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Did you know that more than half of the territory of Torrelodones are protected areas? This is due to the large number of natural resources that the municipality has, such as the Biosphere Reserve of the Cuenca Alta of the Manzanares River or the Regional Park of the Middle Course of the Guadarrama River.
If you still don't know the Hippodrome or you were waiting to come back, you can do it now! Next January 31 begins the winter season, which will last until February 21, inclusive.
Now you can visit the Almudena Cathedral, its dome and the museum that tells its history from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 12 am. A unique opportunity to get to know one of the most representative monuments of the capital.
The storm Filomena has undoubtedly left a mark on its passage through Madrid. Therefore, it is time not to go out on the streets and follow the experts' recommendations. However, staying at home can also be synonymous with visits, adventures and fun leisure plans for the whole family. Here are some suggestions:
The seventh edition of the winter festival Inverfest is being held in Madrid. Until February 7 enjoy cinema, music, poetry, talks with actors and actresses of musical films ... A host of events to suit all tastes.
Touring the Remedios Necropolis Site virtually is now possible thanks to new technologies. This initiative will allow you to know, without leaving your home, the different archaeological findings that show the funerary architecture that took place in Colmenar Viejo thousands of years ago.
75 municipalities in the capital are part of Red Itiner, a collaborative platform between the Community of Madrid and the City Councils that temporarily move exhibitions to different municipalities throughout Madrid.
Did you know that the Madrid Virtual Library has a collection of documents that can be accessed and downloaded for free?
Don't give up any cultural plan, because now they can be done without leaving home, so we propose all these options:
Live music and a stage illuminated by candlelight, the perfect combination to enjoy unique concerts that will make you feel in an intimate atmosphere in the most symbolic places of Madrid.
After its closure for the vacations, the drive-in Madrid RACE returns with renewed energy to offer its users a magnificent selection of films, dinners, foodtrucks and the best atmosphere of the 50's. All this to make watching your favorite movie a unique experience.
Do you know this typical Catalan culinary speciality? Now you have the opportunity to taste authentic calçots without leaving the Community of Madrid. Catalan cuisine, a clear example of Mediterranean cuisine, is one of the richest and most varied in Spain. Many of its dishes are based on seasonal products, as in this case the calçots.
If you are in the capital, going to see an exhibition is probably the best plan to make in this cold weather. Here we propose 3 free exhibitions that you will not be able to resist.
Here we propose some routes through a magnificent natural environment: Los Cerros de Alcalá. So, if you were eager to start with your New Year's resolutions, literally put on your boots and head for Alcalá de Henares to explore this natural area through one of its trails.
If these days you are still walking around Madrid a bit idle, take note of these plans that you will still be able to enjoy during the next few weeks - now or never!
The twelfth edition of the Ibercaja Music Series arrives at Teatros del Canal with educational and family concerts in a format that is both enjoyable and educational, which you should not miss.
Those with the sweetest tooth always have room for a sweet dessert, and even more so if it is a Christmas dessert, a classic, handmade and made in a century-old bakery... Because if for more than a hundred years people have chosen not to miss these bakeries, who are we to contradict them?
As every year, the three Wise Men from the East could not miss their appointment with the children of Madrid and tour our city distributing good wishes, messages of peace and gifts for the little ones of the house. Melchior, Gaspar and Balthazar, together with many other guests, will walk through the streets and towns of Madrid in different ways so that we can all enjoy that special and magical moment.
The Community of Madrid's Handicrafts Market-Fair is back, the great annual event of the sector that takes place every Christmas in the heart of Madrid, in the emblematic Paseo de Recoletos, from Prim Street to Plaza de Colón in the capital. The meeting place for Madrid's craftsmen and women.
If you have always wanted to attend a flamenco show, now you will have the opportunity to do it with renowned artists and real promises of this genre. Singing, dancing, guitar playing and percussion in the Opera House in Madrid until 29 July 2021.
Gastronomy is a fundamental part of Spanish culture, so giving away handcrafted products from our land, and even more so during these festivities, is a sure bet that will win over everyone.
It is difficult to conceive of a Christmas without the classic portal of Bethlehem and this year could not be any different. That's why, if you are in Madrid these days, we encourage you to visit the largest and most emblematic nativity scenes in the city.
If you want to take part in the great temporary exhibition organised by Patrimonio Nacional, don't miss "Rafael en Palacio. Tapestries for Philip II", the last major international event of the year, as part of the fifth centenary of the death of the universal painter.
