Tag Archive: Madrid

Spain’s heritage of nobility

Centuries of monarchy in Spain have left their imprint on the country’s people, landscape and cultural heritage. Your group can discover the artistic and cultural treasures housed within the royal palaces, monasteries and convents throughout the country, and especially Madrid and the province of Castile. A spectacular new attraction is the Liria Palace, now open […]

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Architectural heritage: Madrid

In the massive, buzzing city of Madrid, you will find both history and tradition as well as cutting edge modernity in abundance. This is clearly visible in its architecture. Of course, the old city of Madrid is spectacular enough to rival Paris and Rome, but some of the most fascinating architecture dates back only as […]

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Parks and gardens of Spain

With its fantastic climate all year round, Spain is a perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. There are plenty of nature reserves where you can get away from the urban hustle and bustle, but even in the heart of the biggest cities there are countless options to enjoy some tranquility. Here are some top […]

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Madrid in Dance

The Madrid en Danza International Dance Festival is an event of truly global scale that attracts numerous dance companies from all over the world. It encompasses the full range of dance styles, from classical to avant-garde, and a wide variety of national and international programmes. Of course, it also includes the best in Spanish and […]

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City Portrait: Toledo

Known in the Middle Ages as the ‘City of Three Cultures’, Toledo is a place where Christian, Muslim and Jewish communities peacefully coexisted. This unique cultural synthesis is modern Toledo’s biggest attraction – the city has an architectural offering that few can match. With arched mosques, Sephardic synagogues and Gothic cathedrals – as well as […]

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Madrid: A Picasso / Lautrec exhibition at the Thyssen Museum

This fall 2017, visitors to Madrid will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see great works by two of Europe’s most widely revered modern painters: Pablo Picasso and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The Picasso / Lautrec exhibition highlights and analyses the close relationship between the works of the two artists. The Paris connection Around the same time […]

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Incentive-Destination MADRID: fun factor guaranteed!

Madrid is firmly perched at the top of the list of Europe’s “in” destinations – not just as a hotspot for culture-focused travelers but increasingly as an incentive destination for companies. There is literally no way to get bored in the Spanish capital! In the incentive travel segment, Madrid stands out for its contrasts:  spectacular […]

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Madrid de los Austrias: The heart of the Spanish capital

In the beating heart of the Spanish capital, visitors from all four corners of the globe can marvel and muse over the stunning architecture of Madrid de los Austrias (The Madrid of the Austrians) – the city’s central, Hapsburg-centric old town. Located just off the city’s main artery Calle Mayor, Madrid de los Austrias is […]

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Renoir in Madrid’s Golden Triangle

Madrid is one of the great art capitals of the world, and few streets can match the artistic abundance of the Paseo del Prado. Three of the world’s best museums, known locally as the Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofía, form the city’s Golden Triangle of Art, and their collections offer a breathtaking richness of Spanish […]

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