Madrid holidays 2018

Elegant, sweeping boulevards and meticulously manicured parks like the Buen Retiro, surround this central Spanish capital that boasts an artistic pedigree unlike any other.

The third largest EU city after London and Berlin, Madrid has been heavily praised for centuries for its home-grown artistic quality, the likes of which include; Velázquez and Goya among others. Masterpieces by these and other greats such as Dalí and Picasso fill the walls of the city's world-renowned galleries.

Widely considered one of the finest culinary capitals in the world, Madrid doesn't hold back when it comes to innovation and creativity in food, giving rise to the Spanish gastronomic revolution. From sociable tapas recognised the world over, to traditional fine dining beneath stunning vaulted ceilings, Madrid knows how to tantalise your tastebuds and invigorate your culinary mind.

When night falls over Madrid, glamour is the theme of the evening with more cocktail bars and nightclubs than any other city on earth. Meander your way through bustling crowds of glammed-up party-goers and let your self get swept along as you dance till dawn.

Though it may not have the same impact as Paris or Rome, its architectural history still provides a stunning backdrop from royal palaces and medieval mansions of a forgotten era to the modern, contemporary of today, this is a city with more than enough to be proud of.

With temperature ranging from the mid-twenties in summer, to 2°C or 3°C in the winter, and with rainfall concentrated in the Autumn and Spring, its easy to pick the right time to visit.

Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) serves the city, and its local transport provides a simple, reliable way to explore every corner, so getting around couldn't be easier.

There's so much to do and see in Madrid from the more refined art galleries and fine dining establishments to the glitz and glamour of its enviable night life, there really no excuse not to book a weekend break in Madrid for your next trip now.

Make 2018 the year you visit Madrid. We’ve created a list of Madrid holidays for 2019 to help you make the most of your trip. We source deals and offers from British Airways, Voyage Prive, LivingSocial, Southall Travel, Jet2holidays, Teletext Holidays, Travelscoop, Groupon Goods, Travelzoo UK, Premier Holidays, Travelzoo, Secret Escapes, Groupon, Groupon UK, Away Holidays and LoveHolidays so you're certain to find a great deal, with more money to spend when you arrive. All holidays provided by these partners are ATOL protected, although you should always double check before booking.

Our pick of Madrid holidays 2018 can be found below.

Emma

Post by Emma

Emma has worked in the travel booking business for 13 years before turning her hand to travel journalism. A dedicated health spa visitor, she prefers a touch of luxury while travelling the globe. Favourite destination? Thailand, every time!

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