Madrid: the Perfect Weekend Break

Royal Palace in MadridMadrid is the perfect weekend trip if you’re looking for somewhere with variety. The weather is fantastic, the streets areĀ filled with tourists and locals, and there’s so much to do in this vibrant city you’ll be spoilt for choice.

My recommendation if you’re going for a short trip to Madrid and want to see all the sights, is to get a weekend pass on a hop-on hop-off tour bus. There are two lines in Madrid, and cover the entire city, stopping at all the interesting sights like the Royal Palace (pictured above), and Puerta de Alcala (pictured below). You can get on and off the bus as you please, allowing you to see everything over a short period of time. A two day adult pass on the Madrid City Tour costs only 25 Euros, and makes travelling around the city a lot more convenient. Continue reading