Hemingway in Spain

A definitive guide to Ernest Hemingway’s Spain

Hemingway in Spain, a definitive guide to Ernest Hemingway’s Spain
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Madrid

1. Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas

Calle de Alcalá, 237, Madrid

Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, Calle de Alcalá, 237, Madrid
Ernest Hemingway and Robert McAlmon at Bullfight in Spain, 1923
Ernest Hemingway and Robert McAlmon at Bullfight in Spain, 1923 © Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

2. Pension Aguilar (no longer exists)

Carrera de San Jerónimo, 37, Madrid

3. Calle de la Victoria

Calle de la Victoria, Madrid

4. Palace Hotel (now called The Westin Palace Madrid)

Plaza de las Cortes, 7, Madrid

Palace Hotel, Plaza de las Cortes, 7, Madrid
Palace Hotel, Plaza de las Cortes, 7, Madrid

5. Museo Nacional del Prado

Calle de Ruiz de Alarcón, 23, Madrid

6. El Sobrino de Botín

Calle de Cuchilleros, 17, Madrid

El Sobrino de Botín, Calle de Cuchilleros, 17, Madrid
El Sobrino de Botín, Calle de Cuchilleros, 17, Madrid

7. Hotel Florida (demolished)

Plaza del Callao, 2, Madrid

Hotel Florida, circa 1925–1936
Hotel Florida, circa 1925–1936 © Biblioteca digital del Patrimonio Histórico del Ayuntamiento de Madrid

8. Gaylord’s Hotel (demolished)

Calle de Alfonso XI, 3, Madrid

9. Hotel Madrid Gran Via

Gran Vía, 25, Madrid

Hotel Tryp Gran Via, Gran Vía, 25, Madrid
Hotel Tryp Gran Via, Gran Vía, 25, Madrid

10. Telefónica Building

Gran Vía, 28, Madrid

The Telefónica Building, 2014
The Telefónica Building, 2014 © David Adam Kess, CC BY-SA 4.0

11. Museo Chicote

Gran Vía, 12, Madrid

Museo Chicote, Gran Vía, 12, Madrid
Museo Chicote, Gran Vía, 12, Madrid

12. La Venencia

Calle de Echegaray, 7, Madrid

La Venencia, Calle de Echegaray, 7, Madrid
La Venencia, Calle de Echegaray, 7, Madrid

13. Cervecería Alemana

Plaza de Santa Ana, 6, Madrid

Cervecería Alemana, Plaza de Santa Ana, 6, Madrid
Cervecería Alemana, Plaza de Santa Ana, 6, Madrid

14. Hotel Suecia

Calle del Marqués de Casa Riera, 4, Madrid

Hotel Suecia, Calle del Marqués de Casa Riera, 4, Madrid
Hotel Suecia, Calle del Marqués de Casa Riera, 4, Madrid

15. El Callejón (demolished)

Calle de la Ternera, 6, Madrid

16. Matadero Madrid

Plaza de Legazpi, 8, Madrid

17. Plaza de Toros de Aranjuez

Avenida Plaza de Toros, Aranjuez, Madrid

Ernest Hemingway at Bullfight in Aranjuez, May 1959
Ernest Hemingway at Bullfight in Aranjuez, May 1959 © Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

18. Gran Hotel Felipe II (now called Euroforum Finca Felipe II)

Avenida Carlos Ruiz, 20, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid

Hotel Felipe II, circa 1950
Hotel Felipe II, circa 1950 © Archivo Regional de la Comunidad de Madrid

19. New Castle of Manzanares el Real

Calle Cañada, s/n, Manzanares el Real, Madrid

Ernest Hemingway standing by the entrance to the New Castle of Manzanares el Real near Sierra de Guadarrama, circa 1959
Ernest Hemingway standing by the entrance to the New Castle of Manzanares el Real near Sierra de Guadarrama, circa 1959 © Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Navarra

20. Plaza de Toros de Pamplona

Paseo Hemingway, Pamplona, Navarra

Ernest Hemingway fighting a bull in «The Amateurs» (right of center, in white pants and dark sweater), 1925
Ernest Hemingway fighting a bull in «The Amateurs» (right of center, in white pants and dark sweater), 1925 © Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

