An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to Madrid, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists, and a laminated pull-out map - all designed to help you see the very best of Madrid.
Stroll through the elegant Plaza Mayor, Madrid’s most famous square, visit the splendid royal monastery, basilica and palace complex of El Escorial, admire the finest collections of European art at the Prado Museum and the Reina Sofía Museum, or see the majestic Palacio Real. From Top 10 shops and markets to Top 10 tapas bars - discover the best of Madrid with this easy-to-use travel guide.
Inside Top 10 Madrid:
Nine easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or four-day trip
Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in Madrid, covering El Rastro, Parque del Retiro, Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, and more
Free laminated pull-out map of Madrid, plus seven full-colour area maps
In-depth area guides explore Madrid’s most interesting neighbourhoods, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing
Colour-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day
Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa and health information
Colour maps help you navigate with ease
Covers Paseo del Prado, Salamanca and Recoletos, Downtown Madrid, Royal Madrid, Old Madrid, Chueca and Malasãna, Comunidad de Madrid
Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide to Madrid? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Madrid or our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Spain.
About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK’s Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps,
tips, and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural break. DK is the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Madrid is updated regularly, by experts with an in-depth knowledge of the city.
The Top 10 lists are accessible and varied - leading you straight to the best places to visit in Madrid, both famous and off the beaten path.
The guide includes a laminated pull-out city of the region, with a selected sight and street index.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guides are known for their inspiring photography, making them the guides that show you what others only tell you.
A record-breaking 82 million tourists visited Spain in 2017, making it the world’s second most visited country after France. The number of visitors arriving in Spain in 2017 rose 8.9 percent compared to 2016. (Source: www.reuters.com, 2018)
British tourists remained Spain’s largest group of visitors by nationality, accounting for 18 millions tourists, up 7 percent from a year earlier. (Source: www.reuters.com, 2018)
Data also shows that tourist spending hit a new record in 2017, rising 12.4 percent in the year from 2016.
(Source: www.reuters.com, 2018)
In 2017 around 6.7 million international visitors arrived in the Community of Madrid. (Source: www.statista.com)
Madrid recorded an increase in visits of almost 21% compared to 2016, welcoming 3.3 million tourists in the first half of 2017. (Source: fuster-associates.com, 2018)
Marketing: Major pre-publication consumer/trade/educator buzz campaign
National/Regional consumer/educator/trade advertising campaign
Social media campaign across all platforms
Promotions at all consumer/industry/educator conferences
Feature on dk.com
Publicity: Author interviews and event appearances
National trade/consumer press outreach
Syndicated newswire press release
Consumer awards nominee
“This [DK Eyewitness Travel: Top 10] might be the best traveling companion to throw in your pack. It’s a slim and sleek overview… loaded with practical and useful content.” — Gadling.com
“Known… for its four-color maps, photos and illustrations, the [DK] Eyewitness Guides are extremely user-friendly for travelers who want their information delivered in a concise, visual way.” — Chicago Tribune
“The best option… Color photos, maps, and diagrams bring the place to life.” — The Philadelphia Inquirer