While staying in the area, be sure to spend a few hours taking in colorful neighborhoods like Chueca, Gran Via and Madrid.
Prado Museum, no doubt one of the country’s best known icons lies just 5 miles (8 kilometers) away.
To better understand Madrid, take a trip to one of its many cultural destinations. Spend a few hours of discovering the exhibits at Crystal Palace, the Reina Sofia Museum and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. For a great night out, reserve seats at the Royal Theatre, the Teatro de la Zarzuela and Joy Madrid, one of the region’s most popular concert venues. If you enjoy art museums and galleries, browse the collections at the Museo Municipal de Arte Contemporaneo, Annta Gallery and the Antonio Machon Gallery.
If you are looking for great family fun, head to the children’s attractions. Take photos, walk past the many exhibits and discover animal biodiversity at the Madrid Zoo Aquarium.
If the weather is good, follow the locals and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Enjoy some of the pleasant city parks such as the El Retiro Park and the Royal Botanical Garden.
If you are spending a while in and around Villaverde, treat yourself with a visit to the Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and the Plaza de Espana. Madrid is filled with reminders of the past; begin your local history tour at the Gate of Toledo. If your spirit could do with a little renewal, you’ll be moved by the serene atmosphere at Villaverde’s holy places like the San Isidro Church.
Go to El Rastro, the Mercado de San Miguel and the San Anton Market for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
Finding somewhere convenient to base yourself in Villaverde is simple. Make reservations for the Hotel Atlantico Madrid, the Regina, or the Hotel Liabeny.