Be surprised by Getafe, which holds interesting historic and religious settlements and is considered to be the centre of the Iberian Peninsula.
Go on holidays in Getafe and discover the hidden charms that this municipality holds. Apart from being the main industrial city to the south of Madrid, Getafe has some major attractions that often go unnoticed.
Getafe is the ideal base for visiting Madrid. Its proximity to the capital, only 8 miles away, together with its reasonable prices make it an excellent option for staying the night. If you do end up in Getafe, take some time to climb up the Cerro de los Ángeles. The pleasant ascent to the top, through endless pine trees, will allow you to claim you have passed through the geographical centre of the Iberian Peninsula.
Once at the top, you’ll find a number of religious monuments including the Hermitage of Our Lady of the Angels, the Convent of the Order of Discalced Carmelites and the Diocesan Seminary. Book a cheap holiday in Getafe to discover some little-explored spots of the community of Madrid.
While you explore the centre, admire the Church of La Magdalena, built between the 16th and 18th centuries and considered the top examples of Madrid’s Renaissance architecture. A short distance away you’ll find Hospitalillo de San José, with its pretty cloister, which has left its past as a hospital behind to become a cultural centre. If you book one of our package holidays in Getafe, you can discover the settlements that still hold pure essence.
The variety of dining options in Getafe will make lovers of good food extremely happy. Cocido stew, callos a la madrileña (tripe), and chickpea stew are some of the examples of typical Getafe cuisine, influenced by the Castilian climate and the local produce.
Getafe’s climate is continental Mediterranean, with warm summers and cool winters in which the landscape can be covered with a blanket of snow.
Book your flight + hotel to Getafe now and enjoy much more than just a good location close to the capital.