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Inside Background
In Madrid, the art and cultural scene is not limited to museums. Art galleries...
Last edited: January 20, 2012
This is a link to some tourist information. History of Madrid
Last edited: January 29, 2007
Print  A very interesting, if quirky, read if you are planning a trip to Madrid...
Last edited: September 02, 2013
Online, there are a bunch of sites that will answer many of your questions...
Last edited: May 24, 2016
Spring and Autumns are perhaps the best times of the year to visit Madrid. The...
Last edited: April 16, 2015
Photography Policy at Museums   Museums that allow non-flash photography (no...
Last edited: April 10, 2014
Best Sights of Madrid Madrid has wonderful palaces, buildings and monuments...
Last edited: July 15, 2010
Best Souvenir Buys in Spain Many visitors go to Spain and have no idea of what...
Last edited: May 22, 2015
Embassies in Madrid Albania Calle Maria de Molina, 64, 5 B 28006 Madrid Tel...
Last edited: July 13, 2009
Madrid, like most other large European cities, has its fair share of petty...
Last edited: June 23, 2016
History of Architecture of Spain Spain has the greatest variety of architecture...
Last edited: November 30, 2012
Without an Eiffel Tower, Big Ben or St. Peter’s to set it apart, Madrid has its...
Last edited: March 17, 2010
Madrid 24-Hour Pharmacies If you are a visitor to Madrid and you get sick and...
Last edited: January 20, 2012
Madrid Tap Water Madrid has the best tap water in Spain, which comes from the...
Last edited: September 02, 2010
Madrid Tourism Offices   1. Aeropuerto de Madrid Barajas Llegadas...
Last edited: March 30, 2010
Money Saving Tips for Spain Spain is not the cheapest tourist destination any...
Last edited: September 30, 2015
The Most Useful Spanish Phrases The visitor to Spain needs to know just a few...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
Neighborhoods in Madrid Many visitors want to know a little something about the...
Last edited: September 15, 2015
This is a link to some photos of Madrid. Madrid Pictures
Last edited: January 29, 2007
Reasons to Love Madrid Madrid is the capital of Spain and is its largest city...
Last edited: May 31, 2010
Tax Free Shopping in Spain Many stores in Spain offer tax free (duty free...
Last edited: July 20, 2009
The New Calle Serrano Madrid City Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon inaugurated in...
Last edited: December 20, 2010
The World Heritage Cities of Spain There are 15 Spanish cities which are UNESCO...
Last edited: July 31, 2008
Paper Guidebooks National Geographic Traveler Madrid, 2006  Madrid, Eyewitness...
Last edited: December 23, 2008
VAT Refund   The following website gives information on how to get the VAT...
Last edited: June 06, 2013
Inside Transportation
  When you arrive or depart Madrid by air, you’ll need to go to Barajas...
Last edited: October 29, 2016
What are your options when getting around in Madrid? -Metro: Efficient and...
Last edited: April 09, 2014
Madrid public transportation is clean, fast, safe, extensive and efficient. It...
Last edited: June 01, 2016
  Car Rental You can rent a car from  international brand agencies or from...
Last edited: April 06, 2016
There is a cheaper way to get from the airport to your hotel:  Use public...
Last edited: April 09, 2014
Consult the airport guide: access, transportation, destinations, flights in...
Last edited: January 20, 2012
Arriving at Terminal 4S   Many international flights to Madrid arrive at...
Last edited: July 07, 2015
Buying Renfe Tickets Online - Revised Sept. 23, 2016   NOTE from TripAdvisor...
Last edited: September 23, 2016
The commuter rail service serves Madrid and its metropolitan area. This service...
Last edited: March 23, 2011
For driving tips, check out this page where the same tips apply to drivers in...
Last edited: December 30, 2008
Transportation from Madrid to Avila Prices and time schedules are as of Jan. 1...
Last edited: January 01, 2009
Transportation from Madrid to Segovia Prices and time schedules are as of Dec...
