Articles about Spain

Plaza de Oriente, Madrid
If you plan to travel to Madrid, Spain in the near future, you will no doubt want to pay a visit to the Royal Palace, and if you do take a tour of this architectural treasure, you will also be treated to the monuments, statues and natural beauty that are the Plaza de Oriente. The  [...]
El Bosque de los Ausentes, Madrid, Spain
The city of Madrid, Spain, like most major world capitals, has seen its share of tragedy, the most recent example being the Madrid train bombings, carried out on March 11, 2004.  However, if the goal of those who committed these senseless and cowardly attacks was to strike fear and somehow discourage the Spanish people, it  [...]
El Estanque del Retiro, Madrid, Spain
Are you traveling soon to the beautiful and very cosmopolitan city of Madrid, the capital and largest city in Spain?  Have you been busy planning out an itinerary for your upcoming jaunt, jotting down the various sites and attractions you’d like to visit during your stay in this tourist’s haven?  If you have, you have  [...]
Casa de Fieras, Madrid, Spain
Are you planning on visiting Madrid in the near future, Spain’s capital and largest city?  Have you decided on an itinerary for your upcoming holiday, the sites and attractions you’d like to visit while you are in town?  Madrid, Spain is a vacationer’s dream, with literally thousands of things to do and see, including many  [...]
La Rosaleda, Madrid, Spain
Are you planning to visit Madrid, Spain in the near future and need some ideas with regard to some of the enjoyable and interesting sites to visit during your stay?  Are you a fan of natural and man-made landscapes, particularly those with a long and storied history?  Madrid, the capital and largest city in Spain,  [...]
Madrid Safari, Madrid, Spain
Planning to take your family on holiday to the beautiful Madrid region of Spain? Need some ideas with regard to some fun and interesting places to visit during your stay?  The Autonomous Community of Madrid, which includes the nation’s capital city as well as a number of smaller towns and villages in the region, boasts  [...]
Chinchón, Madrid, Spain
If you are planning to visit Madrid, Spain during an upcoming holiday, you should really think about taking some time out of your busy tour schedule to make a stopover in Chinchón.  Situated a mere 45 kilometers from Madrid, Chinchón is a small Spanish town with a rich history, one that features a number of  [...]
Manzanares el Real, Madrid, Spain
Madrid, Spain, the country’s largest and capital city, boasts thousands of fascinating sites and fun attractions, but there are also many interesting sites to see just outside the city limits in the many villages and towns that surround it.  One of these towns is the Manzanares el Real, located in the northern area of the  [...]
Miraflores de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain
Are you traveling to the Madrid area of Spain in the near future and need some ideas regarding some of the sites to visit during your stay?  The city of Madrid is loaded with interesting sites and enjoyable attractions, but there is also plenty to do and see in some of the small villages and  [...]
Colmenar Viejo, Madrid, Spain
If you intend to travel to Madrid, Spain in the near future, you have probably been busy mapping out your itinerary, listing all of the places you’d like to visit during your holiday.  This is not always an easy task, as the city plays host to literally hundreds of fascinating sites and fun attractions to  [...]
Cercedilla, Madrid, Spain
Are you planning a trip to Madrid, Spain and need some fresh ideas with regard to what do and see while visiting this beautiful city?  One of the best things about vacationing in Madrid is the sheer number of sites and attractions the city has to offer its guests.  From historic museums and monuments, to  [...]
Buitrago del Lozoya, Madrid, Spain
Buitrago del Lozoya is a small municipality and a member-town of the Autonomous Community of Madrid, with a total land area of approximately 10 square miles or 27 square kilometers.  It is located to the north of the Spanish Capital in the East Valley of Lozoya, situated at the foot of the Sierra Guadarrama Mountain  [...]
Talamanca de Jarama, Madrid, Spain
If you have ever visited the beautiful and very lively city of Madrid, Spain, you are already well aware of the enormous number of sights and attractions it has to offer those who tour it.  What you may not know, however, is that there is also a wealth of things to do and see in  [...]
San Martin de Valdeiglesias , Madrid, Spain
If you are planning an upcoming trip to Madrid, Spain, you should definitely include on your tour schedule some of the smaller towns and villages that surround the city; towns that together with the Spanish capital make up the Autonomous Community of Madrid.  One such town, San Martin Valdeiglesias, offers a wealth of interesting sights  [...]
Rascafría, Madrid, Spain
Visiting Madrid, the capital and largest city in Spain, is an experience like none other, one that, by day, offers a countless number of historical sites and attractions to visit, and, by night, a world-class party atmosphere that is simply unrivaled by any other city in the world.  In addition to the many things to  [...]
Aranjuez, Madrid, Spain
If you plan to visit Madrid in the near future, you should really try to check out some of the surrounding towns and villages while you are there, including Aranjuez.  Aranjuez is a town and municipality situated roughly 48 kilometers south of the Spanish capital in the southern part of the Autonomous Community of Madrid.   [...]
Fiestas de San Isidro Labrador, Madrid, Spain
If you’re planning to visit Madrid, the thriving capital and largest city in Spain, one of the best times to go is in mid May.  This time of year, specifically May 15th and the days that surround it, is when the Fiestas de San Isidro Labrador are held to commemorate one of the most celebrated  [...]
El Rastro in Madrid
If your upcoming trip to Madrid, Spain is going to include a Sunday stay, you should do yourself a favor and pay a visit to El Rastro, or formally El Rastro de Madrid.  El Rastro is the largest and most popular open-air flea market in the capital city.  It is held every Sunday and on  [...]
El Rio Manzanares, Madrid, Spain
The city of Madrid, Spain’s beautiful capital and economic and political center, is one of the most exciting places to visit in the world, with literally thousands of sites and attractions to see and visit.  Among other sites, this includes the majestic river on which the city was originally founded and stands today, El Rio  [...]
Puerto de Navacerrada, Madrid, Spain
If you plan to visit Madrid, Spain in the approaching year, one of the places you should really consider visiting is Puerto de Navacerrada, especially if you are an outdoor enthusiast and enjoy activities such as skiing, cycling and/or hiking.  Although officially a village in the county of Cuenca del Guadarrama, which is part of  [...]