Sample some fantastic local cuisine, take part in traditional activities or just see the sights in Spain’s capital. Whether it’s the Bernabeu or the opera house you want to see, book you Madrid hotels now to avoid missing out on the best rooms in this extremely popular destination.
If you wan’t to experience some fantastic Opera music, there is no better place than the Teatro Real on the Plaza de Oriente. Home to the Madrid Symphony Orchestra, as well as welcoming some of Europe’s best classical acts, it is the premier music venue in Madrid. It was used as a dance hall for 150 years and re-opened as an opera house in 1997.
If you want to try out Flamenco dancing yourself, you can sign up for a class at these schools, Escuela de Danza Amelia Vega, Escuela de Danza Pilar Beltran, or the Asociacion Cultural Flamenca Carmen Amaya. Alternatively if you’re more interested in a dinner and dance show, these are a few of the restaurants you can visit Andalusi which offer traditional dishes, tapas and wine accompanied with a show. The Café de Chinitas is one of the restaurants with the most mythic Flamenco shows in Madrid, while Casa Patas is known to have one of the best Flamenco shows in Madrid, as well as a great selection of traditional food. There is a huge array of Madrid hotels located near all these hotspots.
There are new festivals each season. The Entierro de la Sardina (Burial of the Sardine) is one of the biggest events in Spring time and coincides with the traditional masked ball. The season of theatre, ballet, falmenco and music takes place in the summertime, with the best known festival being the Veranos de la Villa (Summer in the City). In autumn (October to November), the Festival de Ontono hosts films, concerts and theatre shows. Madrid hotels.