Fairs and Fiestas in Madrid
With a seating capacity of 24,000, the Las Ventas bullring is the third largest in the world and a striking example of Neo-Mudejar architecture.
On 15 May, the Fiesta of San Isidro is held in honour of Madrid’s patron saint. These traditional popular festivities flood La Pradera, near the Saint’s hermitage, with authentic Madrid costumes, music and rosquillas.
The capital’s hectic life seems to come to a halt during the Christmas season and shows its most cheerful side in an atmosphere of excitement and dreams.
Each 11 August, with the start of the La Paloma Festival, the narrow and meandering streets of the La Latina […]