Madrid is a people's city and the exuberant way of life of the charming Madrileños is impossible to resist. Linger over a late lunch, settle down to a siesta, keep hunger at bay at a tapas bar and don't expect dinner until at least 10pm. No wonder the nightlife continues until dawn.
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Madrid is one of the most cultural capitals in Europe. Most visitors head straight to the Prado to see its unrivalled collection of Spanish art but don't miss the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection, where the whole history of art from the past eight hundred years is superbly represented.


  • Return flights

  • Return private car transfers - client testimonials

  • Accommodation including breakfast

  • A guaranteed entrance ticket to the Prado Museum

  • Kirker's Guide Notes to restaurants, museums and sightseeing - client testimonials

  • The services of the Kirker Concierge to book opera tickets, expert local guides or a table for dinner - client testimonials

Kirker Extra

Guaranteed entrance ticket to the Prado Museum

The magnificent Museo del Prado contains the world’s finest collection of Spanish art, and a wonderful array of European paintings from the 12th to the 19th Century including works by Goya, Velazquez, Titian and Rubens among many others. Kirker clients visiting the city will receive reserved entrance tickets to the gallery, or for those who prefer we can include tickets for the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, which houses early European paintings or Madrid’s excellent modern art gallery, the Reina Sofia.



By Air

Flights to Madrid

Flight Time

  • Heathrow: British Airways
  • 2 hrs 30 mins
    • Heathrow: Iberia
  • 2 hrs 30 mins
    • London City: British Airways
  • 2 hrs 20 mins
    • London Gatwick: Air Europa
  • 2 hrs 15 mins
    • Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Gatwick, Luton, Manchester: Easyjet
  • 2 hrs 5 mins - 2 hrs 40 mins
    • Dublin, Stansted, Manchester: Ryanair
  • 2 hrs 5 mins - 2 hrs 20 mins
    • Dublin: Aer Lingus
  • 1 hr 10 mins
  • By Air

    Flights to Bilbao (for Burgos & León)

    Flight time

    • Heathrow: Vueling
  • 2 hrs 20 mins
    • Stansted, Manchester: Easyjet
  • 1 hr 55 mins - 2 hrs 10 mins
    • Dublin: Aer Lingus (March – October)
  • 2 hrs 10 mins
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