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5 perfect plans to enjoy Christmas in Madrid

November 09, 2021

Christmas lights

Christmas without lights isn't Christmas, right? From the end of November, usually on the last Thursday of the month, Madrid is flooded with beautiful lights that decorate the streets and spread the Christmas spirit to all citizens. In a season of short days and long nights, the lights across Madrid illuminate the city until 6 January, after the festivity of the Epiphany. A stroll through the centre is a unique experience not to be missed!


Casa Mira: The most Christmassy sweets

Christmas is certainly synonymous with family dinners and meals. So, if you are looking for the best Christmas sweets in Madrid, you have to visit the famous Casa Mira. A confectionery specialising in handmade turrón, marzipan and polvorones, located in the heart of the city centre, just a 10-minute walk from Gran View Apartments. Its classic décor and more than a century of experience make it the perfect place to buy the best Christmas delicacies. Get ready to taste the best turrón!


The Christmas Bus

Are you looking for a Christmas plan to enjoy with the children? Then, it’s your lucky day. The Epiphany Christmas Bus will take you on a tour under the lights of Madrid along with many other surprises that will amaze the little ones: storytelling, songs, games and photos with their favourite characters. Available from 6 p.m., from the end of November until 6 January. 


The Christmas House

Another safe bet is to go to the Casa de la Navidad (Christmas House), located in the Real Casa de Correos, just a 7-minute walk from Gran View Apartments. Children will be able to see first-hand the village of the Christmas elves, their toy factory, Santa's office and even meet him and the Three Wise Men, Melchior, Gaspar and Balthazar. An exciting experience that the kids will remember forever. Open from 10 December to 5 January. 

The Christmas Market

Finally, we recommend the traditional Christmas market in the Plaza Mayor, just a 10-minute walk from Gran View Apartments. From 26 November to 31 December, the Plaza Mayor is packed with 104 charming stalls where you can buy some unique Christmas items. An ideal plan for a stroll with friends in Madrid.


In addition, our apartments in the heart of Madrid's Gran Vía will be waiting for you so you can enjoy Christmas in Madrid to the fullest. Book now!

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