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Madrid's origins remain a mystery. Some say it was founded as a defensive site by the Arabs, others claim a Celtic origin, and others claim that the first inhabitants were the Romans. The Royal Palace, the Almudena, the Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, or the Gran Via, a walk through Retiro Park, or visiting the Golden Triangle (its 3 museums), will ensure that you will not forget Madrid in a hurry.
In addition, you should consider taking your motorhome rental in Madrid in the vicinity, and you will see Aranjuez and Alcalá de Henares, which are World Heritage Sites, and cities like Toledo and Segovia.
Madrid is the heart of Spain, so from here, you can take the main national highways to all parts of Spain (A3, A4, A5, and A6). It also has highways and ring roads to get from one point to another in Madrid more quickly.
It has a train station, the world-famous Atocha, which has AVE and commuter trains to move around Madrid.
The international airport of Barajas is 20 minutes from the center, and you can go by bus, cab or metro.
The Madrid metro connects the whole city with different lines. It is the most common method of transportation and the most economical.
With all this, to rent a campervan in Madrid is a total adventure, since you have cities worth visiting very close by and very well connected.
Parking in Madrid is complicated. The Almendra central, which is the area inside the M-30, is regulated by the ORA (Parking Authorities), with limited parking. The easiest way is to leave your car in a paid parking lot or leave it in an outer neighborhood and go there by metro.
When you decide to rent a RV in Madrid and you do not want to spend a lot on parking it, you have Low Cost Parking Madrid, spread over some streets of Madrid and that allows you to park your vehicle from €5/day.
Madrid's climate is known as continental Mediterranean climate (dry climate). It is located in a province on the central plateau of the peninsula, so it has higher average temperatures than in other cities and infrequent rainfall. The average temperature in Madrid is 15ºC (59ºF).
Summers in Madrid are long, hot, and dry. Madrileños vacate the city, and visitors flock to Madrid from other parts of the world. The average temperature is 26ºC (79ºF). It is the perfect time to visit the mountains near Madrid and go hiking in Navacerrada, San Lorenzo El Escorial, or the Cuenca Alta del Manzanares Regional Park.
Autumns in Madrid are mild and temperatures drop to 15ºC (59ºF), but it is the perfect time to visit Madrid since the summer heat has subsided, and you can take the opportunity to visit the surroundings of Madrid, such as Aranjuez or Alcalá de Henares.
Winters are very cold and dry, with the probability of frost, although it is rare for the temperature to drop below 0ºC (32ºF). However, there is little chance of rain and that makes the skies completely blue and clear. RV rental in Madrid in the low season can be great in terms of prices, as they can be significantly cheaper than in high season. It is also a good time to see the city in its entirety, in addition, the Christmas season in Madrid is very special.
Spring is the best time to rent a campervan in Madrid (along with autumn) and tour the province. It is the time when the almond trees blossom and when the terraces open, with a temperature of 12-15ºC (54-59ºF). Besides taking the opportunity to visit villages like the above, it is also a perfect time to take a day trip to Toledo, Segovia, or Avila, just an hour and a half from Madrid.
One of the most popular festivals in Madrid is the Fiestas de San Isidro. It takes place on May 15 and is one of the oldest festivals in the capital and is celebrated in honor of the patron saint San Isidro and religious and non-religious events such as concerts, festivals, parades, among others are organized. This date is in high season and prices go up a lot due to the popularity of the festival among non-locals.