For the love of your #travel and for the love of everyone's inner explorer, we want you to discover Madrid and we are willing to equip you for that. Here is the list of apps, which together will answer most of your quests and questions and will point you in the right direction. Try not to miss on the most fun and fantastic faces of the city!
GuíaPunto: Guide to Madrid's PlacesA rather complete and trustworthy guide to the city of Madrid. There is an English version which makes the user friendly interface even more intuitive. The information is complete and includes places that are popular among locals.
The categories are also well though out and you can save the places to your favorites.
The only disadvantage, ironically, is that it can be overwhellming to people not from Madrid and there is no guidenace like user reviewes or expert recommendations.
We strongly recommend to check-out sections Culture and Bars - Food at the Markets. There you will find places with local atmosphere and authentic social life.
Madrid by MadSnail Travel: Curious and Personal Insights to Madrid from Locals
Apart from being able to book your private tour directly, you can order your transfer from the airport, listen to audio guide audios recorded by MadSnail guide, watch videos and photos of Madrid and, most importantly, can check out the very personal, approved by locals, recommendations for interesting and off-the-beaten-track things to do in Madrid and good places to eat and stay in section "We Approve".
The app is constantly updated with new audio guides of the city and new places to visit.
Metro de Madrid: Your Most Reliable, Safe and Authentic Way to Discover Madrid
This app is available in English, French, German, Chinese and is though out for visitors, providing the usual maps and routs information, but also, rates, and a map with touristic attractions in relation to Metro stops.
You can calculate how long it will take you and plan the optimal route between point A and point B.
Museo del Prado: Interactive and Curios Way to See Prado Before and After the Visit
Prado Museum is a must see for anyone visiting Madrid, regardless of his or her interest in art or history. This is a unique experience and one of the best ways to evidence Spanish culture thanks to the richness and vastness of the collection. We guagrantee something will catch your attention and will arise your curiousity and will become a doorway to your closer understanding of spaniards and the country you are visiting.
This app is thought for modern users which like to be able to see, touch, hear and write at the same time. The app features free guide to major works in audio and text format, with contains beyond basic information and interesting features like "related works", which help visitors understand better a certain masterpiece.
The app is free but has additional content for very reasonable price below 1 EUR. It will help to decide if you are still doubting about the visit, as well as will give you interesting content and inspiration for your visit. The app is called "Second Canvas Museo del Prado". Download here
Trip Advisor Madrid City Guide
It will be helpful and most of the times you can trust the ratings and user reviewes. The guide is rather complete and you create your own travel journal, find your location and learn some basic facts about the city with self-guided tours.
Download here for Android and for Apple
Author: Natalia Gorobisnaka