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How many days in Madrid??

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How many days in Madrid??

Hi

My husband are planning a trip to Madrid at the beginning of Sept but cant decide how many nights to stay. We want to see all the sights, relax, eat and enjoy the culture. We also want to take a day trip to Segovia. We have 5 nights in total so want to do as much as possible.

If we stay say 3 nights in Madrid- where else would you recommend for the other 2 nights. We are both in our early 30's.

Have been to Barcelona and Seville and loved these cities. Also love places such as Rhonda.

thanks

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1. Re: How many days in Madrid??

Stuff for five days... and more.

http://www.esmadrid.com/en/portal.do

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As you want to see all the sights, relax, and enjoy the culture, three nights in Madrid is very little. If you are at all interested in the museums, for example, Madrid has at least two, some would say three, of the best in Europe, if not the world.

I would spend all your five nights in Madrid, and do one day trip, to Segovia or Toledo. Five nights means four days and a bit, and that would give you three full days (and a bit) in Madrid. That is really the minimum.

Edited: 05 August 2011, 08:35
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3. Re: How many days in Madrid??

Stay all five in Madrid and make day trips to Segovia and Toledo, good luck and have fun. Hubie

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4. Re: How many days in Madrid??

blubber:

Stay the 5 nights in Madrid. Read the top questions about the day trips you can make from Madrid.

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5. Re: How many days in Madrid??

Thank you for all your input. Will look at booking flights this weekend.

Any recommendations on hotels near to all the sights? Looking for a boutique style hotel maybe 3-4 stars.

Thanks again.

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6. Re: How many days in Madrid??

Hotel Las Meninas, near the Royal Palace. Comfortable, and usually breakfast included.

Posada del Leon de Oro, Recently opened hotel near Plaza Mayor and on a tapas bar-lined street. Stylish. Some noise. See reviews on booking.com

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I agree with staying all five nights and a day trip. There really is so much to see and do in one of the worlds great capitol cities. You'll find that as each day passes and you go out to explore the city, you'll feel more comfortable and in-tune with the pulse of the city. Make it your own and become part of it rather than just an observer.

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