• ROYAL PALACE. Madrid's Royal Palace is considered by many to be one of the finest palaces in Europe more

  • ALCALÁ GATE. One of Madrid's symbols. It is now classified as a national monument more

  • PLAZA MAYOR. The symmetrical rectangular square features a uniform architecture more



Madrid Location Madrid Location

Top Madrid Tourism Events

JAZZMADRID17. Madrid International Jazz Festival
A historic festival that brings together the greatest artists from the genre (Main venue: Conde Duque. 2-30 November).

Vivancos - Born to dance
An impressive show that brings together flamenco, metal and martial arts (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Thursdays to Sundays. Till 10 December).

Picasso - Lautrec
The influence of the French painter in the work of the artist from Malaga (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. 17 Oct-21 Jan 2018).

William Morris & Co.: the Arts and Crafts movement in Great Britain
The trajectory of this British movement changed the way in which industrial production was viewed and understood (Juan March Foundation. Till 21 January).

The Seasons: Summer, 1896. © Mucha Trust
Alphonse Mucha
Extensive retrospective devoted to the original Czech artist, founder of Art Nouveau (Gaviria Palace. 12 Oct-25 Feb).

LesGaiCineMad 2017
A new edition of the Madrid International Lesbian, Gay and Transsexual Film Festival (26 Oct-12 Nov).

Carmen, by Georges Bizet
The director Calixto Bieito reinvents the opera by Georges Bizet focusing on the violence (Teatro Real. Till 17 November).

Cai Guo-Qiang at the Prado. The Spirit of Painting
The contemporary Chinese artist exhibits his creations inspired by the Buen Retiro Palace (Prado Museum. 25 Oct-4 Mar 2018).

Totem. Cirque du Soleil
An amazing journey through the evolution of mankind, from its amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly (Escenario Puerta del Ángel. 10 Nov-14 Jan).

Heroes Comic Con Madrid
The former Expocomic is returning with a new format and Frank Miller as guest of honour (Feria de Madrid. 10-12 November).

Alain Platel - Les Ballets C de la B
Alain Platel pays tribute to the work of the choreographer, Pina Bausch (Teatros del Canal - Sala Verde. 14-15 November).

Democratic Cities
For yet another year, the city hosts this festival on participation technologies (MediaLab Prado. 16-18 November).

Atlético de Madrid - Real Madrid (Liga Santander)
These classic rivals will be playing the first Madrid derby in Atlético's brand new stadium (Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. 18 November).

Eterno Camarón
A musical which pays tribute to the flamenco star, Camarón de la Isla (Teatro de la Luz Philips. 20-21 November).

Madrid Horse Week 2017
The greatest equestrian show held in Spain (Feria de Madrid. 23-26 November).

One of the most influential bands in recent decades is back after seven years to present its ninth album, Automaton (WiZink. 25 November).

Diego el Cigala
The flamenco singer is presenting an absolute gem of an album, unmissable for anyone who loves salsa music, entitled Indestructible (Nuevo Teatro Alcalá. 27 November).