Major events in Madrid fairs

Major events in Madrid fairs

Madrid is a lively city, full of people and activities, where thousands of events related to culture, sport, and leisure, but also to business and trade, are celebrated each year. In fact, the so-called business tourism has turned the city into a top 10 global...
4 charming places in Madrid’s mountains

4 charming places in Madrid’s mountains

Are you tired of the hustle and bustle of the big city? Boiling in the asphalt jungle? Of course, you could have a rest in your air-conditioned apartment at Génova 5, but why not taking the most of the last summer weeks to go outside and discover some quiet rural...
Gran Vía: the most famous street in Madrid

Gran Vía: the most famous street in Madrid

Right in the heart of Spain’s capital city, Gran Via runs from Salamanca district to Argüelles. It is one of the main arteries of the city and one of its flagship avenues. This boulevard has been one of the most famous streets in Madrid since the 1930s, when a...
Amusement parks and other outdoor attractions in Madrid

Amusement parks and other outdoor attractions in Madrid

What better way to welcome summer than spending a day having fun outdoors? Either if you are alone at your apartment at Génova 5 or you are staying with your family, these plans are for you! Without leaving the city, you can take the underground (line 10) to Casa de...
The Prado Museum turns 200 years old

The Prado Museum turns 200 years old

Only two kilometres away from Génova 5 you can find one of the most important museums in Europe: the Prado. Opened to the public on November 19th 1819 as the Royal Museum of Painting and Sculpture, the Prado National Museum celebrates its 200th birthday this year and...
San Isidro Festival and Feast

San Isidro Festival and Feast

Between the 10th and the 19th of May, the people of Madrid honour their patron saint, San Isidro Labrador (Isidore the Farmer), with a series of events that include religious acts, concerts and other shows and lots of open-air fun, enjoying the gastronomy of the...