Madrid through its neighborhoods: Lavapiés

We want to bring you closer to Madrid, so you can discover its very own essence. That’s why we start this series of articles on neighborhoods in the city, so you learn where to go, what to find, and what to expect when you arrive here.

Lavapiés is, without any doubt, the most multicultural neighborhood of Madrid. Just like any other district downtown, you will find many traditional Spanish tapas bars (most of them pretty cheap though, even cheaper than in nearby neighborhoods). However, you will also run into many other types of cuisines (Indian, Chinese, Moroccan Lebanese, Senegalese, Ethiopian… you name it), and many other cultures than Spanish, all mixed in a way that the rhythm of the city changes in Lavapiés. Continue reading “Madrid through its neighborhoods: Lavapiés”

Tapapiés

logo-tapapiesThis October the event Tapapiés 2016 will be organized. This is the famous VI Multicultural Route and lots of Music at the district of Lavapiés. More than 90 bars and restaurant are presenting various culinary meals to surprise people with delicious Spanish food and the typical Spanish atmosphere.

As the markets of San Fernando and Anton Martin will also join the event, there will be served more than 110 tapas with tastes g19from all over the world and merged with the typical Spanish gastronomy. Each tapa only cost 1,50 Euro and for one Euro more the tapa will be accompanied by a glass of wine or a small beer of ´Estrella Damm´.

On the weekends of 21 to 23 and the weekends of 28 to 30 October, concerts will be taking place on thestreets of Lavapiés. The 30 national band are including rap,groove raw, Capella, Franch world music, swing, rock´n roll, reggae and this among other different music styles. The entertainment for everyone will be completed by animations, circus and street theater.
g56Not forget to mention, that the theater district of Lavapiés will offer discounts on their program from Monday 24 until Thursday 27 October 2016. Furthermore, thirty shops of the neighborhood will be launching bids for their products.

Like the previous years, a jury of journalists and representatives of the hospitality sector will select the three best tapas out of ten differentcompeting tapas.

For more information visit the website tapapies.com or download the app of Tapapiés.