We have many reasons for you to choose Madrid as the best destination to learn Spanish.
Madrid is a wide city with a population of approximately 5 million inhabitants and growing. It is located in the center of the Iberian Peninsula and has an altitude of 650 meters. It has continental weather; cold in winter and very hot in the summer.
Life in Madrid is very active; there are plenty of traditional cafes, summer terraces, beer bars, and tapas bars. There is also a wide variety of theaters with a diverse show offer.
It is very easy to integrate in Madrid; “madrileans” are well used to greet people coming from other points of the country and from abroad.
The city also offers a wide variety of locations to practice sports.
Madrid also has a large leisure offer. There is a complete arts offer, especially in painting. Madrid has three amazing Art Museums; the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, and the Modern Art Center Reina Sofia, all three located in the same area.
Apart from the museums and other traditional tourist points, like the Retiro Park, and the Rastro (flea market in the street), is recommended to explore neighborhoods like the Austrias or the Plaza Mayor.
Night life is amazing in Madrid, you must experience the typical “Marcha Madrileña”, or you can simply go out and have a nice glass of Spanish wine, and enjoy of the night views of the city or go to the theater and enjoy yourself.
You can find all the information you need about Madrid, its transportation and leisure offer at:
Leisure Magazine: www.guiadelocio.com
Spain’s airline: www.iberia.com