Madrid is a city that is impossible to see and appreciate in one day. It does not look like its European counterparts - stiffness and calmness are alien to him. This city personifies the character of all the Spaniards - ardent, passionate and energetic. The romance of ancient streets, squares and boulevards, the sanctity of cathedrals, the monumental palaces and the richest museums makes it a real “holiday city,” as tourists call it.
Sights here are scattered throughout the district, and each takes time to get there, and each is worth attention. If you are accustomed to comfort and mobility, and you have no desire to be tied to public transport, your choice should be to rent a car. It does not matter whether an entertainment or business trip is planned, it will ensure that it will be successful in every sense of the word.
Reviews from our clients show that renting a luxury premium car to get around the city is the best solution. When choosing a car rental you should not stop at the service where the car is promised to be provided suspiciously cheap. Most likely, the reality will be very different from your expectations, which will spoil the whole trip.
We offer our customers VIP service, cars of the latest models with excellent equipment, including luxury autos. You can expect:
Our website is made as convenient as possible for the client - spend only 5 minutes filling out a form and specifying details for booking, and be sure that a comfortable, beautiful car will be waiting for you right at Barajas airport or Atocha station. Thanks to the professionalism of our employees, paperwork and compliance with formalities on the spot will take no more than 15 minutes and the keys of the VIP-car will be in your pocket. Car rental in Madrid is the first thing a tourist should think about, aiming at a good rest.
Now you should be concerned only with the question “What to see in the capital of Spain?”, Since now this city is 100% open for you!
We have collected for you a few of the brightest sights, to which you can easily get to the rental car. Of course, there are also classic routes, such as the famous “Golden Triangle of Arts” - the Prada Museum, the Queen Sofia Center and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Gallery, where a good quarter of the world heritage of paintings and sculptures is concentrated. You also want to see the palace of kings, the most beautiful central square of the city. But since you have a vehicle, we suggest you not to stop there.
First, go to Escorial. Insanely beautiful place in half an hour from Madrid at the foot of the Sierra de Guadarrama mountains - the tomb of all the kings of Spain, an ancient monastery and palace. It impresses with its scale and slightly gloomy architecture against the backdrop of beautiful landscapes. There are two museums here - the history of construction and an art gallery.
If you use the car rental service in Madrid, the journey there will be one of the most pleasant memories, since you do not need to be bullied by the heat in public transport - the road will be fast and comfortable. For comparison, getting there by train takes about two hours with transfers. Do not deny yourself with the pleasure to visit the most beautiful sights!
Secondly, go look at the richest monastery in Europe on the Plaza de las Descalza. People call it the “monastery of barefoot princesses”, as only girls from the richest Spanish houses, including the royal blood, were accepted into it. Each of them gave its dowry to the monastery and for a long time there were more treasures and objects of art accumulated than in the royal treasury. Inspect religious buildings Do you think it is not worth the time occupation? Do not make hasty conclusions and visit the Cathedral of St. Francis. The monumentality of this structure is simply amazing: seven chapels, painted by the greatest masters, including Goya. You will be amazed at the incredible size of the dome of the cathedral - 58 meters high and 33 meters in diameter.
What about a cup of coffee with churros? The old San Gines confectionery, which is located on the square of the same name, is particularly popular not only among tourists, but also among the Spaniards themselves. Here as nowhere else you can plunge into the “non-touristic world” of Spain, enjoying traditional donuts.
While you are enjoying sweets, we will have a short excursion into the amazing national cuisine of the Spaniards. Local dishes are not the cheapest, nor are they the most healthy, but very tasty and varied.
We advise you to try tapas by all means - common snacks that you will be treated to in Madrid are most likely free of charge when ordering a drink. Next comes the omelet made from potatoes, eggs, onions and pepper - tortilla. No trip in this country can go without tasting the paella and buying jamon, since it is almost a national pride. We also highly recommend that you take the time and try the most delicious grilled fish, which is most often sold on the beaches of the coast. If you rented a car in Madrid, try to set aside a day for a sea holiday and delicious seafood.
Next, drive into the navigator of your car Calle de Alcala, 237. We suggest that you visit the Museum of Corrida. It’s impossible to imagine Spanish history without this sport and entertainment. And, even if the bullfight is forbidden today, its spirit is still present in the walls of the old Las Ventas Arena.
The next stop is waiting for you at Calle de Fuenterrabia, 2. Why banality? We invite you to visit the royal tapestry factory. Who knows, maybe you can not leave without buying one such as a souvenir. This is another plus of the car - you have a roomy trunk and all the souvenirs and purchases do not need to be carried in your hands. So, the factory was founded back in 1721, but still holds the palm.
We strongly recommend that you take the time to visit the many parks and gardens of Madrid. The main ones are:
Buen Retiro. The green oasis among the hot streets of the capital is captivated by shady avenues, and inside the park near the lake its main pride is the glass palace. Especially beautiful this building looks in the evening twilight by the light of lights.
Casa de Campo. He has long earned the fair name of urban lungs. The hunting grounds of the royal family in the old days, now serve as a central park with attractions, picnic lawns and alleys that will hide you from the sun. Here is the funicular.
Royal Botanical Garden. The best place to get acquainted with plants from all over the country. In addition, here you will find plants from Europe and tropical islands.
Also here you can buy flowers and seeds: an ideal opportunity to take a piece of Spanish nature with you. We also advise you to park your car at Del Oste Park, take a walk in nature, and at the same time explore the Egyptian temple. Yes, you heard right! It was a gift to the Spaniards from Egypt for helping to save the ancient temples from flooding.
Describing all these sights, we are sure that the best place for exploring culture is authentic markets. Feel the spirit of the capital and go to the market, which is located on the Plaza de San Miguel. You will be overwhelmed by a variety of divine flavors, here you will try traditional Spanish cuisine, buy local specialties and treat yourself to white wine.
It seems - this is the best end of the day! And since when booking, you can specify in advance the place of delivery of the vehicle - you will not have the question "Where to put the car?". Although, we advise you to hire a car for a longer period, as much more in Madrid is worth your attention.
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