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Enjoy a musical without leaving home, participate in a short film festival, explore the Sierra del Rincón at our own pace, buy local products or discover hundreds of curiosities in the Prado Museum, is what we propose this week with our list of virtual plans. Let's start!
Lovers of reading are in luck as this week will finally celebrate the 2020 edition of 'La Noche de los Libros' with more than 200 activities for all audiences. But the Region of Madrid also offers us the chance to attend photographic and original exhibitions and music cycles. Would you like to know more? Please read on...
Discover the jewels treasured by the National Library, walk the streets of the Madrid town of Chinchón with just one click, let yourself be carried away by the stories of the Museum of Decorative Arts, travel to the Moon without leaving home, or taste a good stew. All of this is what awaits you these days in the Region of Madrid. Stay with us!
We come back, as we do every week, to surprise you with different virtual plans that will make your leisure time a quality one. Explore the Royal Palace in Madrid, travel to Torrelaguna, play with the little ones with educational applications, visit the halls of the National Music Auditorium, or do sport for a good cause. Let's get started!
Here we are again, to surprise you with a new proposal of virtual plans to explore the region in depth. Workshops with children, exhibitions for everyone, trips to privileged places to immerse yourself in its history, delight your ears with cycles of music, or prepare our next outdoor getaway. What more could you ask for?
After two years of being closed, the Naval Museum is opening its doors more strongly than ever to show the result of its comprehensive structural and museographic renovation, which offers a larger reception area and improved accessibility, while at the same time renovating its permanent exhibition to reach all audiences. Will you accompany us on a tour?
We are back for another week with 5 virtual plans for all tastes, with which you can go sightseeing, spend some fun time with your family through routes or educational workshops, attend exhibitions without moving from home and even do sports with a famous race, which now also comes in virtual format. Let's start!
The Region of Madrid combines tradition and innovation. Our region has known how to adapt to the times without giving up its traditions, and as an example, its gastronomy. Although its most worthy representative is the 'cocido madrileño' (stew) paired with Madrid wines, the Castilian cuisine offers much more, allowing us to taste the most authentic flavours. Enjoy!
From the Region of Madrid, we encourage you to make a final effort to emerge victorious from this health crisis. For this reason, for another week we are surprising you with different virtual plans, which will make your leisure time more bearable. This week we propose an exciting journey through the universe, visiting different exhibitions without leaving home, discovering educational mobile applications or shopping online. Where do you want to start?
Beer is an ancient beverage that, thanks to its evolution, offers us a great variety of types and flavours. In recent times, artisanal craftsmen have gained in popularity without flavouring or pasteurisation, based on water, malt, yeast and hops. Our region has joined this phenomenon, offering alternatives for all tastes. Discover with us the best craft beers of Madrid.
This week we would like to invite you to travel to Villaviciosa de Odón to learn about its history, its heritage and the beauty of its surroundings thanks on the one hand to the classic guided tours, and on the other, the fun 'adventure guides', which are the ideal plan to enjoy with the family.
On the occasion of the celebration of World Tourism Day, the Region of Madrid has presented a video inviting people to explore the region, showing its tourist diversity. A celebration that comes at a critical time, but which sends a positive message for the coming months, encouraging this sector with new proposals. The Region of Madrid is waiting for you!
The outdoor plans are always a good idea, and not only because they allow us to be active and maintain our physical shape a bit, but also because they take us to different places in the region of great beauty. This week we are going to La Pedriza, in the middle of the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park, to walk a very particular path. Let's start!
San Lorenzo de El Escorial is one of the most unique towns in the region, thanks to the beauty of its surroundings and its impressive artistic heritage. This week we are travelling there to explore it in a different way, through two urban routes that will allow us to travel to the past and get to know the different buildings from the 16th and 18th centuries. Will you join us?
Let yourself be carried away by the beauty of the Sierra de Guadarrama, through the different activities proposed. Theme routes, horse riding, mountaineering, bird watching, astrology and even escape room games are just a brief sample of what this region has to offer. Do you dare to discover it with us?
The different trails and paths of the Sierra Norte are similar to those of Middle-earth as described in J. R. R. Tolkien's book 'The Lord of the Rings', so if you like hiking, and also want to feel like the hobbit Frodo, don't miss the pilgrimage 'The Way of the Ring', a journey full of magic, beauty and companionship. Below we will tell you all about it...
Visiting a museum with works by the brilliant Picasso, touring the town that saw the birth of Cardinal Cisneros, getting lost in the incredible landscapes of the Sierra del Rincón, travelling back in time to learn about the ways of life of our ancestors, or discovering an authentic archaeological site, are just some of the plans you can make as a family in the Sierra Norte. Below you will find all the details!
We invite you to get to know the region through its main squares. A route through medieval squares, Castilian or porticoed squares, some of which are considered among the most beautiful in the world. If you were thinking about what to do during the next days, come with us to discover the region, its people, its monuments and its most special corners. Let's start!
Pinilla del Valle treasures in its surroundings the presence of several archaeological sites of great value, which come from the Quaternary as fossil remains, anthropological remains of Neanderthals, fossils of vertebrates from the Upper Pleistocene. This area is considered to be the most complete in the Iberian Peninsula, and offers guided tours by the professionals leading the research project.
In the Region of Madrid, we have unique places to enjoy nature, walk and especially for fans of ornithology, to contemplate about 240 species of birds that are present in our ecosystems and habitats. A first class destination, for lovers of bird watching and the natural environment, which you will be able to discover in these 27 routes that we propose.
