Flights to Madrid
Madrid, the capital city of Spain, has a colourful history and a rich and vibrant culture. Since 1561, the city has been the political base of the country and home to the monarchy, and in the years following Charles III, it started to transform into a deserving capital city. Due to the presence of the monarchy, the city was often the origin of any uprisings or complaints from the civilian population. The country went through a civil war from 1936-39, and the city was the base for the Republicans. There was an industrial boom from 1959 to the early 1970s and the influx of workers meant the city expanded significantly to accommodate them and since then it has become one of the world's major capital cities. Like any capital city, it has numerous cultural and tourist attractions.
Things to do in Madrid
Of course Madrid is a must-see for football fans, but apart from this it is also a walhalla for art-lovers or for those who fancy a vibrant nightlife. Or you prefer to have a night out to the opera? Let Madrid amaze you!
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Events in Madrid
There are a number of cultural, traditional and religious festivals throughout the year on the streets of the city.
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- Temperature: The average temperature is 21˚C during the summer months and 5˚C during the winter months.
- Time difference: Madrid is 1 hour ahead of London.
- Currency: The Euro (EUR).
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City break to Madrid
Experience Madrid like a local. Whether you want to fly and eat, fly and shop or fly and party. It's time to indulge! Discover new destinations through their cuisine, shop 'till you drop or party every night.
Flights to Madrid
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