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Five exhibitions you cannot afford to miss

By | 26 June, 2018 | 0 comments

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Madrid is also synonymous with culture. The Spanish capital has some of the world’s best art museums and in this post we tell you about fantastic exhibitions you can see in the city in the upcoming months. They will not let you down.

Rubens. Painter of sketches

This exhibition shows 73 of the close to 500 sketches that Rubens painted during his artistic career. Read full article

A day in Aranjuez. Tips to make the most of your visit.

By | 18 June, 2018 | 0 comments

Aranjuez, an old royal retreat, is located just 40 minutes away from Madrid. The golden age for Aranjuez was in the Eighteenth century with the Bourbon family. A huge lover of French palaces, King Philip IV  decided to use Aranjuez as his home during spring until the arrival of summer and its royal legacy is today its main attraction. Read full article

The best parks in Madrid

By | 5 June, 2018 | 0 comments

With the arrival of the good weather, we all want to go out on the street and enjoy the sunshine and there is no better place to do it than in one of the wonderful parks you can find in the Spanish capital. Would you like to know more about them? Carry on reading.

Parque Europa

Parque Europa

Over 56 acres in size, Read full article

5 things you should not miss during the San Isidro Festival in Madrid

By | 9 May, 2018 | 0 comments

If there is a month that all locals in Madrid look forward to, it’s the month of May. Also, the 2nd, which is the Madrid Community Day, is when the San Isidro Labrador Festival takes place, the city’s patron saint. This year you can enjoy the festival from May 12-15.

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Do you know about the origin of this festival? Read full article

Guided tours of Madrid. Want to join?

By | 15 February, 2018 | 0 comments

It’s February already and the weather is getting a little bit crazy to be honest. Now it’s windy, now it’s sunny… The one thing it can agree on is that it’s cold. If you don’t like sitting on your sofa all day with a blanket and a cup of hot chocolate, check out these guided tours of Madrid which we recommend below. Read full article

Get ready to enjoy Carnival in Madrid!

By | 7 February, 2018 | 0 comments

Masks, brass bands and costumes aplenty… It’s February and if this month is good for anything it’s because Carnival has arrived in Madrid!

The last new moon of winter kicks off this party of light and colour, whose stars this year will be the districts of Puente de Vallecas and Retiro because this year the Carnival parade of Vallecas will cross the M-30 motorway and join the party in Retiro! Read full article

Plans to enjoy Madrid in November

By | 23 November, 2017 | 0 comments

In Madrid, art exhibitions and events come out of nowhere and in great numbers during the month of November. Painting and film are the most common topics, but the spectrum is broad. If you don’t believe us, check out the different plans to enjoy Madrid in November that we recommend below.

Picasso and Toulouse-Lautrec at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
If a Picasso exhibition by itself is already a notable event, Read full article

Madrid’s unknown palaces

By | 13 November, 2017 | 0 comments

For many centuries, Madrid was the “capital of the kingdom” and, as such, it has many palaces and stately mansions, the most famous of them all being the Royal Palace, located opposite Plaza de Oriente.

Nevertheless, there are many more palaces than you can imagine in Madrid, some of them as good as the many royal residencies we can find. Read full article

Alphonse Mucha has arrived in Madrid

By | 13 October, 2017 | 0 comments

With the arrival of the autumn-winter season, Madrid renews all of its leisure programme with many different cultural events, movie premieres, restaurant openings and, of course, new art exhibitions. However, the one opening on October 12th is particularly special because, Alphonse Mucha has arrived in Madrid!

More specifically, it’s arriving at Palacio de Gaviria on Calle Arenal, Read full article

Madrid’s 5 icons

By | 27 August, 2017 | 0 comments

Madrid is a city of museums, legendary streets, parks and world-famous sculptures. You have probably seen some of these points of reference in the Spanish capital on a postcard or a photo and said “That’s in Madrid!”. For this reason, we are going on a quick tour of the city, visiting the 5 most relevant icons of the city. Read full article

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