Solo traveling guide to Madrid: A compilation of studies worldwide studies done within the travel industry suggested by Solo Traveler World reported that solo travel had been “about 18% of worldwide bookings” in 2019, and “increased by 7% in the lfrom 2018” Amongst all, Spain is ranked in the top 10 favorite destinations for solo travelers by Travel+Leisure, an ideal experience for both novel and experienced travelers. Begin enjoying the Spainsh capital city of Madrid, a well known city, hub of Spanish art, history, and culture, without forgeting its mediterranean diet and worldwide known tapas. Travel and Abroad is here to take you on the number one madrid guide to solo travel.
THE TOP MADRID ATTRACTIONS IN YOUR MADRID SOLO TRAVEL LIST:
Squares, or plazas, are everywhere in the Spanish capital. Meeting point for friends family and monthly events— great spots to see a glimpse of the daily routine in the capital. Madrid has plenty of plazas to tour and take pictures, from the Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor to Plaza de Olavide all the way to Cibeles. Madrid plazas are a meeting point for both locals and travellers alike!
Madrid holds great part of global art? You’ wont miss them in any Madrid travel book —the Museo Nacional del Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía—for example. AFamous Castellana is the street where the are, the longest street in Madrid.
HISTORY & SITES
If you want to see all the must see historically important sites in the the spanish capital Madrid, better start now! Our favorite include: the Royal Palace of Madrid, Calle Gran Vía, Mercado San Miguel, the Estación de Puerta de Atocha,and the neighborhoods of Malasaña and Chueca. The Jardines del Templo de Debod in the Parque del Oeste and the Palacio de Cristal in the Parque del Retiro are amongst the most beutiful parks in Europe.
FOOD or COMIDA
One of the Ever went to a restaurant and could decide? it will happen everytime— listen to your stomach and go ahead the mediterranean diet is known for being healthy. Enjoy local dishes, eat a bocata de tortilla, or have a paella, brilliant for both breakfast and merienda, the typical Spanish afternoon snack time!. You must try cocido madrileño (astew of local meat and vegetables) and huevos rotos ( mixed fried eggs, potatoes, and Iberian ham or FAMOUS jAMON!) And of course its wine cheap for northern european standards and amazing quality.
BE SAFE IN MADRID
In this guide to solo travel madrid we recommend you that before you set out on your Madrid solo travel trip, gather a numbers and save it somewhere.
Although Spains capital is considered one of the safest spots in madrid, Expatica made full list of important emergency numbers in Spain.
The local emergency number is 112
KEEP YOUR STUFF WITH YOU
Madrid is a really safe city to all travelers, but but like anywhere else just pay attention where you are going. Close your bag and keep it in front of you when cruising around the city. When you stopped for any of your conventional tapas stops, leave your phone in the bag, your on holiday! Dont carry to much money specially while exploring its fine if you carry some cash on your wallet.
DO WHAT THE LOCALS DO
Blending in with locals ! Talk to them enjoy the hospitality of the country! Visit everything you can and try avoiding all the packed spots. May seem obvios points but its easier to get trapped where everyone goes. Take a look inside and see who is eating there and follow the locals. If you found one with spanish and specially old people you found your next tapas spot.
After finishing with your travel of your madrid guide to solo travel plans RELAX, forget about everything including the trips pictures.
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