Travel Books:


Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...




Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Madrid by Annie Bennett
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order


"The National Geographic Traveler: Madrid" offers a comprehensive portrait of the city, covering not only the history, culture and sites to visit, but also the flavour and texture of the place. This guide includes numerous full-spread, mapped-out walking and driving tours, three-dimensional illustrations, and a large section of detailed information for visitors. Spain's vibrant capital city is buzzing with energy - from its lively arts and music scene to new and renovated museums. There is no better guide than the "National Geographic Traveler: Madrid" to show you around. Veteran travel writer and Madrid authority, Annie Bennett takes you to the 'must-see' attractions such as the newly refurbished Museo del Prado with its masterpieces of European art and also Las Ventas, the mecca of bullfighting. Bennett makes sure you don't miss out on the hidden gems as well, including a visit to Goya's tomb and shopping at Rastro's flea markets. Each chapter is dedicated to a particular neighbourhood, beginning with the bustling ancient core around Plaza Major and the Old Town, then working its way out to the Royal Palace and Opera District and beyond. Sprinkled throughout you'll find special features on historical and cultural topics (flamenco, the secret to making the best paella); mapped walking tours (a stroll around Plaza Major); and three-dimensional artwork of key sites of architectural interest. Vivid, specially commissioned photographs by acclaimed Spanish photographer Tino Soriano provide a fabulous sense of place, and maps designed by The National Geographic assure you'll always find your way. An extensive chapter on Madrid's culture and history primes you for your journey, combined with detailed information on where to find the best hotels and restaurants once you arrive.
Release date NZ
May 5th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
200 colour photographs, 20 maps
National Geographic Books
Interest Age
Product ID

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 218 Banana Points