Madrid is the capital of Spain. It is a relatively new city dating from the Muslim era in the IX century. In the XI century it is incorporated into the court of Castilla. with King Felipe II in 1561 it becomes the permanent capital of the Spanish monarchy.
It is one of the highest cities in Europe at 657 meters above sea level. and approximately 3 million people live there. The heritage of the city is very rich in culture and unique since there are 8 cities around the world heritage.
It is perfect for daily excursions to other areas.