Posts with category Madrid Guías

Quiet strolls with BiciMad

By | 15 September, 2015 | 0 comments




BiciMADRegular BiciMad users are used to some inconveniences in this service: broken bicycles, difficulty to get them out of their stations… You need some patience to use BiciMad in proper conditions but, knowing this, it is also true that it is worth discovering the streets of Madrid on two wheels with a little engine on the bicycle to make things easier. Read full article

The most elegant side of Lavapies

By | 26 May, 2015 | 0 comments




lavapiesThe most multicultural district in Madrid offers much more than tea shops, kebab restaurants and Senegalese bars where you can drink some baobab juice (at, like its name indicates, Baobab, on Calle de Cabestreros, 1).

Elegant, sophisticated and urban bars and restaurants are starting to flourish in the district without it losing any of its character. Read full article

Madrid with a tourist guide

By | 4 January, 2015 | 0 comments




plaza mayor madrid“Be water, my friend” Bruce Lee used to say, a Buddhist precept that is relevant to us in this case. Being water inside this deep and rich riverbed filled with tourist attractions called Madrid can be handy and tourist guides can be an important ally. Designed for all sorts of tourists, adapted with people with any kind of disability, Read full article

Sundays in La Latina

By | 28 October, 2014 | 0 comments




la latinaOctober sunsets still have a pleasant temperature in Madrid and allow for you to wear those clothes that are perfect for the short period between summer and autumn. Although the great atmosphere does not die down even in the coldest of winters, one must still make the most of the last lights of early autumn and drop by La Latina on a Sunday. Read full article

A day trip to Alcalá de Henares

By | 14 October, 2014 | 0 comments




alcala de henaresThe cradle of the most immortal Spanish writer, Miguel de Cervantes, Alcalá de Henares offers many attractions that make it an ideal destination for a day trip. The easiest way to get there is by train, on lines C-1, C-2 and C7A that leave Atocha.

Another way to get there is register on the Tren de Cervantes, Read full article

Malasaña awakens in autumn with Villamanuela

By | 15 September, 2014 | 0 comments




MalasañaThe charm of early autumn, when temperatures are still soft and it’s still light, can be enjoyed in a district like Malasaña, with its terraces still open and cultural events such as the Villamanuela Festival. From Thursday 2nd. of October until Sunday 5th, the district prepares itself to receive a large number of concerts as well as gastronomic proposals, Read full article

Madrid has no beach but it does have swimming pools

By | 5 June, 2014 | 0 comments




Piscina MadridEveryone who visits Madrid for a prolonged period of time will at least once feel the need to go for a dip. For that, including a visit to one of the city’s swimming pools or going on a getaway to one of the nearby reservoirs is a recommendable option, because there are all types of tourism options in Madrid and swimming pools are no exception. Read full article

Chueca, gay epicentre and much more

By | 16 May, 2014 | 0 comments




Belonging to the Centro district and limited by the streets of Barquillo and Fuencarral, it is considered an example of gentrification, a harsh word that is used to talk about the reconversion processes of run-down districts into attractive ones full of commercial and active life. This is what happened with Chueca, deep in a hole in the 70s due to drug trafficking and crime. Read full article

An afternoon in Malasaña

By | 3 May, 2014 | 0 comments




MalasañaOne of the most flavourful districts in Madrid, cradle of hipsters, known for their big beats and checked shirts with all their buttons done up. This is an oasis of narrow streets, charming bars and shops in the heart of Madrid, owing its name to the heroin of the Dos de Mayo, Manuela Malasaña, who died on that fateful day, Read full article

Parque de Atracciones theme park in Madrid

By | 22 April, 2014 | 0 comments




An ideal plan to emulate Lou Reed’s Perfect Day as a visitor in Madrid is to go to Parque de Atracciones, a theme park in Madrid inaugurated in 1969 that preserves its charm from the past without suffering the decadence of Coney Island in New York. Easily accessible by metro, just three stops from Plaza España (Line 10, Read full article

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