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Madrid, the vibrant capital of Spain, invites you to discover its rich history, its overflowing culture and its exceptional gastronomic scene. From the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, Madrid is not only a fascinating destination in its own right, but also an ideal starting point for exploring the rest of Europe. Travelviar is delighted to offer you this updated guide, designed for you to live, know and get excited about the world in an unparalleled way.

Location and how to get there from Lima

Located in the heart of Spain, Madrid is accessible directly from Lima, Peru, via international flights to Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport. This airport acts as a main hub, facilitating connections to various European cities and making Madrid an excellent starting point for your European adventure.

Spain Square

Size, population, and best dates to visit

Madrid extends over 604 km², housing more than 3 million souls. To experience Madrid at its best, consider visiting between spring (March to May) and fall (September to November). During these periods, the weather is pleasant and the city bustles with life, cultural events and festivals.

Language, currency, and requirements for Peruvians

Spanish is the language that immerses you in local history and culture, while the euro (€) facilitates your experiences. Peruvians need a valid passport and a Schengen visa to enter Spain, be sure to check the specific requirements before traveling.

Activities and areas of interest

Explore its charms:

  • Plaza Mayor: A meeting point full of history.

  • Royal Palace: The majesty of the Spanish monarchy at your fingertips.​

  • Retiro Park: Ideal to relax and enjoy nature in the city.


Unmissable museums

Don't miss to visit:

  • Prado Museum: A treasure of artistic masterpieces.

  • Reina Sofía Museum: For lovers of contemporary art.

  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum: A collection that crosses different historical periods.

Spanish tortilla

Gastronomy: Restaurants and tapas bars

Immerse yourself in the gastronomic culture of Madrid in:

  • Casa Alberto: Try their iconic Roman-style squid.

  • San Miguel Market: A gourmet paradise to taste various tapas.

  • La Venencia: Discover the flavors of Sherry wines.

Madrid not only opens the doors to a rich culture and deep history, but also offers you the perfect opportunity to explore Europe. With Travelviar, your trip to Madrid will become an unforgettable story, an exciting chapter in the book of your life. We are here to ensure that your experience exceeds all expectations, turning each moment into a memory to treasure.

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