Madrid, Madrid, Madrid ... You still don't know where to spend your holidays? A cultural weekend? A romantic getaway? The possibilities are very varied, so today we have proposed to help all those who are organizing their trip to the capital of Spain.
You will need a suitcase with appropriate clothing for the season of the year in which you are going to travel. But also a good assortment of maps to help you navigate efficiently and smoothly through the most emblematic places, monuments and spaces of the city.
The opportunities that Madrid offers us are not few, so in this article we are going to reel off a good assortment of maps, ready to download and print for free, in which you will find information about the most important historical monuments of the capital, but with which You will also have the opportunity to visit restaurants, museums and other secret places that you will surely love. Ready? Ready? Already!
Tourist map of Madrid
Looking for the official tourist map of the city of Madrid? Well here you have it. You can download it in PDF format, with great quality and two pages, with complete information on all the most important monuments that you can visit in the capital. This map also offers hours, addresses and telephone numbers, so you can contact each of these sites, ask questions or even make ticket reservations.
In addition, on this same map you will have information about the most important metro stops, so that you will always know which station you can go to depending on where you are in the capital. In this sense, it is important that you have a metro map at hand, because this is the fastest and most efficient way to get around Madrid . You will get everywhere quickly and you will be connected with all the essentials of the city. Later, we will offer you a special section with metro maps to download, print and add them to the tourist maps that you have downloaded about the city.
These are the main monuments that you can find in the city. In addition to offering you all the data, we also provide you with additional downloads, including maps or other documents, which will help you to be perfectly documented on them. Enjoy them!
Royal Palace of Madrid / Royal Palace
The Royal Palace of Madrid is the official residence of the King of Spain, although neither the emeritus kings nor the current kings live there. In reality, the Royal Palace is only used to carry out solemn acts and state ceremonies. If you want to visit the Royal Palace, write down the coordinates:
- Address: Calle Bailén, s / n
- Telephone: 914 548 700
- Metro stop: Opera
- Web: www.patrimonionacional.es
- Interesting documents to download: a map of the Royal Palace, a map with the main rooms, a bird's-eye view of Google Maps, a map of the palace and its surroundings, a classic map.
Royal Theater / Opera House
It is considered one of the most important cultural institutions in Spain, so if you pass through Madrid, you cannot miss the Teatro Real . If you can also see a work in it, even better.
- Address: Plaza de Isabel II, s / n
- Telephone: 91 516 06 60
- Metro stop: Opera
- Web: //www.teatro-real.com/
- Interesting documents to download: map of the Royal Theater locations, a diagram of the locations, an idea of the prices by zones
Temple of Debod
Here you have one of the greatest treasures of the city of Madrid. It is originally from ancient Egypt and is 2,200 years old. It was, in reality, a gift from Egypt to Spain for collaborating in the rescue of the Nubian temples.
- Address: Mountain Park
- Telephone: 913 66 74 15
- Metro stop: Plaza de España
- Web: Temple of Debod
- Interesting documents to download: route to get to the Temple of Debod, an image of the Temple, a map of the area
Another essential visit is that of the Santa María la Real de la Almudena Metropolitan Cathedral Church. In Madrid it is simply known as the Almudena Cathedral . It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary under the invocation of the Almudena. The visit is worth it.
- Address: Calle Bailén, 10
- Phone: 915422200
- Metro stop: Opera
- Web: //www.catedraldelaalmudena.es/
- Interesting documents to download: a specific map of the cathedral from Google Maps, an interior plan of the Cathedral, the Almudena and the nearest monuments and buildings.
Plaza de Toros de las Ventas / Bullring
The most bullfighting fans cannot miss a visit to the Plaza de Toros de las Ventas in Madrid . The most curious, either. It is the largest bullring in Spain, with a capacity of 23,798 spectators.
- Address: c / Alcalá, 237
- Telephone: 91 356 22 00
- Metro stop: Sales
- Web: //www.las-ventas.com/
- Interesting documents to download: a map with the seats of Las Ventas, an image of the square in three dimensions, an interesting infographic on Las Ventas, a map of the lines.
San Antonio of Florida
One of the greatest charms of the hermitage of San Antonio de la Florida is, without a doubt, the pictorial set that Francisco Goya painted at the end of the 18th century. It is a masterpiece of Spanish art. The building is famous for the pilgrimage on June 13.
