October 2016 in Madrid


In the case you are interested in different kinds of exhibitions or a true fan of basketball, and then Madrid is your choice for October. Check out our tips for spending an unforgettable time in the capital of Spain.


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The last Sunday night of October is the end of Day Light Saving Time, also called summer time. Do not forget to turn the clocks one hour back – otherwise you will be one hour too early everywhere.


Street Food Market

October 14th to 16th takes place MadrEat food festival. Everyone will find their favorite food from the selection of 80 different food vendors. The MadrEat is held every month and they are always offering new products and tastes. The professional chefs make sure you will experience different and delicious culinary styles.
For more information about MadrEat click here.


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NBA and Euroleague basketball

To the fans of basketball Madrid offers two matches in October.

The first match takes place 3rd of October when Real Madrid plays against Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Global Games Europe 2016. It will be the Real Madrid’s 8th encounter facing a strong NBA team, when The Thunders are one of the leading teams in the NBA.

The second match takes place 12th of October. It is the first game of Euroleague 2016, Real Madrid against Olympiacos Basketball from Greece. This year the Euroleague has a new format: up to 16 teams will play a round tournament for over 30 match days and the top eight will qualify for a playoff. In the Final Four the four best teams will battle for the win.

Both basketball matches are played at Barclaycard Center in Madrid. For more information and for buying the tickets, click here.


#Sin Filtros

If you are interested in stories about the refugees aspiring to get to Europe, then this photograph exhibition at Casa del Lector is your must-to-do while staying in Madrid. 18 photographers and video journalists have captured the moments, without any changes nor editing the pictures. They have travelled to Syria, Macedonia, Greece, or Turkey and reflected and experienced the life of the refugees during their dangerous journey.
For more information click here.


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Photo: Ignacio Gil, #SinFiltro
Idomeni, Greece, 4th of March 2016


In October in Madrid there are also other exhibitions. Check out for example the Bosch at El Escorial. V Centenary exhibition in Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial. The sample consist eleven works of the artist Hieronymus Bosch and celebrates the 5th centenary of his death.


Planning to travel to Madrid in October and all but an apartment is already reserved? Habitat Apartments is offering a wide variety of fully equipped apartments all around the city of Barcelona. Check out for example this beautiful apartment where sleeps comfortable 4 persons, located in area La Latina.


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