Last edited: January 01, 2009
THIS ITEM IS OUT OF DATE   Going to Toledo by Bus To take the bus to Toledo...
Last edited: October 23, 2016
Hop On/Hop Off Bus A tourist bus with 1-day or 2-day passes:  Adults: €21 (one...
Last edited: August 16, 2014
Long distance buses from the airport: T4-Alicante-Benid... Carrier: ALSA...
Last edited: February 20, 2011
Madrid Metro is fast, clean and safe (just beware of pickpockets when it's...
Last edited: April 03, 2012
This website give information about taxi fares from the airport: Official web...
Last edited: August 11, 2016
Madrid Intercity Bus Travel The bus station is called Estacion Sur de Autobuses...
Last edited: May 23, 2008
The Chamartin to Aranjuez Cercanias train takes under 40 min. The trains run...
Last edited: January 22, 2016
This website has a simple metro guide in English: http://www.madrid... Here is...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
Getting around in Madrid How to travel from one point to another anywhere in...
Last edited: May 23, 2011
Renfe Cercanias Train Web: http://www.renfe.... The Renfe Cercanias trains go...
Last edited: March 19, 2008
  Since January, 2014, there is a flat taxi fare from or to the airport, which...
Last edited: July 04, 2016
Barajas airport is a big airport. To find your way from the plane ramp to...
Last edited: August 22, 2014
Inside Things to Do
                 ... A Complete change                  ... Trip to Los Cotos...
Last edited: November 29, 2012
Bullfighting is the most popular event in Madrid, and Spain, and by far the...
Last edited: January 20, 2012
Madrid, like Spain in general, is one of the most child friendliest...
Last edited: March 13, 2014
The "Must sees" in Madrid probably can be seen in two days. If you want more...
Last edited: September 17, 2016
If there is a city that doesn't sleep, none fits this definition better than...
Last edited: January 23, 2011
Romantic Madrid  The Royal Palace - a public monument. The new Cathedral  where...
Last edited: December 29, 2010
Madrid is a lively centre for the Performing Arts, almost all of it will be in...
Last edited: December 30, 2008
Madrid is a very interesting city for shopping. International brands mix with...
Last edited: March 02, 2016
 REAL MADRID FOOTBALL MATCH When in Madrid, you might feel an atmosphere...
Last edited: May 14, 2010
The Mercado de San Miguel is a hip deli not valid for the daily catering, the...
Last edited: November 10, 2010
Architectural Walk - Barrio Salamanca The Barrio Salamanca has some of Madrid's...
Last edited: May 27, 2009
Barrio Salamanca Hotels in Madrid The Barrio of Salamanca is the elegant...
Last edited: August 30, 2008
Barrio Salamanca Quality Stores There are many quality stores in Madrid, in the...
Last edited: May 26, 2009
Caixaforum Madrid Location: Paseo del Prado, 36 Tel: 913-307-300 Web...
Last edited: December 05, 2012
Campo del Moro Located behind the Palacio Real is a large park that occupies 20...
Last edited: October 06, 2010
CentroCentro   Plaza de Cibeles, 1 Tel: 914-800-008   Web: http://www.centro...
Last edited: December 28, 2013
Cerralbo Museum   The Museo Cerralbo just reopened after renovation that took...
Last edited: April 06, 2013
The Changing of the Guard at the Palacio Real There is a changing of the guard...
Last edited: January 22, 2009
Church of San Jose The Church of San Jose is located on Calle Alcala, 43, and...
Last edited: May 27, 2009
Alcalá de Henares Alcalá de Henares is a town that is 29 km away from Madrid...
Last edited: December 08, 2015
Day Trip to Aranjuez 1. The reason to go to Aranjuez is to see the Palacio Real...
Last edited: April 24, 2016
Day Trip to Avila Avila is a small enchanting city that is near enough to...
Last edited: February 15, 2014
Day Trip to Burgos   Burgos has one of the most beautiful cathedrals of Spain...
