Frommer's Madrid Day by Day

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2009 - Travel - 192 pages
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This full colour guide shows you how to navigate yourself around one of Europe's most chic cities in the most time efficient way. Full day tours around the Royal Palace, the Plaza Mayor, the Prado Museum, Retiro Park, as well as eccentric palaces, and all the best cafes and tapas bars The best neighbourhood walks around the Madrid of the Austrias, with its royal palaces and churches: the bohemian Plaza de Santa Ana: the trio of superb art museums which form the Golden Triangle; the chic Salamanca district: and the hip, colourful neighbourhoods of Malasana and Chueca Highlights the best shopping from the Rastro flea market to the boutiques of Salamanca Includes Day Trips to magical cities, including Toledo and Segovia, as well as the magnificent royal palace and pantheon at El Escorial.
 

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Contents

12 Favorite Moments
1
Chapter 1 The Best FullDay Tours
5
Chapter 2 The Best SpecialInterest Tours
23
Chapter 3 The Best Neighborhood Walks
55
Chapter 4 The Best Shopping
73
Chapter 5 Madrid Outdoors
81
Chapter 6 The Best Dining
95
Chapter 7 The Best Nightlife
109
Chapter 8 The Best Arts Entertainment
117
Chapter 9 The Best Lodging
125
Chapter 10 The Best Day Trips Excursions
143
The Savvy Traveler
157
Index
176
Photo Credits
183
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About the author (2009)

Mary-Ann Gallagher is a British travel writer who has spent many years in Spain, and has written dozens of guidebooks for publishers around the world. She now lives in Barcelona with partner Aleix and son Max, but visits the captivating Spanish capital as often as possible.

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