Named after the famous playwright and poet, Tirso de Molina is ideally placed to enjoy some of the finer elements of Madrid city life. Within easy walking distance of the Plaza Mayor, the tapas bars of La Latina and the nightlife of Huertas, this area is nevertheless quite peaceful and relaxed. Try to seek out the famous Casa de Granada (one of Madrid’s worse-kept secrets), a rooftop terrace bar on top of a normal apartment building, for which you have to ring the doorbell to gain entry. There’s a high number of theatres and cinemas nearby, and the requisite bars and restaurants on every corner. Take advantage of the high number of rental apartments in this area to truly feel like a local.