16 Jan Spring in Madrid
To live spring in Madrid is to enjoy that burst of colour and life. The neighbourhoods are filled with laughter, joy, people enjoying the city’s charms and the thousands of terraces we can find.
If you want to take part in this experience, don’t think more and plan your getaway to Madrid.
Plan your getaway to Madrid this spring
You don’t need an excuse to come and spend a couple of days in the city. If there’s a time of year that merits a special attention, that’s spring.
If you’re planning on coming, we suggest a couple of plans you’ll surely love.
– A walk through Madrid’s parks. What a better plan than to start your getaway with a walk through the greenest corners of the city.
o Plaza de Oriente Gardens. Located just next to the Royal Palace, these gardens stand out for their elegance and geometric forms that enhance the Palace’s beauty.
o Sabatini Gardens. They are located in the northern part of the Royal Palace, and they also have a geometric design. It has a beautiful central pond surrounded by fountains and trees.
o Plaza de España Gardens. Located right in the centre of the city, the Plaza de España Garden is a natural meeting point in the city. In addition to the wide green areas and places to walk around, this park is situated in the center of many commercial streets. The perfect setting to rest after a long shopping day.
o Templo de Debod Park. This park, close to Plaza de España, was built to adorn the Debod Temple, right in the middle. This temple was a gift from Egypt to Spain and was moved to Madrid and rebuilt stone by stone. It’s possible one of the best sunsets you can enjoy in Madrid.
o Retiro Park. An icon in the city, one of the most important “lungs” of Madrid and the point of encounter of a wide variety of people and activities. In its 125 hectares you will be able to nature, and historical elements such as The Cristal Palace, an impressive construction built in 1887 with glass and metal and first created to be a greenhouse; the Velazquez Palace, constructed for the National Mining Exhibit and that nowadays holds several exhibits, and you can also soak in Madrid’s sun in the Estanque Grande’s stairways.
– Enjoying the city’s terraces. Madrid’s squares in spring are filled with people that want to enjoy the good weather and ambiance of the Spanish capital. There’s a wide variety of terraces we can visit in the centre, in Chueca, La Latina or Gran Vía areas for example.
o The Círculo de Bellas Artes Rooftop. In the seventh floor of the Fine Arts building, this rooftop has some of the most impressive views to Gran Vía and Madrid.
o Rooftop at Gran Vía Capital. Also with views to Gran Vía, the rooftop at Gran Vía Capital is the perfect place to unwind and relax.
o The San Antón Market’s rooftop. Located in the third level of the market, it has a nice restaurant and a cocktail bar.
– Shopping in Madrid. Between walk and walk, you can use the time to shop around the many stores in the centre. Between Gran Vía, Sol and Preciados, you will find one of the many shopping areas in Madrid. From traditional shops to more modern concepts and shopping centres. This area has about everything you may need, and it’s perfectly connected by public transport. However, going shopping around Madrid in spring is a true luxury as the weather is very nice and lets you enjoy a very nice walk whilst we finish with all our shopping.
Where to stay in your getaway in Madrid
If you’re planning on coming to Madrid this spring, to enjoy long walks, incredible sunsets and the ambiance and feel of the city’s streets, we recommend you search for accommodation in the centre, as you will be able to make the most out of your time in Madrid.
Amongst the rental options you have, the ideal option of us is to rent an apartment, as it gives you a freedom of schedule and to relax in your own way.
If you decide for this option, our SmartRental Collection apartments are located in the centre of Madrid, right in the middle of Gran Vía, and have a cosy feeling to them, are bright and have a modern decoration, so that you feel like at home.
We have studios, one bedroom apartments with and without terrace that are ideal for couples, as well as two and three bedroom apartments, if you decide to come with your friends or family. All of them have a fully equipped kitchen, a room with a double bed, a living room with TV, heating and free WIFI.
If you need any other information, you can get in contact with us through our SmartRental Collection website, or calling us at our phone (+34) 910 284 776 and we will try to help you out in anything we can.