Scala Days Madrid Venue and Information

Mar 30th, 2023

Scala Days returns in person for the first time since 2020. Join us as hundreds of Scala enthusiasts and experts attend Scala Days Madrid from September 11th to 14th at Madrid Exposiciones y Eventos Urbanos (MEEU) in Madrid, Spain.

MEEU is an expansive event space conveniently located within the Chamartín station. This unique urban event space is the center of culture and leisure and is easily accessible. You can contact the venue directly by phone at + 34 918 314 131 or email at info@meeu.es. Their address is Calle Agustin de Foxá 40, 28036 Madrid.

About Madrid

Madrid is the centrally located Spanish capital, the European Union’s second-largest city, and one of the greenest cities in the world. It is home to some of the best museums, the world’s oldest restaurant, and beautiful parks. Some of Madrid’s most famous attractions include Plaza Mayor, El Retiro Park, Palacio Real, and the Egyptian Temple of Debod. The local football (soccer) team is Madrid FC.

This city is a fun, sprawling metropolis with phenomenal restaurants to try and countless state-of-the-art museums.

September is an excellent month to visit Madrid as the summer temperatures begin to drop but days are still warm with 12 to 13 hours of sunshine. The weather is typically cool in the morning and warm throughout the day and into the evenings with average highs of 28°C (82°F) and lows 13°C (55°F). An overcast sky is not uncommon during this time of year, but there is little chance of rain.

Traveling into Madrid

There are a few options when traveling to Madrid.

If you’re coming from abroad, you will likely fly into Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. This airport is more commonly referred to as Madrid–Barajas Airport and is Spain’s largest airport and Europe’s second-largest behind Paris–Charles de Gaulle. Madrid-Barajas has four passenger terminals and is 12 kilometers from Madrid’s city center. To contact customer service at Madrid-Barajas, email clientesmad@aena.es or call +34 913 211 000.

An important note: When flying out of Madrid-Barajas it is necessary to know which terminal your flight departs from. The airport’s terminals are spread apart and walking between each is not always possible.

If you prefer to travel by train to Madrid, there are a couple of options available to you!

Madrid Puerta de Atocha–Almudena Grandes, or Madrid Atocha, is the first major railway station in Madrid. If traveling to Madrid by high speed train, you will find yourself at the main terminal, “Puerta De Atocha.” The newer side of the station houses the main terminal. The older part of this railway station is used by RENFE for commuter trains.

The Scala Days Madrid venue is located at the Chamartín Station. This train station is the second largest and one of the two main train stations in Madrid with AVE high-speed trains, long-distance trains, and local services. It is located on the northern side of the city with its own metro station and bus stops for local buses. Chamartín has numerous shops, restaurants, and a popular bowling alley.

Places to Stay

There are many great hotels within minutes of the conference center. Below you will find a list of options.

Hotel Name & Website Distance to Venue by Car Distance to Venue on Foot
Barceló Imagine Less than 5 minutes Less than 5 minutes
Eurostars Madrid Tower Less than 5 minutes Approximately 10 minutes
Crisol Via Castellana Approximately 5 minutes Approximately 10 minutes
Hotel Chamartín The One Approximately 1 minute Approximately 1 minute
Hotel Don Pío Less than 10 minutes Approximately 25 minutes
Hotel Exe Plaza Less than 10 minutes Less than 20 minutes
Hotel ILUNION Pío XII (Madrid) Less than 10 minutes Less than 25 minutes
Hotel Mirador de Chamartin Less than 15 minutes Approximately 35 minutes
Hotel Nuevo Madrid Less than 10 minutes Less than 35 minutes
Hotel Villamadrid Approximately 10 minutes Less than 35 minutes
The Level at Meliá Castilla Less than 10 minutes Approximately 25 minutes
Meliá Castilla Less than 10 minutes Approximately 25 minutes
Occidental Castellana Norte Less than 15 minutes Approximately 1 hour
Erase un Hotel Less than 10 minutes Approximately 25 minutes
Hotel Caballero Errante Plaza de Castilla Less than 10 minutes Approximately 25 minutes
Hotel Madrid Chamartín Affiliated by Meliá Less than 5 minutes Less than 5 minutes
Posada de el Chaflán Less than 10 minutes Approximately 25 minutes
Hotel 4C Puerta Europa Less than 10 minutes Approximately 20 minutes
Apartamentos Las Torres Less than 10 minutes Approximately 15 minutes
Oshun Madrid Norte Approximately 10 minutes Less than 1 hour

Places to Visit

If you want to extend your stay in Madrid outside of the conference days, you’re in luck! There is much to see and do in and around the Madrid area. The following table lists attractions, places to go, and activities to do.

