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15th Apr to 20th Apr, 2024Budget Friendly Road Trip
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Things to do in Madrid in April

Day 1 - Tuesday 16th, Apr
morning -

Arrive in Madrid from Barcelona by road and check-in to accommodation. Start the day with a visit to Parque del Retiro, a beautiful park in the heart of the city. Enjoy a leisurely walk or rent a rowboat and explore the park's lake.

afternoon -

Head to La Latina neighborhood for a thrilling zip line adventure at Madrid Rio Urban Beach Park. After the adventure, indulge in some delicious tapas at the nearby Mercado de la Cebada.

evening -

Visit El Tigre for a budget-friendly, lively atmosphere and generous portions of tapas with every drink order.

Hotels in Madrid, Spain

Day 2 - Wednesday 17th, Apr
morning -

Start the day with a visit to the Temple of Debod, an ancient Egyptian temple relocated to Madrid. Enjoy panoramic views of the city from this unique location.

afternoon -

Head to Casa de Campo and experience the thrill of the Teleférico, a cable car ride offering breathtaking views of the city and surrounding area.

evening -

Enjoy dinner at El Sur, a casual dining spot known for its delicious paella and other Spanish specialties.

Day 3 - Thursday 18th, Apr
morning -

Explore the ancient streets of Madrid's La Latina neighborhood and visit the San Francisco el Grande Basilica, known for its stunning architecture and art.

afternoon -

Experience the adrenaline rush of Go Karting at Carlos Sainz Center, a popular go-karting track suitable for all skill levels.

evening -

For a fun and energetic evening, head to Kapital, one of the largest nightclubs in Madrid with multiple floors, each offering a different music genre and vibe.

Day 4 - Friday 19th, Apr
morning -

Embark on a day trip to Navacerrada Ski Resort for an adventurous day of skiing and snowboarding in the stunning Sierra de Guadarrama mountains.

afternoon -

Enjoy a hearty lunch at La Chimenea, a cozy mountain restaurant known for its traditional Spanish cuisine and welcoming atmosphere.

evening -

Relax and unwind at the Arab Baths Hammam Al Ándalus, a serene oasis offering traditional Arabic baths and relaxing thermal pools.

Day 5 - Saturday 20th, Apr
morning -

Explore the historic neighborhood of Barrio de las Letras and visit the renowned Prado Museum, home to a vast collection of European art.

afternoon -

Stroll along Gran Vía, one of Madrid's main shopping streets, and enjoy some window shopping or bargain hunting at the variety of stores and boutiques.

evening -

Savor traditional Spanish dishes at La Casa del Abuelo, a cozy spot known for its mouthwatering gambas al ajillo (garlic shrimp) and other seafood delicacies.

Day 6 - Sunday 21st, Apr
morning -

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and some last-minute souvenir shopping in the vibrant Plaza Mayor square before departing from Madrid.

afternoon -

Head back to Barcelona by road, reminiscing about the thrilling adventures and unforgettable experiences in Madrid.

Weather in Madrid in Invalid date
Avg Temp10°C to 20°C
Chance of Rain20%

The weather in Madrid in April is generally mild and sunny, with average temperatures between 10°C and 20°C. However, it is important to note that the weather can be unpredictable, so it is always a good idea to pack a light jacket or raincoat just in case. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

Things to Carry on your trip to Madrid

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking, so make sure your shoes are supportive and comfortable.

Lightweight jacket -

The weather in Madrid in April can be unpredictable, so it's a good idea to pack a light jacket just in case.

Comfortable tops and bottoms -

You'll want to be comfortable while exploring Madrid, so pack clothes that you can move around in easily.

Swimsuit (optional) -

If you're planning on visiting any of Madrid's rooftop pools, you'll need a swimsuit.

Hat -

A hat will protect you from the sun and keep you cool.

Scarf (optional) -

A scarf can be used to keep you warm or to add a touch of style to your outfit.


Sunglasses -

Sunglasses will protect your eyes from the sun.

Camera -

A camera will allow you to capture all of your memories from Madrid.

Phone and charger -

You'll need your phone to stay connected and to use as a camera.

Travel documents -

Make sure to pack your passport, visa, and other important travel documents.

First-aid kit -

A first-aid kit will come in handy for any minor injuries.

Reusable water bottle -

A reusable water bottle will help you stay hydrated and save money on bottled water.

Essentials & Must Haves

Money -

You'll need money to pay for food, accommodation, and activities.

Credit cards -

Credit cards are widely accepted in Madrid.

Travel insurance -

Travel insurance will protect you in case of lost luggage, medical emergencies, or other unexpected events.

Guidebook -

A guidebook will help you plan your trip and learn more about Madrid.

Map -

A map will help you navigate Madrid.

Phrasebook -

A phrasebook will help you communicate with locals.

Good to have

Travel pillow -

A travel pillow will help you get a good night's sleep on the plane or train.

Eye mask -

An eye mask will help you block out light and get a good night's sleep.

Ear plugs -

Ear plugs will help you block out noise and get a good night's sleep.

Travel towel -

A travel towel is lightweight and quick-drying, making it perfect for travel.

Universal adapter -

A universal adapter will allow you to plug your electronics into outlets in Madrid.

Small backpack -

A small backpack is perfect for carrying your essentials while you're exploring Madrid.


Smartphone -

Your smartphone will be your most important tool for staying connected, navigating Madrid, and taking photos.

Laptop (optional) -

A laptop can be useful for staying connected, working on the go, or watching movies.

Tablet (optional) -

A tablet is a great way to read books, watch movies, or play games.

Camera (optional) -

A camera will allow you to capture all of your memories from Madrid.

E-reader (optional) -

An e-reader is a great way to read books without having to carry around a physical book.

Headphones -

Headphones will allow you to listen to music, podcasts, or audiobooks without disturbing others.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are both widely accepted in Madrid.

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