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Getafe is located just south of Madrid, in Spain.

Get inEdit

By trainEdit

You can take the Parla line from Madrid to Getafe.

By busEdit

You can travel from Plaza Elíptica bus station (on the grey Circular metro line) to the city center of Getafe if you take the 441, 442, and 444 bus lines -another, the 443, will carry you somewhat far away of it.-. There're also two night bus lines, that end in Plaza Elíptica: N803 and N805.

By taxiEdit

Taxis from Madrid cost 15-20 EUR, and are the only option to get to Getafe after a late night out (1.30 or 2.00 AM).

Get aroundEdit

In Getafe there are 5 train stations and many bus stations which leave you in the city center or around, wherever you want.

SeeEdit

  • Catedral de la Magdalena, a Renaissance era cathedral located in the center of the city with a baroque altar.
  • Biblioteca Ricardo de La Vega, built in the XVII century as a prison and now being used as a public library. It's located next to the cathedral.
  • Hospitalillo de San José, a former hospital built in the XVI century that has a small chapel and a central patio. A fine example of Castilian architecture.
  • Colegio de Las Escuelas Pías, built in the XVII century and serving as a religious school even today.
  • Iglesia de los Santos Justo y Pastor, located in the Perales del Rio neighborhood very far from the city itself (bus 411 from Legazpi, Madrid (yellow and grey Metro lines),and Getafe bus line L4). XVIII century building restored in 2004.
  • Cerro de los Ángeles. A hill located close to Getafe's industrial zone and in the other side of the N-IV highway, covered in good part by pine forests. Famous for being the geometrical centre of the Iberian Peninsula as well as the religious buildings that can be found at its top: the XVII century (rebuilt after the Spanish Civil war) Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles hermitage and the Monument to the Sacred Heart, built in 1919.

DoEdit

  • 1 Getafe Club de Fútbol. Plays games at Coliseum Alfonso Pérez. The club played in the top division of Spanish football, now in second division.    
  • Visit "Cibelina", the place where Getafe football fans celebrate the success of the team.
  • You can do sports like running in Juan de la Cierva or San Isidro stadiums, or swimming in Sector III swimming pool.

LearnEdit

If you are a student, in Getafe there is Carlos III university.

BuyEdit

If you like shopping you should walk along Calle de Madrid.

EatEdit

DrinkEdit

You can have a really fun night if you go to "Cabaret Madrid", a pub where you can drink and dance until 6 o'clock.

SleepEdit

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