Last edited: February 16, 2012
Day Trip to Chinchon Transportation Chinchon is a small town (population about...
Last edited: April 05, 2013
Day Trip to Ciudad Real The city of Ciudad Real is in Castilla La Mancha and is...
Last edited: May 25, 2009
Day Trip to Cordoba Cordoba is one hour and 50 minutes from Madrid by AVE and...
Last edited: August 24, 2011
Day Trip to Cuenca   The new high speed train to Cuenca from Madrid allows one...
Last edited: January 04, 2016
Day Trip to El Escorial El Escorial was built by King Philip II between 1563...
Last edited: August 06, 2015
Day Trip to El Paular  The Monastery of Santa Maria de El Paular is located in...
Last edited: April 20, 2013
Day Trip to Guadalajara Guadalajara is located 60 km northeast of Madrid and...
Last edited: April 22, 2011
Day Trip to La Granja de San Ildefonso Transportation from Madrid to Segovia...
Last edited: February 11, 2010
Day Trip to Leon The City of Leon is 337 km from Madrid. The new AVE train to...
Last edited: September 30, 2015
Day Trip to Manzanares El Real The small town of Manzanares El Real is located...
Last edited: September 14, 2015
Day Trip to Melilla Melilla is one hour and 50 minutes from Madrid...
Last edited: September 04, 2016
Day Trip to the Royal Palace of El Pardo Address: Calle de Manuel Alonso s/n...
Last edited: January 07, 2015
Day Trip to Pedraza   Pedraza is located 127 km north of Madrid. It is best to...
Last edited: February 15, 2014
Day Trip to Salamanca   Salamanca is a city of thought and knowledge, famous...
Last edited: February 14, 2014
 B. Bus The Sepulvedana bus goes from the MONCLOA Intercambiador on Metro lines...
Last edited: April 06, 2016
Day Trip to Seville Seville is the fourth largest city in Spain and the largest...
Last edited: March 13, 2012
Day Trip to Siguenza  The town of Siguenza is located north of Madrid and in...
Last edited: April 21, 2013
Day Trip to the Palace of Riofrio Website: http://www.patrim... The Palace of...
Last edited: June 03, 2011
Toledo is 74 km south of Madrid. Toledo was named by UNESCO as a World Heritage...
Last edited: May 04, 2016
Valencia is a big city and to see most of its sights, it is best to stay there...
Last edited: January 07, 2016
Day Trip to Valencia   Valencia is the third largest city in Spain and it is a...
Last edited: February 22, 2012
Day Trip to Valladolid Valladolid is a city that is 201 km northwest of Madrid...
Last edited: January 05, 2009
And read this thread about going to El Escorial and Valle de los Caidos in one...
Last edited: February 03, 2015
Day trip to Zaragoza   Zaragoza is the fifth largest city in Spain and is...
Last edited: February 21, 2012
The Decorative Arts Museum Location: Calle Montalbán, 12 Tel: 915-326-499 Web...
Last edited: May 27, 2009
El Capricho Park Address: Paseo Alameda de Osuna, 25 28042 Madrid Tel...
Last edited: May 20, 2015
El Rastro El Rastro is the biggest open air flea market in Madrid. This market...
Last edited: December 22, 2012
  Fernan Gomez Centro Cultural Address: Plaza de Colón 4, 28001 Madrid Tel...
Last edited: April 08, 2015
Flamenco Guide - Madrid Call the telephone number listed to find out what days...
Last edited: June 13, 2015
Fountain of Apollo This fountain is located in the middle of the Paseo del...
Last edited: January 20, 2009
Fountain of Neptune The Fountain of Neptune is located at the Plaza Canovas del...
Last edited: January 18, 2009
Free Art/Museum Entrance 1. Prado Museum a. All visitors to the permanent...
Last edited: August 28, 2009
  Free Entry at Madrid Museums   This was written on Dec. 6, 2013. Times may...
Last edited: April 28, 2015
Fundacion Manuel Benedito  Location: Calle Juan Bravo, 4, Madrid, 28006  Tel...
