Why BA Holidays?

Plan and book your holiday with British Airways, online or by phone. Enjoy all these great benefits:

  • Combine and save - book your flight + hotel or flight + car rental together for the best deals
  • Choose from a wide range of hotels
  • 24-hour support helpline
  • Low online deposits
  • All holidays booked on ba.com are protected, giving you peace of mind whilst on holiday

Lose yourself on holidays in Madrid

Experience the Madrileños way of life as you explore the cosmopolitan capital of Spain. Visit world-famous art galleries, marvel at stunning architecture, shop to your heart’s content and soak up the atmosphere at a vibrant flamenco bar or buzzing nightclub.

Admire incredible works of art at the world-renowned Prado Museum on holidays in Madrid. Take in iconic sights like the Royal Palace and Plaza de Cibeles. Indulge in luxury shopping along Grand Via or take a stroll in Parque del Buen Retiro – hire a rowing boat to get a different perspective of the grand monument that overlooks the lake. Immerse yourself in Madrid’s buzzing social scene – join the locals as they order a late night supper after an evening of lively conversation, nibbling on tapas.

Choose your ideal Madrid holiday type

Luxury breaks in Madrid

Experience the very best the Spanish capital has to offer on luxury breaks in Madrid. For designer label shopping and high-end dining, make your way to the exclusive Salamanca district. Visit world-famous art galleries and spend an evening at the opera. Feast on traditional Spanish cuisine with a luxurious twist. Stay at one of our sumptuous 5 star hotels and indulge in a pampering session at a lavish spa. Sip champagne at sun set on the terrace of a chic bar.

Madrid nightlife

Discover the exhilarating, 24-hour Madrid nightlife on city breaks in the Spanish capital. Superb tapas restaurants, lively flamenco bars, cool clubs and more await you in this vibrant city. Tuck into tasty tapas and mouth-watering Spanish delicacies, washed down with a sweet sherry or rich rioja. Sip Black Mojitos at a chic roof terrace bar while taking in stunning views over Madrid. Drink sangria while clapping along with flamenco rhythms or dance until dawn at a buzzing nightclub.

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Romantic breaks in Madrid

Stroll hand in hand with your loved one along quaint cobbled streets on romantic Madrid holidays. Discover hidden squares and secret gardens. Watch the sunset at the awesome Egyptian Temple of Debod. Indulge in a couples’ spa session at one of our fabulous luxury hotels. Dine by candlelight at a secluded tapas tavern and spend a romantic evening at the opera. Toast special occasions with a glass of Champagne at a chic roof terrace bar while enjoying magnificent city views.

Family holidays in Madrid

Discover a wealth of exciting activities and attractions on family holidays in Madrid. Action and adventure await at an array of exhilarating theme parks. Sprawling green spaces are perfect for family picnics and games. Take your children to the zoo or try indoor skiing. Madrid’s laid-back culture means you can be assured of a warm welcome at restaurants and bars throughout the city. Book a stay at one of our family-friendly hotels in Madrid with excellent child facilities.

Madrid shopping

Discover retail therapy heaven on Madrid shopping holidays. Make your way to the thriving Gran Vía for all your favourite high-street brands. Or head to the upmarket Salamanca district for designer label shopping on luxury breaks. A visit to the iconic El Corte Inglés department store is a must on Madrid holidays. Browse the bric-a-bric at the sprawling El Rastro flea market or pick up a high-quality bag or pair of shoes at a bargain price from a madrileño leather specialist.

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Madrid weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • Jan
  • 11°Feb
  • 15°Mar
  • 18°Apr
  • 21°May
  • 27°Jun
  • 31°Jul
  • 30°Aug
  • 25°Sep
  • 19°Oct
  • 13°Nov
  • Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 39
  • 34
  • 43
  • 48
  • 47
  • 27
  • 11
  • 15
  • 32
  • 53
  • 47
  • 48
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 5
  • 6
  • 6
  • 8
  • 9
  • 11
  • 12
  • 11
  • 9
  • 6
  • 5
  • 5

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