Madrid Itinerary 3 Days

What to Do in Madrid in 3 Days Tour

This is a glimpse of what to do in Madrid in 3 days. We have mentioned some of the frequently added attractions in Madrid that range from historical to natural, from fun-filled to the most popular. Explore more travel ideas for a perfect 3-day Madrid itinerary.

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3 Days in Madrid - Perfect 72 Hours Guide

What better way to behold all the Spanish goodness than exploring its capital city of Madrid. Set on the beautiful River Manzanares, Madrid sees a gamut of visitors all year around. Typically combined with other cities in Spain like Barcelona, Seville or Ibiza, a good Madrid Itinerary 3 Days can give you the opportunity to behold the city’s essence in its best form. One of the factors that set Madrid apart from the rest of its Spanish counterparts is its unparalleled energy. Boasting of a distinct gastronomic scene too, 3 Days in Madrid is just right to capture most of what the city has to offer.

What to see in 3 days in Madrid?

Day 1 in Madrid: Royal Palace, Museo Nacional Del Prado

Commence your Madrid exploration by introducing yourself to the city’s incredible architecture. Royal Palace and the Museo Nacional Del Prado are two places that you should be considered in the morning. A part of the Royal Palace is still occupied by the Spanish Royal Family, thus adding to its appeal. Whether you are an art lover or not, a visit to the Museo Nacional Del Prado is sure to impress you. Afternoons are perfect to check out the magnificent Mercado San Miguel or Market of San Miguel, a market that was built in the year 1961. Get a glimpse of the indigenous opera culture by visiting the Royal Theatre, essentially an opera house. Before you indulge yourself in the beautiful music, some history indulgence at the Plaza Mayor can be a good idea.

Day 2 in Madrid: Universidad Beckons, Museum Cerralbo, Parque Del Retiro

After being introduced to Madrid's culture you may indeed be tempted to get more of it and that is when visiting the quaint neighborhood of Malasana also known as Universidad beckons. There is something for everyone in this student-laden region - shops, eateries, beautiful streets. After spending a few hours at this neighborhood head to the Museum Cerralbo where you can see a display of exhibits serving interests of art and history among others. Monument to Cervantes and the Plaza de Espana are good pit stops bearing historical significance before you head to the Parque Del Retiro also known as Buen Retiro Park in the evening.

Day 3 in Madrid: Zoo Aquarium De Madrid, Gran Via

The last day in Madrid calls for diving right into the uncovered best things to do in Madrid. In the morning, Zoo Aquarium De Madrid is what should be on your agenda, especially if you are traveling with kids given that this is considered to be one of the best things to do in Madrid with kids. Should you want to shop for souvenirs, the Gran Via is what you must head to. Finally, conclude your Madrid holiday by basking in all the city’s beauty at the extremely pretty Plaza de la Villa.

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Best Hotels in Madrid for 3 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Madrid itinerary 3 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

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With More Days in Hand

Spend your days like a local when you are for more than 3 days in Madrid. Visit famous sightseeing places, plan day trips to nearby cities, and enjoy touring with family and friends. Be part of the events happening in the city. Check what to do in Madrid in 4 days or 5 days.

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