Comunidad de Madrid Off The Beaten Path

  • Sculpture, Colombia Metro Station, Madrid, Spain.
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  • Sculpture, Colombia Metro Station, Madrid, Spain.
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  • Sculpture, Colombia Metro Station, Madrid, Spain.
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Comunidad de Madrid Off The Beaten Path

  • Daytrips

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    About one hour north of Madrid a high cross in the mountains of Guadarrama signs the location of this fascist monument to the death of civil war, in a place called Valle de los Caidos. Why not? We must keep good and bad memories. Go and have a look, and don't forget, ten kilometers distant Escorial is another kind of religious monument.

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  • Streets and walking

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    This is a wonderful square off the beaten path for sure, north of Madrid up the Paseo de la Castellana and past stadium Santiago Bernabeu. It is here the locals are seen away from the hordes of tourist to the centro or center of Madrid. This is my area when visiting now ,after living off Quintana at the other end. Here you have the Gateway to...

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  • Monuments

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    A spectacular square with the royal theater in it,just another wonderful part of my Madrid. You have boutique and restaurant Inside, very famous Café. Easy to get with public transport metro or bus in Madrid. One of the landmarks of the city totally renovated in 1997. a bit of history The building of the theatre was ordered by Queen Isabelle II....

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  • Architecture

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    a nice church just across from Parque Retiro on Alcala Street, it is my old parish church, very nice inside too. Another walk once out of the forest of Retiro greens, and see wonderful architecture. Built between 1902 and 1910. It has a centralized Greek cross plan, with a large dome on pendentives which symbolically represent the four...

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  • Museums

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    This is by the plaza colon on Paseo de Recoletos, 41, very centric and nice area to stay. the latest is Tom Cruise!! I have been there myself and then with my boys, you can see the whole history of Spain and more in personalities. and it open while i lived there in 1972! admission adult now is 17€ and for a first time it is Worth it. The museum...

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  • Parks

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    This is the park of my youth, as a teenager used to live a few blocks from here, and it was the park I came to play with schoolmates and friends from the neighborhood. Over the years it became the hangout area of any youth, and girl chasing. Then once left the city as life will dictate, every opportunity in Madrid I past by it like a...

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  • For free

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    I came across this pretty formal garden whilst wandering the southern part of Madrid de los Austrias, in La Latina. It is one of the few remaining examples of a classic 18th century formal garden for a mansions, in this case the 'palace' of Anglona. The house was originally built, around 1530, for one Francisco de Varjas although it was...

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  • Shopping

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    At the followinglink you will find discount vouchers for many activities, restaurants, parks and lots more. http://www.portaldescuento.com/Busqueda_Avanzada.aspx?provincia=Madrid&poblacion=&sec=&sub=&orden=estrellas And more over...

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  • Local customs

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    This is a classic beautiful and historical church of madrid just behind the museum of Prado by the puerta de Jeronimos of the museum you will see the church. a bit of history By order of the Catholic King/Queen early in the 16C the work was completed. Gothic style bythe year 1505, along its history the spiritual retirement of many kings of Spain....

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  • With kids

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    Parque de attraciones is an amusement park that is located in the outskirts of Madrid. It has lot´s of thrill rides aswell as many other things. Good place to go if you like thrill rides or just like to get away from the hustle and bustle of Madrid to a green place.

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  • Restaurants and drinks

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    The Ritz is one of the most elegant, aristocrat, and best gastronomic hotel in Madrid or in all Spain. Is situated in the Paseo del Prado in front of the Prado´s museum and near Cibeles´ fountain. If you want to eat there you have to be full dressed but since few years, directors have wanted the Ritz can be more reasonable and approchable for more...

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  • Health

    Madrid Off The Beaten Path

    This is the first time i go to an arab bath in Spain!!!! This Baths are located in an area which was arab originally in Madrid. Although are new they kept teh original structure of the aljibes. There are 3 different places of water(cold, medium and hot) and the steam house. Then you can choose a massage!!!!! After the bath is possible to have a...

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  • Aranjuez

    Yes, Aranjuez is a music! As a matter of fact one of the prettiest ever made, but it is also a small and quiet town 50 km from Madrid or Toledo, marking the entrance to La Mancha. A royal palace (that I had no time to visit) and its gardens are a reference to romance, and to a fabulous music that... you know!

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  • Bi plane Aerial Displays

    Well, once a month, on the first sunday of the month you can catch an aerial display of some beautifully restaured and maintained vintage aircraft. Before the aerial display there is a guided talk through the aviation museum (in Spanish) and then comes the aerial display which lasts about an hour. This is something that tourists don't find out...

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Comunidad de Madrid Hotels

  • Hotel Atlantico

    With most four-star hotels in Madrid (and throughout Western Europe) charging US$400 or more, the...

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  • Hotel Posada Don Jaime

    San Anton No. 24, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, 28200, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • NH Principe de la Paz

    C/ San Antonio 22, Aranjuez, Madrid, 28300, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Parador de Alcala de Henares

    Colegios, 8, Alcala De Henares, 28801, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Parador de Chinchon

    The Parador of Chinchon is located in a magnificent convent of the 17th c., the church of which is...

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  • Hotel Carlos III

    Velasco 7, Getafe, 28901, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Hotel Avant Torrejon

    Avda. de las Estaciones s/n, Poli­gono Industrial Las Monjas, Torrejon De Ardoz, 28850, Spain

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel La Barranca

    Valle De La Barranca, S/N, Navacerrada, 28491, es

    Good for: Couples

  • NH Alcorcon

    Avda Europa 2 Edificio A, Madrid, Madrid, 28920, Spain

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

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