Festivities of San Isidro in Madrid | Único Hotel Blog
I f you are wondering what the most important festivities in Madrid are, these are undoubtedly the Fiestas de San Isidro Labrador, the city's patron saint celebration.
Mutua Madrid Open
Madrid's biggest tennis event of the year is back! The Mutua Madrid Open 2023 will once again bring the best players on the national and international scene to the Spanish capital for the Masters 1000 tournament.
Madrid Fusión 2023: the world's great gastronomic event
One of the most influential gastronomic congresses in the world is back.
The best Christmas traditions in Madrid
Christmas in Spain is full of customs and celebrations that fill the streets with magic at this time of year.
Guide to visiting Madrid at Christmas
As a European capital, Madrid dresses up every year to celebrate Christmas and say goodbye to the year.
The Madrid Tennis Master is back
The world’s best tennis players are set to meet again this spring in the Spanish capital to play the renowned Masters 1000 Madrid tournament.
Spring in Madrid
With the arrival of good weather in Madrid, there are many outdoor plans that you will not want to miss if you travel soon to the capital.
Experience the thrill of the races at the Hipódromo de la Zarzuela
Do you want to experience the adrenaline of the races? Do you like horse racing?
Madrid Congresses 2022
After two years in which the events have been held in online format, we have good news. This 2022 we are celebrating that the fairs and congresses held in the capital are returning in a face-to-face format, ready to attract a large number of participants. As always. Madrid is a point of reference at European level when it comes to holding this type of event, and this year we are highlighting five congresses that call for innovation in different areas.
Find out what to do this New Year's Eve in Madrid
There is no doubt that the capital of Madrid is par excellence the most famous place in the country to celebrate New Year's Eve, and one of the most attractive in Europe.
Easter plans 2021 in Madrid
Easter is an excellent time to enjoy the good weather in Madrid when it's not too cold or too hot, whether you are a tourist or a local. Whatever your case, here you will find everything: what days Easter is celebrated in Madrid, traditions and other leisure activities typical of the season.
All about the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid 2021
The 73rd edition of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2021, has confirmed its date for February 27 to 1. You can't miss this Spanish fashion party!
Balenciaga and the Spanish masters
In the world of high fashion, art has always played a pivotal role. In this new exhibition at the El Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid, haute couture designs by Spanish couturier, Balenciaga, are exhibited alongside the great masters of Spanish art from the 16th to the 20th century, showing how he harnessed their spirit to create his body of work.
Madrid en Danza
This year, 2018, one of the most established dance festivals in Spain, Madrid en Danza (Madrid in Dance) is celebrating its 33rd edition.
Giacometti in the Museo del Prado
Alberto Giacometti, the sculptor popularly known today for his exaggerated human figures that seem to occupy the territory between abstract and figurative, is currently being commemorated by Madrid’s most iconic museum, the Museo del Prado.
Capriccio by Richard Strauss at the Teatro Real
To really appreciate one of Madrid’s most iconic buildings there is no better way than to visit it in the manner in which it was designed to be experienced. The Teatro Real’s staging of the Richard Strauss opera Capriccio provides such an opportunity, taking place between the end of May and the beginning of June. The majestic setting, the world class acoustics, the romantic music of Richard Strauss, what better way to discover one of Madrid’s premier cultural attractions with all the pomp and ceremony that goes with the opera.
Veranos de la Villa
One of the great surprises of Madrid is how green it is. It’s parks colour the city in great swathes of green – meadows and frothy forests, sinewy rivers bordered by willows, deep, cool urban pools - that provide a cooling balm to the heat of high summer. Knitted together they create a verdant playground for the annual Veranos de la Villa (Summer in the City) cultural agenda that spans two months over July and August.
Noches del Botánico - El Real Jardín Botánico de Alfonso XIII
An eclectic festival of live musical performance that has an intimate feel thanks to its privileged surroundings and excellent programme of music and more.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
Spain’s capital city is also its cultural heart and fashion is an artistic expression that Madrid locals follow assiduously, the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid (formerly known as the Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week) takes place twice yearly and places Madrid on the map of the premier fashion capitals of the world.
Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum
One of the most significant 20th Century private art collections in Europe has since 1992 been installed in Madrid.
The Spanish love cinema, as well as their own thriving industry film goers are equally appreciative of European, Hollywood and World cinema. The sector has undergone somewhat of a renaissance over the last decade with a significant increase in the number of Spanish titles being released internationally. A new wave of Spanish directors like Isabel Coixet (The Bookshop), Juan Antonio Bayona (A Monster Calls) and Alejandro Amenábar (The Others) are renowned internationally, taking over from avant-garde figures such as Pedro Almodóvar and Bigas Luna. Spanish movie stars like Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas are as at home in Hollywood as they are in home grown independent films.