Hot and wild, that's exactly how a Madrid hen weekend should be. Whether you're a sophisticated luxury-lover or a thrill-seeking party girl, the Spanish capital is the next best destination for a weekend like no other. Between the culture, the scenery, the local wine, and hen do activities in Madrid, there's something for every taste.
This ancient city is Europe's third largest and if you love city living, this is the perfect destination for your hen do. Bursting with culture, art, sophisticated style, and sexy Flamenco, Madrid actually boasts more bars per square meter than any other city in Europe - so this is the home to the most epic bar crawls of all time! Whether you're there in February and experience the crazy that is Carnival, or you head over in the summer for a splash in the famous Aquopolis water park, there's something for everyone to love in Madrid.
You'll almost always be able to get a flight for about £30 from London, Liverpool, Bristol, or Edinburgh to Madrid. EasyJet and Ryanair often have specials, and flying time is a quick 2 hours and 15 minutes. Once you're settled in, the metro is cheap and easy - one of the best in Europe, and the city centre isn't hard to navigate. Driving in Spain is notoriously difficult (read: completely bat-shit insane), but it's the best option if you want to take a daytrip out of the city. But with so much to see and do, why would you want to?
If you love to sightsee, then Madrid has everything you could want: museums and landmarks, famous exhibitions of Picasso and Goya, breath-taking architecture, charming boutiques and craft shops, and fabulous street-side cafes serving up incredibly fresh seafood. You know the beer bikes in Germany and Holland? Well, in Madrid you can opt for Sangria, so hop on for the sweetest, dizziest sightseeing tour of your life.
There is so much to do in Madrid, why not try a weekend package? If you want to get out for some girl-bonding time, you can always go for the time-honoured hen activities of go-karting and paintballing, or get out into the countryside for a romantic horseback ride or some crazy kayak-polo. Love your sport? Get a view of the sexy footballers at an exciting Real Madrid match! Or take a Flamenco lesson to impress your mates when you go out.
Hang out with the girls for a pamper-session in the Arab baths, or get the VIP treatment at a salon with bubbly for all before you take down the town. Go for a wine-and-tapas tasting, or have a 3-course meal with sangrias and for dessert, enjoy a show from a gorgeous, ripped Spaniard before you head out for guest-list entry in the city's most popular clubs. If you haven't had your fill of handsome hunks, Madrid is a great city for strip clubs catering specifically to women, so you can be sure to work out some way of embarrassing the lucky hen before she ties the knot! Make this Madrid hen do the one to remember!