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A Christmas tour from Madrid’s Puerta del Sol

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From Madrid’s Puerta del Sol you can enjoy a wide variety of Christmas activities on your trip to Madrid. Skating rinks, illuminations and street markets fill the centre of the Spanish capital for you to enjoy a unique time during these special dates.


A tour of Christmas sites from Sol

The centre of Madrid is the perfect place to enjoy a dream Christmas. Starting from Puerta del Sol, you will go on a unique tour in which you will discover the best plans in Madrid during these dates.


Your first stop in Madrid at Christmas time has to be the famous Puerta del Sol tree. From there, walking a few steps, you can try your luck and buy a ticket for the most eagerly awaited lottery of the year at the legendary Doña Manolita.


Before continuing your tour, you can get your strength back and warm up by enjoying a chocolate with churros in San Ginés before heading towards the Plaza Mayor and discovering the city’s main Christmas market. As you walk through the nearby streets, you can discover the city’s illumination, such as that of Calle Atocha or Calle de la Cruz, as you head towards Gran Vía.


The capital’s main shopping street has many shop windows where you can enjoy the Christmas decorations on your way to your next stop: Plaza de España. Don’t forget to visit the Callao tree and take a look at the theatres, which have a specific programme for this time of year.


When you get to Plaza de España you’ll have to put on your skates to glide over a 450 square metre natural ice rink. You can also take advantage of the opportunity to do a bit of shopping at the craft stalls or enjoy a bite to eat.


After this relaxing activity, it’s time to continue on your way to one of the most beloved Christmas shows for the little ones in the house: Cortylandia. The façade of Calle del Maestro Victoria in El Corte Inglés is dressed in illusion every hour from 17:00 hrs. to the delight of adults and children alike.


All this before closing your tour in one of this year’s novelties. Back at Puerta del Sol you can enjoy a unique light show at the Real Casa de Correos. With three shows every hour from dusk onwards, this three-minute light and music show is captivating and captivating.


As you can see, this tour from Puerta del Sol is a unique way to discover Christmas in the centre of Madrid. Don’t hesitate to complete your experience with some of the gastronomic proposals you’ll find in the street markets or the typical dishes of the area, such as the famous squid sandwich in the streets near Plaza Mayor.


Where to stay in Madrid over Christmas

To enjoy all these Christmas activities and places in Madrid, it is essential to choose the best place to sleep. In Apartamentos en Sol you will be in the city centre to enjoy this wonderful tour full of illusion. Moreover, from this point you will be able to discover the cultural and gastronomic attractions that a city like Madrid can offer you.


Our flats in Sol are the best option to stay during your Christmas getaway to the capital. We will be delighted to welcome you and make sure you take advantage of all the benefits of staying in the centre of Madrid.