Travel Blogs from Madrid
-Breakfast at 8am, set off at 9.30am to metro
-Catch metro to Egyptian temples!
-Visit Madrid Royal Palace and the Royal Church of Madrid
-Visit a cafe that boasts the best hot chocolate in Madrid. Thick, bitter-sweet fluid that I could barely finish!
-To the Prado …
-Up at 8am for breakfast, and we leave at 9.30am, a little later in the day as we are all still recovering from jet lag! Firstly we head to the Madrid government building and gardens.
-Herzog & de Mueron's museum. This is such an incredible building, inside and out. I love the textures and the spaces inside. Plus, the very cool …
-Up at 7am, amazing breakfast at 9am provided by hotel. Chocolate doughnuts, dinosaur biscuits, fruit, coffee, bacon, eggs, juices and pastries! This is definately something I could get used to!
-We depart at 9.15am for a day of Madrid. A group of us head off with Robyn as our guide. We catch the bus along Calle De Almagrd to …
After 2 days of mostly relaxation (and boy, did we need the break from all the travel) in Torremolinos (on the Costa Del Sol) we moved onto Granada where we visited the Alhambra Palace - this was absolutely magnificent. After Granada we spent 1 night at Valencia (yes, they grow millions of orange trees!!!), 2 nights in Barcelona and now 2 nights …
... my thing. When it was over we wandered around for a while then ended up going back to room as Des was not feeling well - has sore throat - and he ended up having a siesta until we went out later for dinner.
There have been and still are celebrations going on in Madrid (especially in the Plaza) during the Fiestas del 2 de Mayo, a festival of the Community of Madrid. The celebrations have included a wide variety of concerts, ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNH Abascal Madrid
This hotel had a fantastic breakfast selection, the hotel itself and its facilities were great
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