Articles about Spain

Sierra de Guadarrama, Madrid, Spain
Are you planning a trip to Madrid in the near future and need some ideas with regard to what to see and do while you are in town? Are you a fan of natural landscapes? The city of Madrid, Spain offers a wealth of interesting sights and attractions to visit. From world-class museums and galleries,  [...]
Palacio de la Zarzuela, Madrid, Spain
Will you soon be traveling to or vacationing in Madrid, the Spanish capital and one of the most beautiful cities in the world? Have you decided which sites and attractions you’d like to visit and explore during your stay? Madrid, Spain is a holiday traveler’s dream, with something to do and see for the entire  [...]
Cuisine of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
One of the best things about visiting the very beautiful and cosmopolitan region of Madrid, the capital and largest city in Spain, is the wonderful cuisine you’ll be treated to during your stay. The cuisine offered in Madrid and the surrounding towns and villages is an incorporation of a variety of cuisines featured in many  [...]
Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain
The city of Madrid, Spain offers a wealth of wonderful sights and attractions to visit, but there are also plenty of things to do and see outside of the city limits, in the towns and villages that surround the Spanish capital. One of these towns is Boadilla del Monte—a town rich in history located just  [...]
Parque del Oeste, Madrid, Spain
Are you traveling to Madrid, Spain in the near future and need some ideas with regard to what to do and see while visiting this historic and very picturesque city? Do you enjoy visiting “green” attractions, such as parks, lakes and gardens, attractions for which the city of Madrid is rapidly becoming very well-known? While  [...]
Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid, Spain
Are you planning to visit Madrid, Spain in the near future and looking for some fun and interesting things to do and see while you’re in town? If so, the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando is definitely something you should add to your itinerary. To help you become more familiar with this  [...]
Monumento a Alfonso XII, Madrid
Are you looking forward to an upcoming holiday in the beautiful city of Madrid, the capital and largest city in Spain? Have you already commenced on the task of planning out the itinerary for your trip, making a list of some of the sites and attractions you’d like to visit during your stay? If you  [...]
Catedral de la Almudena in Madrid, Spain
Are you traveling to Madrid on an upcoming business trip or holiday? Could you benefit from some ideas with regard to some interesting and special places to visit while you’re in town? Madrid, the capital and largest city in Spain, is jam-packed with unique and extraordinary sites to visit, especially for fans of stunning and  [...]
Weather in Madrid, Spain
If you plan to enjoy a short holiday or extended vacation this year in Madrid, the capital and largest city in Spain, you no doubt have some questions regarding the weather in this historical yet cosmopolitan city. Understanding the climate patterns in Madrid will not only help you when you’re ready to pack for your  [...]
El 2 de Mayo en Madrid, the 2nd of May of 1808
El 2 de Mayo, or the 2nd day of May, is a very important day in Madrid, Spain, as well as in the surrounding towns and villages. The date marks the anniversary of an uprising against French troops in Madrid that occurred on May 2, 1808, an uprising which would eventually lead to Spain’s War  [...]
Tribunal Supremo, Supreme Court of Spain
The Tribunal Supremo, or Supreme Court, is the loftiest court in Spain for all matters not pertaining to the Spanish Constitution. The court, which meets in the building known as the Convent of the Salesas Reales, consists of a president and an indeterminate number of magistrates, at this point in time 74. Members of the  [...]
Navalcarnero, Madrid, Spain
If you’re planning a visit to the Madrid region of Spain in the upcoming months you should really consider adding a tour of Navalcarnero to your trip’s itinerary. Located approximately 31 kilometers (19 Miles) from Madrid, Navalcarnero is a municipality and a member city of the Autonomous Community of Madrid. A small town by any  [...]
Sabatini Gardens, Jardines de Sabatini, Madrid, Spain
The city of Madrid, Spain, the nation’s capital, is like no other city on earth, a destination that consistently draws millions of tourists each year from around the world. It is renowned and admired by many for its storied history, commemorative monuments, stunning art and majestic architecture, as well as its tasty traditional fare and  [...]
El Planetario de Madrid
Do you intend to visit Madrid, Spain in the near future and need some ideas about what to do and see during your stay? Do you have an interest in space and astronomy and a desire to get an up-close look at the planets, stars and other celestial bodies that comprise our solar system and  [...]
Cerro de los Ángeles, Madrid, Spain
If you are planning to take a trip to the Madrid region of Spain you should really consider visiting the site known as the Cerro de los Ángeles while you’re there. The Cerro de los Ángeles, or in English, the Hill of Angels, is a renowned hill located in Getafe, Spain, a municipality situated roughly  [...]
Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, Madrid, Spain
The Basilica of San Francisco el Grande, is a historic Catholic church located in an area known as the Barrio de Palacio, in the historic downtown center of Madrid, the capital and largest city in Spain. The church is situated on the western side of the Plaza de San Francisco, at the intersection of Calle  [...]
Soto de Viñuelas, Madrid, Spain
Are you planning a trip to the Madrid region of Spain? Have you set to the task yet of mapping out an itinerary for your trip, highlighting the various places and attractions you’d like to visit during your upcoming stay? Madrid is a fascinating place to visit, a city that artfully combines old world history  [...]
El Rey Carlos III, King Charles III , Madrid, Spain
El Rey Carlos III, or King Charles III, was one of the most influential leaders in Spanish history. He was the King of Spain and the Spanish Indies from 1759 to 1788, and is the oldest son of Philip V of Spain and his second wife, the Princess of Elisabeth Farnese. Rey Carlos III photo  [...]
La Zarzuela
La Zarzuela is a lyric-dramatic genre, originated in Spain, that alternates between spoken and sung scenes, with the latter including a mixture of both operatic and popular song, in addition to dance. La Zarzuela first emerged around 1630, and while the origins of the name “Zarzuela” are not entirely clear to historians, many feel it  [...]
Campo Real, Madrid, Spain
If you plan to travel to the Madrid region of Spain this year, either for business or as part of on an upcoming holiday, you should definitely consider visiting the town of Campo Real, located just 33 kilometers southeast of the Spanish capital. Although small in size, with an area of just 68.2 square kilometers  [...]