Posted by Aspasios on September 12, 2012
Madrid is a fabulous city to visit any time of the year, but when the weather changes and the leaves start to fall the city becomes completely enchanting. There are some must do activities in Madrid during the autumn months.
El Rastro flea market in Madrid: something for everyone. Literally!
This is one of the largest parks in the city and a gentle stroll through it during the autumn months should not be missed off the itinerary. The crispness of the air and the beautiful autumnal colours will no doubt make your journey through the park very memorable.
El Rastro Flea Market
Lose yourself in Madrid’s largest flea market for an enjoyable way to spend a few hours. It is located along Plaza de Cascorro and Ribera de Curtidores and is very popular with tourists and locals alike. Haggle over some goodies, sample some local delicacies and enjoy soaking up the very Spanish atmosphere.
Aranjuez Day Trip
Enjoy a day trip to the beautiful town of Aranjuez for a very special day out. If you are feeling energetic you might enjoy a tour of the palace. If not, then enjoy a stroll along the river followed by a delicious lunch at one of the many restaurants located there.
If you want to make the most out of Madrid during the autumn months then make sure to include one or two of the suggested activities here!
Posted by Aspasios on August 26, 2012
If you like the idea of sipping on a cocktail as you gaze out across the roof tops of Madrid then you may well want to enjoy one of the many roof top bars that are a particular speciality of Madrid. Here are some of the best roof top venues in Madrid:
Roof Top Bars in Madrid
Fine Arts Circle
This is in fact a cultural centre and offers particularly stunning views from its roof top. During the summer months there are often jazz concerts held here for all to enjoy. There are few better places to enjoy a cool drink and enjoy some al fresco music in Madrid.
This bar has a very central location – The Plaza de Santa Ana. There are two areas here, one indoors and one outdoors. The outdoor terrace has a chill out area with plenty of cushions, atmospheric lighting and great music. The indoor area has a VIP area as well as a lounge area.
On the eighth floor of the Oscar hotel lies a beautiful roof terrace with bar and swimming pool. Anyone can visit, regardless of whether you are staying at the hotel. It is one of the most avant-garde roof terrace in the whole of Madrid.
These are just a few of the stunning roof top terraces in Madrid that are well worth a visit the next time you are visiting the city.
Posted by Aspasios on August 8, 2012
If you enjoy cabaret style shows and musicals then don’t miss out on Soap! The Musical that is showing in Madrid until 2nd September. Bath tubs are the unusual backdrop to this dazzling production featuring opera, juggling, humour and plenty of choreography too.
“Soap!”, The Musical!
Acrobats from the world famous Cirque du Soleil feature in the musical as do burlesque dancers and plenty of other circus-fusion performances from around the world. You’ll be amazed at how the bath tubs are used in this show to incorporate dance routines, acrobatics and other acts that make up with extraordinary show. It is directed by world renowned directors Markus Pabst and Maximilians Rambaek and has received some fantastic reviews and feedback so far.
As well as death defying trapeze and circus stunts there are plenty of laughs to be had during the show. It has already visited countless cities on its tour around the world and Madrid is the latest city to welcome it. The show began on 28th July and will run until the beginning of September at the Teatro Caser Calderon. If you want to experience a truly thrilling and magical show then Soap! is not one to be missed.
Grab your tickets as soon as possible to ensure you don’t miss out!