Gastronomy, Culture & Leisure

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Cheese & olive oil workshop

A wide variety of cheeses are made throughout the country of Spain and some of the Spanish cheeses are internationally renowned, such as the Manchego cheese of La Mancha.

At the same time, more olive oil is produced in Spain than in any other country and in recent years Spanish olive oil producers have been focusing on quality, not just quantity. Learn how to distinguish them and try some of the most important first-rate kinds.


cookCooking workshop

Real ingredients and real Spanish food!

Students will participate in making popular Spanish dishes such as paella, gazpacho, tortilla de patata, and tarta de Santiago, but the best part is that you get to enjoy the home-cooking afterwards!

 


flaFlamenco workshop

Flamenco is a type of Spanish dance music characteristic of the Andalusian gypsies and well-known all over the world.

This is your opportunity to learn how to clap and some basic steps about flamenco dance.

 


tapasTapas crawl

The tapas crawl route around the historical center of Madrid will bring students to a half a dozen tapas bars where they will sample the house specialty in each.

This insider’s view into Spanish gastronomy will introduce students to local delicacies ranging from croquetas to crispy chicken, salmorejo and morcilla.

 


museo-reina-sofiaReina Sofía Museum

The Reina Sofía National Art Center opened its doors to the public in 1990 with a major collection of Spanish and international art covering the period between the late 19th century to the present day. Two years later Pablo Picasso’s Guernica, the museum’s main attraction, was installed!

The Thyssen Museum displays fascinating pieces dating from the Gothic and Renaissance periods right up to the works of Hopper, Bacon, and Freud. It’s not surprising that these magnificent museums attract millions visitors every year.


zapatosArt Galleries in Madrid

Visit some of the most important art galleries in Madrid, home to contemporary artists and enjoy XXI century art.

 

 

 


torBullfighting

Bullfighting is a long-held Spanish tradition.

You’ll attend an information session to better understand the ritualistic aspects and symbolism of the fight, then attend a corrida de toros in Las Ventas, Madrid’s stunning Mudéjar bullring.

 


malqaMadrid Tours

A series of Madrid walking tours focused on global citizens, leisure, LGBT community, literature in Madrid and photography. Find more info on calendar.

 


supSuperheroes Lego Exhibition

The original works that are on display at this exhibition recreate some of the most famous DC Comics characters through 120 sculptures made out of this popular building toy by the North American lawyer, Nathan Sawaya and include a real size Batmobile (5.5 metres), for which half a million standard pieces have been used.

 

 


escEscape Room

An escape room is a physical adventure game in which players are locked in a room and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles and escape within a set time limit. You are privileged to enjoy this activity.