- Address: Glorieta de San Antonio de la Florida, 5
- Telephone: 915 420 722
- Metro stop: Príncipe Pío
- Web: //www.esmadrid.com/informacion-turistica/ermita-de-san-antonio-de-la-florida
- Interesting documents to download: pictures of the paintings, a picture of the painting of Saint Anthony
Monastery of the Royal Barefoot
- Address: Plaza de las Descalzas, s / n
- Telephone: 91 454 87 00/91 521 27 79/902 04 44 14
- Metro stop: Opera
- Web: National Heritage - Monastery of the Descalzas Reales
- Interesting documents to download: a map of the Monastery area, a view of the Barefoot Royals, a map from the time of the Catholic Monarchs
Royal Basilica of Saint Francis the Great
The Royal Basilica of San Francisco el Grande is a Catholic temple in Madrid, in the Palacio neighborhood. It is integrated into the Franciscan convent of Jesus and Mary, which was founded at the beginning of the 13th century.
- Address: Calle San Buenaventura, 1
- Telephone: 91 365 38 00
- Metro stop: La Latina, Puerta del Toledo
- Web: Royal Basilica of San Francisco el Grande
- Interesting documents to download: an image of the remodeling project, a map of the area of the Royal Basilica
Centro Cibeles Center
CentroCentro Cibeles is a public, open space, in which emerging, collaborative and participatory artistic and curatorial practices are carried out. Research, experimentation and critical reflection: imagination to power.
- Address: Plaza de Cibeles, 1
- Telephone: 91 480 00 08
- Metro stop: Bank of Spain
- Web: CentroCentro
- Interesting documents to download: images of the Centro Cibeles Center, work areas of the CentroCentro
Royal Botanical Garden
If you are interested in nature, you have to go through the Botanical Garden. The organism has the mission of discovering the diversity of plants and fungi. If you want to visit it, keep these coordinates in mind:
- Address: Plaza de Murillo, 2
- Telephone: 91 4203017
- Metro stop: Pinar de Chamartín / Valdecarros, Atocha and Atocha Renfe / Cuatro Caminos / La Elipa stations, Banco de España station
- Web: //www.rjb.csic.es/jardinbotanico/jardin/
- Interesting documents to download: a map of the Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid, an illustration of the garden
Who does not know the Retiro Park? If you have not been there yet and will be doing tourism in the city of Madrid, you have to visit it. You cannot leave here without taking a walk through this charming place!
- Address: Plaza de la Independencia, 7
- Phone: -
- Metro stop: Retiro
- Web: Tourist Information Retiro Park
- Interesting documents to download: a map with the most interesting corners of the Retiro Park, another map to move around inside, a map and complete information about the place, the most important places on a very graphic map, routes to do within the park, map of the species that you can find in the Retiro.
Royal Monastery of the Incarnation
Another interesting place to visit in Madrid is the Royal Monastery of the Incarnation. It is a convent of Augustinian Recollect nuns founded by Queen Margaret of Austria in the 17th century. It houses very important artistic collections, so it is a reference place that you should not miss either.
- Address: Plaza de la Encarnación, 1
- Telephone: 914 54 88 00
- Metro stop: Opera
- Web: National Heritage - Royal Monastery of the Incarnation
- Interesting documents to download: a plan map of the convent, a map of the place and surroundings, an old map of the monastery area, a picture of the outside of the convent.
Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum
In the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza you will find a very important collection of ancient and modern art. It is, in fact, the most important private collection, collected over seven decades by the Thyssen-Bornemisza family. It is one of the vertices of the Art Triangle on Paseo del Prado, next to the Reina Sofía National Museum and the Prado Museum.
- Address: Paseo del Prado, 8
- Telephone: 917 911 370
- Metro stop: Atocha
- Web: //www.museothyssen.org/
- Interesting documents to download:
Reina Sofía National Art Center Museum
Another museum that you cannot miss in Madrid. The Reina Sofía National Art Center Museum is one of the most important 20th century and contemporary art centers in the world. Here is Picasso's Guernica and part of the work of great artists such as Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, René Magritte or Francis Bacon. There is nothing. Ready to meet him?
- Address: Calle Santa Isabel, 52
- Telephone: 91 774 1000
- Metro stop: Atocha
- Web: //www.museoreinasofia.es/
- Interesting documents to download: an accessibility map to visit the Reina Sofia, an access map, a map of the area, the second floor of the Reina Sofía and all its works and artists, the Reina Sofía and the most important places around it , an infographic of the museum and its surroundings.
Prado National Museum
It is the most important museum in Madrid and also one of the most important in the world. One of the most relevant attractions of this museum is, without a doubt, the extensive work of Velázquez, El Greco and Goya (in the Prado it occupies many rooms), Tiziano, Rubens and El Bosco. In addition, there are the works of Murillo, Ribera, Zurbarán, Rafael, Veronese, Tintoretto, Poussin or Van Dyck. Essential.