21. Ernest Hemingway Monument

Paseo Hemingway, Pamplona, Navarra

Monumento a Ernest Hemingway
Monumento a Ernest Hemingway © Pamplona City Council

22. Private house

Calle Hilarión Eslava, 5, Pamplona, Navarra

A running of the bulls (encierro) in Pamplona
A running of the bulls (encierro) in Pamplona

23. Gran Hotel La Perla

Plaza del Castillo, 1, Pamplona, Navarra

Gran Hotel La Perla, Plaza del Castillo, 1, Pamplona, Navarra
Gran Hotel La Perla, Plaza del Castillo, 1, Pamplona, Navarra

24. Hotel Quintana (now occupied by Cervecería Tropicana)

Plaza del Castillo, 18, Pamplona, Navarra

Cervecería Tropicana, Plaza del Castillo, 18, Pamplona, Navarra
Cervecería Tropicana, Plaza del Castillo, 18, Pamplona, Navarra
Ernest Hemingway with friends at a cafe (left to right: Ernest Hemingway, Harold Loeb [wearing glasses], Lady Duff Twysden [wearing hat], Elizabeth Hadley Richardson, Donald Ogden Stewart and Pat Guthrie), 1925
Ernest Hemingway with friends at a cafe (left to right: Ernest Hemingway, Harold Loeb [wearing glasses], Lady Duff Twysden [wearing hat], Elizabeth Hadley Richardson, Donald Ogden Stewart and Pat Guthrie), 1925 © Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

25. Café Iruña

Plaza del Castillo, 44, Pamplona, Navarra

Café Iruña, Plaza del Castillo, 44, Pamplona, Navarra
Café Iruña, Plaza del Castillo, 44, Pamplona, Navarra
Ernest Hemingway at a cafe with friends (left to right: Gerald Murphy and Sara Murphy, Pauline Pfeiffer, Ernest Hemingway and Elizabeth Hadley Richardson), 1926
Ernest Hemingway at a cafe with friends (left to right: Gerald Murphy and Sara Murphy, Pauline Pfeiffer, Ernest Hemingway and Elizabeth Hadley Richardson), 1926 © Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

26. Bar Torino (now occupied by Windsor Tavern)

Plaza del Castillo, 3, Pamplona, Navarra

27. Café Kutz (now occupied by bank BBVA)

Plaza del Castillo, 43, Pamplona, Navarra

Exterior del Café Kutz en la plaza del Castillo de Pamplona, 1920
Exterior del Café Kutz en la plaza del Castillo de Pamplona, 1920 © Carlos Amat, Gobierno de Navarra

28. Bar Choko (now called El Txoko)

Plaza del Castillo, 20, Pamplona, Navarra

Bar Txoko, Plaza del Castillo, 20, Pamplona, Navarra
Bar Txoko, Plaza del Castillo, 20, Pamplona, Navarra

29. Hotel Yoldi

Avenida San Ignacio, 11, Pamplona, Navarra

Hotel Yoldi, Avenida San Ignacio, 11, Pamplona, Navarra
Hotel Yoldi, Avenida San Ignacio, 11, Pamplona, Navarra

30. Hostal Burguete

Calle San Nicolás, 71, Burguete, Navarra

Hemingway’s house at Burgete, 2005
Hemingway’s house at Burgete, 2005 © Phillip Capper, CC BY 2.0

31. Hotel Ayestarán

Aralar Kalea, 22, Lekunberri, Navarre

Basque Country

32. La Concha

Paseo de La Concha, Donostia-San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa

Playa de La Concha, Donostia-San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa
Playa de La Concha, Donostia-San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa
Ernest Hemingway and Pauline Pfeiffer on the beach, September 1927
Ernest Hemingway and Pauline Pfeiffer on the beach, September 1927 © Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

33. Café de la Marina or Café Kutz (now occupied by a jewelry store Olazábal Joyero)

Garibai Kalea, 2, Donostia-San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa

