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Watch the changing of the guard and the Solemn Changing of the Royal Guard in Madrid

By | 6 March, 2020 | 0 comments

If you’ve ever been to London, you will surely have seen the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. A similar event takes place at the Royal Palace in Madrid: the changing of the guard and the Solemn Changing of the Royal Guard. Find out what they are and when they happen. 

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Changing of the guard

The Spanish Royal Guard is the oldest of its kind in Europe, Read full article






Categories: Turismo Madrid

Things you must know if you’re travelling to Madrid

By | 28 February, 2020 | 0 comments

If you are planning a trip to the Spanish capital, this is the post for you. Below is a list of tips and recommendations to make your time in the city as worthwhile as possible, and your holiday, unforgettable. 

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A city with a long history

About 25,000 years ago, during the Palaeolithic, what might have been Europe’s largest human settlement was to be found next to the Manzanares River. Read full article

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Fun shops in Madrid

By | 14 February, 2020 | 0 comments

Madrid is a city with a wide range of leisure and cultural activities to offer, but it also hides several strange and curious shops you would be hard pressed to find in any other city in Spain. If you are a Potterhead, into espionage or simply want to spend some time surrounded by weird and wonderful objects, Read full article

Categories: Turismo Madrid

‘Madrid para comérselo’, everything you need to know about this year’s Gastrofestival

By | 8 February, 2020 | 0 comments

Food tourism is trendy right now. That’s why every year Madrid turns into a food capital for almost an entire month thanks to the Gastrofestival ‘Madrid para comérselo’, which takes place in the Spanish capital on 7-23 February. This year the festival includes more than 500 establishments and institutions among which we can find restaurants, taverns, Read full article

Categories: Gastronomía Madrid

Four things to do in Madrid in winter

By | 24 January, 2020 | 0 comments

Madrid is a perfect destination for any time of year. Although we are often more reluctant to travel during the cold months, Madrid offers a multitude of activities that can only be done, or are more enjoyable, during the winter season.

 

 Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash

Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash

 

Skiing in Navacerrada

Navacerrada is the perfect place for those new to skiing or families looking to spend a fun day in the snow with their children. Read full article

Categories: Cultura Madrid

3 Original Christmas activities to enjoy in Madrid

By | 12 December, 2019 | 0 comments

One of the most eagerly anticipated times of year is approaching, especially for the little ones in the family. And Madrid is one of the best Spanish cities for enjoying the festive season. It has Christmas lights that will blow you away and a huge variety of activities to get you in the Christmas spirit. 

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Christmas Lights

Madrid’s Christmas lights can be enjoyed from 22 December when lights of all colours flood the streets, Read full article

Categories: Cultura Madrid

How to enjoy a rainy day in Madrid

By | 9 December, 2019 | 0 comments

If you are coming to Madrid for a weekend and the forecast threatens rain, don’t worry. In this post we suggest some alternatives so you can make the most of your time in the city despite the weather.

 Photo by David Marcu on Unsplash

Photo by David Marcu on Unsplash

Route 1: Habsburg Madrid

Start at Casa de Diego, Read full article

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Madrid’s most secretive museums

By | 22 November, 2019 | 0 comments

Who hasn’t been on holiday to Madrid and visited the popular and well-known El Prado and Reina Sofía museums? But in Madrid’s capital we can enjoy a broad selection of culture in more than 20 museums. In today’s post we want to make you privy to some of Madrid’s lesser-known museums containing highly interesting exhibits. 

Archaeological Museum

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Located on Serrano Street in the same building as the Spanish National Library, Read full article

Categories: Cultura Madrid

The best Indian restaurants in Madrid

By | 15 November, 2019 | 0 comments

Exotic cuisines are in fashion and, in Madrid, we can sample them without having to travel very far. One of the most popular of these cuisines is Indian, and today we’re bringing you three Madrid restaurants that you mustn’t miss if you want to experience this flavour sensation for yourself. 

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Bangalore Restaurant

One of the things that often attracts us to an Indian restaurant is the atmosphere that surrounds you as soon as you step in through the door. Read full article

Categories: Gastronomía Madrid

Day trip to Patones de Arriba

By | 8 November, 2019 | 0 comments

Exchange the bustle of Madrid for the peace and tranquillity in the unique surroundings of Patones de Arriba, a village and Asset of Cultural Interest in Madrid’s Sierra Norte. It offers a range of hiking and cycling trails, archaeological sites and a quality gastronomy.

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Patones de Arriba was established in the 16th century and its name is taken from one of its founders: Patón. Read full article

Categories: Gastronomía Madrid

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