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In the heart of the Barrio de las Letras is the House Museum of one of the most important poets and playwrights of the Spanish Golden Age: Lope de Vega. Discover how are the rooms of the house in which the writer lived the last 25 years of his life, through the video that you will find in his website. Will you join us?
We are going, virtually speaking, to the town of Alcalá de Henares in Madrid, since the Cervantes Birthplace Museum, one of our most universal writers, is located there. Discover without leaving home, how was the house that saw the birth of the creator of Don Quixote de la Mancha.
Now it's possible to explore virtually the natural spaces of the Sierra de Guadarrama without leaving home, thanks to an innovative project to digitize tourist routes that shows the beauty of our Region. Discover with us the 15 routes mapped with Street View Trekker. Let's get started!
The Museum of Romanticism opens its doors virtually to discover what the society of the 19th century was like, and more specifically the current of Romanticism. Through various videos, you will walk through its rooms, which give a good account of the richness of its objects.
The Madrid town of Alcobendas has been hosting the National Museum of Science and Technology since 2014. It's a proposal that combines the museum of collections with the dissemination of science and technology. Although it has not been possible to access the museum since 12 March, you can take a virtual tour. Don't miss it!
Would you imagine explore the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum at any time and without leaving home? Now it is possible thanks to the '#Thyssenmultimedia' visits, with which you can see its permanent exhibition, some of the most important temporary exhibitions at your own pace, and if you have Virtual-Reality (VR) glasses, enjoy a truly immersive experience. Discover it with us!
The Museo del Traje was created with the aim of showing the historical evolution of clothing in Spain from the 18th century to the haute couture of today. Since last March 2nd it cannot be visited due to the different restoration and improvement works that are being carried out, but you have the possibility to do it virtually, would you like to do it?
It is not always possible to access the different museums in the region, so from here we propose you to get to know the Sorolla Museum in an easy and intuitive way, thanks to its 360º virtual visit, which will allow you to go through the different rooms of the Joaquín Sorolla and Bastida house-museum without leaving home. Below we reveal how!
In the known as Art Walk, is one of the most important and visited museums in the world, we are talking about the Prado Museum. Through its website, it is possible to access on-line to a large part of its collection and obtain complementary information easily and comfortably, and what better time to do it than now. Will you join us?
Exploring the halls of the National Museum of Natural Sciences has never been easier. You are just one click away from accessing one of the oldest museums in Europe, which will undoubtedly delight both children and adults. If you have a computer or a mobile device, let yourself be carried away by the different rooms and discover the history of science in our country.
Discover history from another point of view thanks to the virtual tours offered by the MAN National Archaeological Museum. Move around the different rooms, and let yourself be surprised by the different tours full of archaeological knowledge and information. Here we go!
The spring is about to arrive, and surely the lovers of outdoor activities look forward to go hiking and discover new routes. For them, this is the circular route through the Sierra de los Porrones, where they can enjoy unique landscapes of Mediterranean vegetation in the heart of the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park. Here we go!
If you have not yet witnessed the 'Changing of the guard and Solemn Changing', we encourage you to enjoy this show, before the summer break. The Royal Guard, with the aim of recovering the traditions of the Troops of the Royal House, gives us the opportunity to see this parade, which is accompanied by the Music Unit. Below we reveal you all the details...
This is a unique space, born from the innovative idea of a group of artists, which has been consolidated since its birth as a reference place in avant-garde sculpture. The Museum of Open Air Sculptures in Leganés is waiting for you with extensive opening hours and for all audiences.
Today, many people choose their tourist destination in places that have been used as improvised movie sets. The Region of Madrid is home to more than thirty municipalities that are divided into four routes, inviting us to explore where important western productions were made. We invite you to discover it with us!
Madrid has it all (or nearly all): history, culture, sports and a city like this cannot let visitors leave without knowing our cultural richness and variety, as far as museums are concerned, but this time, we do not mean the most famous located in the 'Paseo del Arte', but some other lesser known but important and curiosities that will not leave you indifferent.
The town of Alcorcón in Madrid has many attractions that make it the perfect destination to continue exploring our region, but this time we went there to see a very special museum, the 'Museum of Contemporary Art in Glass', which is located in a historic building, the 'Castillo Grande de San José de Valderas'. Let's get started!
In the Region of Madrid, we have undertaken to show you the region by proposing a different leisure plan every week. On this occasion the idea is to get to know eleven towns, which form part of a new initiative that was unveiled at the last edition of Fitur, and which, under the name of 'Villas Floridas' (flowering towns), seeks to enhance its unique beauty. Do you want to know more? Stay with us!
Located in the valley of the Tajuña River, a few kilometres from the capital, is located this beautiful town, whose Plaza Mayor is the cover of the official guide to 'Los Pueblos Más Bonitos de España 2020 ('The Most Beautiful Villages of Spain 2020), and which we encourage you to visit if you have not already done so, to learn about its history, culture, gastronomy and much more. Are you coming?
Madrid is culture. The city boasts some of the most important museums around the world. If you are an art lover, do not miss this tour around five lesser-known yet impressive museums, worth visiting not only for their collections, but also for the beautiful buildings that house them. One more way of sightseeing without leaving the city!
Located in the well-known Plaza de Cibeles is the Linares Palace, an exquisite building, built thanks to the Marquises of Linares and that since 1992 has recovered its activity hosting the headquarters Casa de América. Now you have the opportunity to learn more about its history through guided visits, and all its secrets through dramatized visits. Are you going to miss it?
