Madrid 48 Hours
Located in the heart of the country, the capital and largest city of Spain boasts a modern infrastructure while preserving the look and feel of many of its historic neighborhoods. Madrid is the cultural center of Spain, home to a number of world renowned museums and galleries, a legendary music scene and an innovative food culture. As the seat of government and residence of the Spanish monarch, it is the country's political center as well. In the post-Franco period Madrid has reinvented itself with a generation of new ideas, as inhabitants find new ways to express their thoughts about the past and their hopes and expectations for the city's future.