Posts with category Madrid Turismo

(Español) El Pasaporte COVID, una realidad cada vez más cercana

By | 25 June, 2021 | 0 comments

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José Grases Riera, creator of the Palace of Longoria

By | 17 April, 2021 | 0 comments

In Madrid there are several surprising stately buildings bound to make an impression, especially in the centre of the city, which feels like an outdoor museum. However, there is one particular building that stands out amongst all the rest and that is the Palace of Longoria, also known by the name of the institution it houses: the General Society of Authors. Read full article

Sol is pedestrianizing

By | 27 October, 2019 | 0 comments

After a long debate on Madrid Central and its (political) convenience for the city, when it had all been agreed and the court had said that Madrid Central should continue because it was having positive effects on the city and air quality, it has been announced that the emblematic Puerta del Sol is going to be pedestrianised. Read full article

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

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