How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Madrid in 2019

One of the most unique authentic holiday traditions in Spain is a dress rehearsal for New Year's Eve—only in Madrid!

This blog post was originally posted on December 17, 2013 and was updated on November 12, 2019. If Madrid is the unofficial world capital of partying on any given night, just imagine what happens on New Year’s Eve. The last night of the year, known as nochevieja in Spanish, takes the Madrid nightlife scene we all know and […]

Our Favorite Christmas Traditions in Madrid

The Spanish Christmas lottery is one of the most popular authentic holiday traditions in the country. Who will be the lucky winner?

This blog post was originally posted on November 12, 2013 and was updated on November 7, 2017. Christmas is blooming across Madrid. Roasted chestnut stands are popping up in plazas. Giant strings of lights are being draped across avenues. Supermarket aisles are glistening with the shiny gold wrappers of Christmas turrón. While Santa statues and […]