Madrid in June 2019: The Perfect Urban Summer Escape

Flamenco dancers strut their stuff at the Suma Flamenco Festival, one of our suggestions for what to do in Madrid in June

This blog post was originally posted on May 26, 2016, and was updated on May 6, 2019. Sunny skies—check. Long, leisurely afternoons—check. Plenty of cultural activities—check. We might be biased, but Madrid is the place to be in June. It’s that perfect time of year right before spring melts into scorching hot summer, and Madrid […]

6 Fabulous Things to Do in Madrid in March 2019

The Prado holds some of the most treasured art in Spain. If you visit Madrid in March, you'll get to experience this stunning treasure with a fraction of the crowds.

This blog post was originally posted on March 2, 2016 and was updated on February 11, 2019. With the post-holiday slump officially over and spring just around the corner, Madrid begins to take on new life. If you’re considering visiting Madrid in March, you’ve made an excellent choice. Temperatures are pleasantly warm compared to the […]

Spanish Food Market Survival Guide Infographic

Navigating Spanish food markets is one of our favorite things to do in Madrid, as well as any other city in Spain! This infographic full of tips will show you how to eat and shop like a local. #Spain #markets #foodie #tapas #delish #itinerary

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A Love Letter to Markets

Spanish food markets are often staffed by locals carrying on proud family traditions. Be polite and courteous to your vendor.

This post is part of our Love Letter series: first-person accounts of what we love about Madrid. I have traveled to nearly 35 countries, and throughout them all one of my central goals has always been to try the most emblematic dishes of each place. Sure, I enjoy the occasional fancy and pretentious dish with […]

The Ultimate Survival Guide to Spanish Food Markets

Celebrate New Year's Eve in Madrid in a budget-friendly, low-key way by heading to the market to pick up ingredients for a special holiday meal at home.

We’re big advocates for living like a local through travel, and there’s no better (or more delicious!) way to do that than by visiting a neighborhood market. Spanish food markets provide one of the most authentic glimpses of life in any given city or town. It’s here where locals buy their groceries and restaurant owners […]

Spain for Everyone: The Complete Foodie Guide to Spain

One of our favorite experiences in our foodie guide to Spain is a pintxos crawl in San Sebastian!

This post is a part of our Spain for Everyone series. The information below was curated by our expert guides across the country. They are foodies too, and this is their bucket list for you! Spanish food is so much more than paella and tapas! Yes, both of those things are famous for good reason, […]

Top Things to Do in Madrid in September

Art lovers visiting Madrid in September can't miss the Apertura event, in which dozens of galleries and museums across the city will inaugurate special exhibitions and host free events.

While most places see September as the beginning of fall, here in Madrid summer fun is still in full swing. The city enjoys pleasantly warm temperatures, but not the scorching heat common in July and August. And as locals return from their beach vacations, the city retains its authentic atmosphere. If you’re visiting Madrid in […]

How to Visit Madrid with Teenagers (So Even They’ll Have Fun!)

We all know traveling with teens comes with its own set of challenges, but it can also be incredibly rewarding when done right. After all, a trip abroad can be a life-changing experience, especially when that trip is to Madrid! This vibrant capital buzzes with energy—perfect for parents and teens looking to get a taste […]