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5 day Madrid itinerary help

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Hi,

Holiday is approaching fast (15 of May), time to get serious with itineraries. Will be in Madrid from 16 till 21 of May, open to any suggestions of how we can spend our time there better!

Day 1. Sat, 16 May (half day, plane will land 1:45 PM)

- arrive to our apartment (Erik Vokel Atocha) ~4 PM
- shower, get some groceries from supermarket around the corner, buy local sim from Phone House
- Reina Sofia is free 7-9 PM (5 min walk from apartment)
- not much else on this day as will be jet lagged etc. (flying from Australia)

Day 2. Sun, 17 May

- El Rastro market (go early!) - not 100% if worth our time?
- Cava Baja street for tapas lunch?
- Retiro park
- Prada museum (free from 5-8PM)
- Cafe Central Madrid for jazz? (very late at night)

Day 3. Mon, 18 May (all museums are free this day!)

- Royal Palace (10 AM - 8 PM) - go early to avoid crowds
- Plaza de la Villa
- Plaza Mayor
- Mercado de San Miguel
- Puerta del Sol
- Ingles shopping center?
- Plaza Santa Ana and surrounds

Day 4. Tue, 19 May

- Day trip to Toledo
- Something else after return? Probably will be too tired..

Day 5. Wed, 20 May

- Plaza de Cibeles
- National Archeological Museum
- Gran Via
- Salamanca district

Day 6. Thu, 21 May

- Bus to Granada

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