What to do in Madrid in February 2020

The Museo del Romanticismo is one of the most famous museums in Madrid—and the interior is absolutely stunning!

This blog post was originally posted on January 22, 2016 and was updated on January 15, 2020. It’s low season, but here in Madrid, we’re keeping busy and staying warm. As the European equivalent to the city that never sleeps, there’s always something going on in Spain’s bustling, vibrant capital. We’re talking world-class museums, cozy […]

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.

This blog post was originally posted on July 2, 2018 and was updated on August 6, 2019. 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 […]

Madrid in August 2019: The Complete Guide to Summer Fun

When visiting Madrid in August, skip the sangria and get tinto de verano instead. It's what all the locals are drinking!

This blog post was originally posted on July 2, 2018 and was updated on July 1, 2019. The dog days of summer are in full swing, but Madrid still boasts plenty of fun in the sun throughout August. At first glance, it may seem that August may not be the most ideal time of year […]

5 Free Museums in Madrid You Should Check Out

When it comes to free museums in Madrid, you can't beat the Prado, which offers free entry for two hours every afternoon.

Not much can top an afternoon spent in one of Madrid’s many museums—except when that afternoon comes free! That’s right, Spain’s capital city is home to some of the most revered history and art museums in the world, and several of them also offer free entry for guests. So if you love the Prado but […]

Madrid in April 2020: 6 Things You Must Do

If you're visiting Madrid in April, be sure to check out some of the city's gorgeous green spaces.

This blog post was originally posted on March 25, 2019 and was updated on March 9, 2020. Not too hot, not too cold, and action packed—that’s Madrid in April. You’ve arrived in Madrid at one of the best times of the year. The weather can be chilly or warm, but never freezing or scorching. Just […]

6 Fabulous Things to Do in Madrid in March 2020

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 4, 2020. 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 […]

Reina Sofia Museum Highlights: Beyond Guernica

Before delving into the Reina Sofia Museum highlights, be sure to get your bearings! The museum is huge and comprised of several buildings.

Every year, nearly four million people visit Madrid’s Reina Sofia Museum. For many, it’s to see one painting: Picasso’s masterpiece Guernica, one of the greatest and most influential works of art anywhere in the world. But as Spain’s national museum for modern and contemporary art, and with a collection of over 21,700 works, it’s not […]

Well-Kept Secrets: 5 Lesser-Known Paintings in the Prado

Stay warm while visiting Madrid in winter by checking out its wealth of world-class museums, like the Prado.

You probably know that the Prado Museum houses one of the world’s most remarkable collections of painters like Titian, Velázquez, Bosch, Rubens and Goya. But with over 7,000 paintings—not to mention hordes of sculptures, drawings and decorative arts—it’s also host to hundreds of hidden gems that you could easily miss while trying to pack in […]

Spain for Everyone: The Family Guide to Spain

You absolutely have to eat churros during your family vacation in Spain!

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 parents too, and this is their bucket list for you! A family vacation in Spain will surely delight everyone! Spanish culture places huge emphasis on families. Children are regularly included […]