• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Madrid - what to expect

Extracts from this document...


Madrid is the capital of Spain. It is Spain's largest city and its administrative, financial and transport office. It has a population of 3 million people and covers 607 square kilometres of land. The main language is Spanish. Climate Below shows the average temperature in Madrid. Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Max 9 11 15 18 21 27 31 30 25 19 13 9 Min 1 2 5 12 10 14 17 17 14 10 5 2 The warmest months are between June and September. Madrid is a dry city, rain is rare and high heat levels are often. Madrid has four seasons and at the beginning of summer, humidity is low. Built Attractions There are various built attractions in Madrid. Many of them museums and theatres. It is best known for its 'Golden Triangle' of art museums; Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen - Bornomisza. ...read more.


? Festival de Oto�o (Autumn Festival), Madrid's most important annual arts festival during late October - late November in various venues. Food, drink and entertainment There are over 25 popular restaurants in Madrid, all of which are split up into 5 categories: - ? Gastronomic ? Business ? Trendy ? Budget ? Personal recommendations. The nightlife is also quite big in Madrid. There are various nightclubs and bars in the city centre. There is also a casino outside of Madrid; however, there is a free bus service to and from the casino. The age limit for that is 21 but the age limit to drink alcohol in Madrid is 16. There are various bars offering live music such as flamenco, salsa, jazz, African music and Spanish singer-songwriters. Accommodation There are a wide variety of accommodations in Madrid including hotels, apartment-hotels, hostels, hotels residencia and pensions. ...read more.


from Madrid's city centre, has three terminals. Terminal one handles all international flights (except for Iberia flights to Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Portugal). Terminal two serves domestic flights and the Iberia international flights listed above. The new terminal three is used primarily for the Madrid-Barcelona shuttles. Approximate flight times to Madrid: From London is 2 hours 15 minutes; from New York is 7 hours 5 minutes; from Los Angeles is 11 hours 5 minutes; from Toronto is 7 hours 5 minutes and from Sydney is 27 hours 30 minutes. Transport to the city: The EMT airport bus departs every ten minutes, daily from 05.30-01.30, from the underground bus terminal at Plaza de Col�n (journey time - 30-45 minutes) and costs �2.50. A taxi journey costs about �15, including a �3 airport charge (journey time - 30 minutes). Plan of the Airport Red - Iberia Air Shuttle Green - Domestic Flights 0range - International Flights ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Global Interdependence & Economic Transition section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Global Interdependence & Economic Transition essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Investigating Travel & Tourism

    5 star(s)

    When a surplus is made, they would expect to see the money being used for reinvestment in the organization or for its members. Commercial and non-commercial organizations do interact in the travel and tourism industry. For example, the local Tourist Information Centres are a public body which are run by the local authorities (70%).

  2. Examine the components of a 24-hour city

    It had also came to light to the researcher on the extent the of negative impacts that are surrounded by the area. Such impacts included the lack of street management the council have, as well as the levels of anti-social behavior, especially after-working hours.

  1. Investigating Travel and Tourism

    This was similar for my parents. They never went abroad when they were little. The UK beaches were good enough back then. Now-a-days, our generation thinks it's odd if we don't go abroad for the predictable sun and sand. * If, for example, my friends and I decided to go to Ibiza we would expect a

  2. Should a Fifth Terminal be built at Heathrow Airport.

    This compromise might not be met by either party as BAA want the increase in flights and the public would still have to deal with 18 years of construction work and couldn't be ensured that further expansion would not be a future issue.

  1. Different types of travel destination. Study of Cardiff and Barcelona as travel destinations.

    Much of the focus on the development of Cardiff has been directed at Cardiff bay (right).The bay has got shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. Despite the developments there is still a lot of green in Cardiff. Cardiff is situated in south east Wales.

  2. The social costs and benefits of business activity- Paddington Basin Regeneration Project.

    It has direct tube links to all London mainline terminals. Paddington Basin stands adjacent to the A40 M (Westway), which connects directly with the M25 (just 7miles away), giving motorists access to the M4, M3 & M1. These are great incentives for investors as it means that they will be

  1. Busy Busy Barcelona

    You've got to be joking!! However at this point we didn't really have much choice as this was the only real way we could ever get a good old gander at the sites of the city. So despite the outrage, me, my Girlfriend, her Mum and her Dad decide to give it a go.

  2. Concepts of The City

    The management team also need to be very understanding when Brian expresses his aspiration to become an interior designer. It is often considered effeminate for a male to enter such a profession, so Brian's colleagues were mindful to be particularly sensitive when he expressed his aspirations to create his own

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work