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City – Madrid

At present, the city of Madrid represents the perfect symbiosis and harmony between efficiency and quality of life, at a price which is hard to beat any where else in the world. It is a city where you will find everything... Cutting-edge facilities, devoted professionals and a modern infrastructure, allowing you to comply with the most demanding quality levels. Furthermore, you will find a booming culture, a thriving lifestyle, warm people and blue skies. Thanks to all this, we are sure the event will be a unique experience.

Madrid has plenty of possibilities

Art, Culture, Leisure, Shopping, Gastronomy, Sport, Business

The Art Avenue, the premier artistic itinerary
  • Museo del Prado , the best Spanish painting collection from the XVI-XVIII centuries, Velázquez, El Greco, Goya, and the Flemish, Italian, German, French and British schools.
  • Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, 800 western art masterpieces, early Italians, German, Renaissance and Dutch paintings from the XVII century, North American paintings from the XIX century and vanguard collections from the XX century.
  • Centro de Arte Reina Sofia  cubism, surrealism, vanguard collections from the 40's and 50's, pop-art..., Picasso, Dalí and Miró masterpieces.

A green city

2nd world capital in green areas (16 m 2 / inhabitant), 250,000 ha of green area, 43 parks and gardens: Parque del Retiro, Real Jardín Botánico, Parque del Oeste, Casa de Campo, Jardines de Sabatini, Parque Juan Carlos I, Campo del Moro...

A pleasure for the taste

A paradise for shopping
  • National and international brands (Salamanca quartier)
  • Traditional and artisan shops (City center)
  • Antiquities and galleries (Paseo del Prado)
The high quality of Madrid’s airport, train stations and its all embracing public transportation system places it among the best in the world, due to the ease and freedom of movement throughout the city resulting from excellent connections between the airport, the Metro, bus and regional train networks.

City Data

58,995 hotel beds
3,132,463 friendly people (of which 14.25% are foreigners)
144 museums (92 in Madrid city centre and 52 outside Madrid)
5,077 restaurants, 1,531 coffees, 2,073 pubs, 18,726 bars, 345 discos
During 2006 12,384 meetings attending 1,185,521 delegates
4 major convention and trade fair centres
186 members of the Madrid Convention Bureau
166 direct flight destinations
293 metro stations covering 283.3 km of underground transport system
15,023 taxis
7,314,337 tourists per year
24 golf courses
6 public and 7 private universities
6 world heritage sites within 1 hour drive (Toledo, Segovia, Ávila, Alcalá de Henares, El Escorial and Aranjuez)
5,380.86 ha of green space and 281,531 trees (1 for each 14 inhabitants)
666 metres altitude
2,769 hours of sunshine per year

Some tourist offices