Multiple airlines offer one-stop flights from all three Washington area airports to Madrid. United will offer seasonal nonstop flights from Washington Dulles to Madrid from June 5 to Sept. 14.
Hotel Lusso Infantas
Calle Infantas 29, Madrid
Mid-price hotel on the edge of the Chueca neighborhood. Rooms from about $120.
Parador de Soria
Calle Fortun Lopez
Parque del Castillo, Soria
Part of the government hotel chain, on a hill overlooking the city. Double room about $170. Soria is a good jumping-off point for many Roman ruins in Spain.
Mercado de San Anton
Augusto Figueroa 24, Madrid
Tapas, wine bar, rooftop bar and restaurant. Tapas from $1.35, a glass of wine about $3.
Paseo de Recoletos 21, Madrid
Writers’ and artists’ hangout, especially during the Spanish Civil War. Traditional Spanish cuisine. Entrees from about $24.
Plaza Mayor 2, Soria
Known for its roast goat dish and red wine selection. A couple of tapas and a glass of wine about $8.
National Archaeological Museum
Serrano 13, Madrid
Includes extensive relics from Spain’s Roman era. Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sundays and holidays 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. About $4.
2.5 miles from Tarragona in Constanti
Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. (summer hours). About $3.50.
Carranque Archaeological Park
Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $7, $3 extra for guided tour. Call ahead to reserve a place on the tour and to double-check hours.
Penalba de Castro, Burgos
In summer, Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. About $5.50.
Pedrosa de la Vega, Palencia
Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sundays and holidays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. About $7.
Off N-111 north of Soria
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m., Sundays and holidays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Less than $1.
La Villa Romana de Almenara-Puras
Carretera N-601 kilometer 137
Adanero Puras, Valladolid
Tuesday-Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.and 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. About $4.