Madrid, the capital city of Spain, is best known for its vast cultural and arty heritage, with many museums like the El Prado making its artistic tempo evident to the visitors coming here from all over the world. This city also boasts of some of the liveliest nightlife and busiest social calendars in the world. Madrileños take their fiestas rather passionately, like any other big excuse to jam in the streets and enjoy the company of family and pals, music, dance and, of course, alcohol.
Cheap international flights are readily available in March so those considering Madrid for a March vacation can look forward to be entertained at the International Fashion week, the most significant female fashion fair in the country where models take to the catwalk, showcasing everyday wear, sportswear, underwear, and other collections by up-and-coming and some recognized designers.
Madrid's Carnival celebrations call out to everyone after the fashion week. It culminates with the Burial of the Sardine, a tongue-in-cheek custom, led by locals, marking the start of Lent. Madrid depends on its very own cockneys, to enliven the occasion with a vigorous dose of the burlesque. Close to 60 affiliates of the Burial of the Sardine Brotherhood, clothed head-to-toe in funeral robes lead a parade, preceded by a final feast.
The Easter celebrations in Madrid during Semana Santa are your chance to discover the traditions of Spain. This is wonderful time to book cheap flights to Madrid for an Easter holiday when the temperatures are moderate to warm, and there are interesting activities available to occupy your time.
April in Madrid offers its visitors and locals the Salón de Gourmets, putting forward food and drink exhibitors sampling olives and chorizo. Take a stroll around the fair and savor some of the unusual delicatessen products. Every sort of Spanish olive under the sun; be it water-cured or dry-cured or even lye-cured, can be found here! You can also savor some amazing sausages! The blend of the proficiency of Spain's fine chefs with an excellent selection of spanking new ingredients and local delicacies should make this a memorable event for anyone who enjoys food.
This year you can make your holiday experience in Madrid even better as you take part and run along thousands and thousands of marathoners at the Madrid Marathon! An annual event, held in April, the marathon is a long-established norm in the city. Every year, since 1978, locals and visitors strap in their running shoes, while an ecstatic crowd keeps their energy going with their hearty cheers. Not an event that should be missed!
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