Visit the heart of Spain from the Spanish language and cultural centre, Instituto Cervantes.
In this tour offered by Blanca Valencia, you will visit the Royal Palace kitchens, the food in El Prado Museum, and Alambique, Madrid’s oldest cooking school and shop. You’ll go to the city’s historic restaurants and taverns, as well as some of the novels in which they appear. You will also discover the most iconic food shops and the lesser known markets, as well as cover the most emblematic meals, such as cocido and callos a la madrileña. For a better understanding of Latin America’s influence, you will visit shops and marketplaces as well as the cultural centre Casa de Mexico and some top-notch Peruvian restaurants. A glass of wine and small tapas will be served during this event. Limited places.
This event is part of the European Culture Trail – a EUNIC Ireland (European Union National Institutes for Culture) initiative for Culture Night in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Ireland.
Whether you plan to come to town this year or enjoy Culture Night from home, immerse yourself in the diversity of European languages and cultures on the European Culture Trail, where delights from different European countries await you.
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria
French Embassy @ National Gallery of Ireland
Embassy of Greece
Istituto Italiano di Cultura
Embassy of Portugal
Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia
For those visiting European Culture Trail events in person, you are invited to download our “European Culture Trail Treasure Hunt” passport here and collect stamps or signatures at each stop. Those passports with the most stamps at the end of the night will be entered into a raffle for the chance to win some wonderful prizes.
This event is now fully booked.