Posts with category Madrid Turismo

The best swimming pools in Madrid for a hot day

By | 12 July, 2019 | 0 comments




One of the best bits about Madrid in the summer are the evenings and nights. But, during the day, the heat can make things difficult. So, we recommend spending the hottest hours of the day in one of the city’s municipal pools.

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Vicente del Bosque Municipal Sports Centre

This sports centre is located near to Cuatro Torres. Read full article

Madrid’s 4 natural swimming pools

By | 14 June, 2019 | 0 comments




Who said there’s no beach in Madrid? And now that the heat has arrived, what we feel like most is a refreshing dip. Madrid city may not have a beach like those on the east coast, but we do have several refreshing alternatives that mean you can escape from the city for a day, enjoy nature and take a swim in one of these four natural pools. Read full article

Discover Madrid in 48 hours

By | 22 March, 2019 | 0 comments




Even though it’s difficult to truly get to know Madrid in only 48 hours, we’ve put together a quick guide that will allow you to visit the most important monuments in the Spanish capital. Rest assured: during these two days you will have plenty of time to taste Madrid’s cuisine, go shopping and visit museums.

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Begin at Plaza Cibeles and the Cybele Palace, Read full article

The best bars to watch the World Cup

By | 15 May, 2018 | 0 comments




Football fans, your time has finally arrived. After four years, the World Cup is back, this time in Russia, although you won’t have to travel all the way there to watch it because that is what bars are for. However, which ones should you choose? There are plenty of good ones. A lively one in Lavapiés is La Funda_Mental (Calle Argumosa, Read full article

The best cafés to get free Wi-Fi in the centre of Madrid

By | 28 July, 2017 | 0 comments




When a friend visits your home, the first thing you do is give him or her the Wi-Fi password. Usually, after introducing it into their phone, they feel the relief that freedivers feel when they reach the surface after a 10-minute dive. After half an hour, they ask us if we have a charger. This, my friends, Read full article

Quinta de los Molinos and other charming parks

By | 16 February, 2017 | 0 comments




March is the best time for Quinta de los Molinos, a park which is somewhat far from the city centre but easily accessible on the metro (Line 5, Suanzes). The park is 61 acres in size and has a huge arboretum, which is particularly beautiful at the end of winter and beginning of spring since it allows you to admire the spectacular flourishing of the almond trees. Read full article

Cycling and beer… it can be done!

By | 5 December, 2015 | 0 comments




You have probably seen a few of them on the streets of Madrid at some point and you probably thought: “I want to do that, too!” What are we talking about? Beer Bike, of course, that large vehicle that you pedal on that incorporates a beer tap so you can enjoy a beer while you discover the city. Read full article

Test your intelligence with an escape mission

By | 28 October, 2015 | 0 comments




Leisure activities evolve in the most unpredictable ways. One of the latest trends is the escape mission, where through different brain-teasers you have to find the exit route in limited time. One of these places is The Rombo Code, which presents itself on its website as “a secret society perpetuated over the centuries”, whose secrets are in the wrong hands. Read full article

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

A refreshing and natural excursion: Las Berceas

By | 3 August, 2015 | 0 comments




If you fancy leaving Madrid’s summer heat behind for a day, you just have to take a bus from Moncloa or a regional Cercanías train from Atocha (located a few hundred yards from our hostel in the centre of Madrid), and in approximately one hour you will already be in the heart of the Guadarrama mountains, Read full article

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