Paseo de los Recoletos
Palacio Real de el Pardo
Built in the 15th century and remodelled in the 17th, this opulent palace was Franco’s favourite residence. It’s surrounded by lush...
Madrid en Bicicleta
Mountain-bike tours in the mountains surrounding Madrid. It also runs the two-day Guadarrama tour (€185). Bookings can be made through...
Despite the name, this is a great place to see blues or local rock ’n’ roll, though many acts have a little country, jazz or R&B...
Delicious rice dishes in all their glory, most of them laden with seafood, are what draw the crowds here. But the unifying theme is all...
Calle de Covarrubias 25 · interesting places nearby
La Favorita information
Set in a delightful old mansion and famous for its opera arias throughout the night sung by professional opera singers masquerading as waiters, La Favorita has an ambience all of its own. The outdoor garden courtyard is delightful on a summer’s evening, while the music and food (which leans towards the cuisine of the northeastern Spanish region of Navarra) are top drawer.