to explore European destinations.
One of Madrid’s biggest draws is its fantastic collection of museums and galleries. Begin at the Museo del Prado, which has over 1,500 pieces of artwork collected by Spanish royals between the 16th and 17th century. Then move on to the Reina Sofia National Museum and Art Center, or the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, both part of the city’s Golden Triangle of Art.
Madrid is renowned for its cultured dining scene, where you can sit down for a long meal tasting different tapas dishes and sipping delicious wines. Move on to one of the city’s many bars, before swaying your hips at a salsa club or partying the night away at a discoteca.
The city is also known for its excellent retail offering, and has a wide range of independent boutiques and high street chains. If you prefer to seek out bargains and one-off buys, don’t miss the El Rastro market, or pick up fresh produce and delicacies such as empanadas and local cheeses at the Mercado de San Miguel in Madrid’s old quarter.
After an action-packed day in the city, head to the beautiful El Retiro Park and relax in the warm sunshine. Enjoy a moment’s calm as you plan your next move with our holidays to Madrid from Stansted.