Having your long weekend in Madrid is the best decision because if you are looking for a perfect getaway, the party capital of Europe is the place to be. To give you a quick glimpse of what to expect: Madrid nightlife doesn’t stop and you will be partying until you drop. The bars and restaurants per capita is more in Madrid than any other city of the world. And if you are travelling in a tight budget, Madrid is the way to go since Madrid is far cheaper than most European cities.
Your long weekend in Madrid will be not hindered by any weather changes since Madrid has a nice climate throughout the year which will let you as many activities as you can—of course in Madrid style.
A Classical Long Weekend in Madrid
If you are an art enthusiast, you will be immersed with 17th century architectural structures like arches, balconies, facades, mosaics, as you explore Museo de los Orígenes (Address: Plaza de San Andrés, 2, 28005, / Phone: +34 913 66 74 15) and Casa de San Isidro (Address: Plaza de San Andrés, 2, 28005 / Phone: +34 913 66 74 15). If you are looking for splendid churches that will give a nice feeling to your soul, San Francisco el Grande Basilica (Address: Plaza de San Francisco, s / n, 28005 Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain / Phone: +34 913 65 38 00) is a good choice. And then extend you classical tour with a meal in the kitchen of Juan Carlos Ramos, the chef who can make magical-tasting courses such as terrine of pig tail and lobster or confit of goat with broad beans and mint. Such meal is already good for two people and will only cost you less than 100 euros.
Going for a Great Shopping Experience
If you are out and about Madrid to look for small boutiques go to the corner of Almirante and Conde de Xiquena and shop for accessories, feather-topped hats, dresses, high-heeled and jewelled satin espadrilles made by the owners themselves.
As you spend your long weekend in Madrid, you can also shop for thousands of postcards in Regalos Originales from Brigitte Bardot Italian postcards to a half-century-old postcard of Niagara Falls made using pastel colors and a poster of King Kong in Spanish by Dino De Laurentiis.
And finally if you are excited about partying and dancing in a small yet fanciful flamenco club, go for Cardamomo at Calle Echegaray. In fact if you want to get sweaty, raw, as you get to experience more fun, dress in fierce costumes, be with diverse crowd, then Cardamomo is your club to be.
Surely, your long weekend in Madrid will become the best-spent weekend in your life.