A car rental Madrid Airport deal could work out well should you intend visiting various different places in Spain throughout your holiday. It is something to consider if you are thinking about exploring areas outside the city such as Toledo which is a splendid area situated 45 km from Madrid. Irish people wishing to go to Madrid can grab a flight with Aer Lingus or Ryanair from Dublin Airport to Madrid Barajas Airport.
Madrid is a city that in no way ceases to attract vacationers all year round. It’s situated in the centre of Spain. You will find an abundance of things to do such as visiting museums and palaces or soaking up some hard earned sunshine. Madrid is also an excellent spot for those with a love of shopping as well as been renowned for its lively nightlife which is centered on the Plaza de Santa Ana. Many people say that the night time does not truly get going in Madrid til midnight.
Madrid Barajas Airport is the Spain’s main airport. It has higher passenger amounts and flight numbers than any other airport within the nation. Barajas Airport currently stands as the 10th busiest airport terminal in the world and 4th busiest international airport in Europe. The airport is situated close to Barajas which is about 15 km’s from Madrid City. Both Irish airlines use Terminal one at Barajas Airport. Over 50 million passengers use Madrid Airport annually.
There’s also the option of hiring a taxi. Most taxis in Madrid will only carry as much as four people. You will find taxi ranks outside every terminal. Another option to take into consideration is a shuttle bus service whilst there are also train services to Madrid City centre. As well as the usual train schedule there’s a metro underground train service which can be boarded at Terminal 2 and 4.
For people who choose a relaxing holiday there are a lot of great restaurants in Madrid catering for all food types throughout the day and late into the night time. Tapas bars are everywhere in the town and are a great option what ever your budget is. As usual when inside a new city I would suggest attempting some of the local specialties such as lacón which is a smoked gammon dish and Cocido Madrileño which is a vegetable stew.
It’s also well worth choosing a seafood restaurant for dinner for a minimum of one night of your stay. Inside a historical town such as Madrid you will find lots of sites to visit for those with an interest in art and culture. One of the most well-known stops is Plaza Mayor which is more than 200 years old. In Museo del Prado you can find works from such well-known names as Rubens and Goya. Should you want to get away from the buzzing city existence for a while then head for El Retiro which is a nice location for some relaxation time.
You will find 4 car hire desks at Barajas Airport terminal. You will find 100 plus shops in Barajas Airport too as well as more than 40 food outlets. There is construction work constantly taking place within the air port which can mean disruption to the running of some of these outlets.