Tourism and travel

During you stay take the time to visit the surrounding areas in Madrid, you will discover monuments, cities and landscapes that have been declared UNESCO World Heritage sites. Madrid is connected by rail to Spain’s major towns and cities, as well as to Portugal and France. Visit beautiful towns and cities such as:

Alcalá de Henares

Discover the birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes and the old Universidad Complutense, a World Heritage City that is closely tied to the history of the Spanish language.


Visit the Palace and the Gardens of the Royal Site and Town of Aranjuez, a town close to Madrid which has historically been linked to royalty.

El Escorial

El Escorial

Monastery of El Escorial

Visit one of the greatest architectural exponents of the Spanish Golden Age, a monumental complex devised by Philip II.


Discover the spectacular aqueduct and enjoy the food of this World Heritage city.




Quickly reached from Madrid, Toledo shows how Jews, Muslims and Christians could live together in harmony.


For more information about Madrid and Spain visit these websites:


Official Tourism Madrid:

Day trips: