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Parque Warner Madrid is a great place to visit all year round, situated just outside Madrid on the Carretera N-IV, km 22 in San Martin de la Vega, you can reach the park by car, or train from Atocha Train Station or bus from the bus station at Villaverde Bajo.
This Christmas Warner Park Madrid are making of Christmas a reality, in their own words, with the various activities they have prepared for this festive period. Until the end of December all the lovely characters from Warner cartoons will come to life to welcome you into the park and introduce you to all the musical shows and Christmas activities for the whole family. Some of the shows and activities will include Christmas carols, lights and fabulous decorations.
Your children will be able to deliver their letters to Santa and the Three Wise Men, before you take them to enjoy a nice meal in one of the many restaurants or just shopping in the many shops and boutiques.
The park closes at 8pm and opens at 12pm. Price for people over 120cm is 39 Euros and under 120cm or taller but senior citizen (over 60) is 30 Euros. Those children who haven’t reached yet 90cm go for free, but they have to accompany an adult.
So, don’t delay book your ticket now, remember you can get to Parque Warner by train from Atocha, not far from the Hotel Victoria 4.
The Gran Vía is famous in Madrid for many reasons, the main one is maybe that it is one of the main arteries in the centre of Madrid. However, Gran Vía is also the area with the highest concentration of cinemas and theatres in Madrid.
You can start in Callao, and then go down Gran Vía towards Plaza de España, Plaza de Callao also has its own cinema and one of the best sandwich cafés in Madrid, Rodilla. This home grown sandwich chain serves really different sandwiches with creative and delicious fillings.
If you continue towards Plaza de España, on your way you will find innumerale little cafés and bars where you can taste some of the local tapas or just simply relax in front of a cup of coffee. In Plaza de España you will be able to pay a visit to the statue dedicated to the great writer Cervantes and his most prominent creations, Don Quixote and Sancho Panza.
From this mini-garden square you can take the chance to admire some of the local 20th century architecture, like the Edificio España (Spain Building) that overlooks the square with its massive body of brick and metal.
In Calle Martín de los Heros you will find Cines Renoir and Cines Golem, where you can enjoy the latest releases and art movies in their original language.
This is one of the sightseeing routes on foot that you can do from Hotel Victoria4.
The experts say that Madrid is the world capital of Flamenco. Without any animosity against Andalusia, where this form of art was born, the capital of Spain has the best venues where you will be able to enjoy the Flamenco magic.
Passion, strength, intensity, some happiness at times and some pain at times, these are the basic ingredients of flamenco singing and dancing, an art that has been declared Immaterial Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
In our search for the best Flamenco stages in Madrid we will have to stop at El Rincon de Jerez, a venue situated in Barrio de Salamanca. This place has a distinctive Flamenco atmosphere with a daily show.
Another flamenco temple is El Corral de la Moreria, one of the most famous and old flamenco stages in the world, in Calle Moreria, 17. From 1956 it sells out almost every night because of the prestige of its singers, guitarists and dancers.
You will also be able to enjoy a delicious dinner with good quality dishes, this venue has been mentioned on the Michelin Guide. This venue has also been visited by great cinema stars like Rita Hayworth, Nicole Kidman or Natalie Portman.
The Vicente Calderon Stadium has a surprise inside for all football fans, its museum. This valuable exhibition is considered one of the five most important and prestigious in the world of football because of the quantity and quality of the pieces kept in it.
The museum is open for visits from Tuesday to Sunday, from 11am to 7pm. The ticket price is 6 Euros, but if you want you can also pay for a guided tour of the stadium and in this case the full price is 10 Euros.
The museum takes up 600 m2 of space and it represents the history of the whole life of this football team. In the room called “100 of red and white pride” you can find all the different T-shirts models that the footballers in this club have worn during its life, from the old-fashioned design of the first uniforms to the current and more modern one.
The most visited area is the glass displays with all the prizes and cups won by the Atletico de Madrid from its creation on 26th April 1903 thanks to the efforts of a group of Basque students up to now.
Don’t miss either the spectacular collection of boots and footballs.