Madrid celebrates architecture in October

  • Semana de la Arquitectura

This October both locals and visitors are invited to take part in three initiatives aimed at bringing us all into closer contact with architecture and allowing us to get to know more about our city: Architecture Week, packed with activities and featuring Milan as this year’s guest city; and Madrid Otra Mirada, a Madrid City Council initiative aimed at raising awareness of the city's historic and cultural heritage. Exhibitions, talks, tours, walking routes and workshops are all being held in Madrid during October as the city pays a well-deserved tribute to its architecture.

An event to discover the world of architecture and urban development through tours, exhibitions and talks (28 Sept-7 Oct).

Architecture continues to be the queen of October in Madrid with the city’s cultural heritage festival (October).

Madrid is one of the busiest European capitals in terms of shows and cultural activities. Check out our calendar of events.

From one of the largest Royal Palaces in Europe to Real Madrid's stadium, discover the city's most popular sights and attractions.

Art, fashion, luxury goods, antiques, music, technology gadgets… There’s nothing you can’t buy in Madrid.

Here’s a list of the best tapas bars in Madrid for a most enjoyable culinary experience.

Unwind over a drink, dance till the small hours, have a great evening out at the theatre… Anything goes when it comes to having evening fun in Madrid. Choose your style and get carried away!

There are plenty of green spaces in Madrid, offering a peaceful interval of relief under the deep-blue sky.

at the end of september
  • A two-day festival which involves the opening of more than one hundred buildings and spaces (29-30 September).

    Open House Madrid
  • Open House Madrid
  • Get to know the new contemporary architectural spaces of the city and discover the surprising new materials and forms.

    Contemporary Architecture in Madrid


Make your way up to the observation deck for stunning views of the city.

Climb on board and discover the city in a panoramic format.

Let yourself get carried away by Madrid’s magic, parks, and gastronomy... And its plans! Join here.