Madrid is a heady swirl of night-time revelry, artistic masterpieces, tree-lined boulevards, steamy flamenco, palatial grandeur and gritty charm. Whether you fancy mojitos in a backstreet bar, revelling in art at the Prado or basking in the shade in one of the city's leafy parks,, this smart and stylish guide will show you the way. Stroll the streets and marvel at the sights using our detailed walking tours and colour maps.
Shop around the famous El Rastro flea market or head for chichi designer emporiums in the Salamanca district with our useful shopping guide. Pick up the pulse with our extensive drinking and nightlife options, from cocktails in clubs to beers in bohemian bars. Rest in style at one of Madrid's many exquisite hotels, from the elegant classics to the kitsch boutiques - our Sleeping chapter has all the options.
Escape the crowds with an insider's guide to hidden haunts and day trips to Segovia, Toledo and beyond.