The literary quarter of Madrid is called Barrio de las Letras. It was home to many Spanish Golden Age writers, such as Miguel de Cervantes, playwright Lope De Vega, and poet Quevedo. The neighborhood offers a variety of unique restaurants, shops, and bars to visit.
Two days never feels like enough time to explore a city, especially one as exciting and expansive as Madrid. Yet, sometimes, a weekend is all the time you have! This timeline fits the most captivating sights Madrid has to offer in just 48 hours, turning your limited amount of time into an ideal vacation.
During the summers in Madrid it gets oppressively hot. Pools seem to be the only way to deal with the heat, but there is another option to be found in the indoor ski hill, Snow Zone, which provides a way to stay inside and out of the heat while still having fun.
The National Library of Spain and its museum are less known attractions in Madrid, but still worth visiting. Some of the oldest collections in the library are the Leonardo da Vinci’s Madrid Codices, Miguel de Cervantes archives, and the Metz Codex, the eleventh century manuscript Beato de Don Fernando.