October in Madrid

October in Madrid

The beginning of the low season is the perfect time to visit Madrid. The weather is just right for sightseeing, the beautiful autumn colors, ranging from greens to yellows and reds make it even better. Also, the capital of Spain can offer various festivals during the month of October, so check out this guide of October in Madrid and prepare to experience the best of Madrid this autumn beginning!

Día de la Hispanidad

  • When: October 12th
  • Where: Paseo de la Castellana
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Día de la Hispanidad 2010 | Flickr

The national day of Spain, which is a day off for the public, commemorates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's first arrival in the Americas. The national day is celebrated by a huge military parade here in Madrid. The parade is always attended by the Royal Family and presided by the King himself.

World Press Photo Exhibition

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LASEDE (COAM) – the place of exhibition 2018

If you are a photographer or a fan of this art, October is the perfect time to visit Madrid, as the most popular travel photography exhibition in the world is taking place here. Definitely worth a visit, especially early in the week, when the ticket fees are lowest.

Madrid Otra Mirada (MOM)

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MOM logo 2017

An event which is designed to raise awareness of Madrid’s cultural heritage. Usually closed to the public, during this project, some of the city’s historic buildings will be open for public visits. Many activities await you in parks, churches, museums – all of it for free!

Nocturna: Madrid International Fantasy Film Festival

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Nocturna poster 2017

The sixth international fantasy, horror and science fiction film festival has a wide range of movies to choose from. So if you don’t really feel like sightseeing some of the days, be sure to catch one of the movies offered!

Accommodation in Madrid

Brand new apartment Latina Cubic is located in the heard of La Latina area and can host up to 4 people in the spacious living room with a sofa and double bedroom, each of which has a sunny balcony. For the full list of holiday apartments in Madrid, please press here.

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Living room of the Latina cubic apartment

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