Last edited: May 21, 2014
As soon as the warm weather arrives, Madrileños rush outdoors to their beloved...
Last edited: July 24, 2008
A cheap way to get a general view of the city is using the METROBUS pass in the...
Last edited: June 04, 2008
La Dama de Elche (Lady of Elche): In 1897 the Dama de Elche was discovered at...
Last edited: March 08, 2009
While strolling through Madrid, look up at façades and rooftops. Occasionally...
Last edited: January 27, 2009
Tryp Alameda Aeropuerto - Avenida de Logroño, 100 (3.0 km from Barajas) Kris...
Last edited: March 18, 2014
Madrid Hotels With Pools 1. Auditorium Madrid Avenida de Aragón, 400 2. Eco...
Last edited: July 07, 2008
Madrid Laundromats    1. Lavanderia Autoservicio Callao  Calle Silva, 3  Tel...
Last edited: September 28, 2016
Mapfre Sala Recoletos   Mapfre Sala Recoletos is located at Paseo de Recoletos...
Last edited: April 23, 2013
  Museo Carlos de Amberes  Address: Calle de Claudio Coello, 99, 28006 Madrid...
Last edited: November 01, 2015
Museo de America Avenida Reyes Catolicos, 6 Tel. 915-492-641 Web...
Last edited: May 23, 2011
Museo de la Ciudad Calle Principe de Vergara, 140 Tel: 915-886-599 Hours...
Last edited: December 05, 2010
Museum of Money  Calle Doctor Esquerdo, 36  Tel: 915-666-544  Hours:  Tuesday...
Last edited: April 19, 2013
Madrid Museum Opening Hours Guide The museum titles have links to the...
Last edited: September 05, 2014
When visiting any museum and some other tourist attractions be aware that on...
Last edited: January 07, 2009
Nightlife venues videoguide The nightlife in Madrid is undoubtedly one of the...
Last edited: October 29, 2011
Stroll central Madrid, some sights, some shopping and some coffee or tapa...
Last edited: October 02, 2011
Oratorio del Caballero de Gracia This little known chapel is located at Gran...
Last edited: May 01, 2010
Palace of Cibeles  The Palace of Cibeles is located at the Plaza de Cibeles. It...
Last edited: April 22, 2013
Panteon de Hombres Ilustres The Pantheon of Illustrious Men is located at...
Last edited: December 26, 2009
Paseo de Recoletos Architectural Walk The Paseo de Recoletos is one of Madrid's...
Last edited: January 26, 2009
Plaza Mayor One of Spain’s most beautiful plazas is the Plaza Mayor of Madrid...
Last edited: February 14, 2008
A gigantic shopping mall, about an hour (by public transport) outside Madrid...
Last edited: October 01, 2015
Travel from airport to hotel - You will probably arrive tired in Madrid...
Last edited: November 16, 2007
Prado Museum Private Guide When one enters the Prado Museum and gets past the...
Last edited: December 27, 2009
Puerta del Sol This is the center of Madrid. There is a 'Kilometro 0' plaque...
Last edited: May 28, 2009
This small church is not well known by tourists, but is of great interest to...
Last edited: December 23, 2007
A great thing for first-time visitors is the Segway Tour of Madrid. You can see...
Last edited: December 30, 2008
It is now possible to ski in Madrid all year round. Madrid Snow Zone is the...
Last edited: December 27, 2007
El Angel Caido (The Fallen Angel) in Retiro Park Since 1878 the only public...
Last edited: November 08, 2007
Sorolla Museum Joaquin Sorolla lived between 1863 and 1923. He is recognized to...
Last edited: December 17, 2012
Beautiful theater and wonderful way to experience a true Spanish custom.  These...
Last edited: January 20, 2012
The Basilica of Our Lady of Atocha Not too far from the Atocha train station...
Last edited: January 17, 2009
The October 12 Celebrations and Military Parade October 12 is a national...
