Holidays in Spain are not limited by visiting corrida or magnificent Mediterranean beaches. When comes autumn with cloudy weather and rain a stream of beach holiday lovers in Spain runs out. However, despite the bad weather in Spain from all around the world begin to gather the tourists of a different type, namely, art connoisseurs, because autumn in Spain is the beginning of the theatrical and musical seasons in the major cities of the country. So, from 4 to 29 of November in Madrid, Spain will be held the 26th Autumn Arts Festival (Festival de Otono de Madrid), where will be presented all kinds of theatrical and musical arts. In the festival’s program will be presented over 140 performances, about 50 dance and music shows, as well as numerous concerts and circus performances. The spectrum of cultural activities is so broad that even the most demanding visitor will be able to choose one for his taste. All concerts and performances will take place in Madrid's most famous theaters, such as: Abadia, Fernan Gomez, Circo Price, Sala Cuarta Pared, Espanol and Canal. In addition to the concerts the festival’s guests will be offered a variety of exhibitions, thematic workshops, performances and presentations. As well as meetings with famous writers, actors and musicians. Festival de Otono de Madrid is very popular and many tickets to the performances are sold a month before it begin, however, as the rooms in prestigious hotels.
Madrid, located in the central part of the Iberian Peninsula, is the capital and largest city of Spain. It is one of the most beautiful cities not only in Europe but also in the whole world, so it is often rightly called the "holiday-city, exhibition- city". It is in Madrid where is located the world-famous Prado Museum, founded by Isabella the Bragan, the wife of Ferdinand VII. Today the exhibition features many priceless masterpieces of European art - the paintings of Titian, Jose de Ribera, El Greco, Francisco Goya, Velazquez, Bosch and Zurbaran. For the guests of the city will be very interesting to visit the Reina Sofia Museum, where is located the most famous painting of Pablo Picasso "Guernica", and visit the Thyssen-Bornemis Museum, where is gathered a large collection of impressionists, cubists and surrealists. All the three museums are located in the same area and form the so-called "museum triangle".