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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From Visible to Invisible in Art

Long time ago, a close friend showed me a little picture at  the Prado Museum. “The Death Crist supported  by an Angel “ An angel whose emotion is difficult to express with words The table has been part of the collections of the  Prado Museum  since 1965 and is currently exhibited in the magnificent temporary exhibition “A place of memory 1819-2019” Antonello da Messina is probably the most important Renaissance painter in southern Italy, known for his early mastery of the Flemish technique in oil painting (Giorgio Vasari  at his book “ The lives of the most excellent painters…” thought

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ESSENTIAL MADRID

This tour we will provide  you a very precise  idea of the oldest Madrid heart The Essential Tour will give you a great overview of the old city. The tour encompasses 16th and 17th-century Madrid, including the grand plazas and traffic arteries that the Habsburg families built to transform a quiet town into a world-class capital. We well take you on a stroll through ‘Essential Madrid’, centering our tour around: Plaza Mayor, The Royal Opera House and the Royal Palace area. We will guide you down medieval streets, across majestic squares and through 1200 years of history. The open-natured people, diverse languages

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