Last edited: October 13, 2007
The Prado Museum www.museoprado.es Paseo del Prado, s/n Tel. (+34) 913-302-900...
Last edited: May 09, 2013
The Royal Palaces of Spain There are six royal palaces in Madrid and...
Last edited: January 08, 2011
One of the favorite things to do is take a "walking tour" of Madrid. Since the...
Last edited: April 18, 2007
Three Kings Parade (Cabalgata) The Three Kings Parade (Cabalgata) is held on...
Last edited: January 08, 2009
Toledo Day Trip About 100 kilometers south of Madrid is the city of Toledo...
Last edited: August 23, 2013
"triBall", a combination of the words "triángulo" and "Ballesta", is named...
Last edited: November 12, 2010
This is a off the beaten path way of spending a nice saturday or sunday morning...
Last edited: March 12, 2013
The Basilica of San Isidro This church is located downtown at Calle Toledo, 37...
Last edited: May 01, 2014
The Church of San Jose was constructed between 1730 and 1748 by the architect...
Last edited: May 01, 2014
Church of Santa Barbara     The Church of Santa Barbara is also called Salesas...
Last edited: May 01, 2014
One of the most important fountains in Madrid - the Fountain of Cibeles - is...
Last edited: January 17, 2009
The Spanish financier Juan March Ordinas established the Fundacion Juan March...
Last edited: April 23, 2013
Gran Via On April 4, 2010, the Gran Via was 100 years old. One hundred years...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
Arabic Spa Medina Mayrit: Calle de Atocha 14 Very close to Plaza Mayor is an...
Last edited: January 13, 2009
Concepcion de Nuestra Señora Church  The Concepcion de Nuestra Señora Church is...
Last edited: May 01, 2014
The Church of San Andres is in the center of the Barrio La Latina and is one of...
Last edited: May 01, 2014
The Church of San Antonio de los Alemanes The Church of San Antonio de los...
Last edited: May 01, 2014
Church of San Gines The Church of San Gines is located on Calle Arenal, 13...
Last edited: May 01, 2014
The Sabatini Gardens The Sabatini Gardens are located by the north wing of the...
Last edited: April 24, 2008
As there is now more than one segway tour in Madrid, make sure to follow the...
Last edited: March 16, 2011
Best known for its punkish la movida revolution in the 80's after the end of...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday: 10:00 to 24:00H.Thursday, Friday...
Last edited: October 06, 2012
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday: 10:30-12:45 H, 16:00-17:45 H...
Last edited: April 30, 2014
Opening Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday: 10:30 to 12:45, 16:00 to...
Last edited: April 30, 2014
The full name of El Escorial is the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El...
Last edited: January 02, 2009
National Archaeological Museum Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 9:30 to...
Last edited: May 19, 2014
Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando   Calle Alcala, 13  Tel...
Last edited: April 22, 2013
Hours:  Tuesday to Sunday: 9:30 to 20:00h.  Closed Monday, Jan. 1, May 1,and...
Last edited: April 23, 2013
The Romantic Museum closed in 2001 while it was being renovated. It reopened in...
Last edited: March 21, 2015
Lazaro Galdiano Museum Dr. Jose Lazaro Galdiano lived from 1862 to 1947. He was...
Last edited: April 18, 2013
Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas http://mnartesdec... Calle Montalbán, 12...
Last edited: February 25, 2008
Museum of Natural Sciences hours: Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 to 18:00 H...
Last edited: June 26, 2009
The Museum of Public Art is also known as the Museo al Aire Libre de la...
Last edited: April 23, 2013
Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre In 1970 a new bridge was built over the Paseo...
Last edited: September 01, 2009
The National Anthropology Museum (Museo Nacional de Antropologia) was founded...
Last edited: May 24, 2011
Naval Museum The Naval Museum is located at the Paseo del Prado, 5. To enter...
Last edited: April 14, 2014
The Palacio de Linares Paseo de Recoletos, 2 Tel: 915-954-800  Hours: Saturday...
Last edited: March 19, 2010
It is a royal site in Madrid, under the administration of the Patrimonio...
