Routes and strolls through Madrid
Take to the skies of Madrid by cable car, an attraction that opened in 1969 and travels to the biggest park in the city, reaching an altitude of 40 m with spectacular views.
Madrid’s Botanical Garden, dating from 1755, is home to exotic plants and trees from every corner of the planet.
El Capricho Park, spanning 14 hectares, lies next to the Alameda de Osuna neighbourhood and is one of the most charming parks in Madrid.
El Real Sitio y Villa de Aranjuez, el espacio de recreo preferido de Felipe II y de los reyes Borbones, es una escapada imprescindible.
El Retiro park is the perfect place for a varied day out: do sports or yoga, hire a rowing boat and watch a puppet show.
Peñalara Natural Park is situated within the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park and is perfect for hiking and climbing.
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.
The district that spawned the Movida Madrileña is now home to hipster barbers, alternative shops and veggie restaurants, while still preserving its classic bars.