Following the Spanish government's declaration of a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus epidemic, the Madrid regional government has announced that all parks, gardens, restaurants, bars, shops and other establishments in Madrid, except supermarkets, chemists, tobacco shops, press kiosks and petrol stations, will be closed from Saturday, 14 March 2020.  All shows, concerts, sports events and other leisure activities taking place over the next few weeks have been canceled, postponed or moved. We suggest you get in touch with the organising body of each event to find out more. 


Explore Madrid from your own home

Check out our guide - in English - which is packed with practical tips and advice to help you get the most out of your trip to the Spanish capital.

Enjoy the opera house's fabulous ballets and operas on their new online platform.


Silvia Roba and Ignacio Vleming share with us some great ideas on how we can explore Madrid to the full from our own homes

Go on virtual tours of some of our greatest museums and watch videos and talks about past exhibitions and some of the city's most wonderful masterpieces. So when you do finally come to Madrid, you’ll be even more eager to see it!

Spain's answer to French toast, they’re the quintessential Easter treat, with a history stretching back centuries. And they’re so easy to make at home! With the help of our friends from El Riojano, we’ll show you how to make the most delicious torrijas.


Download free maps and guides to the city to help you plan your trip.

Check out online or download our monthly bilingual magazine, packed with events, useful information and a map of Madrid and its metro. THERE WILL BE NO APRIL 2020 ISSUE OF ESMADRIDMAGAZINE, BUT WE HOPE TO BE BACK WITH YOU SHORTLY!


Make your way up to the observation deck of the former transmissions tower and enjoy a stunning view of the city.

Take in the city's top sights on board our hop on hop off bus, equipped with audio guides in 14 languages.

And exchange your 200 Welcome Puntos Madrid for fantastic spring plans.

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

    Madrid Events Calendar
  • LUZIA - Cirque du Soleil

Short (but sweet) guides

Madrid boasts a fantastic assortment of museums matched by few other places in the world.

Sample the best jamón, tortilla and other tapas in bars and food markets around the city.

Thanks to its tree-lined streets and vast parks, Madrid is one of Europe’s greenest capitals.

Find out why Madrid has become one of the world's top LGBTI destinations.

Find the best places to enjoy stunning views of the city and magical sunsets.

From high-street shops to exclusive boutiques, Madrid is a haven for fashionistas.

Discover the places used by the Oscar-winning director as settings for his films.

Discover how the life of the great Spanish artist is tied to the history of Madrid.

Explore the places linked to the life and work of one of Spain's most illustrious figures.

Visit all the places the three artists frequented when they lived in Madrid.