All best international and Spanish fashion designers have their book insignia shops at the exclusive Serrano Street, known as the Golden Mile of Madrid. Luxury and distinction are just 10 minutes walk from our VP El Madroño.
The Golden Mile is like a big fashion show. The streets of Serrano, José Ortega y Gasset and Claudio Coello, are all part of the Salamanca district which was created in the mid-nineteenth century by the Marquis that gives name to this exclusive and beautiful neighborhood.
The Art Walk is a unique itinerary which will allow you to visit three of the most important Museums in the world (The Pardo, The Thyssen and the Reina Sofia Museums) in less than 1 kilometer. The access from our VP Madroño is easy and convenient. You can go either by foot, taking a wonderful 25 minutes’ walk from out front door, or by Metro, since we have a direct line to Serrano Street.
This visit is a must if you plan to know our city. You can purchase a joint board to visit all three museums.
If you are a great lover of classical music, you cannot miss a concert at the Auditorio Nacional in Madrid. It is very close to our VP Madroño hotel, and you will be able to enjoy the best concerts of classical music in the country.
The auditorium has two concert halls: Symphony and Chamber. The National Orchestra, the Choir of Spain and the National Youth Orchestra are also based in the Auditorium. You can ask about their schedule at our reception. Will not be disappointed.
In Madrid you will find the best flamenco shows in the country.
As a genre, flamenco was born in Andalusia in the eighteenth century. Its origin was the combination of Andalusian music and dance with the personal touch of the gypsy raze. Dancing, clapping, stomping and singing are the foundations of flamenco.
Here we recommend some links of the most prestigious flamenco Tablaos of Madrid, where you can choose to attend only to the show, or combine it with dinner:
It is the largest bullring in Spain and is considered the Cathedral of Bullfighting. The Bullring is very close to our Hotel VP El Madroño and you can access it by a pleasant of 15 minutes’ walk.
We recommend you to see a traditional bullfighting show, especially during the months of May and June, since both are the months where the best bullfighters show their art. It is also a great idea to book a “Sales Tour" in the Plaza, where you can visit in first person the arena, the alley and the doors of the square.
If you have come to spend some days with your family in Madrid, you are in the right city. Madrid offers you and your family a wide range of leisure activities, like to observe all kind of animal species, learn how to ski, enjoy nature in its most pure state or freed your adrenaline with unique attractions. These are only some of all the possibilities that our leisure centers offer in Madrid. Below are some recommendations: