Open for the Holidays: Restaurants in Madrid you Can Always Count On

When spending the holidays in Madrid, don't forget to head to the city's most iconic market, the Mercado San Miguel, for a bite to eat!

You’re traveling for the holidays and not sure which restaurants, if any, will be open. Don’t worry—we’ve got you covered.   It’s no secret that Spain values its holidays. But numerous religious festivals, labor days, and statutory vacations can be tricky for tourism. Madrid, as the capital, is a mild exception to the rule. Things are […]

Holiday Happenings: What to Do in Madrid in December 2019

The holidays are finally upon us, and Madrid is ready to celebrate! Get out to enjoy the city with our ultimate list for what to do in Madrid in December!

This blog post was originally posted on December 6, 2016 and was updated on November 6, 2019. Bundle up and get ready to indulge in plenty of seasonal treats. The holiday season has officially arrived in Madrid, and we couldn’t be more excited. There are plenty of fun activities in store when it comes to what […]

How To Make The Most Of Winter in Madrid

Winter in Madrid is magical. Just look at those holiday lights!

This blog post was originally posted on November 7, 2013 and was updated on October 25, 2018. Forget the mental image you may have of warm, summer days in Spain—it’s time to embrace the holiday spirit and winter festivities! Yes, you’ll need a winter coat, but no worries—temperatures here are quite mild compared to northern Europe, […]

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 […]