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Madrid gets all ready to host the 37th edition of the Madrid en Danza festival, the annual performing arts event that, until 14 June, fills the city with contemporary rhythms, read on!
Sierra de Guadarrama brings us ¨Star Tour¨, an astronomical activity in the municipality of Los Molinos in which you will learn to differentiate the planets, stars, constellations and nebulae with professional astronomers and telescopes, with which you can observe the celestial bodies in detail.
The Tablao Las Carboneras is located in the central Barrio de los Austrias, in one of the most traditional areas of Madrid. With the spirit of a café, with the soul of the old singing cafés, leading figures of Spanish national flamenco have performed on its stage.
As every spring, the Strawberry Train is back on the road, a unique experience in which you will travel on a train with more than a century of history along the historic route of just 50 kilometres that links the cities of Madrid and the Royal Site and Town of Aranjuez.
For the second year in a row, the best Friki Pride returns to Madrid. From the 19th to the 25th of May, experience with your family an endless number of activities programmed to pay tribute to all geeks, read on!
In May, Sierra de Guadarrama offers various leisure and free time activities, ideal to enjoy with family or friends. Two of these proposals are ¨Naturaleza Animal en Familia¨ and ¨Yincana de Supervivencia en la Sierra¨.
In the central district of Chueca is this tablao that opened its doors in February 2019. Its young trajectory does not prevent me from connecting with the most authentic tradition of flamenco. Dance, singing, foot tapping and guitar, along with all the folklore of flamenco shows.
With a carefully planned programme and a surprising stylistic variety, Tomavistas has become synonymous with innovation over the years. Without being pigeonholed into any particular genre, the festival has managed to create its own identity that does not follow the guidelines set by the music market, opting for a different and daring line-up, which features internationally and nationally acclaimed artists and bands.
From 16 to 29 May Madrid celebrates Gastrofestival, a great feast for the senses, which this year celebrates its thirteenth edition. At this gastronomic-cultural festival you can enjoy a multitude of unique experiences linked to literature, art, design, solidarity and fashion.
In the middle of spring, it's terrace season. The days with so much light and the arrival of good weather inaugurate a new season. Do you know the most peculiar terraces and penthouses in Madrid?
In the Embajadores neighbourhood you will find this modern tablao which hosts an extensive programme fully dedicated to this art form. In its halls there are singing and guitar recitals, flamenco paintings and other formats, palos and styles around flamenco singing, right in the centre of Madrid!
On the 18th and 19th of May and the 2nd of June the cycle ¨Memoria Viva¨ will take place, a meeting with personalities of the scenic world in the MIRA Teatro, located in the municipality of Pozuelo de Alarcón. A one-time occasion!
This year marks the Holy Year of Saint Isidore, patron saint of Madrid, granted on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his canonisation by the Holy See. Read on!
The town of Boadilla del Monte is organising the "Mercado de los Jardines de Palacio: Artesanía y Diseño" on 14 and 15 May, an encounter with the typical crafts and trades of our region.
May is the month of folklore, roots and passion. from the 11th to the 29th, the sixth edition of the Festival Flamenco Madrid will be held in one of the most avant-garde theatres in the city, the Fernán Gómez.
From 14 to 16 May, ¨Beermad, the great craft beer market¨ will be held in Madrid, which returns for its seventh edition packed with novelties for beer lovers.
During May Madrid dresses for opera with "Don Gil de Alcalá", a nod to the irreverent and rebellious play "El sí de las niñas" by Moratín, which can be seen from 5 to 22 May at the Teatro de la Zarzuela.
Guadarrama Town Council, together with the group Mejora Guadarrama, have launched the solidarity initiative ¨Guadarrama acts for peace¨, in which different associations and musical groups have joined forces to raise funds to help refugees from Ukraine.
The towns of Torrelaguna and Torremocha del Jarama are offering a series of guided tours on the ocasion the 4th anniversary of the canonisation of San Isidro, a unique opportunity!
After two years of hiatus, the municipality of Anchuelo returns to celebrate its Patron Saint Festival in honour of Saint Peter Martyr of Verona, the much-loved local festival with years of tradition in the town, read on!
Until 24 July, the Canal Foundation is hosting the exhibition "Uncovered. Selected Works from The Howard Greenberg Gallery", an exhibition of more than 100 exclusive photographs from the famous New York collection. read on!
At number 17 Calle de la Morería, in the heart of Madrid de los Austrias, it is located this emblematic flamenco tablao. Traditional history and the history of flamenco brought together in one place, read on!
May 2nd is the day of the region of Madrid and, on the occasion of such an important date, different celebrations for all tastes and ages will take place in the capital and in many of its municipalities.
Aranjuez shines especially radiant during days of clear skies and mild weather. The arrival of spring is an ideal time to explore its streets and discover its great heritage, don't miss it!
Next weekend, the town of Moralzarzal hosts the International Poetry Festival (im)Prescindibles, a very special family event to enjoy this art, read on!
Madrid hosts the festival of Innovation and Culture for Sustainable Development MadBlue 2022, an appointment with the most cutting-edge innovation, culture and technology. From 22 April to 1 May, Madrid will be dressed in avant-garde style, read on!
The arrival of the good weather multiplies the options for outdoor plans. This spring we propose a route that covers two well-known spots in our region: Puerto de Navacerrada and the town of Manzanares El Real.
On 24 April, the capital will be celebrating a day of sport and fun in its main streets. The Zurich Rock 'n' Roll Running Series, the internationally prestigious race, returns to Madrid!
The Prado Museum is hosting until 23 October the exhibition ¨Francisco Pradilla (1848-1921), splendour and decline of history painting in Spain", a selection of works by the artist from Zaragoza, not to be missed!
If you are visiting Madrid this Easter, you might want to set aside some time for relaxation, wellness and treatments. The best thing to do is to stay in one of the many hotels in our region that have SPAs, read on!
Madrid, land of different cultures, creates a Holy Week with its own distinct character both in the capital and in the different towns of the region. Take note!
The iconic and most popular Philip II Train returns to connect the capital with San Lorenzo de El Escorial. If you don't know yet this train with a ticket to the past, keep reading!
Chinchón, one of the most charming towns in Madrid with the highest number of visitors, is running for the title of Rural Tourism Capital of 2022. Take part and vote for the town!
April is once again the month of dance in Madrid. Until 17 April, the Teatro Fernán Gómez-Centro Cultural de la Villa is holding Danza en la Villa, the Festival in which dance takes centre stage.
Because there is life beyond the torrija, here are some of the most typical Easter dishes in our region, which we are sure you will love. Ready to whet your appetite?
The CentroCentro cultural space is hosting the exhibition ¨Madrid Metal. Una historia ilustrada de los 80¨, which pays tribute to the most rock and metal Madrid through different illustrations, drawings and vignettes.
Easter returns to Alcalá de Henares. After a two-year break, this will be the first time it is celebrated after being awarded the title of Fiesta of National Tourist Interest in 2019. Not to be missed!
If there is one thing Campo Real is known for, it is its exquisite olives. However, what many people still don't know is that this municipality in Madrid is perfect for rural tourism close to home, read on!
Next Saturday the 2nd, children's literature is celebrating. The Cuesta de Moyano in the capital hosts this children's book fair that will feature the presence of authors and illustrators, read on!
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum hosts an amazing temporary exhibition that focuses on the art of trompe l'oeil. Until next May 22 enjoy this exhibition that will make you strive to differentiate fact from fiction, read on!