"Rough Guide DIRECTIONS Madrid" is the perfect companion whether you're on a week long break or flying visit to the popular Spanish capital. This full-colour, pocket guide includes themed sections - from the Prado museum to the bustling Rastro flea market, to help you decide what to do, 24 hours a day. As well as sightseeing and transport information 'The Ideas' section provides all the insider knowledge on the best bars, bistros, and gourmet restaurants, all keyed to accompanying, easy-to-use maps. The language section has a useful menu reader and handy phrases to have you speaking a little Spanish by the time you arrive.
Simon Baskett has lived and worked in Madrid since 1992 and a regular contributor to the Rough Guide to Spain.