‘After a hard day’s fact-finding mission in Madrid, The Travel Bug relaxed with a cold beer in Plaza Mayor and told me all the things he had learned about Spain’s fabulous capital city…’
This is what he found out!
Madrid is the highest capital city in Europe, sitting approximately 650 metres above sea level.
Madrid has more cloudless days that any other city in Europe. This means it largely sunny or clear all the time. The Travel Bug likes this as clouds get in his way when he’s flying around.
Madrid’s main square, Plaza Mayor, was once used for staging bullfights and inquisitions. And no one expected them…
Do you have any fascinating facts about Madrid for The Travel Bug??