Known for its rich culture and history, Madrid is Spain's capital and largest city. One of Europe's sunniest cities, it's best visited in the spring and autumn. Book your flight to Madrid with Blue Air and see the city’s magnificent palaces and museums.
Explore the world of fine art at Museum Triangle's three museums. Start at the Museo del Prado. At this classical art museum, you'll find works by Goya, Rubens, and Titian. You can take a break beside a calming fountain at the Paseo del Prado. Then, walk to the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and view Picasso's “Guernica” and other 20th century works. Finally, go to Thyssen-Bornemisza and discover the natural palette of impressionism and post-impressionism, including works by Monet and van Gogh.
Tour the lavish staterooms of the Palacio Real, the king of Spain's official residence. Then, you can visit its pharmacy and learn about medical history in its reconstructed laboratory. Afterward, stop by the Royal Armory and see the medieval weapons and armor.
Spend a day exploring the Barrio de los Austrias, Madrid's most historic neighborhood, and let its architectural splendor overwhelm your senses. Meet a friend for lunch and share a bowl of paella. In the evening, enjoy a meal at a local restaurant and then hit the neighborhood bars for excellent tapas and drinks.