LAE Madrid Christmas in Madrid

Looking to make the most of Christmas away from your family here in Madrid? Join LAE Madrid for its fun-filled calendar of activities: La Aventura Navideña con LAE Madrid.

Discover the Spanish capital in all its holiday glory, while practicing and improving your Spanish. Get into the Christmas spirit and make the most of the lights, magic and sparkle of the season with a native Spanish teacher to help you understand the traditions, vocabulary and beautiful sights of Madrid at Christmas.

20 December: Ice Skating (€8 – 1.5hrs, including entrance to rink)

22 December: Spanish Workshop – discover Christmas in Spain (€8 – 1.5hrs, including cava and grapes)

29 December: Mercados Navideños (€10 – 3.5hrs)

3 January: Belén + Roscón de Reyes (€15 – 3.5hrs, including entrance to nativity and chocolate and churros)

…Or attend them all for just €40

See all the information on the activities below:

Christmas in Madrid - Ice Skating20 December: 2.30pm – 4pm

Ice Skating

Whether you’re an experienced skater or a novice, the winter wouldn’t be complete without wrapping up warm and gliding around on the ice. Our native Spanish teacher will take you to the rink and you can practice your Spanish as you enjoy this seriously festive activity.


22 December: 2.30pm – 4pm  Uvas del Año Nuevo

Spanish workshop: Discover Christmas in Spain

Spain has lots of traditions related to this season: el Gordo de Navidad, New Year grapes, the Three Wise Men, among many others. This workshop at LAE Madrid will teach you everything you need to know about Christmas in Spain. This includes a Cava (sparkling wine) tasting, as well as practicing eating the 12 grapes ahead of the New Year!


Christmas Market29 December: 2.30pm – 5.30pm

Mercados Navideños

Wrap up warm and pick up some traditional Christmas goodies at the markets in Madrid. It’s the ideal place for seasonal lights, sweets and decorations! Our native teachers will show you the best markets and explain everything there is to know about Christmas time in the capital of Spain.


3 January: 2.30pm – 5.30pm

Belén + Roscón de ReyesBelén

Join LAE Madrid as we visit one of the most traditional nativity scenes in Madrid. This nativity (Belén) was designed by the artist José Luis Mayo, in collaboration with some of the most well-known nativity scene creators in Madrid. Our native Spanish teacher will explain the history and traditions surrounding the Spanish nativity scenes. We’ll finish the visit on a sweet note with some delicious Roscón de Reyes, a pastry that is eaten to celebrate the epiphany.


All 4 activities for €40

Sign up via before 16 December to book your place. Click here for more information, or call 912 196 991.

And if you want to learn more about the Spanish Christmas traditions, read the following posts: