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Traveling to Madrid, Spain What to do in Madrid

This October, Vincent and I traveled to the gorgeous Madrid, Spain. Over the course of 13 days, we toured the beautiful cityscapes and countrysides of Madrid, Barcelona, and Girona—the latter two will be coming in a blog post soon!

Madrid, Spain is a true beauty full of food and culture. Madrid’s architecture was awe-inspiring and the city was filled with the cutest cafes. We spent a lot of time walking (about 8 miles every day!) and seeing all this city had to offer. We particularly enjoyed walking around Retiro Park, making new friends while standing in the long line for the Prado museum, The Royal Palace of Madrid, and eating lunch at the Mercado San Miguel!

 

Along The Gran Via
Metropolis

Plaza de Cibeles
Plaza de Cibeles Plaza de Cibeles Plaza de Cibeles

Retiro Park Retiro Park Retiro Park statue Glass at Retiro Park Cats in Spain

Puerta de Alcala Puerta de Alcala

The romantic streets of Madrid, SpainSpain doors

The Plaza outside our hotel Plazas in Madrid 100 cervezas

The Royal Palace of Madrid Royal Palace of Madrid Royal Palace of Madrid Royal Palace of Madrid view Royal Palace of Madrid Royal Palace of Madrid Plazas and streets in Madrid

The many faces of Madrid, Spain Subways

Mercado San Miguel Street next to

Plaza Mayor Plaza Mayor Plaza Mayor

We, of course, had to try churros! So good!

Stores called Museo de Jamon were on nearly every corner. Museo de jambon

More photos around the streets of Madrid Doors and streets in Spain three old women walking together Streets and buildings spain and catalonian flag Library in Madrid

I usually left my camera in the hotel room during the night time but on the last night there, I took a few photos! Streets at Night

This was the view from our hotel rooftop on our last night in Madrid. Beautiful! The Gran Via at Night time

 

Madrid, Spain is an incredible city with a little something for everyone. From the architecture buffs to the foodies—there are attractions to please everyone. Speaking of something for everyone, if you loved this stroll through Madrid you might want to check out Barcelona and Girona as well!

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