This time of festivities to enjoy with the family will not lack plans: exhibitions, musicals, workshops..., let Christmas begin!
The bicycles became one of the protagonists of the quarantine. Did you know that their sale shot up by 400%?If you were one of the lucky ones who could get hold of one of them before they ran out or you had one full of dust in your garage, it's time to take it out again, as we propose some routes to enjoy a day of sport on two wheels in the Sierra de Guadarrama.
In Madrid Brillante it doesn't matter which musical genre you listen to because there's a concert for you. Hip-hop, rock, flamenco, pop, avant-garde, roots music... All with a Mahou beer in hand, can you think of a better plan?
Although this Christmas is undoubtedly different, there are things that are irreplaceable, such as the Community Christmas concerts. Culture and music have been indispensable in surviving the quarantine, demonstrating, once again, the importance they have in our society.
Bundle up because this December, among the many plans you can make as a family in Madrid, you should not miss visiting these Christmas markets and enjoying their stalls, the atmosphere or a drink to warm up. Our recommendation is that you make a route for several of them and choose which one is your favourite.
If you still don't know the Corral de Comedias Theatre in Alcalá de Henares or the Abbey in Madrid, do not miss the opportunity to take a guided tour where you will discover two architectural jewels of the Community.
This Christmas we offer you an agenda for everyone withthose who will have no excuse to stay at home. Share time with your family,with your friends or as a couple, we bring plans for everyone!
The 'Camino de Madrid' or Madrid's Way of St. James has new adapted tourist routes. Accessible tourist routes by means of sensorial guidance through the so-called augmented acoustic reality, a kind of virtual guide for visually impaired people - blind or visually impaired - which will allow them to walk through natural areas independently and safely.
If you are a music lover, this Christmas you already have a plan! From the 12th to the 22nd of December 2020, one of the most important events of Christmas in Madrid will take place at the Fernán Gómez Theatre, the Centro Cultural de la Villa, "Oh Madrid Happy Day", the XXVI Festival Grandes del Gospel de Madrid, with the best spiritual voices in Spain.
Do you want to enjoy the best soundtracks in the world of cinema in concert? Songs that have been played in films such as "Pirates of the Caribbean", "Amélie", "Interstellar", "Avengers" or classics such as "Back to the Future", "The Good, the Ugly and the Bad", will be playing at the National Music Auditorium on 4 and 27 December and 2 and 3 January at 7.30 pm, with the Film Symphony Orchestra.
The Teatro Español is opening the "Maquetas" collection, which concentrates a good part of the history of the Teatro Español and Las Naves del Español in Matadero Madrid, through 28 theatre models.A selection of stage models of plays that have been performed on the stages of the theatre and its halls since the 19th century and invite you to discover the ins and outs of stage creation.
From 1 to 20 December, the Community of Madrid presents a new edition of the Suma Flamenca Festival, which on this occasion will host 37 shows in 11 venues in the region, to pay tribute to the great Enrique Morente, on the 10th anniversary of his death.
Music through the 'Festival Música Antigua Aranjuez', cinema with the route 'Madrid, capital de las series', sport with the bike ride in the Sierra Norte and the long-awaited San Silvestre Vallecana race, and a fun reading workshop for the little ones, is what we propose this week with our short list of virtual plans. Choose your favourite!
This week we surprise lovers of cinema, and more specifically fans of fantasy films, with a proposal that will take them on a tour of more than 50 municipalities in the region, whose locations have some significance in this genre. A real guide that will show you the original locations where some of these films were shot in Madrid. Three, two, one, off we go! Roll!
We continue enjoying the region with new virtual plans. This week you will be able to visit Navacerrada, buy easily from home, pay homage to Valle-Inclán thanks to the exhibition of Ateneo de Madrid, be a spectator of the best cinema, or encourage children to learn about the history of the capital through different proposals. Let's start!
The Region of Madrid surprises us with plans for all tastes and ages. This week we encourage you to rediscover the region with us, and to go to different museums to enjoy the interesting exhibitions they will offer during the next weeks. If you want to know more details, don't miss this article. The Region of Madrid is waiting for you!
The culture within reach of everyone thanks to the website 'Agenda Cultural Accesible'. An initiative that was created with the aim of facilitating access to various cultural proposals for people with sensory disabilities, quickly and easily. Below we reveal all the details...