We propose several plans to do with children, where they will discover many interesting things, playing and learning. From their favorite hobbies, such as aeronautics, football, through the illusion, magic and history, everything they love in emblematic places, from the hand of professionals and also their idols, which will remain in the memory of having enjoyed an unforgettable day.
Without a doubt, one of the most charming areas of the Region of Madrid is known as 'Alcarria Alcalaína', a space of great beauty thanks to its variety of landscapes and ecosystems. On this occasion, we will stop at three towns to get to know them better: Ambite, Olmeda de las Fuentes and Pezuela de las Torres. Let's get started!
Excursions, walks around Madrid, shopping in a legendary car, relaxing in a spa, flying in a wind tunnel, a day of adventure practicing paintball, archery, practicing our driving skills with the experts or climbing an indoor wall at the climbing wall. All these plans are available to you in the Region of Madrid. You can't miss them!
We propose you to get to know the region through the program 'Madrid en Verde', which includes 50 guided routes through the protected natural areas of the Region of Madrid. Below you will find all the details, but don't forget to continue complying with the safety standards indicated by the health authorities in order to guarantee the safety of all. Three, two, one... let's start!
From the 18th of July until the 30th of August, the Madrid towns of Alpedrete, Guadarrama, Moralzarzal, Navacerrada, Cercedilla, Mataelpino and Los Molinos will host more than 25 artists in the 10 concerts programmed in the new edition of the 'Sierra Musical Festival'. Don't miss it!
With the arrival of the good weather and the hours of light, you feel like enjoying nature. A good walk through places where the landscape, the fauna and the flora merge in images of days that we will always remember. We propose a series of routes through three beautiful villages that treasure all of the above, with the Sierra de Guadarrama as a backdrop within its National Park, El Boalo, Cerceda and Mataelpino.
If you like to be in touch with nature, this week we propose you to know closely the Sierra de Guadarrama through different routes guided by qualified personnel, with which besides being witnesses of the beauty of the environment, we will also learn its characteristics and even some curiosities. What are you waiting to discover it?
Little by little we return to the long awaited normality and enjoy art in its purest form. Last week the open spaces of Matadero Madrid opened their doors, as well as their restaurant and bicycle rental service, and from this week we can also enjoy their exhibitions. We are waiting for you!
The Region of Madrid hosts three treasures that are included in the UNESCO World Heritage list, we are talking about San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Aranjuez and Alcala de Henares. After several weeks without moving freely through the region, we begin this exciting route that will surely not leave you indifferent.
Exploring the Royal Botanical Gardens is an experience that captivates the senses at any time of year, but even more so in spring, with the beauty and variety of its colours. After several weeks closed to the public, and thanks to the gradual return to normality, last May 25th it opened its doors to walk around as we wanted, respecting, of course, health measures that allow us to do so in total safety.
During the confinement, different exhibitions could be seen online, now, after the improvement of the situation the museums of the Region of Madrid, and they invite you to see them in situ. This is the case of Alcalá 31 with 'Gran Sur', the Sala Canal de Isabel II with its tribute to 'David Delfín', and the Sala de Arte Joven with Off/On. Don't miss the opportunity to see them!
If there is one thing we have learned during these months of confinement, it is to value open spaces even more, where we can be reunited with our loved ones. Moreover, with the arrival of the good weather, you will want to enjoy an evening on the beautiful terraces that Madrid hosts at street level or on a rooftop. Although there are many more, we encourage you to discover a small selection, which is your favourite?
During almost three months, National Heritage has continued working not only to conserve the Palaces, Monasteries and Convents, but also to adapt to its facilities the new access regulations for the prevention of COVID-19 transmission, thus guaranteeing maximum security. With this premise, we invite you to visit the Royal Palace, which opened its doors last June 10th. Let's start!
The Region of Madrid offer the little ones of the house, learn in a different and fun way through virtual pedagogical workshops. With a varied content, adapted to the age of the students, below we reveal you all the details. Be part of it!
The Cervantes Birthplace Museum surprises us with a new initiative, in which, comfortably from home, we can enjoy the adventures of the ingenious knight 'Don Quixote of la Mancha'. The last premiere, will take place on June 13th, don't miss it!
Little by little, the Region of Madrid is recovering its expected normality. This is the case of what is known as the Art Walk, an area of the capital where some of the most important art galleries in the world are located, and which during these days is opening its doors to receive, for the time being, all the people who live in our region, and soon everyone. Will you come?
From Turismo Madrid, we want to give you ideas to enjoy your leisure time, while you explore and know the region in depth. So, and taking advantage of the fact that last week the Garden of the Palace Infante Don Luis opened its doors after this break we have experienced, we are going to the town of Boadilla del Monte. Do you want to go?
With the aim of giving visibility to those municipalities that are committed to rural tourism, as well as sharing experiences and concerns, the website EscapadaRural.com, invites us to participate in a new edition to choose the Capital of Rural Tourism 2020, in which the town of Rascafría has been selected as a finalist. Please, do not stop voting!
Discover the political and social chronicle of the 20th century in Madrid thanks to the more than 500,000 images of the graphic reporter 'Martín Santos Yubero'. It's a true journey through history with just one click, through the website Regional Archives. Will you join us?
After the standstill generated by the COVID-19 crisis, we are gradually returning to normal. From here, we want to contribute to you to take it better and for it we invite you to see the region with other eyes. During the next weeks, you will discover many plans, so we encourage you to stay connected to our website, but below you will find a taste of what you can find...