Last edited: June 07, 2014
Basilica of Jesus de Medinaceli The Basilica of Jesus de Medinaceli is located...
Last edited: May 01, 2014
Church of the Virgen de la Paloma   The Church of the Virgen de la Paloma is...
Last edited: May 01, 2014
Puerta de Alcala The Puerta de Alcala is a huge gate that is a monument in the...
Last edited: May 27, 2009
Puerta de Toledo The Puerta de Toledo is located at the intersection of...
Last edited: April 23, 2011
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia (MNCARS) http://www.museor... Santa...
Last edited: April 14, 2014
Royal Monastery of Santa Isabel   The Royal Monastery of Santa Isabel is...
Last edited: December 24, 2011
The biggest park close to downtown Madrid is El Retiro Park, which has an area...
Last edited: September 19, 2014
The Royal Botanic Gardens Beside the Prado Museum on the Paseo del Prado, there...
Last edited: April 24, 2008
Hours: Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 2 pm. Visits are guided. The Real...
Last edited: August 13, 2010
Sala Alcala 31   Sala Alcala 31's hours are: Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00 to...
Last edited: April 23, 2013
Church of San Jeronimo El Real  The Church of San Jeronimo El Real is located...
Last edited: April 30, 2014
Here are three websites that give information about the Santiago Bernabeu...
Last edited: September 04, 2011
Taste of America S. L.,located near Nuevos Ministerios, is worth the short walk...
Last edited: June 19, 2008
Kapital - This club is great, but only for a select demographic (Mainly 18-30...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
The Temple of Debod In 1968 the Egyptian government gave the Temple of Debod to...
Last edited: July 15, 2010
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza http://www.museot...   Paseo del Prado, 8 Tel: (+34...
Last edited: July 06, 2013
Can you visit the Valle de los Caidos?  Is it open?  Is it closed?  This is a...
Last edited: February 18, 2013
Inside Dining Scene
Good food cheap is remarkably easy to find in Madrid. Try TimeOut guides for...
Last edited: January 29, 2007
Breakfast in Madrid.  Breakfast is not a big meal in Spain.   Pan...
Last edited: October 19, 2014
  Madrid Restaurant Club Riboa: Some of the nicest Madrid restaurants at half...
Last edited: November 25, 2008
One place that is good for families is called Casa Mingo, and it's on Paseo de...
Last edited: July 11, 2008
A brief guide to the best-known tapas bars in Madrid. http://www.esmadr...
Last edited: November 13, 2009
Basic Restaurant Menu Dictionary Alcachofas con jamón - Fried artichokes with...
Last edited: April 22, 2016
1. Casa Mira San Jerónimo, 30 Tel: 914-296-796 Established in 1855 at Carrera...
Last edited: June 15, 2008
TAPAS recommendations for central Madrid. There are hundreds of Tapas bars in...
Last edited: December 12, 2013
Chinese Restaurants in Salamanca Barrio 1. Restaurante Tse-Yang Paseo de la...
Last edited: April 20, 2010
The Spanish love to dunk their churros in chocolate and eat this as a breakfast...
Last edited: May 23, 2011
  Convent Sweets (Dulces) in Madrid Many nuns in the convents of Madrid earn...
Last edited: March 07, 2011
Gluten-Free Restaurant Guide for Spain Gluten intolerant people are called...
Last edited: August 16, 2008
Within the Muslim religion, certain foods are allowed (halal), which forbid...
Last edited: March 15, 2014
Tapas, in the sense of morsels of food you get for free with your drink are...
Last edited: January 18, 2012
Instead of the spanish three-course meal,  you can eat one or two raciones...
Last edited: July 27, 2007
Jamon Iberico de Bellota The favorite food of the Spanish is jamon iberico de...
Last edited: February 25, 2011
Mad About Macarons       A macaron is a French sweet meringue-based confection...
Last edited: December 20, 2014
Madrid Gastronomic Guide   The Madrid Gastronomic Guide has this website...
