Top 5 Must-See Activities in Madrid

These are the most famous Madrid tourist attractions & sight tours which sees thousands and millions of visitors each year:

What to Do in Madrid at Night

When the sun goes down, Madrid’s magnificence will reveal its real beauty. Although the city is beautiful at daylight, when nighttime comes, you’ll discover a lot of unexpected things that will surely make you love the city even more. Madrid is a city with incredible nightlife scene, where both tourists and locals converge either at the nightclubs, bars, late night restaurants, and other exciting places in the city.

From the phenomenal flamenco performances, eclectic nightlife, lively tapas bars to beautiful museums and more, here are some of the best things to see and do in Madrid at night.

Madrid Night Things to Do

Madrid Nightlife

Tour the Reina Sofia Museum

Madrid is known for its excellent cultural offerings. If you’re interested to learn more about the local culture, head to the Reina Sofia Museum. Here, you’ll find a vast collection of works of art that will make you understand Madrid’s local culture even more. There are also seasonal exhibits, guided tours, and different activities...

Tapas Tour in Madrid

1. Tapas Tour in Madrid

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  • A tour that has all tapas and drinks included and get an in-depth look at Tapas culture.
  • A walk with local guides who will take you to the best tapas hideouts in the city.
  • A tour to about 4-5 venues where you get to enjoy drinks and authentic tapas at each shop.
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Check out the Legendary Del Diego Bar

If you find yourself craving for delicious cocktails or you simply want to chill out at some of the best bars in Madrid, the Del Diego bar is the best place to go. Opening until 3 AM, hanging out at this bar while enjoying their wide range of cocktail drinks is definitely one of the best things to do in Madrid after midnight.

Del Diego is a popular bar in Madrid. Opened in 1992, this bar has an extensive menu of delicious drinks,...

Pub Crawl Madrid-The Original since 2005-Shots-Fun-Clubs-Dance

2. Pub Crawl Madrid-The Original since 2005-Shots-Fun-Clubs-Dance

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  • A tour that reveals the energetic side of Madrid at night on a pub crawl with well-informed guides and an enthusiastic crowd.
  • It takes you through the main attractions of the city's nightlife and finds yourself in some of Madrid's best clubs and bars.
  • It's a high-energy walk around Madrid at night while visiting the best...
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Dine at a Michelin-Starred Restaurant

Madrid is home to some of the world’s best restaurants, making it a great destination for foodies. The best way to experience Madrid’s exciting food scene is to dine at the city’s Michelin starred restaurants, such as the DiverXO, which is the only 3-starred restaurant in Madrid.

DiverXO was given its third star status in 2013 and was the only restaurant in Madrid to do so in the past 20 years.  David Muñoz, the...

Madrid at Night Bike Guided Small Group Tour

3. Madrid at Night Bike Guided Small Group Tour

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  • This is a night bike guided tour around the city of Madrid where you will be visiting some of the most popular and iconic attractions without the usual afternoon crowds that make sightseeing a hassle.
  • The attractions that you will be visiting include Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Royal Palace of Madrid and Parque del...
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Visit the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is one of the museums that make up the Paseo del Arte. It houses an interesting collection of contemporary arts from the early 13th century. Officially opened in 1992, the museum is home to the private European art...

Florida Retiro Dinner Show

4. Florida Retiro Dinner Show

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  • It is a tour in Madrid that displays a Florida Retiro dinner show, its diversity and festive spirit with splendid displays from several amazing performers.
  • It includes humorous moments with an international and cosmopolitan show, live music performed by the best orchestra in the city, top-level acrobatics and an explicit dance...
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Watch a Concert at the Madrid National Auditorium

If you want to witness some of the best performances and concerts in the city, then head over to the Auditorio Nacional de Música. Designed by renowned Spanish architect José Maria García de Paredes, the auditorium first opened on October 1988. It was constructed to be part of the National Auditorium Program, which aims to establish a respectable musical infrastructure all over Spain.

If you love classical music, then watching a...

