Madrid New Year´s Eve 2022-23

New Year’s Eve at the symbolic center of Madrid has become more than just a celebration, it’s a global tradition in Spain and beyond. 31 December is a very special celebration, where the fun and partying go on well into the early hours at PUERTA DEL SOL where you will have a great time eating the traditional ‘lucky grapes’ Eating twelve grapes. Tradition has it that you have to eat them one by one, in time with the striking of the clock at midnight on 31 December. If you manage to eat all the grapes in time, you are in

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5 TV Shows to inspire your Madrid Trip

If you are planning a trip to the Spanish capital, here are some television shows and SOAP OPERAS  you should watch before you visit us, to check out the city and get some insight into Spanish culture ARDE MADRID The black and white shooting did not extingish his brilliant and flamish show, wich leed us inside a back stage of parties, sex and celebrities that runaway in gray dictator Franco period. Ava Gardner’s life in Madrid in the 1960s is told from the point of view of her maid and chauffeur, both spies in Franco‘s secret service, who report on her hedonistic lifestyle, filled with an

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Biarritz

Villa Belleza

Biarritz was still only a modest refuge for fishermen, surrounded by cliffs and wild dunes, when the Spanish Eugenia de Montijo, Countess of Teba, fell under her spell in 1834. Having become Empress of the French, she took her husband Napoleon III there, who made him build a palace in 1854-1855. From then on, the crowned heads and fortunes of Europe flocked to the first chic seaside resort in history. We will bring you to The Biarritz Historical Museum to discover all the facets of this character and her favorite places, from the Côte des Basques, where she bathed in

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Saint Jean de Luz

Saint-Jean-de-Luz, a corsair city, was marked with the royal event on June 9, 1660, the solemn wedding of  French King Louis XIV and Spanish Queen Marie Thérèse of Austria. The Queen arrived a month earlier in the House of the Infanta. “There are no more Pyrenees” said the Sun King after the ceremony in the Church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, which concludes the union of two countries at war for 30 years. On June 6, the Treaty of the Pyrenees was initialed on Île aux Faisans, between Hendaye and Irun. Almost 400 years later, it is possible to visit all of these

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Bayonne

Stylish capital of French Basque country The first impression that invades you when you arrive at Bayonna is the tranquility of its two rivers that join in front of the majestic opera house. And it’s a jumble of red and green painted wooden facades with wobbly gables. Originally a Roman garrison, this city was under British rule for 300 years It’s been a strategic stronghold since medieval times, and the old ramparts are still visible around the outskirts of the old town, but it’s Bayonne’s pretty half-timbered buildings, riverside restaurants and shady cobbled streets that make it worthy of exploration.

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