Weather wise, the best time to plan your visit to Madrid, Spain is during the spring or autumn months, avoiding the heat of summer and the rains of winter. Autumn offers plenty of sunny days, comfortable temperatures for walking around and enjoying the outdoors, and plenty of festivities. Reserve a car hire in Madrid for your Autumn vacation.
Visit during November and catch the largest worldwide event devoted to chocolate! Experience different recipes from the most famous chefs within the culinary field; master chocolate-makers, confectioners, ice-cream-makers, farmers, all come together to create this fantastic event.
Every year the Comunidad Madrid hosts the most fantastic Autumn Festival, which includes a diverse program of music, dance, theater and circus events. The festival takes place from October to November and showcases an impressive roster of local and international artists.
If you are into football (soccer) than a trip to the Santiago Bernabeu, home of the local club Real Madrid is not to be missed.
Be sure to book a car rental in Madrid so you can make it to at least one match during your stay. Tickets for matches often sell out very quickly, so in case you arrive on a non-match period or miss your chance to buy tickets you can take a self guided tour of the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.