As Spain’s capital, Madrid is the largest city in the country and is home to the Spanish Royal Family.
Madrid is a melting pot of cultures, religions, genders, and nationalities. It embraces diversity and unity in every street and corner of the city. It is also an industrial and economic centre.
Do you want to immerse yourself in Spanish culture and architecture? Madrid is the city for you!
Fill up your senses at the Madrid Fusion — World Gastronomic Congress or visit heritage structures like Palacio Real, Almudena Cathedral, and Palacio de Cibeles. Explore museums around the city such as Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum, and the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum.
Did you know that two of every three Spanish companies listed on Forbes’ Global 2000 are in Madrid? Additionally, Spain’s principal stock exchange, the IBEX 35, is the benchmark stock market index of the Bolsa de Madrid.
In Madrid, you’ll never run out of sunny days— well, almost! Enjoy 300+ days of sunshine every year. When you love the outdoors and the sun, Madrid truly is the place to live.
Madrid is a great jump off point to other cities and localities across Spain and Europe. You can travel by train via the Atocha station, home of the Renfe (Spanish National Railway Company) or by plane through Barajas International Airport.
Enjoy day trips to El Escorial, Valle de Los Caidos, Segovia, Avila, Toledo, Aranjuez, Chinchon, Alcalá de Henares, Cuenca and the Navacerrada Mountains. All these are a mere one hour away from the city!