As Spain's geographical center, you can't get more downtown than Sol. Always full of people no matter the weather or time of day, Sol is packed with souvenir shops, street performers and touristy bars. The tourist heart of the Spanish capitol, Sol is close to the Plaza Mayor, the tourist information center, the Opera district and Gran Vía—not to mention transport connections, including three metro lines and a regional train.
Getting Around Madrid
The best way to get around Madrid is by using the Metro and walking. From the Barajas airport, you can take the Metro from Terminal 2 or Terminal 4. Trains leave every 5 minutes between 6 a.m. and 2 a.m. Line 8 will take you to the center of Madrid and takes only 12 minutes. (
Nearby Airports
  • Madrid–Barajas Airport-MAD
Airport Taxis
  • 25 Euro
Things to Do and See Near Sol