This 2* hotel is ideally located for art groups within the Golden Triangle of Art. Its close to the 3 major art galleries of the city and is also close to a metro stop.
This is a small youth hostel which is popular due to its central location in Puerto del Sol, half way between the Royal Palace and the Prado Museum. All rooms are ensuite and evening meals are served in a nearby restaurant.
Principe Pio Hotel
Hotel Principe Pio is a 3* hotel located in the heart of Madrid, opposite the Royal Palace. All rooms have great facilities including air conditioning and wifi.
Students will take part in listening and speaking sessions based around your key topics. They are ideal for preparation and practise in the morning before going out and about in the afternoon to try out their new range of vocabulary.
Guided tour of Madrid
A guided tour on foot or by coach is the perfect introduction to the city, giving you the opportunity to get your bearings around the city and to see all the major sights and landmarks. Highlights include the Royal Palace, Gran Via, La Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Parque del Retiro. If you want to work on your students’ language skills we can request the tour to be delivered in Spanish.
The home of Real Madrid is always a popular visit with students. This is a great opportunity to get up close with a guided tour of the trophy room, panoramic view of the stadium, the tunnel and the changing rooms. You can encourage your students by taking the tour in Spanish.
El Rastro is the most popular open air market in Spain. Its held every Sunday. This is a great opportunity for your students to practise their shopping vocabulary.
A traditional flamenco lesson is a great way for your students to throw away their inhibitions and improve their language skills whilst having fun.
Las Ventas Bullring
A guided tour of this bullring gives you a real piece of Spanish heritage and culture.
City Centre Treasure Hunt
A great way for your students to some free time whilst exploring the beautifully elegant s area. Our exclusive, free 90 minute Treasure Hunt through the city centre encourages groups to use their spoken and written language skills,interact with the street, take photos and have fun together.
Casa de Campo
This is a large urban park in the west of the city. Within its 1700 hectares there’s lots of green spaces, a lake, the zoo, an amusement park and the cable car finishes here.
Museum del Prado
This world famous gallery features one of the world’s finest collections of European art from 12th to 19th Centuries. It is based around the former Spanish Royal collection and boasts the best single collection of Spanish art.
Madrid’s royal palace and largest building, it’s also the largest royal palace in Western Europe. The palace gardens, called the Campo del Moro, are also open to visitors.
An ideal way to spend an evening is taking your students to a flamenco show. You can also add on a meal before the show.
Madrid Zoo Aquarium
Located in the centre of the city at Casa de Campo this is one of the few zoos around the world that houses giant pandas. The aquarium specialises in tropical marine life and there’s also a dolphinarium which hosts regular shows.
Parque de Atracciones
This theme park is easily accessible in the centre of the city at Casa de Campo. It has 6 major adventure zones and has a wide range of exciting rides and roller coasters.
Reina Sofia Galleria
This is Spain’s national museum of 20th Century art, mainly dedicated to Spanish art. Highlights include collections from Picasso and Dali and work from Joan Miro, Antoni Tàpies, Pablo Serrano and Julio Gonzáles. It’s best known piece is Picasso’s Guernica.
Thyssen- Bornemisza Museum
This was once one of the largest private collections in the world. With the Prado and the Reina Sofia it’s part of the "Golden Triangle of Art”.
Teléferico Cable Car
This cable car ride gives you a great birds eye view of the city. It takes you from the Paseo del Pintor Rosales near the Parc des Atracciones and you’ll finish at the Casa de Campo.
Warner Brothers Park
This is one of Europe’s top theme parks. It’s divided into 5 major areas; Hollywood Boulevard, Warner Brothers Studios, DC Superheroes World, Far West and Cartoon Village. There are over 36 rides throughout the park along with daily shows and parades.
If you’re looking to get our of the city for a day there are some great opportunities close by where you kind discover more about the culture, heritage and history of Spain. You could take a coach trip to Avila, Es Escorial, Segovia or Toledo, which are all UNESCO world heritage sites.