Immerse yourself in culture this December!
December is a good month to enjoy cultural tourism in Spain and its capital, Madrid.
With the rain and cold that December brings with it, it is normal to feel more like staying indoors enjoying your warm house and those (pre) Christmas moments in family that we miss so much during the rest of the year. But December is also a perfect month to travel and discover, for example, the Spanish capital. In today's blog we show you the best cultural plans in Madrid.
Discover the culture of Madrid
The options for cultural tourism in Spain and, specifically, in Madrid are endless. In addition to the typical Christmas plans, such as visiting the traditional market at the Main Square and tasting a delicious squid sandwich or a chocolate with “churros” in the famous San Ginés chocolate shop, opened since 1894; There are also many exhibitions and museums in Madrid that will allow us to shelter from the cold and will discover artists and art works that will not leave us indifferent
The Art Triangle, formed by the three national museums - Museo del Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofía - is essential. Here you can discover the incredible drawings of Goya, the magic of impressionism and photography or the exciting Guernica of Picasso, respectively. If what you prefer is a more underground type of art, the neighborhoods of Malasaña, Lavapies and Las Letras are a mandatory stop with its various alternative galleries.
On the other hand, the National Dramatic Center and other theaters in Madrid have important works such as Mother Courage and Her Children, by Bertolt Brecht, or The Nutcracker ballet. Another of the spaces that you can visit is the Liria Palace, heritage of the House of Alba, recently opened to the public and containing important works of painting, sculpture, tapestries and decorative arts, or the Royal Palace, with its interesting temporary exhibition focused in the women of the House of Austria.
The reasons to visit Madrid are numerous: we wait for you in Elba Madrid Alcalá to make your stay in the capital an unforgettable getaway.