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Madrid Destination of the Month | May 2010

Football lovers will surely have a reason to go to Madrid this month. The Spanish capital is in fact hosting the 2010 Champions League Final. On 22 May, the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium will see one of the most renowned football matches take place on its grounds: the Champions League Final. For the fourth time, Madrid hosts this important event:  the 1957, 1969 and 1980 finals crowned Real Madrid, Milan and Nottingham Forest, respectively. This year the event will take place on a Saturday, seeing Bayern Munich and Inter Milan playing for the prestigious cup. The Spanish capital will be celebrating...
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Lago in Madrid

Puerta del Sol square; Madrid’s Royal Palace; Museo del Prado; Gran Vía; The Santiago Bernabéu and Retiro park are well known landmarks if you go to Madrid. But you go there and you don not want to go where every single tourist goes, Lago would be an amazing spot! This lake is a relaxing place which is unknown to many tourists. Here you can sit and relax, sunbathe, take a little boat on the water and even have a nice diner. There are three restaurants here where you can sit and eat tapas, which is of course the best fare in Spain! We would definitively recommend this lake to you while you...
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