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Our most recommended Community of Madrid Workshops & Classes

Madrid: 10 Tapas 2.5-Hour Cooking Class

1. Madrid: 10 Tapas 2.5-Hour Cooking Class

Learn how to prepare typical tapas with the help of a professional chef. Immerse yourself in the culinary traditions of Spain and prepare 10 small dishes that explain each region of the country. Get tutorials on traditional techniques and local ingredients and benefit from personalized attention during the 2.5-hour class. Make authentic dishes such as gilda (pepper and anchovy skewers) from the Basque Country and pan tumaca (bruschetta) from Catalonia. Sit down and enjoy the fruits of your labor with a glass of Spanish sangría. Get a gift of the recipes you created and an apron as a keepsake.

Madrid: Paella and Tapas Cooking Class with Local Market

2. Madrid: Paella and Tapas Cooking Class with Local Market

Meet your expert guide near one of Madrid’s most historic markets, where neighborhood residents have been shopping for over a century. Head inside to discover a gastronomic haven of delicious, high-quality Spanish products that form the building blocks of local cuisine. After stopping at several stalls to learn about some of Spain’s most essential ingredients, you’ll enjoy a typical aperitif of sweet vermouth and light tapas. Now that you have a solid understanding of Spanish food basics, it’s time to get hands-on. You’ll head behind the scenes of one of the most exciting restaurants in Madrid’s Huertas neighborhood into a beautiful cooking space reserved just for your small group. Here you’ll meet your instructor, a talented chef who’s studied at the Basque Culinary Institute in northern Spain and worked under a Michelin-starred chef in NYC. Over the next few hours, he’ll help you make a selection of traditional tapas representing the best of regional Spanish cuisine, along with the star of the show: authentic seafood paella. You’ll sit down to enjoy your homemade lunch and dessert with your choice of beer or wine, and head home with a deeper knowledge of Spanish cuisine (and several easy and delicious recipes to recreate in your own kitchen).

Madrid: Axe Throwing Challenge

3. Madrid: Axe Throwing Challenge

What better way to meet new people and share a unique experience than taking on the newest challenge in Madrid? Reserve a place in a shared target and let the fun begin.   During each 55-minute session, an experienced trainer will explain the technique and safety instructions. After 15 minutes of practice, test your aim in a series of challenges before the real competition begins. Surprises and gifts are awarded to the 4 best shooters in the room.

Madrid: Self-Guided Tour with Over 100 Sights

4. Madrid: Self-Guided Tour with Over 100 Sights

This is a new way for independent-minded travelers to discover the majesty and culture of Madrid, including its fashionable shopping streets and its artist treasures. This self-guided sightseeing method is a state-of-the-art application that uniquely gives to you walking tours with high-quality audio narration, rich visuals, helpful text and offline navigable mapping to transform your smartphone into an intelligent assistant and reliable travel companion. Live the city at your own pace, while discovering more than any guide could ever tell you. You’ll learn about curiosities, culture, stories, and secrets, at over 100 points of interest, while listening to your local story tellers in a choice of six languages. You can navigate to personal drop-pins, and travel across the city while enjoying auto-play commentary on carefully mapped routes using buses, trams, or bicycles. You will even receive help seeking out the best photo-spots and free WiFi areas. Whether you follow the suggested itineraries, or simply explore at your own will, you’ll uncover Madrid’s glories in your own way and at your own pace, day or night.

Madrid: Thyssen Museum Guided Tour

5. Madrid: Thyssen Museum Guided Tour

Explore the National Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza on a guided tour. Wander through the collection made up of almost 1000 paintings, spanning the history of art from the 13th right up until the 20th century. Lean from a perfect compendium of the history of painting in Europe. Discover the masterpieces from great artists like Duccio, Van Eyck, Dürer, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Canaletto, Monet, Degas, Morisot, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Kirchner, Mondrian, O'Keeffe, and Hopper. Unveil the details hidden in the paintings with the assistance of an art historian. Besides, marvel at the architecture of Villahermosa palace, where the museum is located. It was built in the 18th century and remodeled in 1805 in the neoclassical style. Enjoy this stroll of eight hundred years span of arts.

Madrid Fitness Pass

6. Madrid Fitness Pass

Don't let travel get in the way of your home fitness and healthy routines with the easy to use Madrid Fitness Pass. Madrid is a stunning city renowned for its "cool" factor and you wont be disappointed with the variety of fun & healthy activities available to you. With the Fitness Pass you get access to dozens of gyms and fitness classes right across the city. How to Book - Select the pass that works for you with 1, 2 and 4 entry options that are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase. - After booking, you will receive a confirmation email with a link and a unique passcode. - Click the link, enter your code and create your virtual account (takes less than 30 seconds). - Select the gym or class that suits you and follow the relevant instructions. Choose from hundreds of fitness classes, including yoga, pilates, tennis, dance, spinning and many more with access to dozens of top gyms and studios. Select workout options to accommodate your schedule and fitness level. Benefit from free cancellation fees up to 2 hours before the classes start, with no membership fees required. Even if you buy a Pass and change your mind or you don't find a class that suits you, we will give you a full refund (not applicable to partially used passes).

Mountain Lake Canoe Experience from Madrid

7. Mountain Lake Canoe Experience from Madrid

Canoe in a mountain lake just 1 hour from Madrid and experience a beautiful valley of the Sierra de Guadarrama from a different perspective. Located in the middle of the Lozoya Valley, Lake Pinilla is surrounded by stunning nature. Enjoy gorgeous views over a beautiful and unknown mountain area as you canoe across the lake. All canoe gear is provided for your adventure activity. Enjoy a couple of hours of healthy exercise. Then take a well-deserved lunch break. Before driving back to Madrid, visit the 14th-century monastery of Santa María de El Paular (Monasterio de Santa María de El Paular). The former Carthusian monastery is located in the town of Rascafría and is of a spectacular late-Baroque design.

Madrid: Reina Sofia Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Museum Tour

8. Madrid: Reina Sofia Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Museum Tour

In the 1990s, a former hospital was renovated and turned into the Reina Sofia, home to 20th century art mostly from Spanish artists. Your expert guide will discuss the various artistic movements on display here, including abstractionism, cubism, surrealism and modernism. Learn all about Spain’s most famous artistic export, Pablo Picasso, while standing in front of his world-changing painting, “Guernica.” You’ll see works by Joan Miró, like “The Man with a Pipe,” as well as Salvador Dali’s “Face of the Great Masturbator,” learning about the techniques and stories behind these sometimes offbeat works of art. Your guide will situate all of these works in their larger social and political contexts, allowing you to understand how events like the Spanish Civil War shaped these artists lives and works. By the end, you’ll have experienced one of Spain’s and the world’s, most exquisite collections of contemporary art, which no trip to Madrid should go without.

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What people are saying about Community of Madrid

Great experience, actually arrived half an hour early but were allowed to start, continued from 1630-1800 at no extra cost, we also got to throw throwing stars next to the axes and got some chips when ordering beer. Friendly workers and well worth the price.

Great organization, amazing company and lots of delicious food! The chef was super friendly and always prepared to help. Would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a unique spanish experience!

The host was magnificent and the dishes were so very easy and actually things that you could make yourself when you get home. A great couple of hours. Food at the end was delicious.

Such a great experience! The chef was amazing and so knowledgeable, and the food was incredible! Will definitely be making some of these recipes at home.

Really good experience. The chef was knowledgeable and friendly. It was very interactive and the food was delicious!