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Until quite recently, one option would've involved a night train. However, with the opening of the high speed line across the French-Spanish border, and the associated through TGV trains, the night trains no longer run between France and Spain. It's basically just daytime TGVs or local trains Your journey will be largely similar to one starting in the UK, ...


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My advice is: find hotels outside inner Madrid (that is roughly the area within the M-30 motorway; a ring road). Las Tablas, for example, is a new neighbourhood in the north, planned during the housing bubble, and with low occupancy. That means fairly quiet nights (and days). There seem to be an NH and a Holiday Inn nearby. NB: I cannot recommend these two ...


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There is no written rule about "siesta" time. Usually the siesta starts after lunch and ends one or two hours later. It is a wrong idea to think that most Spanish have a siesta time, it happened some decades ago, but today is not a generalized practice. Anyway, you have to difference between siesta time and business timetables. Probably Spanish timetables ...



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