- Address: Calle Ruiz de Alarcón 23
- Telephone: 91 330 2800
- Metro stop: Bank of Spain / Antón Martín / Atocha
- Web: //www.museodelprado.es/
- Interesting documents to download: a map of the Prado Museum and its surroundings, a map of Baroque painting, information about each of the plants, a map of the Prado Museum to take a route with children, a map to find out where the main authors
National Archaeological Museum
The National Archaeological Museum is in the National Library and Museums Palace of Madrid. If you are a fan of history and archeology in general, this museum is a must. It is located on Calle Serrano , right next to Plaza de Colón. Here you have all the data:
- Address: c / Serrano 13
- Telephone: 91 577 79 12
- Metro stop: Retiro
- Web: //www.man.es/man/home.html
- Interesting documents to download: a map of the archaeological museum area, museum floor map, a photo of the museum entrance
Madrid History Museum
If you still want to see more museums, here is the Madrid History Museum. It was created as a Municipal Museum, as long ago as in 1929, but today it is the Madrid History Museum. Its collections are up-to-date, so historians traveling through the capital: this is another essential stop.
- Address: Calle de Fuencarral, 78
- Telephone: 917 011 863
- Metro stop: Tribunal, Bilbao and Alonso Martínez.
- Web: Museum of History of Madrid
- Interesting documents to download: a picture of the museum
Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando
The Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando (RABASF) is one of the most important institutions in Spain, whose origins date back to the Enlightenment. Very relevant art collections are kept here, both Spanish painting and foreign painting.
- Address: Alcalá, 13
- Telephone: 91 524 08 64
- Metro stop: Alcalá
- Web: //www.realacademiabellasartessanfernando.com/es
- Interesting documents to download: an image of the Academy, the academy inside, an old engraving of the building
More tourist maps of Madrid to print and download for free
These that we have offered you are not the only maps that you can download. Here you have an infinite number of maps that will also indicate the most important monuments of the city of Madrid and will point out the most interesting routes, to move around the city by bus, bike or do it directly on foot, which is always better to enjoy the real atmosphere of the streets.
In addition, we recommend you download any of the following tourist maps of Madrid. You have a total of sixteen maps to download and print for free: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 , twenty.
Madrid metro maps
If you are going to move around Madrid for a few days, you can use the tourist bus, yes, but not all day. This will help you see the main monuments, but if you want to move around less popular corners, you will have to use the metro . In addition, it is the fastest transport system for any daily movement that you have to carry out. Here you have a total of ten complete metro maps that you can download and print for free: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Then, we recommend that you get to know the lines you are going to move up close. You can download a map for each of the lines. If you are tourism, it is very likely that you will not use the most peripheral stations, but it never hurts to know the most common ones and keep in mind which are the stations and links that will best suit you to move quickly. Think that the faster you can get to any corner of the city, the more time you will have to really enjoy it.
LINE 1: PINAR DE CHAMARTÍN - VALDECARROS
Pinar de Chamartín, Bamboo, Chamartín, Plaza de Castilla, Valdeacederas, Tetuán, Estrecho, Alvarado, Cuatro Caminos, Ríos Rosas, Church, Tribunal, Gran Vía, Sun, Tirso de Molina, Antón Martín, Atocha, Atocha Renfe, Menéndez Pelayo, Pacific, Puente de Vallecas, Nueva Numancia, Portazgo, Buenos Aires, Alto del Arenal, Miguel Hernández, Sierra de Guadalupe, Villa de Vallecas, Congosto, La Gavia, Las Suertes and Valdecarros.
LINE 2: THE ROSES - FOUR WAYS
Las Rosas, Guadalajara Avenue, Alsacia, La Almudena, La Elipa, Ventas, Manuel Becerra, Goya, Príncipe de Vergara, Retiro, Bank of Spain, Seville, Sol, Opera, Santo Domingo, Noviciado, San Bernardo, Quevedo, Canal and Four ways.
LINE 3: VILLAVERDE ALTO - MONCLOA
Villaverde Alto, San Cristóbal, Villaverde Bajo Cruce, City of Angels, San Fermín - Orcasur, Hospital 12 de Octubre, Almendrales, Legazpi, Delicias, Palos de la Frontera, Ambassadors, Lavapiés, Sol, Callao, Plaza de España, Ventura Rodríguez , Argüelles and Moncloa
ARGÜELLES LINE - PINAR DE CHAMARTÍN
Argüelles, San Bernardo, Bilbao, Alonso Martínez, Colón, Serrano, Velázquez, Goya, Lista, Diego de León, Avenida de América, Prosperidad, Alfonso XIII, Avenida de la Paz, Arturo Soria, Esperanza, Canillas, Mar de Cristal, San Lorenzo, Parque de Santa María, Hortaleza, Manoteras and Pinar de Chamartín.
