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  • Madrid, a privileged cultural destination.

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    … Madrid. If you want to get to know Spain and Spanish culture, then Madrid is a destination not to be missed. This is not simply on account of the Prado Museum, one of the world’s finest art galleries. This capital city is a living reflection of the diversity and variety that are so characteristic of…

  • Madrid: World Capital of Art.

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    … Madrid. The Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Museum (MNCARS) together make up the “Paseo del Arte” or “Art Walk”. These three collections that make Madrid the world capital of art, three collections without which it would be impossible to understand the history…

  • A stroll around Madrid's Royal Palace.

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    … Madrid. Few European royal residences conserve decorative elements like those of the Royal Palace in Madrid. Its majestic rooms are home to major artistic treasures and continue to bear witness to historic events. Magnificent and grand, the official residence of Spain's monarchs is located in the he…

  • Green Madrid.

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    … Madrid. Amazing as it may seem, there are several places in Madrid where you can forget you're in a major city. Amid the busy roads and the buildings there are plenty of spots where you can enjoy some fresh air, nature and peace and quiet. The Spanish capital's parks and gardens are a welcome surpri…

  • International Museum Day in Spain.

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    … Museums are in party mood throughout the month of May. 18 May marks International Museum Day, and Museums Night –an original initiative featuring thousands of cultural institutions all over around Europe– usually takes place on the Saturday immediately before or after. Come and experience this major…

  • Sports-mad Madrid.

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    … Madrid. In Madrid, football fans can live their dream by walking on the turf of a legendary football pitch, visiting the changing rooms, and sitting on the bench as though you were about to manage a game. You can do all this in the stadium of the Real Madrid football club, where other options includ…

  • Discovering the Region of Madrid.

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    … Madrid. Madrid has much to offer visitors: culture, art, leisure… and much more, even outside the big city. Here we suggest four destinations less than 50 kilometres from the city of Madrid where you can see for yourself. They are Alcalá de Henares, Aranjuez, Chinchón and San Lorenzo de El Escorial …

  • Spain's maritime museums: discover the secrets of the oceans.

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    … Are you interested in the seas and oceans? Would you like to get to know their secrets and discover the history of navigation? If so, then you are in luck. In Spain there are a host of naval and maritime museums awaiting you. Come and see galleons, submarines, shipwreck remains, objects recovered fr…

  • A gourmet menu in Spain's Heritage Cities.

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    … We suggest you start with Iberian cured ham, gazpacho and Manchego cheese; then continue with dishes such as roast suckling pig served with fresh vegetables sautéed with olive oil, or some quality seafood. And for dessert, traditional sweets and tropical fruit. All accompanied by desgination of orig…

  • The Reina Sofía, a museum for everyone.

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    … Madrid. Have fun with the whole family and learn all about art in the Reina Sofia National Art Museum. Visit any Sunday from September to June and take part in the permanent programme created specially for families. This will help you learn all about its numerous masterpieces (including universally …

  • Caixa Forum, the most entertaining museum.

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    … Madrid. At the Caixa Forum in Madrid, which offers numerous activities for all ages, you’ll discover one of the most entertaining museums in Spain to visit with your family. You’ll love the workshops where, for example, children can build contraptions related to the temporary exhibitions on display …

  • Dalí: Alive in Spain’s museums.

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    … Salvador Dalí is a master of surrealism and one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Why not explore the places where he lived and painted, and discover the most interesting museums that exhibit his work? These are unusual spaces that can only be found in Dalí’s native Spain, where t…

  • Cuisine from all over the world in Madrid.

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    … Madrid. In Madrid you can enjoy a taste of the typical gastronomy of each of the regions in Spain, as well as cuisine from all the five continents. You won't need to go far to find all the best-known dishes of any of the world’s countries, as there is a wide range of international and regional resta…

  • The Prado Museum, a visit not to be missed.

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    … Madrid. This is Spain’s most visited museum, and one of the world’s finest art galleries. If you like art, then this place is not to be missed. At the Prado Museum you can see works by the great masters of painting. Standing before them, you will be thrilled and you may even lose all notion of time.…

  • Come to Spain – and viva football!.

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    … In Spain, football itself and all football fans are still caught up in the post-match fiesta. Millions of people are celebrating the Spanish national team’s victories in the World and European Cups. This outstanding double success makes the whole atmosphere surrounding this sport twice as unique as …

  • Botanical Gardens.

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    … The exclusive world of the plants protected in Spain’s botanical gardens invites you to take an extraordinary trip through the most breathtaking and diverse flora on the planet. Their locations in cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Valencia, Cordoba and Tenerife make these gardens a high qual…

  • Dad, where do animals live?.

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    … How many panda bears have your children seen? How many koalas apart from in cartoons? And snakes that aren't from films? They probably don't even think white tigers exist, nor imagine that a panda eats more than ten kilos of bamboo every day. You neither? Then you have various reasons for visiting t…

  • A world of alternative shopping in Madrid.

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    … Madrid. Madrid is the perfect city for finding your favourite modern, original and avant-garde clothes. Make your way to the streets of Fuencarral, Hortaleza or to the Chueca neighbourhood, and you’ll understand why these names are synonymous with cutting-edge style and hip alternative fashion. In t…

  • Musicals in Madrid.

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    … Madrid. Madrid offers the chance to spend an unforgettable evening in the theatre with a whole range of musical shows every season. Some are completely original, and you'll only find them in Spain. Others are adapted classics not to be missed, and which in Madrid can be enjoyed in unique style. To g…

  • Gastronomic routes in Madrid.

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    … Madrid. Discover Madrid through its gastronomy. From simple home-style recipes to the most elaborately prepared menus in luxury restaurants, there is a huge variety on offer in the Spanish capital. We would also invite you to take part in a tradition that forms part of the life of the city - going o…

  • The latest avant-garde architecture in Spain.

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    … Strolling around the streets of many cities in Spain you'll notice that innovation and design are to be found in more and more of its buildings. Famous architects such as Frank Gehry, Santiago Calatrava, Richard Rogers, Norman Foster and Rafael Moneo have chosen Spain to build their latest works. He…

  • Spanish museums with a new feel.

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    … Deluxe extensions to show some of the world's finest collections of paintings. Restored historic buildings, now home to contemporary art. Avant-garde centres whose exterior is as attractive as what lies within. Museums in Spain are changing: they are adapting to visitors to offer active participatio…

  • Madrid, outstanding restaurants.

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    … Madrid. You can enjoy Spanish haute cuisine at its very best in the great restaurants of Madrid, where meticulous attention to every last detail guarantees diners an exquisite and sublime experience. The original presentation of the dishes is only the start; the best part comes later, when you disco…

  • The Strawberry Train.

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    … Aranjuez. Madrid. The historic town and UNESCO World Heritage site of Aranjuez lies just 48 kilometres from Madrid. There’s no better time to visit than in spring: its famous gardens are full of colour and you can also enjoy an entertaining journey on board the Strawberry Train. The Strawberry Train…