Madrid's Los Veranos de la Villa festival -

July 15, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Now in its 24th year, Madrid's Los Veranos de las Villa festival is a celebration of the arts that lasts all summer.

The event, which began on June 25th, continues until August 23rd and has something to offer holidaymakers of all ages and tastes.
Featuring more than 1,100 performances from a host of talented Spanish and international entertainers, Los Veranos de las Villa is the highlight of the city's social calendar and even incorporates its own film festival.

Event spokesperson Alicia Moreno commented: "The festival has appropriated both concepts with the desire to come closer to, to the point of almost merging with everything that Madrid stands for, being the active, lively, modern, cosmopolitan and international city that it is."

Highlights of this year's event include flamenco performances from Carmen Linares and Guillermo Cano on August 16th at 10pm and music from the Ariel Hernandez Quartet on July 31st.

Tickets to see the Argentinean quartet are priced at six euros and the performance takes place at the Jardines de Sabatini a venue that is within easy reach of several Madrid hotels.

Other key events include a show by the Munich Ballet Opera on July 31st and August 1st at the Escenario Puerta del Angel.

For those heading to the festival has over 230 Madrid hotels on offer. You will find a variety of hotels here ranging from luxurious hotels to well discounted hotels at affordable prices.

The elegantTryp Ambassador hotelis located in the centre of Madrid, and has double rooms available from £67 a night.

Situated in the most elegant and iconic area of Madrid the Hotel Villa Real is a 5 star rated hotel that is offering doubles from £110 a night.