Velázquez Español para Extranjeros in Madrid

Velázquez Español para Extranjeros 

We are a Spanish language teaching center for students and international residents in Madrid.

Opening hours

Sunday Closed


  • Metro Line 2: Retiro or Príncipe de Vergara; Line 4: Velázquez
  • Bus: 1, 9, 19, 21, 51, 53, 74
  • Train Cercanías: Recoletos

The Barrio de Salamanca: places of interest

Velázquez Spanish for Foreigners is located in one of the most emblematic and elegant neighborhoods of Madrid. Its name comes from the Marquis of Salamanca, a nineteenth-century aristocrat. It is one of the most recognized districts of Madrid with places of interest such as


  • Neuralgic axes of the city: Paseo de Recoletos, Cibeles, Plaza de Colón
  • Golden Mile: luxury stores on Calle Serrano, Velázquez, Goya and Alcalá.
  • Cultural centers: Archaeological Museum, National Library, Student Residence. Close to Prado Museum, Thyssen Museum and Reina Sofía Museum.
  • El Retiro Park: situated in the Retiro district, its proximity to central Madrid and natural beauty make it the most popular space in the area.
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