The sunniest, highest and liveliest capital city in Europe, Madrid has a lot to take pride in. This compact, frenetic and fascinating city has bags of appeal and its range of attractions is fast making it a deservedly popular destination.
Best for independent travellers to Madrid
View the marvellous frescoes at Plaza Mayor, enjoy tapas in La Latina, or take a stroll with the locals in the Parque del Buen Retiro; all with your trusted travel companion.
- Colour maps and images throughout
- Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
- Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Discover the best of everything the city has to offer with this essential, pocketsized DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Madrid with pull-out map. Top 10 lists showcase the best Madrid attractions, from the stunning artworks of the Museo del Prado and Reina Sofía to the bustling El Rastro market and Plaza Mayor. Nine easy-to- follow itineraries explore the city's most interesting areas - from lively Malasaña to stately Salamanca - while reviews of Madrid's best restaurants, hotels and shops will help you plan your perfect trip.
Best for those travelling with a tour group
This is the ideal guidebook for anyone travelling to Madrid with a tour group who doesn’t need the coverage the other general guidebooks have on accommodation, transport and other logistical information. What it lacks in those details in makes up with stunning photography, detailed 3D cutaways of landmark buildings and sites, and informative illustations. In addition to information on what to see, the book has insightful features to make your trip ever more meaningful.