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Essential museums, monuments, festivals, walks and tours in Madrid

The best swimming pools in MadridThe best swimming pools in Madrid

The best swimming pools in Madrid

From Olympic-size swimming pools in sports centres to exclusive swims on hotel rooftops and natural pools in nature, Madrid offers you plenty of ways to cool...

Madrid with kids

Madrid with kids

Your essential guide to Madrid for kids so the little ones can get the most out of the city too

Free things to do

Free things to do

Art galleries, parks, bars, clubs... enjoy all Madrid has to offer without spending a single euro!

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This week and beyond in Madrid

Mercado de Motores

Mercado de Motores

The Museo del Ferrocarril gets fancied up again this weekend for the Mercado de Motores. The benchmark market is back among the train cars, with dozens of...

Delicias
Noches del Bot√°nico 2021

Noches del Bot√°nico 2021

Summer nights in botanic gardens under the Madrid sky. Could there be a better setting for a music festival? From mid-June and throughout the month of July,...

Ciudad Universitaria
Paraíso 2020

Paraíso 2020

Madrid dresses itself in electronica once again for this festival that gets better every year. For this third edition, the bar is raised with FKA Twigs,...

Culture in the capital

Matadero Madrid

Matadero Madrid

Located in the city’s former municipal slaughterhouse, this complex of 48 buildings is now a multifunctional space dedicated to art and contemporary culture....

Museo del Prado

Museo del Prado

Housed in a gigantic neo-classical building begun by Juan de Villanueva for King Charles III in 1785, the Prado is Madrid's best-known attraction. Charles...

CaixaForum

CaixaForum

This cultural centre managed by La Caixa savings bank is located in Madrid’s Art Triangle, very near to the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, the...

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El Mercado de la Reina

El Mercado de la Reina

Very centrally located and open year-round from morning until the second drink of the night, this huge space (with a terrace in the square out the back where...

Vincci Soma

Vincci Soma

The Vincci Soma is situated in central Madrid, next to Goya Metro Station. The hotel features a gym, restaurant and free WiFi access throughout. Rooms at the...

Hotel Maria Elena Palace

Hotel Maria Elena Palace

This is a four star hotel restaurant, managed by the Cooporación Hispano Hotelera. Chef Michel Sageot produces Mediterranean cuisine with creative...

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