Leave the February blues behind and join Yarn Culture to experience Europe's largest yarn festival and to explore this beautiful city and surrounding area.
Love Yarn Madrid is a knitting paradise that brings together the global knitting community for a truly unforgettable experience. As the largest yarn festival in Europe, Love Yarn Madrid 2024 will be an absolute delight for all knit and crochet enthusiasts. You'll have the opportunity to take inspiring workshops, shop an exquisite yarn selection from international makers, meet Industry Influencers, invest in networking and community building and enjoy fun activities and competitions with fellow stitchers.
You'll participate in two master classes with two well-known makers. You will also have the opportunity to sign up for additional classes as you wish and as available.
Love Yarn Madrid 2024 is a celebration of all things yarn-related, an event where your creativity can flourish, and where you can forge lifelong memories with fellow knitters.
Madrid is the capital and the heart of Spain where we will have the opportunity to explore the local culture, enjoy delicious Spanish cuisine, and experience the city's vibrant atmosphere along with the Love Yarn Madrid festival.
We'll enjoy a myriad of cultural activities throughout our stay, beginning with a walking tour through the heart of the city. We'll visit well known museums including the iconic Reina Sofia Museum, home to an exceptional collection of modern and contemporary art and the internationally renowned Prado Museum. We'll find some of the city's finest gourmet foods and delicacies at the well known Mercado de San Miguel and indulge in the world of Spanish gastronomy with a tapas tasting walking tour.
We'll explore the lively atmosphere of El Rastro, Madrid's most famous open-air flea market filled with antiques, vintage items, clothing, handicrafts, and souvenirs. And we won't leave before we and experience the passion and rhythm of flamenco.
Once the yarn festival is over, we will embark on a magical day trip to Toledo, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed city known for its medieval architecture, narrow streets, and stunning views. We'll explore the Alcázar of Toledo, the impressive Toledo Cathedral, the Synagogue of Santa Maria aa Blanca and immerse ourselves in the city's unique blend of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim influences.
No trip to Madrid would be complete without a visit to a nearby winery to discover the winemaking process, stroll through vineyards, and indulge in wine tastings of the region's finest vintages.
Hotel Villa de la Reina is a charming and elegant boutique hotel located in the heart of Madrid, Spain. Situated on the Gran Vía, one of the city's main and most vibrant avenues, the hotel is in a prime location within easy reach of major attractions, theaters, shopping, and dining establishments.
The hotel's interior design exudes a tasteful blend of classic and contemporary styles, creating an atmosphere of timeless sophistication. The rooms and suites at Villa de la Reina are designed to provide a tranquil retreat for guests after a day of exploration in the bustling city. Each accommodation is thoughtfully decorated and equipped with modern amenities, including plush bedding, air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and well-appointed en-suite bathrooms.
The hotel boasts a delightful dining experience at its restaurant, where guests can indulge in delectable Spanish and international cuisine. From breakfast to dinner, the restaurant offers a tempting array of dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. One of the highlights of the hotel is its rooftop terrace, which offers breathtaking panoramic views of Madrid's skyline.
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Single Traveler: $5400
Double Travelers: $5100*
* Base pricing for this trip assuming single accommodation. Travelers who wish to share accommodations make their own arrangements prior to registration. Travelers must provide their roommate's name at sign up. Yarn Culture will not pair travelers.
Base pricing for this trip assumes single accommodation. Travelers who wish to share accommodations make their own arrangements prior to registration. Travelers must provide their roommate's name at sign up. Yarn Culture will not pair travelers. Double travelers are not fully booked until both roommates have paid the deposit.
Double (Shared Room) Discount: $300
Note: There is no additional discount provided for non-knitting companions.
We are pleased to offer individual, private, roundtrip airport transfers for this trip. We will collect and track your flight information and arrange to have a professionally trained driver meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel. Additional details will be provided prior to your departure.
As we continue to improve the Yarn Culture travel experience for our customers, we are now collaborating with Colleen from Travel with Awestruck.
Colleen can work with you directly to purchase travel insurance and airfare. She can also arrange any pre- or post-trip travel you may desire. The cost associated with any additional services provided by Colleen will be paid directly by you to Travel with Awestruck. We will provide contact information for Colleen upon receipt of your paid registration.
As we all know, sometimes the best laid plans can be interrupted by unexpected events. This is why we strongly encourage travelers to purchase trip insurance for airfare/travel to Spain and medical coverage in Europe. The cost varies based on your age and location.
Yarn Culture is not a travel agent and cannot provide the same coverage that is available through travel insurance. All refunds or travel coverage due to sickness or other unforeseen circumstances can only be provided by self-procured travel insurance.
We always hope that everyone will stay healthy on our trips, however it can happen that someone contracts a virus that not only makes them feel poorly but may also be contagious to fellow travelers. With this in mind, we count on travelers to take responsibility for their own health.