Madrid Tapas Night Walking Tour

5. Madrid Tapas Night Walking Tour

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  • It explores Spanish nightlife and the traditional tasty tapas that will leave you salivating.
  • It leads you through the classy Madrileno lifestyle.
  • A small group of guests will visit Madrid's farthest corners and enjoy all of the delicious treats which you can never find on your own.
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Take the Kids to the Parque Warner Madrid Theme Park

If you’re traveling to Madrid with your kids, a theme park is definitely one of the best places to visit in Madrid at night. The Parque Warner Madrid is a great place to visit for the entire family, where you get to enjoy a wide range of rides. These exhilarating rides are divided into three categories. You can choose from the intense, moderate, and mild....

Private Tour: Madrid Top Historic and Architectural Landmarks

6. Private Tour: Madrid Top Historic and Architectural Landmarks

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  • Wander through the capital of Spain on our private Madrid tour. Discover the most prominent historic and cultural highlights, dive deeper into its architecture and cuisine. Grab a great opportunity to explore some hidden gems with your private local guide and get some tips on the best culinary experience.

    Combine the local market, splendid...
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Experience the Exciting Night Life at Gran Via

The Gran Via is one of the liveliest streets in Madrid when nighttime comes, making it a great destination if you want to experience the city’s bustling nightlife scene. This street is lined with thousands of shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, and so much more! It is also filled with so many beautiful buildings showcasing Madrid’s early 20th-century revival architecture.

There are absolutely so many things to see and do in Gran Via....

Madrid By Night - Private Tapas Tour of Madrid with Friendly Local Guide

7. Madrid By Night - Private Tapas Tour of Madrid with Friendly Local Guide

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  • Madrid is a European record for the number of bars and restaurants!
    And no wonder, because a big part of Spanish life takes place in bars:) And given the local great tradition, when asking for a glass of beer or wine, you're served different types of snacks (they are called "tapas") absolutely free of charge, such national unconcealed interest...
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Go for a Scenic Bike Stroll at the City Streets

If you want a more adventurous way to explore Madrid at night, then book a group cycling tour! After sunset when the lights are on and the city exudes a romantic and charming ambiance, grab a bike and follow your guide along with a group of friends or other tourists. The cycling tour will approximately take two hours and you’ll be passing by the famous

Madrid Party Pubcrawl Tour & Club

8. Madrid Party Pubcrawl Tour & Club

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  • Ultimate Pubcrawl Party

    Come with us to have a new experience meeting new people while you enjoy the best party ever!!
    3-4 Different bars with great music for dancing!!
    1 Welcome shot in each venue
    Free entry to a Club

    Crazy games, limbo contest, dance competition with cool prizes free drinks, extra shots, free cocktail...
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Indulge In Some Delicious Tapas at the Cava Baja

If you got tired and hungry after your late night tour Madrid, the best way to end your day is to feast on delicious tapas! There are lots of tapas bars in Madrid and most of them can be found at the Calle Cava Baja. This street is teeming with customers from day to night, indulging in delicious tapas at the various tapas bars that line the streets. One of the best and the most popular among them is the Taberna La Concha.

The Taberna...

Madrid Christmas Lights Bike Night Tour

9. Madrid Christmas Lights Bike Night Tour

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  • The Christmas lights bike tour is a unique and exciting experience where you will cycle through the most beautiful and magical places of the Madrilean's Christmas.Your tour guide will take you to the Christmas markets, decorated streets and squares with the greatest coloured lights and the best Christmas atmosphere.A fantastic show of light, sound...
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Take Part In a Segway City Tour

Another exciting way of exploring Madrid’s famous attractions at night is on a segway! With a local as your guide, you will be touring the city’s major landmarks and attractions that include the Templo de Debod, Opera Square, Royal Palace, Almudena Cathedral, and more! As you pass by these places, your guide will take time to...

Night Tour in Madrid with Flamenco Show

10. Night Tour in Madrid with Flamenco Show

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  • Get to know the most important points in Madrid as the night begins, with this complete tour of the city for small groups, which ensures more personalized attention. Get another perspective of Madrid nightlife.
    In addition, you will enjoy a unique show that shows the tradition of flamenco in one of the most popular places to visit.
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Shop at the Mercado de San Miguel

If you’re into night markets and shopping, one of the most recommended things to do in Madrid late at night for you is to visit the Mercado de San Miguel. This is a covered market that opens in both day and night although it really comes to life when the sun goes down. At first glance, you will not easily recognize the building as a market. The structure was originally built in 1916 and was renovated into a market in 2009. Featuring an...

