Madrid is Spain’s capital and with 3.3 million inhabitants the third largest city in the European Union. This metropolis has much to offer: Extensive shopping streets, interesting monuments from the time of the Habsburgs, green parks, one of the most varied nightlife in Europe, and so much more.
Especially art lovers will love this city. With the Museo del Prado and the Reina Sofia are represented two of Europe’s most important museums. The Astronomical Observatory and the Botanical Garden also offer something for scientists. And with the Plaza Mayor and the Palacio Real beautiful monuments of the past are to visit.