Top 5 best things to do in Madrid – El Corazón de España

Top 5 things to do in Madrid, el corazón de España.

So, you have decided to visit Spain and specifically its capital city: Madrid!

Now what will you do? We, at Traviatours, have compiled a top 5 list of things you HAVE to see when you visit Madrid. Whether you are there for a weekend, a week or a month, make sure that you choose at least one of these. Traviatours will always offer you the best deals, recommendations and support.


#1 – The Golden Triangle of Art (El Triángulo del Arte)

The three most important art museums of Madrid are located in a triangle called the Triángulo del Arte. You can visit all three or just one of them at your own interest.

Golden triangle of art in Madrid

Prado Museum (Museo del Prado): A National Museum featuring pre-20th-century art.

Reina Sofía Museum (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía): A National Museum featuring 20th century modern art

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum: A National Art Museum with a collection of historical through contemporary art, open to the public.

Don’t wait to be in Madrid to buy your tickets for these three important museums as you might waste valuable time that you can use inside of them. We recommend you buying the Paseo del Arte Card to get access to all three museums with one pass, and the best of all, without queues. Furthermore, when you buy this card, you save 20% in admission tickets. Buy it to save time and money!


#2 – Bernabeu Stadium tour

Real Madrid Club de Fútbol. Impossible to miss on your trip to Madrid, tour the stadium where many rivalries were settled, skills were improved and great have played. See for yourself this huge stadium with a capacity of 81.000 people.

Get a walk on the pitch, a panoramic look of the stadium, an inside look in the life of a football player and of course a tour through the behind the scenes locations like the: Dressing room, presidential box, tunnel, benches, coaching area and the press room.

Book now your e-tickets for the Bernabeu Stadium tour



#3 – The Madrid Zoo Aquarium

Stretching out over 20 hectares in the Casa de Campo, this zoo is one of the biggest and oldest in Europe. It’s home to over 500 different species of animals; there are big names (and animals) such as pandas, wolves, giraffes and white tigers, as well as lizards and many smaller mammals.

If you’re in Madrid, and part of the family wants to go to the zoo, and part of the family wants to go to the aquarium. How will you spend the day? Easy! Go to the Zoo Aquarium de Madrid – it’s both zoo and aquarium!

You can always buy with Traviatours your e-tickets to visit the Madrid Zoo Aquarium


#4 – Don Quixote Experience

The perfect getaway outside of the city that includes a journey with beautiful nature, culture, windmills, museums and on top of that with lunch and a wine tasting! What’s not to love? Of course, these views can be viewed from the airconditioned coach bus with a bilingual tour guide and outside of the bus where you can walk around and see (and photograph) for yourself its beautiful surroundings.

The tour takes up about 11 hours which drops you off back in Madrid right on time to head for dinner! Sounds perfect!

Make now your reservation for Don Quixote Experience 

#5 – City tours!

Last but not least, check out the beautiful city of Madrid in the heart of Spain with a tour. Which one you ask? Well we offer multiple! Go by bike to add some exercise into the mix, by Segway to try something new and out of the ordinary or by hop-on-hop-off bus for added comfort and enjoy the sights at your own pace!


Book now a Bike tour in Madrid


Book your Segway tour in Madrid

E-tickets for the Madrid City Tour







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