5 TOP RATED MADRID DAY TRIPS

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Madrid City has the best of day trips in all of Spain. Thinking of visiting Madrid? Then make sure you visit one of these day trips analyzed in this article. Most of these day trips are those tourists have rated high when they visited Madrid. This article will do well to outline the attractions that are found in each day trip and how well you will enjoy each day trip.

  1. BARCELONA

With the high speed train system in Spain, you can easily visit Barcelona from Madrid as a day trip. Although Barcelona itself deserves more than a day trip to fully explore. you can get yourself to satisfaction in just a day trip of the city. Barcelona is home to one of the best football clubs in the world, FC Barcelona and their Soccer stadium is an attraction site you must not miss.

Other attractions in Barcelona include:

  • Arc de Triomf
  • Placa de Catalunya
  • Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
  • Fundacio Joan Miro
  • Poble Espanyol
  • Barcelona Cathedral
  • Parc de la Ciutadella
  • Museu Picasso
  • La Boqueria Market
  1. TOLEDO

Make sure you visit a winery if you must go to Toledo. The town used to be Spain’s capital and still retains its charming streets and winding streets. There is always art exhibition and showcase by famous artists. You cannot afford to miss the gorgeous ancient capital building when you visit Toledo.

Other attraction sites are:

·         Museo El Greco

·         Iglesia de Santo Tomé

·         Town Wall

·         Museo de Santa Cruz

·         Sinagoga del Tránsito

·         Santa María la Blanca: Ancient Synagogue Converted to a Church

·         Cristo de la Luz

·         Alcázar

·        Iglesia de San Ildefonso

  1. SEVILLE

Home to Sevilla FC, one of the top clubs in the Spanish La Liga, Seville is a great city for a day trip from Madrid. The distance is a lot but then there is the AVE train which is a speed train. Seville is presently the  capital and largest city of the independent community of Andalusia Going to Seville is a bit costly but you will get to see:

·         Museo del Baile Flamenco

·         Santa Semana

·         Iglesia Colegial del Salvador

·         Museo de Bellas Artes

·         Explore Barrio Santa Cruz

·         Catedral de Sevilla

·         Parque de María Luisa and Plaza de España

·        Real Alcázar

  1. AVILA

Avila is the home to the catholic saint, Theresa of Avila or Theresa of the Child Jesus who founded the Carmelite order. Avila is ancient city with its city walls built since the 12th century.  Avila is 110KM West of Madrid. The city is considered to have one of the highest numbers of Gothic churches per capita in all of Spain.

You will also get to see:

·         Convento de Santa Teresa

·         Real Monasterio de Santo Tomas

·         Basilica de San Vicente

·         Barrio Judio

·         Capilla de Mosén Rubí de Bracamonte

·         The 16th-Century Convent of Las Gordillas

·         Convento de Santa María de Gracia

  • Murallas
  1. VALENCIA

Valencia is the home of the LaLiga football club, Valencia CF and in 2010, the city was hit by the Madrid’s high-speed rail. Valencia is the third biggest city in all of Spain. Valencia is seated by the sea and has lots of beaches, in fact people from Madrid go to beaches in Valencia like they at home. You can take a day trip to Valencia to enjoy the beaches. You will also enjoy attractions like:

  • La Lonja de la Seda
  • Valencia Cathedral
  • EL MIGUELETE
  • Plaza de la Reina
  • Central Market
  • Colón Market
  • Town Hall
  • City of Arts and Sciences
  • Turia Park
  • Gulliver Park

Final Verdict: Madrid is landlocked and getting out of the landlocked city in a day trip will be fun to explore more of Spain within 24 hours. You can lick on Best day trips from Madrid for more information.

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