San Isidro Of San Isidro we know his name and surname : Isidro de Merlo and Quintana. Born in the late eleventh century, he died in 1172 after having lived a miraculous and holy life. Married to Mary Toribia, also proclaimed a saint, he was a humble farmer who, in life, thanks to prayer, rescued […]
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The festivities in honor of San Isidro are the most popular in Madrid. The major events take place from May 11 to 15. The start of the holiday coincides with the opening of the bullfighting season in Madrid, which is probably the largest in the world. The most important and prestigious bullfighters all view a fight in […]
The most important festival of Madrid begins on May 15th. It is the day of celebrations of the beloved patron San Isidro. This day the Madrileños (people from Madrid) have the ingrained habit of going to the San Isidro church near the Manzanares River and to drink the miraculous water of the San Isidro fountain. […]