Four Great Christmas Markets in Madrid in 2019

Our favorite part of experiencing winter in Madrid: the festive Christmas markets!

This blog post was originally published on December 16, 2015 and was updated on November 12, 2019. It’s the most wonderful time of the year here in Madrid! It goes without saying that Christmastime here in Madrid brings an unforgettable sensation of holiday magic, and nowhere does that feel more present than at one of […]

Christmas in Madrid: Local Traditions & Things to Do

Large blue Christmas tree in a city plaza at night

Roasted chestnut stands are popping up in plazas. Giant strings of lights are lighting up over busy streets. Supermarket aisles are glistening with the shiny gold wrappers of turrón… it can only be Christmas in Madrid! While Santa statues and flying reindeer can be spotted in many shop windows, the Christmas traditions in Madrid are uniquely […]