New touristic products of Madrid Visitors and Convention Bureau / City of Madrid
Thursday 10, May 2012
Madrid, a way of life is the promotional guide for the city of Madrid that brings up the best ideas to plan a trip to our city. The 2012 edition is now available in English where you can also find a download for iPad through a BIDI code.
Month by Month 2012 is the annual events calendar that no visitor should miss when arriving to Madrid becoming an excellent tool at the time of planning a trip to Madrid in advance. Hereby you will find the English/Spanish edition.
Official Guided Tours is the most extensive and affordable program including more than 40 city tours every single day of the year in 8 different languages. There are several options to choose from: Essential Madrid, Bicycle and Skating Tours, Tours and activities for families, Dramatized and musical tours and specially adapted tours for the physically, mentally and sensorially handicapped. More information...
Madrid Card is the essential sightseeing pass for visitors to Madrid. For a very reasonable price, it entitles you to discounts in shops and restaurants; admission to the Essential Madrid visit from the programme of Official Guided Tours and the Tour of the Bernabéu as well as free entry to over 50 museums. It also gives you priority admission to some of the city's top museums and sights: the Prado, the Reina Sofía, the Thyssen-Bornemisza, the Wax Museum and the Royal Palace. Cards are available at different prices for 24, 48, 72 or 120 hours, with reduced rates for children. There is also a special tariff which includes admission to the Zoo-Aquarium, Faunia and the Amusement Park. Here you will find more information about the Madrid Card.
Madrid City Tour is one of the most comfortable and easy ways to get to know the city. There are two different routes: Historical Madrid and Modern Madrid and two different ticket options: one-day ticket or two-day ticket. Both routes can be extended in order to visit Madrid Río, Cuatro Torres Business Area, Plaza Las Ventas Bullfighting Arena, Moncloa Headlight, etc. The audio guide service is available in 14 different languages. More information...
More and more travellers think that researching and planning a European city break is half the fun and they're not interested in pre-arranged trips or escorted tours. Self-guided tours offer a lot of advantages but require some guidance and good resources.
With the recent wild fires, disrupting flights and increasing air pollution, environmental quality is a growing factor in attracting tourists.
The hotel price comparison site www.trivago.co.uk has put together a list of the fifteen most spectacular hotel rooftop terraces in the world.