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Make the most of your Madrid car rental and drive out of the city – see our ideas for fantastic day trips from Madrid. And for more information on picking up and returning your Spain car hire at Madrid car hire locations, visit our travel blog.
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Spain’s biggest, busiest and perhaps most fantastical airports, Madrid-Barajas International Airport (to give its full name) is also an important transport hub for Spain and the rest of Europe. It's a great option for your Spain car hire. Made up of 4 terminals, T1 and brand new T4 serve international flights. Whereas your favourite low-cost airlines including easyJet and Ryanair fly into T1, airlines including Iberia, BA, American Airlines and Vueling call T4 home. Luckily for you, we have car rental at both locations!
The heart of Spain and gateway to the Iberian Peninsula, more people are flocking to Madrid Airport to start their holiday – which is great news if you want to pick up a Spain car rental. As car rental competition hots up, you’ll find a wider selection of choices at increasingly competitive rates. See for yourself with a quote on bargain car rental from Madrid Airport.
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Right in Madrid’s city centre, a Madrid Atocha Railway Station car rental is the perfect option if you’re arriving by train from the South. Madrid’s Atocha Railway Station has great connections to other major cities in Spain where you'll also be able to find fab deals for car rental Barcelona, car rental Seville and car rental Valencia. The station itself is beautiful and a balmy surprise awaits you as a key feature of the station is the large tropical garden – you’ll be able to sip your espresso amidst a jungle! Get a quote for Madrid Atocha Railway Station car rental.
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Charmartin Railway Station
Located 6kms from Madrid Airport in the northern part of the city, a Madrid Charmartin Railway Station car rental is your best bet if you’re arriving in Madrid by train from Spain’s north or east. It also serves trains to and from France. Yes, we do great France car rental deals too! Not quite a match for Atocha’s beauty, it’s still light and spacious with a good selection of eateries if you’re hungry. If you’ve got time to spare before you pick up your car rental, see if you can spot the leaning towers of the “Puerta de Europa” just a short walk away. Get a great deal Madrid Charmartin Railway Station car rental.
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Plaza de España
At Madrid’s heart, Plaza de España is a popular tourist hotspot featuring a monument to Miguel de Cervantes, the famous Spanish writer and poet. Lovers of fiction may recognise him as the author of Don Quixote and will enjoy the bronze statues that pay homage to Cevantes most famous characters. Right in the city centre with direct access to major roads in Madrid, Plaza de España is a great choice for collecting your Spain car rental. Find low-cost prices with a quote for a Plaza de España car rental.
Fantastic day trips from Madrid
See more with your Madrid car rental and head out of the capital to beautiful and historic towns nearby…
Aranjuez fit for royalty
This Royal City south of Madrid is where Spanish Kings of centuries past would go for their summer retreat. Visit the spectacular Royal Palace – complete with original furniture and pieces loved by the royals who stayed there. With rooms featuring different themes and even a display of royal wedding dresses to enjoy, you can let your imagination run wild with how life might have been like for Spain’s Kings and Queens. Take a wander through the beautiful gardens that surround it and if you’re there when the wild forest strawberries are in season, make sure you try them – it’ll be a treat for your taste buds!
Culture rich Toledo
beautiful & historic Toledo
Steeped in history, Toledo is a city where Arabs, Christians and Jews lived together for centuries and this is reflected in the city’s culture and all around in its art and architecture. As you walk through its narrow and maze-like streets, you’ll find ancient mosques, gothic churches and historic synagogues. Encircled by the Tagus River and set up high, 500 metres above sea-level, the city is a World Heritage City not only full of rich history but amidst beautiful landscapes too. Get your game on – with specialties such as venison served with wild mushrooms, stewed partridge and Toledo style quail, you’ll be sampling Toledo’s best.
Getting Medieval in Segovia
Castile at its very best, Segovia is surrounded by a medieval wall and features winding alleyways, Romanesque churches and beautiful squares. Get to the heart of Segovia’s historic quarter through Roman aqueduct in Azoguejo square. An engineering feat built in the time of the Romans, the aqueduct carried water up to the city 15 kms away. You can’t miss a visit to the Gothic Cathedral or the fabulous Alcázar Fortress. Climb the battlement tower for fantastic views of the city. You’ll note the city is surrounded by two rivers and beautiful parkland great for walking too. Segovia is also famous for "cochinillo" and THE place to eat the roasted piglets is "Jose Mari" restaurant... world famous, even the king of spain is a patron.