Posts with category Madrid Turismo

Tips for avoiding heat stroke

By | 15 July, 2019 | 0 comments

Summer arrived with a bang with a heat wave in the first weeks, resulting in orange health warnings across most of Spain, including Madrid. Although it’s normal to be hot in the summer, it’s not so normal for the temperatures to rise so suddenly when we’re only just packing away our spring wardrobe.

descargaIt’s true that everyone has a different level of resistance to heat and when it comes to tourism, Read full article

Chinchón, a charming village you simply must visit

By | 28 March, 2019 | 0 comments

Madrid is a city brimming with life, activities and monuments. Enjoying a stroll through the Retiro Park while admiring the lake and its boats is one of the most relaxing plans for a Saturday in spring.

But not all the area’s charm is confined within the modern part of the city of Madrid. The autonomous community of Madrid is brimming with beauty, Read full article

Guided tours in Madrid at affordable prices

By | 4 November, 2017 | 0 comments

Aravolo is a company based in Valencia which, among its many services, offers a series of free tours only to then point out that they’re not strictly “free”. Yes, you don’t have to pay anything at first but at the end you do have to tip the guide with an amount that you consider to be fair. Read full article

(Español) Sunset Cinema: este verano el cine clásico conquista las pantallas de Madrid

By | 24 July, 2017 | 0 comments

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Viva la siesta! The best places to have a nice nap in Madrid

By | 14 July, 2017 | 0 comments

One of the great virtues of the English language is its capacity to unashamedly absorb barbarisms. From the Spanish language it has adopted words such as “patio”, “conquistador”, “toreador”, “paella”, “fiesta”, “machismo” and, of course, “siesta”. Perhaps some of these words don’t shine a kind light over Spain but what is clear is that the benefits of the latter (in English some people call it a power nap, Read full article

(Español) Lugares de Madrid tan antiguos o más que la misma Plaza Mayor

By | 19 June, 2017 | 0 comments

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El Capricho and other green spaces for relaxing in Madrid

By | 29 May, 2017 | 0 comments

When it’s hot in Madrid, the many green areas in the Spanish capital become even more relevant. However, if you’ve already been rowing in El Retiro, there are other interesting options out there for you. Most parks in Madrid are the work of aristocracy and royalty who, with the passing of time, donated or sold them for public use. Read full article

The Cisneros Route. Alcalá in all of its splendour

By | 12 May, 2017 | 0 comments

Alcalá de Henares is located less than one hour away from Madrid, easily and comfortably accessible with a Cercanías regional train leaving Atocha for Guadalajara/Alcalá. The latter is an ideal place to spend a summer’s afternoon, walking around its streets in the old town, especially its picturesque Calle Mayor, which is the longest porched street preserved in Europe. Read full article

Have you visited San Lorenzo de El Escorial yet?

By | 4 April, 2017 | 0 comments

To get there, all you need to do is take a Cercanías train from Atocha to get to one of the most traditional and authentic towns in the Madrid region. San Lorenzo de El Escorial is home to one of the most important Royal Sites in Spain: the monastery built by order of King Philip II midway through the Sixteenth century and considered to be the “Eighth wonder of the World”. Read full article

Tourism and wine, a great combination

By | 16 January, 2017 | 0 comments

For a while now, several wineries located around Madrid have been opening their doors to wine lovers. This is the perfect excuse for a quick excursion topped with a wonderful meal at the winery itself. The El Regajal winery in Aranjuez, to the south of Madrid, is a great place to visit after seeing the splendid Royal Palace located in the same town. Read full article

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