5 Street Markets

Even in an age of online commerce, shoppers still flock to flea markets and antique shopps..Madrid’s best weekend markets are where you can vintage home decoration, new and second-hand clothes, and more treasures.   The Classic and traditional El Rastro C/ Ribera de Curtidores This is Madrid’s oldest and most iconic street market. Every Sunday from 9am to 3pm, hundreds of stalls are set up in C/Ribera de Curtidores, in the Embajadores neighborhood, filling the street with life and bustle. It’s a must for tourists and locals alike, who browse through the new and second-hand clothes, costume jewelry, decorative items,

Play a Round in Madrid

Madrid offers you the possibility of enjoying a city that is one of the richest in Artistic and Cultural Patrimonial sites, as well as fascinating gastronomy that does not involve compromise. In Madrid, you will find golf courses that have made history, where some of our most noteworthy golf players have reached their greatest successes.     What do you think about joining us on the course? Here are five golf courses recommended by our caddie*: Real Club de Golf La Herrería This course is located in a natural environment, where you will find the predominant oak, ash and holm-oak trees,

5 places to enjoy a mid-afternoon snack!

Madrid is full of charming places where you can enjoy an afternoon snack while chatting with friends, having a work meeting, recharging your batteries after a shopping excursion or simply relaxing to the tune of a pianist or musical thread. 1. Margo salon de Té – Tea Room (Cale Maria de Molino, 5) Having a cup of coffee, while enjoying the Madrilenian teashop ambiance is simple delicious. The gorgeous table cloths and china set takes you back to the era of Marie Antonieta. The chocolate infused with mint, orange, cinnamon, or rose petal are all highly recommended.  Here you will

Flamenco Experience

Maria Carretero is one of MC&C  most acclaimed guides, but what might surprise you is that she is also an expert in Flamenco.She has been dancing since she was a child, but as her parents did not allow her to leave her studies to pursue a career in Flamenco; she earned her degree in Tourism and secretly continued to dance on the side.     Today she is a talented professional in both sectors! Here are her words ; I find Madrid one of the best places to have a memorable flamenco experience.     Flamenco and bullfighting are very

Sporty places in Madrid

Madrid is a dynamic city. This statement may be a cliché, but in this case there is no doubt that the capital of Spain is especially well equipped for sports. Both the huge amount of green spaces –Madrid is always on the top of the European Green City Index- and the desire of becoming an Olympic site have converted Madrid into an ideal city to play different sports. Our most passionate sports guide, Eduardo Baura, has suggested to us some of his top five favorite green-spaces: 1-. Running in the Retiro Park. Known as “the lung of Madrid”, this park