As many of you will have passed, comes the Mayo Bridge and the recent Easter so you've caught the bull and have no plans designed, therefore, is a new opportunity to know the Madrid's community. Traveling is the perfect way to unwind from the day to day work for fresh air. Among the types of tourismWe found an upward trend in the so-called cinephile tourism.
Our community is known to be just a lot of shooting film but, you know that many blockbusters also shot here? The people of Madrid have a special charm that makes them ideal as locations exceptional.
Moove Premium wants you to present 6 towns film in Madrid you can tap to meet during the Bridge May.
For these mini vacation we have chosen locations that pretty well have been the scene of blockbusters.
San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Pedro AlmodovarHe chose the Real Site to appear in some scenes of his movie "Talk to Her", 2002. Despite having the monastery as the main attraction, the town also boasts rich natural settings. For the movie "Che: Guerrilla", 2008, Steven Soderbergh chose the Forest La Herrería to represent the jungles of South America.
Manzanares el Real
The Castle Manzanares el Real It was one of the places he used the director Anthony Mann in 1961 to shoot the film "El Cid" starring Charlton HestonWhich was Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, and Sophia LorenWho gave birth to Doña Jimena.
The beauty of the building, one of the best preserved of the Community of Madrid, made it chose to shoot other films. Some examples are "Breastplate Black" with Tony Curtis protagonist or "The Return of the Musketeers". A charming village and a fortress well-preserved.
The filmmaker, very fond of Madrid, discovered this locality to the 60's main square of Chinchon It was preferred instead to plan the shooting of films like "Chimes at Midnight" in 1964 or "The Immortal Story" in 1968. Many other Spanish producers chose it as the setting in films like "Lope" or "Paper Birds"
Aranjuez is another Film towns in MadridAlso named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Many Spanish authors have chosen the town as a perfect setting for his films. As in the case of Carlos Saura for "Goya in Bordeaux". On the other hand, Vicente Aranda He chose the train station for his film "Lovers". Álex de la Iglesia He chose the Calle de la Reina in "Muertos de Risa" and Pablo Berger was decided by the bullring for "Snow White" with Maribel Verdu.
During the 60s, the town and its surroundings were the setting for filming many productions and co-productions of the genre "of spaghetti-western". Despite beginning considered purely American, Italian directors, highlighting greatly Sergio Leone, They reconverted this genre. In search of locations that perfectly emulate the American west, Film crews moved to Colmenar Viejo to shoot mythical films like "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", "Death had a price" (both Leone) or the first installment of "Django" (from Corbucci) between others. The Meadow of Navalvillar used to be the site chosen as a location.
Aldea del Fresno
Without leaving aside the spaghetti western genre, found in the town another scenario belonging to it. It is "A Fistful of Dollars" the first installment of the trilogy of Sergio Leone. In the waters of the river Alberche, important scenes of the movie were filmed.
So in this Mayo BridgeIf you are a passionate film and you want to know emblematic places without leaving the Community of Madrid, Moove Premium and service excursions it offers you so that you do not have to worry about anything, just enjoy the ride.