Culture in madrid's Sierra Norte

The Sierra Norte de Madrid it is the place with the most rural and natural heritage of the Community of Madrid that makes not only the nature and landscape of this area preserved, but their peoples keep alive customs and traditions of the past. Somos Cultura Sierra Norte.

Through the large number of ethnographic museums, of its traditional constructions or of the festivities that still remain alive in this area, we invite you to approach the past just an hour from the big city.

This place with a magical landscape, has witnessed the history ofis from the archaeological sites, that show us how the first settlers of the mountains lived, passing through the many vestiges of the Middle Ages, as a place of passage and conflict, first between Christians and Muslims and more recently during the Spanish Civil War, since our saw has always been a strategic place between the two plateaus. In recent years, we've also been able to pick up the new Trends and contemporary art through our network of showrooms from which new creators in the area are supported.

Come and meet The Other Madrid cultural en la Sierra Norte.

deposits

Deposits

Travel back in time to learn about the remains of our ancestors.

religious architecture

Religious architecture

Discover the most spiritual side of Madrid's Sierra Norte.

civil and popular architecture

Civil and Popular Architecture

Come and enjoy an extensive and unique heritage.

popular events and parties

Events and festivals

The Sierra Norte is a land of traditions and festivals.

museums and exhibition halls

Museums

Take advantage of the exhibitions that take place in many of their town halls and museums.

madrid villas

Madrid villas

Stroll through the “Madrid villas” our historical and cultural treasure.

Great Cultural Plans

Monumental routes through madrid's Sierra Norte

Walking

Camino Mendocino. Sierra Norte Madrid

Home: Torremocha del Jarama
Distance: 30,5 km
Desnivel + : 649 m

Front of Somosierra

Home: Piñuecar or Gandullas
Distance: 7,4 km
Desnivel +: 142 m

By bike

En la linea del frente. Guerra Civil en la Sierra Norte.

Home: Several villages
Distance: 41 km
Desnivel +: 820 m

Footprints of the Middle Ages

Home: Several villages
Distance: 71,4 km
Desnivel +: 2094 m

By car

Route through the Footprints of the Medieval in the Sierra Norte de Madrid

Route through the Footprints of the Medieval in the Sierra Norte of Madrid On this route, we propose you to know some of the medieval vestiges that are still preserved in the Sierra Norte of Madrid. As Jewish territory, Arabs and Christians, [...]

Route of Contemporary Art in the Sierra Norte de Madrid

Contemporary Art Route in madrid's Sierra Norte La Sierra Norte de Madrid is, And it's been, the home of contemporary creators who have found inspiration in the peace of their valleys and rivers, and [...]

Route through the Monumental Temples of the Sierra Norte in Madrid

Route through the Monumental Temples of the Sierra Norte de Madrid Between the valleys of the Sierra Norte of Madrid are hidden its beautiful villages, whose landscape dominates the bell towers of their churches. On this route, you'll be able to discover some of the most spectacular [...]

Juana de Trastámara Route, "The Beltraneja", the forgotten queen of the crown of Castile

Juana de Trastámara Route, "The Beltraneja", the forgotten queen of the crown of Castile Juana de Trastámara, Princess and Queen of Castile, The Beltraneja... These are some of the names they gave Joan, daughter of Henry IV and Joan [...]

Route On the front line. Civil War war infrastructure

Route On the front line. The war infrastructures of the Civil War La Sierra Norte de Madrid was an important witness to the Spanish Civil War. Being the entrance to the capital from the north and housing the [...]

Archaeology Lovers' Route

Route for Lovers of Archaeology There have not been a few past communities that have found their place in the Sierra Norte in Madrid. With this tour, you'll find out, through the archaeological remains, the footprints left by some [...]

Route through the “Yesterday's lifestyles”

Route through the "Yesterday's lifestyles" The identity of the Sierra Norte in Madrid today is created from its nature and its history, but mostly for its people and their way of building life in [...]

Drive through the four Villas of the Sierra Norte

Discover the four Villas of the Sierra Norte Do you still not know the four of the eleven villas of the Community of Madrid that are located within the Sierra Norte? Patones, Torrelaguna, Buitrago del Lozoya and Rascafría stand out for their [...]

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