Madrid in April: 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.

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 right. What’s more, you also won’t have to push your way through massive crowds. It’s not high […]

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 […]

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 […]

What to do in Madrid in February 2019

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 7, 2019. 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 […]

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 […]

Spain for Everyone: The Art Lover’s Guide to Spain

You can find a small but respectable collection of the best art in Spain at Malaga's Pompidou Center.

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 art lovers too, and this is their bucket list for you! From El Greco to Goya to Picasso and so many more, art in Spain has played a pivotal role […]

Spain for Everyone: The History Buff’s Guide to Spain

Plaza Mayor, one of the most popular historic sites in Spain, dates back centuries and has a surprisingly gruesome past!

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 history lovers too, and this is their bucket list for you! With a history stretching back millennia, Spain is a history lover’s dream come true! The Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths, Moors […]

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 […]