Last edited: November 18, 2012
1. Taj Indian Restaurant Marques de Cubas, 6 Tel: 915-315-059 2. Taj Indian...
Last edited: August 11, 2008
Madrid Japanese Restaurants 1. Miyama Paseo de la Castellana, 45 Tel...
Last edited: December 25, 2011
Madrid Paella Restaurants 1. Restaurante Amayra Calle Alcalá, 19 Tel...
Last edited: December 29, 2011
Menu of the Day The Spanish eat their big meal of the day during lunch time...
Last edited: October 23, 2016
  Platea    Address: Calle Goya, 5-7   Tel: 915-634-201    Web: Platea...
Last edited: December 23, 2014
Food is one of the glories of Spain. Every region and province has something...
Last edited: September 03, 2008
* A MUST FOR FIRST TIMERS TO MADRID. "Botín" at Calle Cuchilleros, 17...
Last edited: March 12, 2014
Rooftop Bars With Great Views 1. Hotel ME Madrid The Roof Plaza Santa Ana, 14...
Last edited: January 01, 2013
Most tourists who venture in Latina by Cava Baja Street usually only get to the...
Last edited: May 27, 2013
Spanish Cuisine Restaurants Recent studies say that 30% of tourists who come to...
Last edited: May 21, 2014
Spanish Food 100 A tourist remembers a place he visited by his taste buds...
Last edited: April 26, 2011
Spanish Tapas Dictionary Tapas are small flavorful dishes in Spain that are...
Last edited: October 03, 2014
OpenCor is a chain of small convenience supermarkets that are open everyday...
Last edited: April 25, 2011
Adoquines - Huge candies, typical from Zaragoza. These usually come with...
Last edited: October 05, 2015
Wine bars: * ALOQUE at calle Torrecilla del Leal 20. The wine list in this cozy...
Last edited: November 15, 2007
In alphabetical order:   * ALBÓNDIGAS (Meat balls) "Bar Salamanca" at calle...
Last edited: September 01, 2008
Turron - Spain’s Christmas Candy During Christmas time, the Spanish...
Last edited: November 15, 2007
Types of Paella in Spain   Paella is one of the most popular dishes served in...
Last edited: July 09, 2011
Visitors to Spain should taste some of the sherry wines to make their trip...
Last edited: May 17, 2008
Madrid Vegetarian Restaurants   1. Restaurante Ecocentro   Calle de Esquilache...
Last edited: November 17, 2014
1. La Biotika Calle Amor De Dios, 13 Tel: 914-290-780 2. Fres Co Campo Naciones...
Last edited: August 10, 2008
Specialist rice (Paella) restaurant, nautical decor, opens at 10pm, easily...
Last edited: September 16, 2008
Inside Spain: For Foreign Visitors
The currency of Spain is the Euro (EUR), currently shared by 17 nations of the...
Last edited: May 06, 2012
Border crossings   Spain has FOUR European land borders. Two are with Schengen...
Last edited: July 30, 2013
Dial 112 - for all emergencies 902 102 112 - for multi-lingual services...
Last edited: August 01, 2012
In many parts of Spain, particularly small towns and rural areas, older people...
Last edited: December 22, 2014
Always dial the full number as written or printed, including area code, when...
Last edited: January 14, 2015
Locals often tip even if modestly, it is considered polite and the Spanish are...
Last edited: March 28, 2016
If you are paying by credit card in Spain and your home currency is not the...
Last edited: July 28, 2013
Voltage is 220V, 50 Hz (cycles). One needs to use a transformer (converter) if...
Last edited: July 09, 2008
Exchanging money in Spain is easy and follows a similar pattern to elsewhere in...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
Main-line policing in Spain is organised and managed on a national basis by the...
Last edited: August 14, 2014
Rental Cars Driving in Spain is easy as the roads are in good condition and...
Last edited: August 02, 2016
English to Spanish translation of words commonly seen whilst travelling by...
Last edited: July 02, 2008