Prepare for pralines, prawns, and much more: here’s 8 things you might find surprising about the holidays in Madrid. Christmas in Spain is a mix of the traditional and the modern. And now, with less blackface!
Anyone want some dessert? Spanish pastries might not be internationally famous, but they have a lot to offer madrileños with a sweet tooth–and there’s one for every major holiday!
Most people know about the Christmas Market in Plaza Mayor, but if you’re looking for something more original, try these off-beat international markets that take place on weekends in November.
All around Madrid, elegantly concept stores show their winter and Christmas themed wares.
Let a madrileña guide you through a typical Christmas walk through the heart of the city and maybe warm you up to the idea of starting up a belén.