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City Breaks to Madrid

Bull fighting is something that everyone associates with Spain ,whether you agree with the spectacle or not. If you are venturing here on one of the many city breaks to Madrid*, then it might be a chance to give this national event a try. It's not a exactly sport but more of a theatrical performance, which is reviewed in the cultural sections of newspapers.

One of the reasons why many people go on a city break to Madrid is because bullfighting takes place every Sunday here from March to October, and often on public holidays too. Take one of the city break to Madrid and spend an evening being enthralled. Though if you are squeamish, stay well away as undoubtedly there will be blood.


If you are on a child friendly city break Madrid is perfect. Probably not for bull fighting, but there are plenty of other fun things for children to do. Madrid Zoo is rated as one of the top in Europe and any city breaks Madrid style should make sure of a visit. There are 2,000 animals representing 500 species, including the white tiger, koalas and birds of prey.


For aquatic animal city breaks Madrid cannot be beaten as there is an aquarium where sharks lurk and Dolphinarium shows where these intelligent creatures perform tricks to the delight of the crowd. For more breathtaking views on your city break Madrid has, take a trip on the Teleferico, a cable car that takes you between the Parque del Oueste and Casa de Campo, where there is a funfair.

Evenings out

For an entertaining city break, Madrid really pulls out all the stops. With most people resting during the heat of the day, evenings are when the city comes alive again. For jazz style city breaks, Madrid is legendary with many jazz clubs littered around the capital showcasing traditional jazz to modern.

If you want to catch a performance of flamenco dancing, you will not be short changed either. There are plenty around though most of the shows do not start until after 11pm. Make sure you get there earlier than that otherwise you will struggle for a place to stand, let alone sit.

If you fancy a dance yourself while on your city break, there are plenty of clubs to accommodate you. Again, it is a late night with many clubs not getting going until after midnight. For an alternative night out between July and September, there is an open air movie theatre showing double bills of mainstream films. There is a screen for children as well.

Go to Madrid

A relaxing city break to Madrid is hard to beat. There are so many cafes, bars and restaurants where you can relax the hours away. For efficient service and knockdown prices, BudgetAir is hard to beat as well. Enjoy a flight to Madrid with BudgetAir Canada, knowing you can return again and again for another city break to Madrid.

*Return fares per person, including taxes, excluding a C$ 9.99 booking fee.

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