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10 things to visit for free in Madrid

10 things to visit for free in Madrid

Madrid is not an expensive city compared to the standards of European capitals, but on vacation it is easy to relax and spend more than expected ... then there are pains when you return home! In order not to cry when you return, play your wits and take advantage […]

Atocha station

Atocha station

The oldest, the most important, the most crowded and the greenest: let's talk about Atocha, the railway station which has become an important one Madrid tourist attraction.A stone's throw from the Prado Museum, the building that houses the Atocha station is an […]

Retiro Park

Retiro Park

125 hectares, 15000 trees (including the oldest in the city) and 4000 roses are the impressive numbers of the Retiro Park (also called Buen Retiro Park), the place most loved by the people of Madrid for a relaxing stop.These are figures that fail to convey the […]

Chueca

Chueca

Madrid's Soho, the gay district, the nightlife area: Chueca it is this and more, but in summary it can be said that Chueca is the Madrid of Madrid. They say that Chueca is transgressive and excessive, but what best defines it is freedom and tolerance: Chueca is […]

Puerta del Sol

Puerta del Sol

Once the eastern gate of the city, today Puerta del Sol it is the nerve center of Madrid and symbolically of all Spain. On this square with a semicircular plan, one of the largest and most famous in the capital, the main arteries of the city flow (Calle Mayor, […]

Monastery of las Descalzas Reales

Monastery of las Descalzas Reales

In an itinerary of the places of kings and nobles in Madrid, the Monastery of las Descalzas Reales, a hidden treasure behind an austere Plateresque façade in the tourist heart of Madrid. Passing in front of the palace it is difficult to guess the richness of what […]

Stadio Santiago Bernabeu, the home of Real Madrid

Stadio Santiago Bernabeu, the home of Real Madrid

Lo Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid it is so famous that even the most refractory to football has certainly heard of it, while for fans to call it an icon is not an exaggeration.This temple of European football is there home of Real Madrid, historic team in […]

Madrid with children

Madrid with children

Do you want to experience an unforgettable holiday with your children? Madrid is a perfect city from visit with children because it is vital, sunny, extravagant, modern and full of things to do and see.Take them with you to see the great attractions of the Spanish […]

Royal Theatre

Royal Theatre

One of the three most important cultural institutions in Madrid, together with the Prado Museum and the Museo Nacional Reina Sofía, is the Royal Theatre, the historic Spanish opera house where the greatest international stars of opera and ballet have performed […]

Gran Via

Gran Via

La Gran Via with the illuminated lights that seem to whiz by in the night it is one of the symbolic images of Madrid. Main urban artery of the city, it is a busy street that sees a continuous bustle of cars on the roadway and of people on its wide sidewalks.A walk […]

Royal Palace

Royal Palace

If you think that Versailles is the largest royal palace in Europe, a holiday in Madrid will prove you wrong: the primacy goes to the Royal Palace of the Spanish capital.Even today the Royal Palace of Madrid it is the official residence of the kings of Spain, even […]

La Latina

La Latina

Il La Latina neighborhood it is located in the heart of Madrid and yet it seems light years away from the touristy and “glossy” areas of Austrias, Sol and Gran Via.This popular neighborhood is one of the most traditional areas of the capital, as clearly revealed […]

Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor

Among the squares of Madrid, a leading role is played by Plaza Mayor, In the heart of Habsburgs, the historic district of the city. Walking through the square or the neighboring streets it will be impossible for you not to notice the difference between this area, […]

Madrid neighborhoods

Madrid neighborhoods

The neighborhoods, i districts of Madrid, they are the soul of the Spanish capital, small worlds close to each other but each with its own physiognomy and personality.To orient yourself, keep in mind that the Madrid center it develops around Puerta del Sol, the […]

Debod Temple

Debod Temple

During your holiday in Madrid, leave the sunny Spanish culture for a moment and immerse yourself in the most enigmatic Egyptian civilization by strolling along the Debod Temple, One of the most unique monuments of Madrid as well as the oldest.Upon seeing it, you […]

What to see in Madrid

What to see in Madrid

The first thing that comes to mind wondering what to see in Madrid are its famous museums: what other city can boast three of the most prestigious museums in the world? Concentrated in a single street, which has rightly been nicknamed the Paseo del Arte, the Prado, […]

Malasaña

Malasaña

"I like Malasaña, me gustas tú ”sang Manu Chao in his hugely popular song“ Proxima estación: Esperanza ”. You will probably sing it too after visiting one of the more particular districts of Madrid.Often ignored by tourists, who do not find famous […]

Almudena Cathedral

Almudena Cathedral

Open to the public for only twenty years, the Almudena Cathedral it is the main church of the archdiocese of Madrid and one of the most visited churches in the city.Although the official inauguration is so recent, the history of the Cattedrale di Santa Maria […]

Plaza de Cibeles

Plaza de Cibeles

Plaza de Cibeles is a place very dear to an important slice of the Madrid population: in fact, here is the monument around which the fans of the Real Madrid to celebrate the victories of their favorite team.Other sporting celebrations take place in this square, […]

3-day itinerary in Madrid

3-day itinerary in Madrid

How many days to stop at Madrid? Well, his main museum would take a full day on its own, so do the math ... The truth is three days are enough to visit the main tourist attractions of Madrid, savor the vibrant atmosphere of this city full of energy, indulge […]

Lavapies

Lavapies

Are you curious to discover the multi-ethnic Madrid? Visit Lavapies, the neighborhood of the Spanish capital that divides its visitors into enthusiastic admirers and fervent detractors. Either you love or hate, that's how Lavapiés is generally described.Its charm […]

Moncloa

Moncloa

La Moncloa area to Madrid it is outside the tourist heart of the city but it is an oasis to discover: although not far from the center, it seems light years away from the chaos of the large avenues beaten daily by hundreds of tourists and residents.Here you will […]