As the capital city of Spain, seat of government, and residence of the Spanish monarch, Madrid is the political, economic and cultural centre of Spain. It is a bustling and energetic metropolis that buzzes in a way that only a capital can, and is the perfect place to practice Spanish language and get a taste of that special "madrileño" spirit.
Madrid offers attractions for both culture and amusement. The city is full of great monuments, like the Royal Palace and Plaza Mayor, and it’s art museums; Del Prado, Reina Sofia or Thyssen are world renowned. Football is a national passion and here you can tour Bernabeu stadium home of Real Madrid before enjoying the atmosphere of the city eating tapas and enjoying flamenco. Landlocked in the centre of the Iberian peninsular the city is surrounded by enchanting historical gems like Toledo and Segovia. In short it is easy to entertain and inspire your students in this rich European capital.