The meeting will be hosted at the CDTI (Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial)
The workshop dinner will be held on Wednesday 17th at the Palacio de Cibeles. The Palacio de Cibeles is the current city hall and it also has a very well known restaurant, with an impressive terrace with marvelous views of Madrid. The dinner will also include a welcome cocktail at the terrace. The total cost is 50 euro.
Metro: Banco de España station
Bus: 1 , 2 , 5 , 9 , 10 , 15 , 20 , 27 , 34 , 45 , 51 , 52 , 53 , 74 , 146 , 150
Renfe (local train): Recoletos stop
View from the terrace to the Plaza de Cibeles, the Bank of Spain headquarters and Alcalá and Gran Vïa streets
C/Alfonso XII, 3. Between Museo del Prado and Atocha train station, beside the park El Retiro. Note you must make a reservation in advance (info in Spanish). Visits take place on: 17:30 Friday, 12:00 and 17:30 for Saturday and 12:00 for Sunday.
The OAN contains an impressive semi-reconstraction of a telescope built by William Herschel, with original metallic parts and the 80 cm primary mirror.
Very close to the Venue, in Calle Serrano. Visit the MAN page (info in English). Timetable: Tuesday-Saturday, 9.30 am – 8 pm
Sundays and public holidays, 9.30 am – 3 pm
Paseo del Prado, 5. Info in English.
It contains the first map including America, made by Juan de la Cosa in 1500, and the treasure rescued from the ship "Infanta Mercedes", shunk in 1805
And its gardens. Info. Summer opening hours (April to September) Every day: 10:00-20:00
Go to the terrace before sunset and enjoy a wonderfull view (info in English). Arrive well ahead, there are queues.
Other alternatives to have a drink, tapas or dinner, with amazing views or a unique environment...
Teatro Real, "Fidelio" on June 17th. Additional info.
Madrid offers a huge diversity of plays.
In the official tourism webpage of Madrid you can find additional information, maps and guides.