Posts with category Guías Madrid

Ride the Christmas Bus in Madrid

By | 22 December, 2016 | 0 comments

Lights of thousands of different colours, tinsel and Christmas trees of all kinds are already decorating the streets of Madrid, a tradition on these dates to welcome the holidays.

Like every year, Naviluz, the Christmas Tourist Bus, is back on the streets, a service that the Madrid City Council provide especially so we can enjoy the street lights. Read full article






Traditional Christmas dishes in Madrid

By | 12 December, 2016 | 0 comments

Visiting Madrid is a great experience, no matter what time of the year it is, but doing so at Christmas is something very special. There’s nothing quite like admiring the Christmas trees in the squares, the lights, visiting the street markets and, above all, trying the traditional dishes of this time of year.

Spanish cuisine is admirable due to its endless list of recipes from every region. Read full article

Check out Madrid’s centenary shops

By | 15 November, 2016 | 0 comments

If you want to escape the hustle of Christmas shopping in Madrid, we propose a route around establishments that have been offering their services to clients for many decades and that today are part of Madrid’s historical and cultural legacy.

You’ve probably walked passed them before and not realised that they boast the plaque designed by Antonio Mingote and awarded by the City Council for the Gran Vía’s Centenary. Read full article

Autumn, the perfect time to lose yourself in the forests near Madrid

By | 17 October, 2016 | 0 comments


Autumn days in Madrid have something about them that is hard to explain. Their characteristic seductive and attractive colours and smells make it one of the best times of year to go out for a walk, breathe in some fresh air, watch the leaves fall off the trees and take amazing photographs (the best postcards of the year). Read full article

The lighthouse of a city without sea: the Moncloa Lighthouse

By | 9 September, 2016 | 0 comments

Photo: César Caracuel

At first, one would think that a city without sea would not have a lighthouse and what would be the point of it if there are no boats to see or guide. Well, that couldn’t be further from the truth and when we say time and time again that Madrid has everything and lacks nothing, Read full article

Madrid’s Palacio Real is fireproof

By | 28 July, 2016 | 0 comments

The fact that fires are worrying is nothing new, because even kings from yesteryear like Felipe V were worried that their most emblematic buildings could succumb to flames. To stop this from happening, back in the Eighteenth century, the aforementioned king decided to build the palace that is known today as Palacio Real de Madrid and made it entirely of stone and bricks. Read full article

Gay Pride 2016 in Puerta del Sol

By | 25 June, 2016 | 0 comments

Captura de pantalla 2016-07-06 a la(s) 10.42.13

During the first days of the month of July (and also the last ones of June), Madrid is once again flooded with colour, respect and freedom of speech to celebrate the famous Gay Pride. After many years of organising and celebrating this festival in the Spanish capital, Madrid’s Gay Pride has become one of the most important ones of its kind in the world. Read full article

Compras y diversión con historia: El Mercado de Motores

By | 28 April, 2015 | 0 comments

Mercado de MotoresThe Mercado de Motores market is back again this year in the Railway Museum in Madrid. It is a unique occasion to enjoy some special shopping in a setting filled with history, the history of Spanish transport and communication.

With just a few years of experience behind it, this market that is once again taking place in the Spanish capital’s Railway Museum, Read full article

Con la primavera, el arte sale a la calle

By | 16 April, 2015 | 0 comments

Madrid Street Art Project

With the warm spring temperatures and the sun making regular appearances, everyone wants to get out on the street and plans multiply themselves, whether they are cultural, leisure, drinks on a terrace… any excuse is a good one so you can get some sun in after a long winter. Because days are longer, you can now enjoy a late afternoon on a nice terrace having a cool drink and, Read full article

Tres miradas al Madrid de Luis Gutiérrez Soto

By | 31 January, 2015 | 0 comments

Edificio Callao

Luis Gutiérrez Soto (1900-1977) was one of the most prolific architects of his time and although his name might be unknown to many, without him Madrid would not have the urban landscape that it has now. Up to 650 architectural projects carry his signature, most of them in our city.

Of a rationalist style and belonging to the Generation of ‘25, Read full article

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