Madrid

Madrid is the capital of Spain, where lives Spanish Royal family.

Also its the biggest city in Spain, where you can find a lot of options for making your visit incredible. It's one of the beautiful cities in the world with a huge historical background. There is a mix of culture, shopping, parks, nightclubs and business centres.

Take comfy shoes, because all interesting places are waiting for you!

 

Madrid data

Location 40°25′8″N 3°41′31″W
Population 6,5 millions inhab
Currency Euro
Plug 220 V
Airport Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport
Languages Spanish
Time zone UTC/GMT+2
VAT 21%
Area 604,3 km²

Madrid tradeshows

Madrid is an important centre for trade fairs, many of them coordinated by IFEMA, the Trade Fair Institution of Madrid.

 

  • Fitur
  • Tourism
  • Anual in january
  • Fruit Attraction
  • Food
  • Anual in october
  • 653 exhibitors
  • 28,509 visitors
  • Motortec Automechanika Madrid
  • Automobile
  • Bienal in april

IFEMA

IFEMA, the Fair of Madrid, is the main centre of Tourism and Fairs, and one of the Madrid's economies driving forces.

It was built in 1980 and since that time, IFEMA has an important role for tradeshows and Spanish business, also IFEMA gives 40,000 direct and indirect jobs. The venue area covers 200,000 square metres, 2 Conventions centres, 12 halls and 14,000 parking places.

Its located only in 10 minutes away from Madrid Barajas airport and 15 kilometrs from downtown.

usefull phone number
+34
Dial out code
091
Police
112
Emergency
Where to buy a SIM card?

You have 2 options in Madrid: getting a prepaid sim card, or signing a contract.

You just need to choose the mobile company between Movistar, Vodafone, Orange and go to their offices with your Passport or ID card. 

All of them have plenty of options and the price would be around 15-20 euros per month and included data, texts and calls.

 

el precio de
Metro metro
1,7€
Food food
11€
Ice cream ice cream
Taxi taxi
1,20 per km
Coffee coffee
1,9€
Water water
1,5€
Bed Hotel hotel
85€
Beer beer
3€
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mobility

from the airport to the center

By the Airport Express buses, a trip from the airport to the city centre is approximately 40 minutes. Tickets cost 5€.

by metro, line 8 from Madrid-Barajas (in any terminal) to Nuevos Ministerios in Madrid's city centre. duration of a trip around 15 minutes. Metro tickets start at 4.50€ and can get up to 5€ depending on your final destination.

Take the light rail (‘metro ligero’) from Terminal T4 to Chamartín, Nuevos Ministerios, Atocha or Príncipe Pío stations. The trip to Chamartín station takes around 11 minutes. Tickets price is 4.50€.

Moving around the city

You can move around the city by metro, the first five stops are 1.50€ increasing by 10 cents every station after.

public buses are marked “emt” and a single ride is around 1.50€.

But we should say that Madrid is a cycle-friendly city. there are a lot of roads to explore!

 

where to eat

Of course everyone wants to know which are the best places to eat in Madrid. Here are some recommendations  ¡enjoy!

Inclán Brutal Bar                      Mediterranean,  Spanish, Fusion                                         T +34 910 23 80 38 

 

Restaurante Étimo by Begoña Fraire                                       Spanish, Vegetarian          T +34 913 27 36 07

Los Montes de Galicia         International, Mediterranean                          T +34 913 55 27 86

 

 

 

things to do

Prado Museum 

The first thing that you should visit is Prado museum, it contains 8,600 paintings and more than 700 sculptures, featuring Spanish, Italian and Flemish styles of art.

Plaza de Cibeles

Plaza de Cibeles is the most famous plaza in Madrid. Take a look for pictures!

Mercado San Miguel

If you want to eat in Spanish way, that's what you need. Atmospheric market with fresh food and wine, small tapas, cold domestic beer..mmm!!

Retiro Park

Madrid`s green heart with a lot of gardens from the 19th century till present time.

weather

Madrid has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate with continental influences, with cool winters and hot summers.

Usually, in winters, Madrid has more rainy days than in summer. The hottest month is July when the average temperature around 31º and the rainiest month is November.the best time to travel to Madrid is the end of the spring or September-October when the weather is comfortable for long walks and visiting a lot of museums.

 

neventum in Madrid

neventum team has extensive experience in Madrid and what is more important: we have local verified partners that will allow us to help you make your trades how a success.

Trust us for everything you need, in Madrid where we have more than 1,255 stands builders, 148 hostess agencies and 0 catering agencies partners we usually work with.

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