Prado Museum and Enlightenment Area

We propose a journey through the architectural footprints of the first Bourbons in our city Strolling through the center of Madrid, one stumbles upon endless buildings, wide avenues and beautiful fountains which were erected by Bourbon monarchs to grant the capital the monumentality it deserved. The tour includes a visit to El Prado Museum, focusing on the main masterpieces Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez  and other  favorites,  like Saint Catherine by Fernando Yañez de la Almedina,who settled in Valencia after training in Italy in the circle of Leonardo da Vinci After El Prado we can chose to either the Retiro

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5 Best Autumn Art Museum Exhibits

Madrid is well known for its art museums. While many permanent exhibits are world renown, the museums also treat us to excellent temporary exhibits. Here are Madrid’s 5 best temporary exhibits to see till December 2012. PALACIO REAL  “El Infante Don Luis.” An interesting character, and Carlos III’s brother, Don Luis married a woman of lower social status and therefore was banished from the Court. He is obligated to live in a Palace in Avila   where some of the most interesting intellectuals of the era gathered. Goya could not resist visiting him and stays almost a month, making portraits of

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