Radisson Blu Hotel, Madrid Prado

Cava Baja Street

Madrid boasts some remarkable streets and a gentle stroll along the sumptuous grandeur of the tree-lined Paseo del Prado can take your breath away. However, for those looking to taste the city's vibrancy, the Cava Baja takes center stage, exuding an energy that spills out into the surrounding area. With delicious flavors and intoxicating sights and sounds, the street is a feast for all the senses.

Exploring the streets of Madrid

Sitting in the fashionable La Latina neighborhood, Cava Baja is the sizzling epicenter of the Spanish capital. The street cuts through a maze of narrow alleys and charming throughways all packed with lively tapas bars and welcoming traditional restaurants. Extending south from Plaza Mayor, the famous food and hospitality available draws crowds of locals and visitors alike at lunchtimes and in the evenings. You are sure to enjoy getting lost in this warren of tiny streets, soaking up the mysterious atmosphere and sampling the world-renowned food and drink.

Festivities not to be missed

If you are visiting in mid-August, then you are in for a treat. The 15th marks the beginning of the Virgen de la Paloma festivities where residents dress up in colorful attire to party and dance in the streets. For ten days Cava Baja and surrounding streets will be completely packed with laughter and dancing.

When it comes to incredible attractions, you will be spoiled for choice. The city boasts a rich history, world-class culture and some of the most exclusive shopping opportunities on the planet. However, to truly appreciate the character of Madrid, a trip to Cava Baja is vital. If you are staying at Radisson Blu Hotel, Madrid Prado, you will find the nearby area is packed with incredible attractions that could devour all your time, but you should make sure you make time to see Cava Baja.