Madrid

Madrid Flamenco Dancer

Family apartments in historic Madrid selected by Go City Apartments for your leisure and pleasure. Above all, in Madrid, the new contrasts markedly with the old. You will see towering skyscrapers and modern boulevards bordered by narrow cobbled streets and fabulous 17th century architecture. Madrid is a beautiful city with an abundance of stylish boutiques, restaurants and cafes. A sightseer’s delight!

Madrid rocks…

One of Europe’s major capitals, Madrid offers a wealth of heritage, architecture and art. It is a lively city, fully of colour and with amazing cuisine and wonderful squares.  Street theatre, dancers and music abound.  Madrid has a passionate, cultural heart. Whether you wish to enjoy the art at the Prado or sample fresh tapas and local Spanish beers, the atmosphere is amazing. The local cafes and markets create an ambiance like no other.

Madrid is Spain’s business and financial hub.  It is a modern, dynamic city. It houses the headquarters of many Spanish companies and global brands such as Telefonia, BBVA, Dragados, FCC and Prosegur.

As the sun sets, Madrid truly comes to life.  Restaurants, bars and clubs abound.

In recent years, there has been a lot of investment in Madrid’s transport network.  There is a new terminal at Barajas International Airport. The outstanding high-speed rail network now connects Madrid with all of Spain’s major cities as well as major French and Portuguese destinations.  Within Madrid the city has an excellent public transport network with 11 metro lines. In addition has over 200 bus routes. Taxis are plentiful and not expensive. It is also an engaging city to cycle round.

July and August are very hot indeed.  It is the highest capital in Europe which means that it gets much cooler in the evenings.  Many Spaniards enjoy an afternoon siesta – a way of life in Spain – and an ideal way to rest ahead of a good evening out!

Las Huertas

Home to many of the most popular restaurants and some excellent bars.  Tapas abound!  You can enjoy the very best of Spanish cuisine in this area. So the location is popular with both local residents and tourists alike.  The evening gets going later than you might expect. It’s  customary in Madrid to have dinner between 9pm and 11pm so don’t get going too early if you’re looking to soak up some atmosphere.

La Latina

Situated in the oldest quarter of Madrid La Latina is a very trendy neighborhood. It is very popular amongst locals for its many tapas bars.  You can go from bar to bar and taste the local cuisine at budget prices.  Often, if you order a drink you get a free tapa. Enjoy the Rastro flea-market on Sundays and find yourself some amazing second-hand items.

Atocha

Atocha houses some of the best museums in Madrid, the largest railway station and the biggest nightclub. This area is considered by many to be the most amazing part of Madrid.  So as a result this district offers a feast for those looking to explore the great cultural and artistic heritage of the capital.

Salamanca

Home to a vast array of expensive, exclusive boutiques and unique shops and department stores.  Not to be missed.

Lavapies

The multicultural quarter of Madrid, with many overseas residents hailing from Africa, Asia and Latin America. In recent years, this area has become known for its hip vibe. It is home to world music bars, alternative theatres and art galleries.  In consequence it is both cosmopolitan and “hippy”.  Indian restaurants, alternative cafes, African music and South American shops abound.  Community gardens, food co-ops and eco shops are scattered around this district.  It has a unique atmosphere and pleasant for a fascinating stroll.

Family apartments are ideal in Madrid for short stays.