What’s On in Madrid

  • El Rey León
  • The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts celebrates its 25th anniversary by hosting 120 exhibitions of work by 442 photographers and visual artists (Various locations. 1 Jun-28 Aug).

    PHotoESPAÑA 2022
  • Tod Papageorge. New York. De la serie / From the series: Dr. Blankman’s New York. 1966-67

A selection of 31 original works and 91 photographs by one of the most famous Mexican artists in the world (Fundación Casa de México en España. 7 May-30 Nov).

Large format immersive production based on KLIMT's work (MAD - Madrid Digital Arts. Immersive Experience Centre. Monday to Sunday. Till 31 July).

An innovative exhibition where you can smell ten fragrances inspired by the allegorical painting The Sense of Smell by Jan Brueghel and Rubens (Prado Museum. Till 17 July).

The renowned Israeli dance and percussion troupe are performing their show inspired by the so-called "war of currents", a dispute that occured between inventors Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla (Teatro Rialto. Tuesday to Sunday. 2-26 June).

The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 100 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesday to Sunday).

An authentic flamenco show featuring mesmerizing dance, singing and guitar playing (Madrid Flamenco Theatre at Teatro Alfil. Monday to Sunday. Till 30 December).

An exhibition on the production, history, and conceptualisation of the ninth art (CaixaForum Madrid. 25 May-28 Aug).

Entertainment and culture for the whole family with numerous activities based around Spain’s Golden Age (Corral Cervantes - Madrid Río. Tuesdays to Sundays. From 14 June). 

The flamenco dancer, María Pagés, is performing a flamenco dance show consisting of twelve choreographies on the polyhedral feminine essence (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. 22-26 June).

Flamenco show by Carlos Rodríguez with the participation of the dancers, María Cruz and Carmela Greco, and more than 17 artists on stage (Teatro La Latina. Wednesday to Sunday. 29 June-17 July).

Madrid is one of the best LGBTQ+ destinations in the world, and its annual Pride celebrations are always attended by thousands of people (1-10 July 2022).

Spread over nearly two months, its stacked line-up includes Patti Smith, Jessie J, Crowded House, Youssou N'Dour, Belle and Sebastian, Ben Harper and Yann Tiersen. (Complutense University Botanical Garden. 8 Jun-31 Jul).

A romantic journey to 1830s Seville with a flamenco version of Bizet's famous opera (Teatro Fígaro-Adolfo Marsillach. Tuesday to Sunday. 28 Jun-31 Jul).

The latest edition of this festival featuring a wide array of Ibero-American music will include performances by the likes of C. Tangana and Residente (Caja Mágica. 30 Jun-2 Jul).


An observation deck offering wonderful vistas of the city.

Visit our online store (in Spanish) of souvenirs made by local artisans!

Hop on board the city's official sightseeing bus!

  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place in Madrid and start planning your next visit!

    Madrid Events Calendar: 2022
  • Luzia - Cirque du Soleil © Matt Beard


  • Estanque del Retiro
  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

    Getting around Madrid
  • Escape the summer heat with a refreshing splash in one of Madrid’s public or private pools. Open from 14th May till 11 September.

    Madrid’s Outdoor Pools
  • Piscina de la Universidad Complutense