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In the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, surrounded by mountains and natural parks, Madrid is an irresistible destination full of cultural and leisure offers. Spain's largest city houses famous museums, art galleries, elegant buildings, and charming squares. Home to two world-class football teams, Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid, the capital of the Kingdom of Spain also boasts unique neighbourhoods, bustling nightlife, and scrumptious cuisine. Packed with energy and character, Madrid is a city that will satisfy most travellers' desires.

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Mercado de San Miguel

Pay a visit to Mercado de San Miguel to experience the most significant flavours of Spanish cuisine. Just a few steps away from Plaza Mayor, this popular wholesale food market, now one of the most important in Europe, offers some of the city's best gourmet foods and delicacies, including wine, cheese, ham and cured meats, and is a great place to stop for afternoon tapas and a glass of wine.

Teatro Lara

Teatro Lara is a very charming little theatre in Madrid filled with character and personality. The shows that run here include comedies, children's shows, musical performances, and many more. Make sure to book ahead.

Teleférico de Madrid

The Teleférico—Madrid's cable car— is a comfortable way of seeing most of the major sights while sitting down, provided you're not afraid of heights. This cable car was first built as part of an amusement park, and at places, it reaches a height of about 40 metres above the ground.The ride takes ten minutes and once you've reached the destination Casa de Campo Park, you can enjoy a spectacular view of the city, as well as grab some food at the restaurant.

Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor is the main square of Madrid, measuring approximately 130 by 95 meters. There are no less than nine entrances to this majestic plaza. It is a great place to sit down, have a coffee, and people watch.

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