LINE 5: ALAMEDA DE OSUNA - COUNTRY HOUSE
Alameda de Osuna, El Capricho, Canillejas, Torre Arias, Suanzes, Ciudad Lineal, Pueblo Nuevo, Quintana, El Carmen, Ventas, Diego de León, Núñez de Balboa, Rubén Darío, Alonso Martínez, Chueca, Gran Vía, Callao, Opera, La Latina, Puerta de Toledo, Acacias, Pirámides, Marqués de Vadillo, Urgel, Oporto, Vista Alegre, Carabanchel, Eugenia de Montijo, Aluche, Empalme, Camp and Casa de Campo.
LINE 6: PRINCE PIUS (CIRCULAR)
Laguna, Carpetana, Oporto, Opañel, Plaza Elíptica, Usera, Legazpi, Arganzuela - Planetarium, Méndez Álvaro, Pacífico, Conde de Casal, Sainz de Baranda, O'Donnell, Manuel Becerra, Diego de León, Avenida de América, Argentine Republic, Nuevos Ministerios, Cuatro Caminos, Guzmán el Bueno, Metropolitano, Ciudad Universitaria, Moncloa, Argüelles, Principe Pío, Puerta del Ángel, Alto de Extremadura and Lucero.
LINE 7: HENARES HOSPITAL - PITIS
Hospital del Henares, Henares, Jarama, San Fernando, La Rambla, Coslada Central, Barrio del Puerto and Estadio Metropolitano.
LINE 8: NEW MINISTRIES - AIRPORT T2
Nuevos Ministerios, Colombia, Pinar del Rey, Mar de Cristal, Feria de Madrid, Airport T1 T2 T3, Barajas and Airport T4.
LINE 9: PACO DE LUCÍA - ARGANDA DEL REY
Paco de Lucía, Mirasierra, Herrera Oria, Barrio del Pilar, Ventilla, Plaza de Castilla, Duque de Pastrana, Pío XII, Colombia, Concha Espina, Cruz del Rayo, Avenida de América, Núñez de Balboa, Príncipe de Vergara, Ibiza, Sainz de Baranda, Estrella, Vinateros, Artilleros, Pavones, Valdebernardo, Vicálvaro, San Cipriano and Puerta de Arganda.
Madrid Tourist Bus Maps
If you want to take a fairly complete look at the center and the most important monuments of the city , you have to get on the Tourist Bus of the capital. The line is quite complete and offers us a very accurate overview of the main points of the city: those that under no circumstances can you get lost before returning home.
To give you an idea, the Madrid Tourist Bus offers two different routes . Knowing the stops will help you to be clear about the routes of each of the lines and to know, logically, what you have seen and what you have not.
Route 1: Historic Madrid
The tour begins on Felipe IV street, right next to the Prado Museum. Next, we will have the opportunity to enjoy good views of the following monuments and typical places : Puerta de Alcalá, Prado-Recoletos axis (where the Neptuno and Cibeles fountains are), Gran Vía, Plaza de España, Temple of Debod and then, the old town, with the Royal Palace, the Almudena Cathedral or the Puerta del Sol. You go through the Prado Museum again, and then go through the Royal Botanical Garden, the Reina Sofía Museum and the Thyssen National Museum -Bornemisza. The final stop is again at the Prado Museum.
Another interesting option is the extended version of this same Route 1. But be careful, keep in mind that this is only done twice a day: you will have to find out about the schedules. In addition to all the above, Madrid Río and the Moncloa area are visited, where the Air Force, the Moncloa Lighthouse or the Arch of Victoria are located.
If you are interested in seeing Madrid at night, you can sign up for the night tour, which offers two daily departures. But only during the summer season. Download the full map here.
Route 2: Modern Madrid
And now we are going for the second route, with which you can walk the streets of the most modern Madrid. This can be done together with the first, in a complementary way, to discover the other part of Madrid. You will surely like it too. The route departs from Atocha Station to Nuevos Ministerios, passing through Puerta de Alcalá and Puerta del Sol. Tourists will have the opportunity to see the impressive KIO Towers , discover the works of painters such as Pablo Picasso or Salvador Dalí in the Museo Reina Sofía or enjoy the most modern sculptures in the Museum of Public Art, passing by the soaring towers of Colón.
In the same itinerary you can see the Congress of Deputies and the government buildings of Nuevos Ministerios. Sports lovers will have their space, with privileged views of the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium of Real Madrid. You can download the route map here.