Cultural Activities

There's always something going on at Suffolk Madrid. Our Student Affairs Office plans all kinds of activities and events throughout the academic year. Culture, sports, learning Spanish, community service—the list goes on. Check out our events and make the most of your time in Madrid.

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Mark Your Cultural Calendar

Spain's capital brims with cultural events and venues. Here at Suffolk Madrid, we offer these activities regularly:

  • Museum visits (Prado, Reina Sofía, Thyssen-Bornemisza, Sorolla, and others)
  • Movie nights and trivia nights with prizes
  • Day trips to the surrounding attractions, including Toledo, Segovia, El Escorial, and Chinchón
  • Walking tours of Madrid’s LGBTQ+ neighborhood, Chueca

You can also participate in fun intercambios (language exchanges) with locals about every two weeks, too.

Learn even more about Spanish culture by joining us for:

  • Flamenco shows and dance classes
  • Cooking classes
  • Spanish Immersion Club (various activities)
  • Hikes in the Guadarrama Mountains
  • Tapas tours at Madrid’s most historic taverns

If you play a sport or want to try a new one, check out the classes and facilities at CEU San Pablo University. As a Suffolk Madrid student, you can enjoy CEU San Pablo's gym, fitness classes, tennis and paddle-tennis classes, soccer, rugby, and basketball courts. Want a serious workout? Ask us for a list of nearby gyms that offer student discounts. And you've got an open invite to play ping-pong on our patio between classes!

At Suffolk Madrid, you can also enjoy:

  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Bike tours

For more information about all that you can do here, please email Student Activities.