Gran Café de la Marina, 1920
Gran Café de la Marina, 1920 © Fondo Car-Kutxa Fototeka, CC BY-SA 3.0 ES

34. Hotel Suizo (no longer exists)

Somewhere at the intersection of the streets Getaria Kalea and Arrasate Kalea, Donostia-San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa

35. Hotel Avenida

De Igeldo Ibilbidea, 55, Donostia-San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa

36. Restaurante Azaldegui (no longer exists)

Mirakontxa Pasealekua, 31, Donostia-San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa

37. Hotel Maria Cristina

República Argentina Kalea, 4, Donostia-San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa

38. Hendaye Plage

Plage d’Hendaye, Hendaye, France

39. Hotel Eskualduna

22 Avenue des Mimosas, Hendaye, France

40. Hotel Carlton

Federico Moyúa Plaza, 2, Bilbo, Bizkaia

Galicia

41. Hotel Suizo (now occupied by a restaurant Silveira Casa de Xantar)

Rúa do Cardeal Payá, 18, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña

Valencia

42. Estació del Nord

Carrer de Xàtiva, 24, València

43. Plaza de Toros de Valencia

Calle de Xàtiva, 28, València

44. Hotel Reina Victoria (now called Hotel One Shot Palacio Reina Victoria) and Hotel Inglés (no longer exists)

Carrer de les Barques, 4, València

45. Gran Café el Siglo (now occupied by Cappuccino Valencia)

Plaça de la Reina, 1, València

46. Café Alianza (now occupied by Hotel Vincci Palace)

Carrer de la Pau, 42, València

47. Ideal Room (no longer exists)

Calle de la Paz, 19, València

48. Hotel Metropol (no longer exists)

Calle de Xàtiva, 23, València

49. La Pepica

Passeig de Neptú, 6, València

La Pepica, circa 1960
La Pepica, circa 1960 © La Pepica

Castile and León

50. Mesón De Cándido

Plaza Azoguejo, 5, Segovia

51. Cueva del Monje (Ernest Hemingway’s Cave)

Real Sitio de San Ildefonso, Segovia

Cueva del Monje, 2020
Cueva del Monje, 2020 © Turismo Real Sitio De San Ildefonso

52. Puente de la Cantina

Real Sitio de San Ildefonso, Segovia

Ernest Hemingway and Adamo Simon (chauffeur) sitting in front of the small stone bridge in San Ildefonso, July 1953
Ernest Hemingway and Adamo Simon (chauffeur) sitting in front of the small stone bridge in San Ildefonso, July 1953 © Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Catalonia

53. Bar Marsella

Carrer de Sant Pau, 65, Barcelona

54. Air raid shelter № 4

Carrer Cristòfol Despuig, 4, Tortosa, Tarragona

Refugio antiaéreo número 4
Refugio antiaéreo número 4 © Tortosa Turisme

Aragon

55. Plaza de Toros de La Misericordia

Calle Vicente Gomez Salvo, Calle de Ramón Pignatelli, 120, Zaragoza

Ernest Hemingway with his partner Mary Welsh behind the fence in the Coso de la Misericordia, 1956
Ernest Hemingway with his partner Mary Welsh behind the fence in the Coso de la Misericordia, 1956 © Gerardo Sancho Ramo, Gran Archivo Zaragoza Antigua

56. Gran Hotel de Zaragoza

Calle Joaquín Costa, 5, Zaragoza

La Rioja

57. Plaza de Toros de La Ribera

Calle la Ribera, 13, Logroño, La Rioja

Ernest Hemingway at a Bull Fight, 1956
Ernest Hemingway at a Bull Fight, 1956 © Esteban Chapresto, Josef Lebovic Gallery

58. Bodegas Franco Españolas

Calle Cabo Noval, 2, Logroño, La Rioja

September 1956 at Bodegas Franco-Españolas
September 1956 © Bodegas Franco-Españolas

