At last, a single updated source with all the best neighborhoods !

The Best Neighborhoods in Madrid

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Wondering where to live in Madrid? Can’t find the right information to choose the best Madrid neighborhood for you?

This list, along with our interactive Madrid map, will give you an overview of the personality of all the best neighborhoods in Madrid in 3 words for each neighborhood, with a link to the detailed article, all of them distributed in 4 groups to make it easier for you to approach:

At last, a single updated source with all the best districts!

At last, a single updated map with all the best districts!

1. The Most Exclusive

2. The Hip & Trendy

  • Chueca – Trendy, mixed with traditional and gay
  • Malasaña – Hipster, bars, history
  • La Latina – Tapas, historical, traditional
  • Sol & Gran Vía – The city’s meeting point, shopping and eating out, entertainment

3. The Contenders

  • Lavapies / Anton Martin – For value right in the centre – multicultural, alternative
  • Chamberi – For larger apartments just north of the centre – authentic, small-town feeling, practical
  • Chamartin – For staying closer to your office north of Madrid – business, eating out, residential
  • Moncloa / Arguelles – For living the student lifestyle or to be close to Madrid’s north-west gate – students, party, green
  • Retiro – For larger apartments for families close to the park: green, posh, family-focused

4. The Suburbs

When you work or have to go to school in the suburbs, or when you want a large house:

I hope this post has helped you get a first understanding of the different neighborhoods.

And remember, if you need professional help, and have questions about your costs, how to get the best apartment, and want to save 2 weeks of search and temporary accommodation, and 2000€ on average, like other international people we have helped move here:

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Yours madridly,
Pierre & The Moving2Madrid Team – Property Search & Relocation in Madrid

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Posted on Friday, May 1st, 2015 by in Buying a Property, New ? Start Here

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