Posts with category Madrid Turismo

(Español) Uniqlo abre su tienda más grande de España en plena Gran Vía madrileña

By | 25 November, 2022 | 0 comments

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Chestnuts in Madrid

By | 15 September, 2022 | 0 comments

September marks the end of summer and the city of Madrid is gradually waking up from the lethargy of August. The streets are filling up, the traffic is slowly returning, and everything is going back to normal.

Autumn is making an appearance with the early sunsets and the usual traditions are getting ready to begin. One of these traditions are chestnut stalls. Read full article

Dream locations within easy reach of Madrid

By | 25 August, 2022 | 0 comments

The heat waves have taken their toll on the city of Madrid. The month of July saw fans, hats, water bottles, portable mini fans, etc., being used as a way to endure the tough conditions for tourism in a city that seems to trap the heat.

Visiting museums during the hottest hours of the day was an increasingly common practice, Read full article

Plaza Mayor, more than 400 years of history

By | 22 December, 2021 | 0 comments

Plaza Mayor is one of the capital’s greatest hubs, and its vastness impresses the many visitors who flood in from Sol or Puerta de Toledo.

It is more than 400 years old and the masterpiece of King Felipe III’s architects, Juan de Herrera and Juan Gómez de Mora. It is therefore not surprising that the statue of the King on horseback is right in the middle of the square. Read full article

The new Plaza de España is now open

By | 10 December, 2021 | 0 comments

Renovation work has finally finished and Plaza de España is now open to Madrid’s locals and visitors, following a fantastic re-opening ceremony. This mythical square, situated right at the heart of the city centre, had been closed for renovation for such a long time that it almost blended into the scenery.

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The Retiro bunker can be visited in 2022

By | 29 July, 2021 | 0 comments

Retiro seems to be a bucolic park that occupies several blocks in the centre of Madrid, the perfect place to take a stroll, feel the freshness of its air and lake, admire the flowers in the rose garden or do sport avoiding the asphalt. That’s what everyone understands Retiro to be, a great oasis in the centre of Madrid. Read full article

(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

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