“Endless variety of activities”
Madrid is the very heart of Spain. The city that never sleeps offers a wide range of opportunities for those who dare to experience this great capital.
The Broadway of Madrid is called Gran Via. This huge street is full of cinemas and theatres where plays, dances and musicals are performed on a daily basis. Come and delight at the renowned theatre Lope de Vega, host to some of the most successful works in Madrid including Les Miserables, the Lion King, Mamma Mia, Cats, my Fair Lady or the Phantom of the Opera among many others.
Tapas in La Latina
La Latina is always a good choice when it comes to eating and drinking in Madrid. In this area you will find some of the most alternative bars of the city, where the free food you get with your drink is generous and delicious. La Latina is home to thousands of outstanding restaurants and pubs where having a conversation with friends or tasting some wine become unique experiences.
Hunting treasures in El Rastro
A very famous weekly street market is held every Sunday in the neighbourhood of Tribunal, very close to Malasaña. Second-hand objects and clothes, old books and paintings, vinyl records and many other vintage treasures are sold and bought in this lively traditional place.
Visiting Mercado de San Miguel
The old traditional market of San Miguel is one of the oldest places in the city of Madrid. The beautiful iron and glass building where the flea market stands has been converted into a gastronomic experience where you can taste delicious samples of food before deciding where and what to buy.
Madrid, the place that never sleeps, is a city where parties usually start quite late and last all night long. Here it is totally common to see some people going back home from the club while others are commuting for work.
The nocturnal life in Madrid seems to be endless and full of possibilities. Underground basements, cosy attics and amazing cavern-like pubs are waiting to be explored every party night.
Outdoor activities in Casa de Campo
Casa de Campo was created as a Royal Forest and donated to the people of Madrid some centuries later. Nowadays it is the biggest and most important public park in Madrid. Among the facilities in the park you will find the Zoo, the park for children, the Aerial Cable Car that connects the Casa de Campo with the West Park through the Manzanares River) and a great range of activities to practice here: barbeques, rowing, jogging, etc.
Visiting museums in Madrid is one of the most rewarding and enlightening experiences live in the capital of Spain. Also exploring the air raid shelters, hitchhiking around ditches and battlefields, getting to know the history of the Spanish Second Republic or visiting old venues and remains scarred by war are some of the interesting activities to do in a journey towards the anarchist Madrid in 1936.
Enjoying typical dishes and festivals
Enjoy the favourite breakfast in Madrid: churros con chocolate. This delicious speciality is the perfect choice after a party night in the capital. Sit down in a sunny bar terrace, relax and taste this luscious traditional Spanish dish while discovering Spanish festivals: Madrid’s summer season is well known for its local celebrations. Many concerts, cultural events and traditional festivals are held every summer in Madrid.