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The ARCO Madrid International Contemporary Art Fair is a must for all contemporary art lovers and industry professionals. 

ARCO is one of the top contemporary art fairs in the world, welcoming international visitors to the Spanish capital every February. Don’t miss the chance to go too! ARCO Madrid is organised by IFEMA. 

Every year, more than 1.5 million visitors come to attend its 90 fairs and over 400 congresses, conventions and other events. IFEMA offers delegates a wide range of services designed to make their visit as engaging, comfortable and profitable as possible. Every year ARCO dazzles the art world with its daring pieces at the cutting edge of contemporary art. Collectors, critics, curators and other industry professionals come from all over the world.

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As ever, ARCO Madrid offers a wide range of professional activities and invites critics, curators, museum directors and other leading figures from the art world to take part in its many roundtables and professional gatherings. These eagerly awaited activities cover many different areas of the art world and offer a unique opportunity for sharing visions and debating ideas and projects. 

This year’s edition will feature work by the likes of Lili Reynaud Dewar, Maryam Jafri, Eduardo Navarro, Teresa Solar Abboud and Eva Fábregas, among others. ARCO Madrid is keen to continue its work to bring contemporary art closer to the general public and promote art collecting at all levels, from established collectors to up-and-coming young enthusiasts. 

Still not sure where to sleep during ARCO? At Friendly Rentals we have ideal apartments in Madrid for attending this art fair. We can offer apartments very close to IFEMA, the Madrid Fair Ground, and also right in the city centre, perfect for sightseeing. Madrid has plenty going on during ARCO. There are lots of interesting art collection projects in private spaces and major exhibition spaces, such as the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, La Casa Encendida and Matadero Madrid. Our fully equipped apartments are designed with the utmost comfort in mind and are available at highly competitive prices.

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Getting to and from ARCO Madrid couldn’t be easier. You can choose from several easy public transport options:

Metro: Line 8 (Nuevos Ministerios-Aeropuerto T4), get off at Feria de Madrid station. This is the best option if you’re arriving by plane, as this metro line connects the trade fair ground with the different terminals at Madrid-Barajas Airport. Line 8 also offers excellent connections to anywhere else in the city, as you can change to others lines at Nuevos Ministerios, Colombia and Mar de Cristal. 

Buses: No. 112: Mar de Cristal-Barrio del Aeropuerto; No. 122: Avenida de América-Feria de Madrid; No. 828: Universidad Autónoma-Alcobendas-Feria de Madrid-Canillejas.

Taxi: there are two taxi ranks inside the IFEMA grounds. One at Puerta Sur (main entrance to the Trade Fair Ground) and one at Puerta Norte (Centro de Convenciones Norte). If there is sufficient demand, a third taxi rank is set up at Zona Este, opposite Pabellón 6 and next to Pabellón 14.

What to do in Madrid during ARCO Madrid

Not sure what to do in Madrid during ARCO Madrid? Besides discovering all the latest developments in contemporary art, you can also enjoy a wealth of parallel activities at cultural centres across the city. 

Discover bustling Madrid, with its stunning sights, exciting cultural life and leisure activities. A great city with lively artistic and cultural events set in natural surroundings in a region that celebrates the past while looking to the future.

Come to Madrid and enjoy one of the most eagerly awaited events on the contemporary art calendar. If you want to experience it for yourself, buy your tickets, book your apartment in Madrid and you’re good to go!

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