Andalusia

59. Finca «La Cónsula» (now Escuela de Hostelería de Málaga)

Ctra. Coín, Km. 89, Málaga

Ernest Hemingway during luncheon with friends at La Consula (left to right: Nathan «Bill» Davis, Rupert Bellville, Ernest Hemingway, Mary Welsh and Juan Quintana), 1959
Ernest Hemingway during luncheon with friends at La Consula (left to right: Nathan «Bill» Davis, Rupert Bellville, Ernest Hemingway, Mary Welsh and Juan Quintana), 1959 © Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

60. Gran Hotel Miramar

Paseo Reding, 22, 24, Málaga

List of the sources

Novels by Ernest Hemingway related to article

Biographies (reliable sources)

Other articles (in reverse order of appearance)

  1. The Hemingway Basque Route (Basque country)
  2. Tras los pasos de Hemingway en Zaragoza (Zaragoza, on spanish) by David Giménez
  3. The Hemingway Basque Route — San Sebastián (San Sebastián, on spanish)
  4. La Cónsula — das andalusische Idyll des Ernest Hemingway (Málaga, on german) by Wolfgang Stock
  5. Literary Tourism — Ernest Hemingway’s Cave (Segovia) by Ramón Buckley
  6. Los héroes del Premio Nobel renacen en Guadarrama (Segovia, on spanish) by Ana Cañil
  7. Cuando Ernest Hemingway visitó La Rioja (Logroño) by Bodegas Franco-Españolas
  8. Hemingway y el Hotel Suizo (Santiago de Compostela, on spanish)
  9. Hemingway and the Civil War (Tortosa)
  10. Pamplona and Ernest Hemingway (Pamplona) by Carola Frentzen
  11. Ernest Hemingway’s Favourite Madrid Haunts (Madrid) by Jessica Jones
  12. Hemingway and Sanfermin (Pamplona)
  13. The old man and the city: Hemingway’s love affair with Pamplona (Pamplona) by Chris Leadbeater
  14. Hemingway en la Calle de la Ternera (Madrid) by M. R. Giménez
  15. El hotel Suecia de Madrid, donde durmieron Hemingway y Che Guevara, reabre sus puertas (Madrid, on spanish) by Laura Fernández
  16. Ernest Hemingway And Valencia: Passages Of A Silent Relationship (Valencia) by Alessandro Tessari
  17. The Earth Endureth Forever: Hemingway in Spain by Dale T. Graden
  18. Hemingway’s forgotten Spanish civil war play to be produced for only second time ever by Paul Preston
  19. Hemingway’s Route in Valencia (Valencia) by María Forner Palanca
  20. Ernest Hemingway and the Camino (Burguete) by Silvio Sirias
  21. Hemingway Slept Here: Burguete, Spain (Burguete) by Al Auger
  22. La Valencia de Hemingway (Valencia, on spanish) by Angie Calero
  23. Hemingway también estuvo en Valencia (Valencia, on spanish) by Sergio Pinto Briones
  24. El Madrid de Hemingway (Madrid, on spanish) by Manuel Martínez Bargueño
  25. How to Visit Hemingway’s Madrid Like a Local (Madrid) by Lauren Heineck
  26. Hemingway’s Madrid, 50 years after his death or ¿Qué queda del Madrid de Hemingway? (Madrid, on spanish) by María Hervás
  27. Ernest Hemingway en Aragón (Zaragoza, on spanish) by Antón Castro
  28. Blood, Sand, Sherry: Hemingway’s Madrid (Madrid) by David Farley
  29. Dos hoteles de la Guerra Civil (Madrid, on spanish) by Carlos García Alix
  30. Hemingway’s bridge (Segovia) by Richard Barry
  31. La guia de Hemingway en Pamplona (Pamplona, on spanish)
  32. Finca «La Cónsula» Churriana (Málaga, on spanish)
  33. Following «Papa» Hemingway Through His Beloved Spain (Madrid) by Raymond Palmer
  34. Seeking Out the Seldom-Seen Madrid of Hemingway (Madrid) by Patti LaSalle
  35. Hemingway’s Dispatches From Spain from the Archives of The New York Times
  36. Bullfighting is Not a Sport — It is a Tragedy by Ernest Hemingway, The Toronto Star Weekly, October 20, 1923.

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