MADRID

experiences

LOCAL WEATHER

DAY

7

°C

LOCAL TIME

3:14

EXCHANGE RATE

£1.00 =

€ 1.17

cookies at monasterio del corpus christi

SPAIN

what is it?

  • unique purchasing experience, buy a box of cookies at a local convent
  • nuns selling cookies in top secret, but first you need to find the monastery down the backstreets of madrid

why go?

  • the whole monastery is pretty nondescript, you really have to be looking for it in order to find it.
  • there is a legend about cookies that you can hear spoken of in hushed tones on the streets of madrid.
  • these are not your normal store bought cookies. no, these highly sought after treats are baked from ancient recipes dating back to the time of the romans (so they say), and they are made exclusively by nuns who avoid being seen by the general public

when is it?

  • the monasterio del corpus christi sells cookies from 9.30am-1pm and 4.30pm-6.30pm each day

who to go with?

  • anyone who loves an adventure
  • COOKIES
  • HIDDEN
  • NUNS