Place & Website Address
Campo del Moro P.º de la Virgen del Puerto, 1, 28013 Madrid
Catedral de la Almudena C. de Bailén, 10, 28013 Madrid
Catedral de Santa María la Real de la Almudena C. de Bailén, 10, 28013 Madrid
Ermita de San Antonio de la Florida Gta. de San Antonio de la Florida, 5, 28008 Madrid
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu Av. de Concha Espina, 1, 28036 Madrid
Jardines de Sabatini C. de Bailén, 2, 28013 Madrid
Mercado de San Miguel Pl. de San Miguel, s/n, 28005 Madrid
Muralla Árabe 28005 Madrid
Museo Cerralbo C. de Ventura Rodríguez, 17, 28008 Madrid
Museo de América Av. de los Reyes Católicos, 6, 28040 Madrid
Museo del Romanticismo C. de San Mateo, 13, 28004 Madrid
Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales C. de José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid
Museo Nacional del Prado C. de Ruiz de Alarcón, 23, 28014 Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza P.º del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid
Museo Naval P.º del Prado, 3, 28014 Madrid
Parque de Atracciones de Madrid Casa de Campo, s/n, 28011 Madrid
Parque de El Retiro 28009 Madrid
Plaza de España Plaza de España, 28008 Madrid
Parque Madrid Río P.º de la Ermita del Santo, 14, 16, 28011 Madrid
Plaza Mayor Pl. Mayor, 28012 Madrid
Puerta de Alcalá Pl. de la Independencia, s/n, 28001 Madrid
Real Basílica de San Francisco el Grande C. San Buenaventura, 1, 28005 Madrid
Real Jardín Botánico Plaza de Murillo, 2, 28014 Madrid
Temple of Debod C. de Ferraz, 1, 28008 Madrid
Zoo Aquarium de Madrid Casa de Campo, s/n, 28011 Madrid

Places to Eat

Madrid also has a plethora of food options. The following is a list of restaurants to try throughout the city.

Restaurant Name & Website Type of Establishment Address
360° Sky Bar Bar & Grill Hotel Riu Plaza España, C/ del Maestro Guerrero, s/n, 28013 Madrid
Aarde Tapas Pl. de la Independencia, 10, 28001 Madrid
Alhambra Andalucian C. de la Victoria, 9, 28012 Madrid
Ana la Santa Tapas Plaza de Sta. Ana, 14, 28012 Madrid
Bodega de los Secretos Tapas Calle de San Blas, 4, 28014 Madrid
Brunch Club Brunch C. del Barco, 15, 28004 Madrid
Café del Rey Bar & Grill P.º del Rey, 22, 28008 Madrid
Carmencita Bar Brunch C. de San Vicente Ferrer, 57 and 51, 28015 Madrid
Donzoko Japanese Calle de Echegaray, 3, 28014 Madrid
Doña Luz Restaurante International C. de la Montera, 10, 12, 28013 Madrid
El Imparcial Tapas C. del Duque de Alba, 4, 28012 Madrid
El Imperfecto Bar Pl. de Matute, 2, 28012 Madrid
El Parnasillo del Príncipe Irish Pub C. del Príncipe, 33, 28012 Madrid
Funambulista Bar Cocktail Bar C. de las Huertas, 68, 28014 Madrid
Gastrobar Rosales 36 Gastropub P.º del Pintor Rosales, 36, 28008 Madrid
Habanera Cuban Calle de Génova, 28, local Habanera, 28004 Madrid
Honest Greens Healthy C/ de Hortaleza, 100, 28004 Madrid
La Bicicleta Café Pl. de San Ildefonso, 9, 28004 Madrid
La Cabaña Agentina Argentinian C. de Ventura de la Vega, 9, y 10, 28014 Madrid
La Musa Latina Tapas Cost.ª de San Andrés, 12, 28005 Madrid
La Negra Tomasa Cuban C. de Cádiz, 9, 28012 Madrid
La Santoría Speakeasy C. de Lope de Vega, 30, 28014 Madrid
La Taberna de El Pimiento Verde Basque C. del Conde de Miranda, 4, 28005 Madrid
La Venencia Bar Calle de Echegaray, 7, 28014 Madrid
Lamucca de Prado Tapas C. del Prado, 16, 28014 Madrid
Lateral Seafood Plaza de Sta. Ana, 12, 28012 Madrid
Mad Mad Vegan Vegan C. de Pelayo, 19, 28004 Madrid
Misión Café Café C. de los Reyes, 5, 28015 Madrid
Ochenta Grados Malasaña Fusion C. de Manuela Malasaña, 10, 28004 Madrid
Ojalá Beach Bar Calle de San Andrés, 1, 28004 Madrid
Restaurante-Coctelería Inclán Brutal Bar C. de Álvarez Gato, 4, 28012 Madrid
Rosi La Loca Tapas C. de Cádiz, 4, 28012 Madrid
Salmon Guru Cocktail Bar Calle de Echegaray, 21, 28014 Madrid
Takos Al Pastor Mexican C. de la Salud, 13, 28013 Madrid
Zenith Brunch & Cocktails Brunch C. de Valverde, 28, 28004 Madrid

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