Turismo Madrid

Twenty plans to enjoy these days

This week you have no excuse! We bring you twenty plans so you can explore the region and enjoy new experiences. If you want a change of scenery, below you will find plans that you will surely love.

Moncloa Lighthouse
Would you like to find stunning views of Madrid? The Moncloa Lighthouse is what you are looking for. A tower of 110 meters high located in the center of Ciudad Universitaria, whose panoramic views from the viewpoint will not leave you indifferent.

Madrid Amusement Park
If roller coasters are your thing, you'll love the Madrid Amusement Park. On May 1 and 2 there will be a 20% discount. In addition, you will find attractions for the little ones of the house, such as bumper cars or Patricio's jellyfish hunters.

Warner Park
This May the most epic days are back. Warner Park celebrates the month of Super Heroes VS Super Villains DC on Saturdays and Sundays until the 30th. An experience where kids take center stage at the Batman, WonderWoman and Superman superhero learning school.

Wax Museum
The most famous celebrities and characters are waiting for you at the Wax Museum. Don't miss it. A family leisure plan to do the days off with children, fun for adults, there is much to see! 

The Ferrocarril de las Delicias
In the heart of Madrid, the Ferrocarril de las Delicias is a railway park for all ages. A unique steam train next to the Railway Museum where you can ride on small trains from 11:30 to 13:30 Passengers to the train!

Zoo Aquarium Madrid
A must visit to see the spring births. If you want to see species that are not native to our geography you can not miss the Zoo Aquarium Madrid, a plan for the whole family!

Faunia
Faunia the nature theme park you can spend an unforgettable day watching the animals of the most diverse habitats of different geographical areas, from the jungle to the poles or the African forest, from penguins to red piranhas and sea lions. 

Safari Madrid
If you are more adventurous we recommend a visit to Aldea del Fresno Safari Madrid, where you can visit areas where wild and carnivorous animals live in semi-freedom, an itinerary that can only be done from your car. Live the wild adventure!

Atlantis Aquarium
If you like the sea, you will surely enjoy meeting the marine animals that inhabit this space of leisure and nature in Madrid: rays, sharks, corals, turtles, jellyfish, ... fish, birds and reptiles. In Atlantis Madrid you will discover different aquatic ecosystems and live an adventure.

CityWave Madrid
The perfect place to surf arrives to Madrid, until June 21. From now on you will save long trips and check the weather forecasts. No plan when you leave work? Surf!

The Clown
The musical The Clown is a play similar to musical theater with a touch of cabaret and vaudeville set in the 1930's. The play talks about the difficult road to a vocation through humor.

Deserts of Spain
A visual tour of the deserts of Spain. at the Museum of Natural Sciences (MNCN-CSIC) Explore the beautiful landscapes of the most arid areas of our country. The photographic exhibition by Luis Suárez can be visited until June 13. 

Carlos Saura and Dance
Enjoy "Carlos Saura and Dance", an exhibition that explores the impressive creative universe of dance created by one of the great Spanish filmmakers Carlos Saura from his personal archive. It can be seen free of charge at the Fernán Gómez Exhibition Hall at the Centro Cultural de la Villa until June 6.

Nest Knot
An exhibition that was one of the winning projects of the 12th edition of the call "Curator Wanted", an initiative that facilitates the entry of young people into the professional world of curatorship. It can be visited at the Sala de Arte Joven until May 23. Admission and dynamic visits are free of charge.  

Travelers on the train!
A virtual exhibition made up of images from the Photo Library of the Railway Historical Archive and the Railway Museum of Madrid accompanied by texts of some of the most famous women writers of the nineteenth and twentieth century: Emilia Pardo Bazán, Carmen de Burgos, Concha Espina, Matilda Beham-Edwards or Carolina Coronado, testimony stories of women travelers in their first train journeys.

A literary walk through the Railway Museum
This is a literary walk through the collection of the Railway Museum of Madrid. A selection of fragments of nine Spanish authors, who will give us details of their railway journeys.

Exhibition of historic trains
The three classic trains of the Madrid subway have been restored to be the protagonists of the exhibition. You also have a virtual tour - discover the first subways that existed in Spain!

‘Toledo sees' and 'Francisco Toledo: color and form'
The House of Mexico in Spain presents these two exhibitions of a fundamental artist in Mexican culture: "Toledo sees" and "Francisco Toledo: color as form". Two exhibitions that bring together more than 600 pieces of art, design and crafts, fifteen paintings and a tapestry brought from Mexico, which can be visited free of charge until September 19.

‘Madrid Meridian: Dream and lie'
A project by Catalan artist Pep Agut created specifically for the Crystal Palace of the Retiro Park, which questions art as a public space par excellence. The exhibition can be visited until August 29. Admission is free.

'Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly. The Rock'N'Roll DreamTour'
The pioneers and great icons of rock and roll, Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly, together for the first time on stage in hologram at the Gran Teatro Caixa Bank Príncipe Pío. Their greatest hits, accompanied by a live band and choir, on May 9 and 23.

"Congratulations Pippi!"
Pippi Longstocking, one of the most adventurous, special and funny children's characters of all time, turns 75. For all audiences, until September 29 at La Casa del Lector in Matadero Madrid, pays tribute to the fantastic Pippi. Congratulations Pippi ! Admission is free.


Image credits: Pep Agut. Meridiano de Madrid: sueño y mentira©Archivo Fotográfico del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.