About Madrid


Let's have a look around into background of Madrid
  • Country: Spain
  • Latitude: 40.416775
  • Longitude: -3.703790
  • Time zone: Central European Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hours

Weather in Madrid

  • Climate: Mediterranean Semi-Arid Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May and October

Location

Madrid is the capital and the largest city of Spain. The total Population of Madrid is 3,141,991 (2015 Census).

Distance from Madrid center to Airport

Madrid – Barajas Airport is the main and one of the busiest airport in Europe. It handles over 40 million passengers annually.

Driving Distance: 13 miles / 21 km

Driving Time: 20 Minutes

Languages: Spanish followed by Catalan

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Madrid – Barajas Airport
  • Rail: RENFE
  • Road: Bus: Suburban, Blue Urban and Express Airport

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10%
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 1-2 ER
    • Housekeeper: 1-2 ER
    • Concierge: 3-4 ER
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: 2-3 ER

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Coslada,
  • Getafe,
  • Leganes




Getafe

Location

Getafe is a city in the south of the Madrid metropolitan area, Spain, and one of the most populated and industrialised cities in the area. It is home to one of the oldest Spanish military air bases and the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Within the city is the Cerro de los Ángeles, or Hill of the Angels, a site considered the geographical center of the Iberian Peninsula. Getafe is located 13 km south of Madrid's city centre, within a flat area of Spain's Meseta Central in the Manzanares River basin.

Weather

Climate: The climate of Getafe is Mediterranean

Best Time to Visit: April to September 

Tourist Attractions
  • Alhóndiga Park
  • Park of the loops
  • Polvoranca Park

Emergency Contact Numbers in Madrid city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Railroad: +34 900 320 320 (RENFE)
  • Airport: +34 913 21 10 00 (Madrid – Barajas Airport)
  • Hospital: +34 902 08 98 00 (University Hospital HM Madrid)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Madrid.

  • Madrid Carnaval
  • Festimad
  • International Gourmet Fair

Tourist Attractions

  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Temple of Debod
  • Plaza Mayor

Theatre & Concerts

  • Teatro Real
  • Teatro de la Zarzuela
  • Fine Arts Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Madrid

  • Toga
  • Astor
  • Dstage

Top Shopping Centers in Madrid

  • Principe Pio Shopping Center
  • Centro Comercial La Vaguada
  • San Miguel Market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • El Prado Museum
  • Sorolla Museum
  • Real Jardin Botanico

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Gazpacho - Maitia
  • Wontons – Kuoco 360 Food
  • Fajitas – Cacao Restobar

Sports Club

  • Real Madrid - Football
  • Real Madrid Baloncesto - Basketball
  • Athletico Madrid - Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.23 ER
  • Taxi: 3 ER(base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 980.95 ER
  • Cheap meal: 11 ER
  • Gasoline: 1.21 ER/ litre
  • 3 course meal: 45 ER

Information about Fortaleza

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Caucaia
  • Mossoro
  • Juazeiro do Norte

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Pinto Martins - Fortaleza International Airport
  • Metro: Companhia Cearense de Transportes Metropolitanos (Metrofor)
  • Road: Fortaleza Urban Transportation Company (ETUFOR)- Bus –Integrated Transportation System (SIT-FOR)

Airport

  • Pinto Martins - Fortaleza International Airport
  • Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km
  • Driving Time: 16 minutes
  • Languages: Portuguese

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% service fee added to the Bill, no tips given separately

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: R$5 to R$10
  • Housekeeper: R$5 to R$10
  • Concierge: R$5 to R$10

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: R$2 to R$5
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