We inaugurate this blog of Madrid today, with the illusion of sharing with our readers the news, events and curiosities about Madrid city that arouse our interest.
Great museums, with their great works of painting, sculpture and design, artists of all times such as Goya, Velázquez, Picasso, El Bosco...
We recommend, whenever possible, to opt for a good hotel, your stay in Madrid will change completely if you can stay in centrally located hotels with different customer services.
A wide gastronomic offer awaits you in the capital, you will find all kinds of cuisine from a variety of countries, Japanese, Indian, Italian, French, Greek, Turkish, Chinese and of course... Spanish!
In Madrid you are unlikely to get bored, there are always plenty of activities and plans to do throughout the week. Cinema, theater, sports, concerts, or parties are some of the proposals that we can advise you.
Here we will give you some information about some points of interest where you can have a good time with your group of friends, family, or with your partner. It is not superfluous to be informed about the places to see like Puerta del Sol, Puerta de Alcalá, Templo de Debod or Plaza de Cibeles, interesting towns to visit like Alcalá de Henares, Alcobendas, Chinchón, Las Rozas or Aranjuez, where to eat or go out for drinks at night like the neighborhood of Chueca. Let's mention some of the most important pubs and restaurants areas of the capital of Spain in this tourist guide to know Madrid with plenty of activities and plans to do in the Community of Madrid.
For example, if you feel like eating something, go to Paseo de la Castellana because it is a place where you will find a variety of restaurants of very good quality, but if we would have to highlight one place in particular this would be the traditional restaurant Cava Baja. Here you will find several restaurants where you can get to know Madrid's gastronomy, such as Casa Lucio and Botin, places where you will be presented with all kinds of wines to taste. It is important to know that Sundays are quite popular in this place so you will see a lot of diners entering the place at noon.
Another essential area is Alonso Martinez, located in the Plaza de Santa Barbara, where you can find plenty of bars, restaurants, and tapas bars. What a delight! If what you want is to have a drink with some nice music, then you've come to the best place.
For young people we recommend a walk through Arguelles/Moncloa, an area of universities that, for obvious reasons, are usually visited by many students as these streets are surrounded by bars and pubs.
Now if you want to disconnect from the world and stay in a bar as if it were your home, then let's go to Huertas, a very popular place during the night. This is a good area if you want to go out when the rooster crows at dawn. The locals in this area will always be open until very early in the morning, and if you get hungry after so much activity and fun, you will find several restaurants with food for all tastes in the streets around here.
And if you prefer a bigger atmosphere with a dance floor, the most popular clubs are El Palacio Gaviria (every Thursday is foreigners' night) and Joy Eslava, both located on street Arenal and Pacha located on street Barceló.
A very important fact is that in every place you want to enter you must pay a price set by each local, the presence is very important if you do not want to have problems to enter, a presentable dress, sport elegant, is what you have to use. So now you are warned, you just have to enjoy your stay in Madrid.
To get to Madrid you just have to take flight offers to Madrid. Here you have a guide of tourism in Madrid to have all the information you need about the city and its surroundings. It is also advisable to find out about the weather in Madrid and its climate.
The city that never sleeps is famous for its nightlife, delicious food and parties. An annual music festival attracts young people from all over the world to Madrid. It also offers a large selection of bars and nightclubs where you can drink and have fun.
Although Madrid cannot compare with the architecture of Rome, Paris or London its most sought after basilicas display their unique and charming personalities. The architectural styles that can be found in the city vary from medieval to modern. You can experience the sensation of entering Gothic, Baroque or Neoclassical interiors, and to find out which style you are in, study this Madrid travel guide.
The museums of Madrid are always an obligatory stop on sightseeing tours of Europe. The works of art found in the museums are works of famous European and Spanish artists from the Renaissance onwards. You can also discover the most prolific private collections in the world.
If you want to take a break from Spanish art, Madrid has numerous parks and leisure attractions to relax in. From zoos to theme parks, gardens, lakes, monuments and historic buildings.
Madrid is an energetic city where there is always something to do or see. With its wide variety of activities; such as lake rides, bullfights, watching Spain's top soccer team train, bargains, alternative theaters or dancing at a Jazz Festival, the visitor will find this experience an unforgettable adventure.