While you are in the area, why not spend a few hours sightseeing in colorful neighborhoods like Gran Via, Madrid and Carabanchel.
Prado Museum, one of the most famous highlights in the country is situated 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the northeast.
Leganes offers some interesting cultural attractions nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Spend a while admiring the exhibits at Crystal Palace, the Reina Sofia Museum and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Enjoy seeing the region’s best and brightest live on stage at the Royal Theatre, the Teatro de la Zarzuela and Joy Madrid.
Looking for things to amuse the kids? Discover the various child-friendly destinations nearby. Admire all kinds of fascinating creatures at the Madrid Zoo Aquarium.
When it’s time escape the city, plan a trip to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. To spend some time in a natural setting head to the El Retiro Park and the Royal Botanical Garden.
Visitors to Madrid should not miss out on the Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and the Plaza de Espana. Step back in time by exploring some heritage sites, such as the Gate of Toledo. Those who enjoy visiting sacred places will love the San Isidro Church.
To enjoy some retail therapy, visit El Rastro, the Mercado de San Miguel and the San Anton Market.
After a day exploring the streets of Leganes, stay the night in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Hotel Atlantico Madrid, the Regina and the Hotel Liabeny are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.