Cultural Activities


Students will receive a weekly e-newsletter called Qué pasa with cultural activities going on in and around Madrid.

**Remember that your Public Transportation Card (Abono Joven) grants you free access to the Reina Sofia, Thyssen, and Museo del Prado. 

And also you can go to some locations outside the Comunidad de Madrid for free by bus, such as Toledo (bus 402 from Plaza Elíptica)!!


What BU will reimburse you as cultural activities:

  • Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia Museums are free with the Madrid Transportation Card Abono Joven, so they are not reimbursed

Full ticket:

  • Madrid Royal Palace
  • El Escorial
  • Mezquita Córdoba
  • Toledo Cathedral

Up to 5€:

  • Any National Museums in Madrid,
  • Outside of Madrid, maximum 3 museums per Spanish city, up to 5€
  •  Parque Güell, Casa Batlló, up to 5€

Other reimbursements:

  • Alhambra, up to 15 €. Buy your official Alhambra Tickets here.
  • Tourist pass bracelet in Toledo, up to 12€
  • Baños árabes in Córdoba and Granada, 15€

What BU will not reimburse, among other things:

  • Museums such as Museo de la Tortura, Museo del Chocolate, etc.
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Concerts
  • Terraces and/or miradors
  • Círculo de Bellas Artes
  • And many other things. Before purchasing tickets, you can always ask us if you have questions about what will be reimbursed.