The largest city in Spain, Madrid, is the central capital that was given the title Cornada (crowned) by King Charles I and named the imperial city of Spain.
The vibrant and modern central capital hosts truly the best of Spanish culture: art, theatre, fashion, fare, to name a few.
Considered a major financial center of the world, Madrid has preserved the historic appearance of its beautiful buildings. Madrid’s “Golden Triangle of Art” and “Golden Mile” of fashion, unites the city’s bohemian style of art and entertainment.
Did you know that Madrid is one of Spain’s most romantic cities?
Take your “amor” through its historic squares, parks, museums, and royal palaces that are captivating. Here are five opportunities for couples to find romance in Madrid:
Boasting many palaces within and just outside the city, each offers its own story and unique architecture. Here are some of the ones you won’t want to miss:
If art is your passion, the famed Paseo del Prado, offers three museums with the finest collection of European and Spanish art from the early Renaissance to the 20th century including famed local painters, Goya, Valazquez, and El Greco.
The elegant streets guide you through this breathtaking city. Stop in Plaza Mayor, once the center of Old Madrid, before venturing into the luxury retail and vintage fashion shops found along the Gran Via. Finish your exploration by roaming the neighborhoods of the city for a complete Madridlean experience. Romantically enjoy what brings together the bohemian styles of Madrid’s cosmopolitan city.
Late at night is when the city comes alive with a lifestyle that is legendary. Tapas bars, clubs, jazz halls, live music venues, and flamenco are some of Madrid’s most exhilarating nighttime activities. Flamenco, the folk artistry of dance has been declared a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO World Heritage.
Sandee at BucketList Travel Advisors can guide you to Spain’s romantic city. One of our favorite visits is before a 7-night river cruise along the Douro river. Find out if the Douro river is a good match for your travel style.