This city offers football backpackers a taste of almost every European competition, including: La Liga, UEFA Champions League, and the European and World Cup Qualifiers. There is a great local rivalry between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid called “El Derby’” as well as other great regional rivalries against likes of F.C. Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao.

 
 

Upcoming Fixtures

MARCH - APRIL 2017

REAL MADRID


Real Madrid vs. Betis
La Liga Santander
03.12.17

Real Madrid vs. Alavés
La Liga Santander
04.01.17

Real Madrid vs. Atlético Madrid
La Liga Santander
04.09.17

Real Madrid vs. FC Barcelona
La Liga Santander
04.22.17

Real Madrid vs. Valencia
La Liga Santander
04.30.17

ATLETICO MADRID
 

Atlético Madrid vs. Bayer Leverkusen
UEFA Champions League
03.15.17

Atlético Madrid vs. Sevilla
La Liga Santander
03.19.17

Atlético Madrid vs. Real Sociedad
La Liga Santander
04.05.17

Atlético Madrid vs. Osasuna
La Liga Santander
04.16.17

Atlético Madrid vs. Villarreal CF
La Liga Santander
04.16.17


 

Things you can't miss in Madrid

 

Best Pubs in Madrid

DUBLINERS  |  +  34 915 22 75 09   Dubliners is an Irish bar that offers the football fan the small, local atmosphere and the thrive of football in one place.   Address:  Calle de Espoz y Mina, 7, 28012

DUBLINERS  |  +34 915 22 75 09

Dubliners is an Irish bar that offers the football fan the small, local atmosphere and the thrive of football in one place.

Address: Calle de Espoz y Mina, 7, 28012

FINNEGANS  |    +34 913 10 05 21   Finnegans is a typical Irish Pub located on Plaza de las Salesas. Finnegans shows live football matches and offers supporters a unique football atmosphere.   Address:  Plaza de las Salesas, 9, 28004

FINNEGANS  |  +34 913 10 05 21

Finnegans is a typical Irish Pub located on Plaza de las Salesas. Finnegans shows live football matches and offers supporters a unique football atmosphere.

Address: Plaza de las Salesas, 9, 28004

 
LA FONTANA DE ORO|  +  34 914 29 32 1   Located on Calle de la Victoria, La Fontana de Oro is a traditional Spanish bar, offering the perfect mix of drinks and food, as well as plenty of big screens to watch the football matches.   Address:  Calle de la Victoria, 1, 28012

LA FONTANA DE ORO|  +34 914 29 32 1

Located on Calle de la Victoria, La Fontana de Oro is a traditional Spanish bar, offering the perfect mix of drinks and food, as well as plenty of big screens to watch the football matches.

Address: Calle de la Victoria, 1, 28012

THE IRISH ROVER  |  +  34 915 97 48 11    The Irish Rover offers a great atmosphere for the supporters. With several large HD TVs and great pizza and drinks, this pub is one of the preferred destinations to watch football matches in Madrid.   Address:  Av. de Brasil, 7, 28020

THE IRISH ROVER  |  +34 915 97 48 11

The Irish Rover offers a great atmosphere for the supporters. With several large HD TVs and great pizza and drinks, this pub is one of the preferred destinations to watch football matches in Madrid.

Address: Av. de Brasil, 7, 28020

 

Getting around in Madrid

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METRO   |   website  The metro is the quickest and most convenient way of travelling within Madrid. The metro offers 13 lines and operates from 6am-2am daily. Tickets can be purchased on automatic machines or ticket booths at any location.

METRO  |  website
The metro is the quickest and most convenient way of travelling within Madrid. The metro offers 13 lines and operates from 6am-2am daily. Tickets can be purchased on automatic machines or ticket booths at any location.

BUS   |   website  Most public buses in Madrid run from 6am-11.30pm daily, with buses running every 10-15mins or so. Bus fares run for €1 per trip.

BUS  |  website
Most public buses in Madrid run from 6am-11.30pm daily, with buses running every 10-15mins or so. Bus fares run for €1 per trip.

 
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TAXI  Good option during the night time when the metro doesn’t run. Flat fare from or to the airport is €30. Official Madrid Spain transport taxis are white with a red stripe.

TAXI
Good option during the night time when the metro doesn’t run. Flat fare from or to the airport is €30. Official Madrid Spain transport taxis are white with a red stripe.

CYCLING  Cycling in Madrid is only recommended to those traveling short distances or going through parks. Bicycle shops often ask that you leave proof of identity when renting a bike as well as a cash deposit.

CYCLING
Cycling in Madrid is only recommended to those traveling short distances or going through parks. Bicycle shops often ask that you leave proof of identity when renting a bike as well as a cash deposit.

 

 

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