The Long Weekend of december 8th is a wonderful opportunity to visit the Spanish capital, with its hectic nightlife, its architectural beauty, countless cultural and Christmas atmosphere truly unique and compelling. Christmas trees and nativity illuminated scenes drow a huge emotional climate incredibly addictive. Constant figure of the nativity in Madrid are the Christmas markets, of which the most important, together with that of the Paseo de Recoletos, is undoubtedly the market of Major Plaza, the largest in the whole of Madrid. During the preparation of this huge market square, for the whole month of December is filled with cribs, candy, decorations, Christmas ornaments and Santas of every shape and size. Culture lovers can rest assured that the Immaculate Conception in Madrid presents a series of events, starting with the exhibition "The Macchiaoli", held at the facilities of the MAPFRE Foundation until January 5, 2014. For the first time in Spain, an exhibition dedicated entirely to the development of the movement Perseo, one of the most important artistic movements of the twentieth century. Until January 12, 2014 at the facilities of the Fundación Banco Santander will see the exhibition "From Bosch to Titian: art and wonder of the El Escorial monastery." An exhibition of the precious pearls of the Renaissance among which paintings, sculptures and art deco. Works acquired by Philip II and designed the complex of El Escorial. In this exhibition you can admire some of the works that are usually preserved in the monastery, away from public view. masterpieces by Bosch, Titian, reliquaries, liturgical furnishings, illuminated manuscripts, tapestries and drawings.