Hiking routes in Madrid and natural tourist attractions
Located in the centre of Madrid, this green space combines recreation, culture and architecture with a thrilling story about the decline of the absolute monarchy in Spain.
The reservoir built in 1955 is the only one in the Madrid Autonomous Region in which swimming and water sports are permitted.
The Madrid Zoo Aquarium, which houses over four thousand animals from all five continents, allows you to see animals from all over the world without ever leaving the capital.
Madrid’s Botanical Garden, dating from 1755, is home to exotic plants and trees from every corner of the planet.
Just a stone’s throw from the city, you can find little towns and villages in the Sierra de Madrid, as well as natural landscapes where you can go hiking or simply enjoy the scenery.
Visitors are surprised by the Sierra de Guadarrama. Mainly by the fact that a protected area so rich in nature, biological diversity and beauty should be found so close to the capital.
In a remote location at the northern border of the Madrid Autonomous Region and immune to the passing of time, this lovely village of 50 inhabitants is the perfect choice for a weekend break in a rural, unspoilt landscape.
El Capricho Park, spanning 14 hectares, lies next to the Alameda de Osuna neighbourhood and is one of the most charming parks in Madrid.
A selection of charming places for a one or two-day break from the hustle and bustle of the capital less than an hour away from the city by car.