Madrid, Spain is a cosmopolitan city; you can have sparkling, memorable experiences or simply enjoy wandering its surprising streets full of history. Visiting tapas bars, escaping to Retiro Park, discovering the Prado Museum or spending a football Saturday in Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, are just some of the activities you might experience. Located in the center of Spain, it is the capital and the most important economic center of the country. It is one of the favorite cities of thousands of students who come from all over the world, not only to learn Spanish, but also for undergraduate and postgraduate studies.
The large number of concerts, sport events, exhibitions, museums and daily activities make Madrid a vibrant city that never seems to sleep. If you want to learn Spanish, and not be bored for a single moment, Madrid is the best place.
Culture and history have a major importance in the Spanish capital. You can visit, for example, its great museums, including The Prado, which is one of the world’s favorite museums. Or explore Puerta del Sol or Puerta de Alcalá. You can also delve into and discover its gastronomy, going from one bar to another and trying different kinds of wines or ‘tapas’.
On weekends, you can stay in the city to watch a football game, shop or taking advantage of thousands of cultural, gastronomic and sport activities that are organized in the city. Or you might escape to one of the surrounding towns like Toledo, Buitrago de Lozoya, Aranjuez or San Martín de Valdeiglesias, just to name a few.
Madrid, Spain is the fourth most productive city in Europe, making it a great economic metropolis. Many international companies are based here, and for this reason, students find great opportunities to have internships and professionally grow in a variety of industries.
Moving around Madrid is easy and almost cheap. Public transportation offers very good service with different monthly-integrated plans for its bus, metro and train network. This is perfect if you are spending a long time in the city. It is also very easy to get around the city center and surroundings on foot or by bike.
If you are looking for a city full of cultural activities, great gastronomy, and where you can move easily and even grow professionally, Madrid is the best place for you.
TANDEM Madrid proposes 6 top experiences in Madrid, Spain
Museo del Prado
“One of the most important art galleries in the world”
“A huge collection of art from the XIX and XX centuries”
Parque del Retiro
“A green lung in the heart of Madrid”
Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
“The icon of the Spanish modern art”
Mercado de San Miguel
“The original “Tapas” Experience”
Chocolate con churros
“A gastronomic experience for all ages”
Discover Madrid and learn Spanish at the same time!
Our Spanish language school in Madrid, Spain – was founded in 1982 and represents the passion for languages that characterizes our entire network. Located in the “Golden Triangle” of arts, it offers dozens of courses for all kind of audiences and levels. It was the pioneer school in Spain of Suggestopedia, a revolutionary method to learn languages.
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We offer combined Spanish courses in different locations. You can start your Spanish course in TANDEM Madrid, Spain, and continue in one of our partner schools in San Sebastián, Granada or Santiago de Chile.
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