Essential Madrid

Don Quijote, an essential part of Madrids history.

Essential Madrid gives you all the statistics, important telephone numbers, embassy details and holiday dates in one place! After all who wants to travel to a foreign city only to find two thirds of the populace have gone on holiday themselves!

Save money visiting Madrid

Check out our guide packed full of tips and hints to save you money visiting Madrid. Save money on Flights, Accomodation, attractions and more... 5 minutes to save $500?

Madrid Fiestas / Public Holidays

All the public holidays as well as where to go and what to see. Essential Madrid gives you the natives perspective on what goes on. Fancy watching Elephants and Giraffes walk through Retiro park in the middle of December?

Madrid Weather & Climate

Make sure you have the right clothing for the time of year.... It can be pretty depressing to find yourself shopping for short sleeved shirts as all you bought with you were sweaters...

Internet in Madrid

How to get online in Madrid in the easiest and cheapest manner. A simple three step guide to the ways of accessing the internet whilst on a business or leisure trip to Madrid!

Embassies in Madrid

Be it for business, leisure or because you have gone and done something you should not have? The embassy is always there to help & advise. Addresses, telephone numbers and opening hours for all Madrids embassies.

Madrid Medical advice for UK citizens

Medical advice particular to UK citizens visiting Madrid. How to obtain the EHIC card for reciprocal medical treatment and possible travel insurance options to cover treatments outside the free coverage.

Emergency Services

Telephone numbers for assistance in dire emergency. Also includes the details for Madrids Tourist information offices and Lost Property.

Telephone numbers for the 24hr cancellation of credit cards should you lose them or have them stolen.

Airline contact details

Telephone, Address, Fax and website details for all airlines serving Madrids Barajas airport. Your first point of call in the event of any questions or changes regarding your flights. Also extremely useful if the airline has lost your luggage!

Madrid Telephone Guide

A guide to essential Madrid telephone numbers excepting those of the emergency services. Useful if you need to call someone in the hospital or if you need a Taxi!

Armed with the practical knowledge from essential Madrid why not go explore the activities Madrid has on offer?

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Madrid Travel Cards

Open top bus Tour

Madrid City Tour and Bernabau Stadium - Real Madrid Football Club

Panoramic Madrid City Sightseeing Tour

Madrid Airport Transfers

Madrid Tapas Night Walking Tour

Day Trips from Madrid