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Mutua Madrid Tennis Open 2022

Mutua Madrid Tennis Open

Dates of Mutua Madrid Open 2021:Friday, 30 April to Sunday, 9 May The Madrid Tennis Open is an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament which takes place on clay at La Caja Mágica Stadium in Madrid. This modern venue is home to three courts with retractable roofs. The main court has a capacity for 12,500 … Read more

How to Get to Toledo from Madrid

Alcazár of Toledo

Toledo was the former capital of medieval Spain until 1560 and to this day remains one of the country’s greatest cities where the Jewish, Moorish and Christian cultures once lived together in relative harmony. It lies just 70km southwest of Madrid and is well served by public transport as well as tourist buses. Nowadays, Toledo … Read more

How to Get to Segovia from Madrid

Segovia Aqueduct

Lying 90km north-west of Madrid, Segovia is the epitome of Old Castile. It is easily accessible from the capital and is one of the most popular day excursions. Although only a small town it has a remarkable number of outstanding architectural monuments most notable its 800m long Roman aqueduct which has stood here for around … Read more

How to Get to El Escorial and Valle de Los Caídos from Madrid

El Escorial Monastery

Monasterio del Escorial The Royal Palace of El Escorial lies 45km north-west of Madrid and is one of Spain’s most famous sights. Felipe II ordered the construction of the palace to commemorate Spain’s victory over France at the Battle of Saint Quentin in 1557 during the Franco-Habsburg War. With practically unlimited funds available from the “New … Read more