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The capital of Spain is a massive city with endless possibilities to amaze you. No wonder Madrid is quite a popular holiday destination for tourists from all over the world. This means that there are sights to see for everyone in your travel group. To take away the hunt for public transport, getting around in Madrid is best in a rental car.
In Madrid (as with the rest of Europe), soccer is a very popular sport. Therefore, the stadium Stadio Santiago Bernabeu is a beloved destination for tourists and locals alike. A tour will take you through the history of Real Madrid and show you every corner of this beautiful and iconic landmark.
From the grass on a soccer field, head straight to parklands in the gorgeous Parque del Retiro. This is one of those urban parks that allows you to relax and unwind without leaving the big city. It is like you stepped into a different little world. Stroll around and have a picnic, enjoy the street musicians, and see the many sculptures in Retiro Park.
When it comes to noteworthy buildings in Madrid, there are quite a few. Plaza Mayor is a square filled with places to sit down and have a drink and very photogenic. However, back in the days, this square was actually used as a place where bullfights and football games were held just as public executions.
There are several tours available throughout Madrid that can tell you more about its history, both fun and grisly. The Royal Palace of Madrid and the Cybele Palace are two other examples for noteworthy buildings within the Spanish city. The latter has a marvelous viewing point over the city’s skyline and will provide you stunning photo opportunities.
There are many ways to get around Madrid, but the most comfortable one by far is with your own rental car. We at Orbitz offer great cars at affordable prices that’ll get you around the city. With our rental cars, you can even explore the nearby area of Madrid to make your trip an experience you’ll never forget. Since we’ve got many cars such as compact cars and spacious SUV’s, we can easily help you decide which car best suits your needs and budget.