Essential Walks in Madrid
Old City Tour
Austrian Madrid, or Habsbourg Madrid, refers to the dinasty who ruled in the World between 1500 and 1700, when Madrid became the capital of an Empire from Mexico to Philipines.
Royal Palace Tour
Madrid's Royal Palace is the largest palace on Europe and the best kept of all. Built in the late XVIII, it covers nearly 300 acres, the double than Versailles.
Madrid's Golden Century
In this tour we will stroll across the sceneries where in the XVII century writters like Quevedo, Lope de Vega or Cervantes lived, loved and dwelt.
The Madrid of the architect Antonio Palacios
Antonio Palacios is the architec to whom we owe many of the elegant buldings of the center. In our tour we will visit some of them.
Following Goya's footsteps
Saint Francis the Great and Saint Anthony of La Florida are two outstanding churches covered by frescoes by the hand of Goya.
Hemingway and La Brigada Lincoln
Lincoln Brigade was composed by 3000 volunteers, from every state of USA. It was an heroic deed to cross over the Atlantic Ocean just to detain fascism in Europe.
Madrid Museum Tour
El Prado Museum
The Prado Museum is one of the best pinacotecs of Europe, including the Royal Collections, a vast collection including Flemish and Dutch masters, Italian painters and the giants of the Spanish School, Velazquez and Goya.
The Reina Sofía Museum
The history of the spanish 20th century is within their walls, the new tendencies in art: Surrealism (Dali), Abstract (Miró) and Cubism (Picasso). Picasso's masterpiece, Guernica, shows us the horror after the german aviation bombed till the total annihilation of a village in the Basque country.
This art gallery hosts the impresive collection of baron Thyssen from Villa Favorita, in Lugano. It's a large collection of many painters, going from the early italian painters to the late american artists.
Visit Madrid's Surroundings
As a guide of Castille I will show you the most secret corners and the most fascinating stories of these four incredible cities.