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Car Hire Madrid Barajas Airport

For quality car hire at Madrid-Barajas Airport, use Nova Car Hire. Officially Adolfo Suarez Madrid–Barajas Airport, it is the main international airport serving Madrid and the biggest airport in Spain. Located 9 km from the city’s financial district and 13 km from the Puerta del Sol, it is named after the neighbouring district of Barajas. As well as being Spain's busiest airport, with some 49 million passengers, it is the fourth-busiest airport in Europe.

About Madrid

Rent a car in Madrid, and you will find yourself in an exciting and cosmopolitan hub. The capital of Spain and its biggest city, Madrid covers some 604.3 km2, making it the third-biggest city in Europe (after London and Paris. It and is home to about 3.3 million people, with another 3.2 million people clustered in the metropolitan area. Madrid is situated directly in the centre of Spain, on the Manzanares River.

Though a thoroughly modern city, Madrid takes pride in its many historic neighbourhoods and streets, with landmarks such as the Royal Palace of Madrid, the restored 1850 Opera House, a plethora of museums, and the Golden Triangle of Art taking pride of place. The Golden Triangle is a glittering triumvirate of art museums: the Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza, which, together, house some of the world's greatest artistic treasures.

Take a breather in the sprawling Buen Retiro, an oasis of trees, rolling parkland, and water right in the heart of the city. Formerly the grounds of King Philip IV's palace, the Retiro is Madrid's most popular park and - at 1.4km2 - the biggest park in central Madrid. After dark, Madrid really comes alive, with its lively bars, cafes, and restaurants keeping even the most dedicated night owls happy.

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