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Madrid in 2 days

Planning a trip to Madrid? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
  • Day 1
  • 1 Spend the morning at the Prado.
  • 2 Have lunch at Lhardy.
  • 3 Take a walking tour of Plaza Mayor/Sol area.
  • 4 Have dinner at Isla del Tesoro or another Malasaña restaurant.
  • 5 Enjoy a night of bar-hopping in Malasaña, stopping at Via Lactia.
  • Day 2
  • 1 Spend the morning at either the Thyssen-Bornemisza, if you want more classic art, or the Reina Sofía, if you want some modern art.
  • 2 Have lunch at Museo del Jamón.
  • 3 Spend the afternoon shopping.
  • 4 Have dinner at Botín.
  • 5 Spend your last night bar-hopping in Malasaña before heading down to late-night drinks at La Candela. You can sleep on the plane.


  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2