Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain, situated near the geological centre of the country on the river Manzanares. The climate in Madrid varies wildly from hot and dry summers to cold winters. Madrid is a city that would suit any visitor, from those who are interested in sightseeing, architecture and museums to those who like to enjoy the culinary delights and nightlife of this vibrant capital. If you are visiting Madrid, consider renting a car from Hertz, they are located throughout Madrid including its international airport for your convenience.