The largest private art collection in Spain opens its doors to the public. Since last September, it is possible to visit the Liria Palace, one of the most important buildings in the city, which belongs to the Casa de Alba. Currently the residence of the XIX Duke of Alba, we encourage you to discover its rooms and works of great value in a unique tour, in the heart of the capital.
The Sierra de Guadarrama was one of the most active and stable fronts during the Civil War. That is why, from 1937 to 1939, numerous bunkers were built along it, being the ones located in Los Molinos one of the best preserved. We encourage you to visit 10 of them, on a route in the middle of nature, which combines outdoor activities with history. Put on your boots and come to Los Molinos.
This week we propose you a visit to the Museum of the Real Coliseo Carlos III, in San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in 1995, it is the oldest covered theatre museum in Spain that still exists, a unique building in which a great artistic and musical life takes place. A cultural day in a space, located in a city declared a World Heritage Site, that you cannot miss.
Surely you know the Sierra de Guadarrama, or maybe you don't. If you do not know it, below you will find a route, which will allow you to know a unique corner in each of the 13 villages that are part of the route. If you know it, we are sure you will be surprised. This route, which was chosen as the Route of the Year 2018 by users of the Turinea portal, will allow you to discover not only the natural value of the area, but also archaeological sites, museums, castles or simply the charm of the mountain villages.
In the southeast is located the region of Las Vegas, an area irrigated by numerous rivers, which surprises us with corners of great architectural, cultural and environmental richness. To get to know it a little better, we propose three unique walks for everyone, in the towns of Perales de Tajuña, Valdelaguna and Villarejo de Salvanés. Wear comfortable clothes, because... we start now!
Join us for a day outdoors, which will take you to discover a beautiful corner located in Madrid's privileged town of Rascafría. We are talking about the 'Finnish forest', a little piece of Scandinavian beauty that you will find without leaving the region, in a route that you can do it with your family, as it is suitable for all audiences. Would you like to join us?
If you are looking for a plan to have fun with your family, this week we suggest that you go to Alcalá de Henares, as there is located 7Fun!, a leisure centre that offers different activities to enjoy with the little ones, while at the same time instilling in them the love for sport, healthy living and education. Do you still don't know it?
Surely, on more than one occasion, you have been able to enjoy the works of Francisco de Goya y Lucientes. This week, we surprise you with a route through the capital, visiting those places where the brilliant Spanish painter and engraver left his mark. Below you will find a brief list, so that you can prepare the itinerary at your own pace, and enjoy to the full, knowing the legacy of the painter from Aragon. Let's start!
The Sierra de Guadarrama hides several places that are undoubtedly worth visiting. An authentic space of biodiversity which we can now explore through ten unique thematic walks of different difficulties. Wear comfortable clothes and footwear, respect nature and don't forget to bring water because... Let's get started!
The City Council of the capital in collaboration with the Region of Madrid combining their efforts so that the candidacy of the Prado-Retiro axis forms part of UNESCO's World Heritage list in the category of 'Landscape of Arts and Sciences'. We encourage you to explore this beautiful area, and even to share the photos you have taken on social networks.
The National Museum of Natural Sciences, the National Archaeological Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemizsa, offer you the possibility of making virtual visits without leaving home, using the computer, the tablet or your mobile device. Take a walk through the history and evolution of our planet, get to know archaeology in detail, and of course make an immersive visit to six magnificent temporary exhibitions.
Fun, spectacle and culture are available to anybody with the initiative of the 'Teatro Bus', you choose the place and when to go. Buses are itinerant stages, in which plays of different styles are performed and in which the public is the true protagonist who interacts with the actors. A close and different way to live the passion of the art of the scene. Get into the theater, we'll start!
The capital city has many ideal places to enjoy unique views of the city. Images to be remembered and immortalized, in historic buildings or representative areas, from which you can see the roofs and the structure of the oldest Madrid and the most modern and cosmopolitan with its skyline, with the contrasting background of the mountains to the north or the vegas of the south of the region.
The town of Nuevo Baztán, is located in the south-east of the Region of Madrid, and was founded in the 18th century by Juan de Goyeneche y Gastón, as an agricultural centre and manufacturer of articles such as fabrics and glass. With an extremely important Historical-Artistic Heritage, it is no less important its natural environment in which to enjoy its rich landscape, species and vegetation, ideal for lovers of hiking.
If you like to be in touch with nature, we are sure that you will already know the National Park of the Sierra de Guadarrama or the Regional Park of the upper basin of Manzanares, among other beautiful areas of the region, but there are others perhaps less transited, which deserve a visit, so this week we go into the Regional Park of the River Guadarrama, will you join us?
Last May, began a new edition of the well-known Cervantes Train. In case you haven't heard of it yet, it's a tourist train that will take you to Alcalá de Henares on a unique journey in which you'll travel with such illustrious passengers as Don Quixote, Sancho Panza, Christopher Columbus, or Isabel the Catholic, among others. Find out for yourself!
Until 27 October, you can learn more about the history of Retiro Park and Paseo del Prado, thanks to the new initiative launched by the Madrid City Council with free-guided visits. A different way, to get to know the city's rich cultural heritage. Get your place now!
This week we propose to know the second largest green space located in the genuine district of Carabanchel: San Isidro Park. We go there to visit its gardens, and of course, its hermitage, dedicated to the patron saint of the city 'San Isidro Labrador'. Let's start!