Madrid: Night tour, Flamenco and Dinner show

11. Madrid: Night tour, Flamenco and Dinner show

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  • Meet the most important points in Madrid as the night begins, with this complete city tour for small groups, which ensures more personalized attention. Get another perspective of the nightlife in Madrid.
    In addition, you will enjoy a unique show that shows the tradition of flamenco in one of the most popular places to know
    This dance full of...
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Take a Walk Along the Alcala Street

If you’re looking for some free things to do in Madrid at night, then walk along Calle de Alcala, one of the most beautiful streets in the city and the longest as well. This place features a stream of beautiful structures with magnificent architecture, such as the picturesque Palacio de Cibeles. As you walk along the street, you’ll be treated to some of the most...

Rooftop Bar Crawl Madrid Experience

12. Rooftop Bar Crawl Madrid Experience

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  • Join us on this exciting and original rooftop tour. We will visit two of the best rooftops in the center of Madrid, which are few known but have incredible views and a magnificent atmosphere.The first of these rooftops is very close to one of the most emblematic tourist spots in the city, which is the main square, it has a very good atmosphere and...
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Enroll Yourself at a Flamenco Dance Class

Watching a flamenco dance show is one of the most exciting things to do in Madrid at night with family. But for a fun and memorable experience, consider signing up at one of the Flamenco dance classes!

The Flamenco dance lesson will take approximately one hour. After that, you’ll be treated to a spectacular show by the professional...

Pub Crawl Madrid

13. Pub Crawl Madrid

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  • We take you to the best pub crawls experience because we know that your time in a new city is invaluable. It’s kind of disappointing when you hit a boring bar with just 3 cats and end up in a weird club with shoddy drinks and older people. Do not worry if you do not know the city well, our work gives you an unforgettable experience, meeting in...
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Treat Yourself to a Cup of Hot Chocolate with Churros

You can never leave Madrid without trying the famous combination of hot chocolate and churros. Churros are among the best-loved desserts in Spain. Although you’ll find it being sold in various places all over the world these days, it’s a different experience to indulge in this sweet delicacy in Spain, where it originally came from. Churros are often eaten hot and dipped to a cup of piping hot chocolate.

There are many places where...

Beer Pong Madrid

14. Beer Pong Madrid

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  • BEER PONG Madrid is the FIRST BEER PONG SOCIAL CLUB of the world. We are a community of Beer Pong lovers that aims to create unique experiences for our visitors.

    Let's get together, meet new people and create lifetime memories. Welcome to our little world and let's FIESTA like there's no MAÑANA in the spanish...
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Join a Pub Crawl and Experience Madrid's Phenomenal Nightlife

Do you want a more enjoyable way to party the night away? Then join a pub-crawl in Madrid! Joining a pub-crawl means you don’t need to look for the best party places yourself, which saves you a lot of time! You just have to follow the crowd with a local guide as you visit the best bars and clubs in the city!

This 5-hour activity will take you to the various nightlife spots in the city, each offering a different atmosphere. You will...

Beer Pong Social Club

15. Beer Pong Social Club

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  • This is your opportunity to join the first Beer Pong Social Club in the world. We have hosted international and professional tournaments and now you're about to be part of it. We guarantee a good atmosphere, friendly people and great drink deals. What else could you expect from a night...
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Exploring Madrid’s attractions at night is really exciting. Depending on the kind of traveller that you are, you can choose to walk, ride a bike, or join a segway tour! If you’re traveling with the family, you can visit the Parque Warner, watch flamenco dance shows, attend a musical concert, and many more! You will certainly not run out of options when it comes to exploring Madrid’s nightlife scene. The best thing about it is that getting around the city is relatively easy since public transportation like the metro operates until 1:30 AM. You can also take the cab home if the metro is already closed.

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