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Madrid

Plaza de la Cibeles, Madrid

Flights to Madrid

Awesome art and the tastiest tapas

Do you love museums, good food and a varied nightlife? Then book flights to Madrid and discover the Spanish capital. Stroll over the Royal Palace Square and go shopping on the Gran Vía. If you’re lucky, Real Madrid football club will be playing a home match and you might be able to get a ticket. Just outside the city you can visit the spectacular Parque Warner theme park. In the evenings you can enjoy the most delicious tapas on Plaza Mayor, followed by a whirling dance performance in one of the flamenco bars.

Top museums and beautiful parks

Madrid’s Golden Triangle refers to the city’s three world-class museums: the Prado, the Reina Sofia and the Thyssen-Bornemisza. The museums form a triangle on the Paseo del Prado and each contains a collection of works by great masters. Seen enough art? You can always take a pleasant walk in the nearby Buen Retiro Park, where you can also hire a boat and go sailing on the lake. In the Botanical Gardens, you can marvel at all the different types of plants. Madrid is the perfect destination for a cultural city trip or the perfect starting point for a longer holiday in Spain. Discover it for yourself: book a flight to Madrid today!

Spicy sausages and sparkling cava

In Madrid there’s a tapas bar on the corner of almost every street. Sample the most delicious olives, Jamón Ibérico and spicy Spanish sausages, while sipping on some fine Spanish wine. If you’d prefer to dine more sumptuously, El Sobrino de Botín is the oldest restaurant in the world and still has a very good reputation. If you’re curious about Madrid’s nightlife, be sure to check out the Chueca and La Latina districts.

Flights to Madrid for a unique city trip

Find a cheap flight to Madrid. With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner with drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Spain before you know it.

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Practical info about Madrid

Madrid Barajas Airport

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Getting around the city

How to get around in Madrid

 

Visa and health care

Visa and health information

Currency

Spain's official currency is the Euro (EUR), which is divided into 100 cents. Money can be exchanged at bureaux de change and major hotels, but banks give the best rates. All major credit cards are widely accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shops. ATMs are widespread and are generally the cheapest and most convenient method of obtaining money.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between March and October).

Electricity

Electrical current is 220 or 225 volts, 50Hz. European-style two-pin plugs are standard.

 

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