’s capital city Madrid
, is situated close to the geographical center of the country, and has a population of over three million people. The origins of the city date back to AD 852, when the Moors built a fortress near the Manzanares River. Madrid is a well-rounded travel destination rich in history and culture. With its world renowned museums, parks, shopping, entertainment, and gastronomy
, this city has something for everyone. Choose holiday accommodations in a vacation rental property, apartment rental, villa rental or condo rental in Madrid and let Owner Direct Vacation Rentals be the ones to help you with your accommodation.
During the peak summer months in Madrid, the temperature can easily reach 40ºC, but this is made slightly more bearable by the low humidity levels. At 2,188 feet Madrid is the highest European capital. Summer in Madrid can be very hot, so hot that it is in fact the fourth hottest city in all of Europe
. However, due to its privileged location and high altitude there are many welcome breaks from the heat in the form of low humidity and cooler evenings. The balmy summer evenings
are a great time to enjoy Madrid’s legendary active nightlife. The city plays host to the largest number of bars per capita of any European city
. In the winter months the minimum temperatures often fall below freezing point, although it rarely snows in the city itself. Apartment rentals, villa rentals, vacation rentals, condo rentals and accommodations are available through Owner Direct.
Madrid enjoys the most extensive areas of parks and gardens of all European cities
, which include more than 40 parks within its city limits. The Retiro is perhaps Madrid's best known park. It occupies 120 hectares of land in the very center of Madrid. Tourists can enjoy this beautiful park which has a rose garden, a recreation lake where paddle and rowing boats can be rented
. Around the lake there’s a large variety of shows and street theatre that take place on the weekends. Rent holiday lodging directly from owners of villas, condo rentals, vacation rentals, cabins, cottages, apartment rentals, and villa rentals.
Other landmarks worth noting include the splendid Plaza Mayor, a beautiful 17th century square filled with café’s and craft shops, and the vast and lavish Palacio Real which was home to Spanish royalty until 1931. List your apartment rental, villa rental, vacation rental and accommodation with Owner Direct today.
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