Posts with category Madrid Turismo

Tours to enjoy Madrid… in the rain!

By | 20 February, 2019 | 0 comments

Planes en Madrid con lluvia

 

Wasting a day in Madrid is a crime Although Madrid is blessed with more sunny days a year than any other European capital, you may find rain forecast for your stay. But don’t let the weather dampen your spirits! The Spanish capital has plenty of great things to do and see even when it’s raining. Read full article

Things to do in Madrid for the long weekend in October

By | 10 October, 2018 | 0 comments

Visitar Madrid Puente de Octubre

 

Visiting Madrid during the long weekend in October is the perfect chance to discover the ins and outs of this attractive city. Below you can find a travel plan so you can make the most of your 48 hours in the Spanish capital.

Day 1

After arriving at the hotel, head over to the Art Triangle, Read full article

The Philip II Train, a unique way to visit El Escorial

By | 15 May, 2018 | 0 comments

Tren Felipe II

If during your next trip to Madrid you were thinking of going on day trips somewhere not far from the city, a visit to the historical town of the Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and the Loyal Town of El Escorial has to be on your itinerary.

Added to the natural wealth of one of the most stunning landscapes in the region is, Read full article

Drums, torrijas, processions… Holy Week has arrived in Madrid

By | 3 March, 2018 | 0 comments

Semana Santa en Madrid

Will you be in Madrid between March 25 and April 1? If so, you will be interested in some of the activities you can enjoy in the Spanish capital during Holy Week.

Firstly, you will find the traditional processions, which take place around the streets of Madrid. During the day you can see different ones but the main ones you must not miss are Cristo de la Fe and El Perdón, Read full article

Let’s go skating! Discover the fantastic free ice-skating rink in Cibeles

By | 7 December, 2017 | 0 comments

Pista de hielo en Palacio Cibeles

 

Once again this year, Madrid has shown its finest side to welcome Christmas, something we had eagerly been waiting for. We are talking about the Glass Gallery in Cibeles Palace, which offers its visitors an ice-skating rink of over 4,300 ft2. The magic has arrived in Madrid and we are all waiting to enjoy the upcoming holidays. Read full article

Original routes. Cervantes’ Madrid

By | 26 November, 2017 | 0 comments

Estatua de Miguel de Cervantes (by Tíndalos)

One of the most surprising ways to discover Madrid is by going on the itinerary which follows in the footsteps of Miguel de Cervantes. Literature becomes the best guide to discover spots which became key parts of the work of Spain’s most universally acclaimed writer.
Cervantes’ mark in Madrid
The Cervantes route includes dozens of anecdotes and its itinerary starts in the Las Letras district. Read full article

Five good reasons to visit Madrid in autumn

By | 27 September, 2017 | 0 comments

Visita Madrid en Otoño

It’s never a bad time to visit Madrid because there is always an important event to attend or because its cultural heritage is always awaiting visitors. However, autumn is perhaps the best time of year to enjoy the Spanish capital because the summer heat is gone and the cold weather of winter still hasn’t arrived properly. Read full article

The Royal Tapestry Factory in Madrid

By | 17 September, 2017 | 0 comments

Visita la Real Fábrica de Tapices de lunes a viernes por la mañana, cerca de la estación de Atocha.

Visiting the Royal Tapestry Factory is one of the attractions Madrid offers in order for you to understand Spain’s proto-industry in the Eighteenth century, linked at first to the Court and with evident French influence, since it was created by the first Bourbon monarch, King Philip V.

During the early modern period and until the early Nineteenth century, Read full article

Historical taverns in the city of Madrid

By | 24 May, 2017 | 0 comments

Tabernas Historia

Madrid was not yet capital of the Spanish Empire when taverns were appearing on every street corner. The oldest ones opened up on the street known today as Calle Tabernillas (in La Latina), since that was where all the caravans camped outside the city walls. There is a lot of history inside the four walls of the oldest taverns in Madrid, Read full article

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

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