👥 Population: 3.2 million
🕑 Time Zone: Central European Time (CET): UTC +1
Madrid is the largest and capital city of Spain and the second largest in Europe, after Berlin. Like so many cities in Europe it blends traditional heritage with modern, progressive conveniences. Madrid is a relatively large tech hub in Europe, and is also a popular destination for people working remotely.
The weather in Madrid is mediterranean featuring hot summers and warm to cool, wet winters. Summers are usually 28°C on average and winters are 16°C.
Centro: This includes the most popular areas such as Puerta del Sol, La Latina, Los Austrias, Huerta, Barrio de las Letras, Lavapiés & Malasaña. In the heart of the city and perfect for first timers and tourists. Has all of the restaurants, cafes, shops and activities you could need. Good for all ages and budgets. Vintage clothing stores, bakeries and and active night scene.
Retiro: More upscale area. Good for people who enjoy museums and learning about local culture. Has parks and green spaces making it good for families.
Chamberí: Chamberí has a plethora of services and activities for all ages and interests. Many parks, shopping areas, restaurants, bars, and nightlife can be enjoyed. In addition, it is very well connected by public transportation.
Mercado de San Antón
Mercado de Antón Martín
Mercado de Pacífic
Mercado San Ildefonso
✅ yes as well as Cabify, Blacklane, MyTaxi, and local taxis