Madrid is the capital of Spain and its largest city. It is a popular destination for tourists due to the many historic sites that can be visited within it. Whilst there are hundreds of hotels available, by far the best accommodation option is to choose a holiday rental apartment in Madrid East. This way, you will be surrounded by all the mod cons that make life comfortable, but will also be able to relax in a homely atmosphere whilst having access to all that Madrid has to offer.
Most people will choose to take a holiday in Madrid East in order to see the major attractions that the city has to offer. However, should you wish to partake in some recreational activities whilst there, rest assured that there are many to choose from.
The options are almost limitless, and include cycling, golf, tennis, football and even skiing in the nearby mountains. If you would prefer to be a spectator, then it might be nice to try and see a football match in order to soak up the atmosphere and see some of the best players in the world.
By taking self catering accommodation in Madrid East, you will be in and amongst some of the most amazing attractions that not only Spain, but Europe has to offer. A few things to visit and see are – The Royal Palace, which is arguably one of the most beautiful buildings in Europe. The Puerto del Sol, which is Madrid’s huge and best known plaza. The Templo de Debod, which is an authentic Egyptian temple dating from the second century and later transported to and rebuilt in Madrid. Of course, there are many more places as well, and entire guide books have been written on the very subject!
The weather in Spain follows a Mediterranean pattern, however, due to the altitude of the city, the winters can be much cooler than in other regions, and snowfall can occur. During the summer months of July and August, expect temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius or more, and whilst your holiday rental apartment in Madrid East will have air conditioning, the rest of the city can feel overly warm. Rainfall is almost non existent at this time, and in fact, only 400mm falls during the entire year.
Access to Madrid is most likely to be through the major international airport of Madrid-Barajas (MAD). Dozens of airlines fly into here from most major European cities, and in addition, cities from around the world. Travellers from the UK might be interested in British Airways flights from London Heathrow (LHR), easyJet flights from London Luton (LTN) or Ryanair flights from Manchester (MAN). There are, of course, many other options too numerous to list here.