Posts with category Madrid Turismo

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

The best markets in Madrid

By | 26 March, 2015 | 0 comments




mercado san miguelOne of the newest ones, in the heart of Chueca, is San Antón market, although its origins as a traditional market go back to the beginning of the previous century. It successfully combines stalls that sell different kinds of gourmet foods and fashionable and popular bars.

On the second floor you can find a series of shops that sell different foods from around the world, Read full article

An excursion to El Pardo

By | 2 November, 2014 | 0 comments




Palacio de El PardoHistory knows no ideologies. We can visit a concentration camp without sympathising with the methods put into practice there. Discovering these places from up close can also help us understand the convulse century that was the 20th century. This century was shaped in Spain by the dictatorship of General Franco, whose residence was the Royal Palace of El Pardo. 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

A visit to CaixaForum

By | 2 September, 2014 | 0 comments




caixaforum madridInaugurated in 2008, CaixaForum has since become a fundamental element in the Paseo del arte, which is made up by the Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofía Museums. Its access is no longer for free except for the clients of laCaixa, the bank who owns it, but for 4 euros you can see its different exhibitions. 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

Bike friendly hostel in Madrid

By | 21 November, 2013 | 0 comments




Dos personas hacen turismo por Madrid en bici

If you’re looking for a bike-friendly accommodation in Madrid, you’ve come to the right pace. At Posada de las Huertas hostel, many of our guests come with the intention of pedalling up and down the city and we can offer you excellent advice thanks to our vast experience.

Despite the hills, Madrid by bike offers a different perspective and is also the perfect mix between sport and culture. Read full article

Walks around the capital

By | 27 July, 2013 | 0 comments




There are so many places to visit in Madrid, that the new tourist may find it a bit daunting. But thinking of Madrid as a big, cold and impersonal city is far from the truth. Although big in size, in its core, Madrid is still that little settlement that grew to become one of the mots culturally interesting and diverse cities in the world. Read full article

The best tapas bars in Madrid

By | 20 June, 2013 | 0 comments




Madrid is a city where people love their tapas and spending time with friends sitting in a friendly and festive atmosphere. But of course, not any bar will do. Although, most bars will offer you good quality and a nice choice of beverages and tapas, there are a few that have that extra, Read full article

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