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
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.