Turismo Madrid


Theme and leisure parks in the Region of Madrid

Summertime is here! Here are some suggestions for you to enjoy some unforgettable adventures around the Region together with your family or friends. Suggestions such as seeing Madrid from the heights riding the Teleférico cable car, skiing in leisure and shopping centre Xanadú, observing the stars at the Planetarium or spending the day at one of the various theme parks in the Region, such as 'Parque de Atracciones' amusement park, Warner Park or, to keep cool, one of the water parks.

The offer is varied, ensuring that everyone find what are looking.

For those nature lovers in 'Aventura Amazonia' will find the largest natural site devoted to leisure in the region. Located in the heart of the Madrid Mountains, in Cercedila, and only 40 minutes from the capital, zip lines, adventure games and circuits will delight young and older. Following with nature 'El Bosque Encantado' (Enchanted Forest) in San Martin de Valdeiglesias, is a place of fantasy with over three hundred living sculptures and more than five hundred plant species, Lose yourself in its labyrinths and find the exhibition that you like, there are for everyone.

If you prefer the animal kingdom, the offer is very complete, 'Faunia', to enjoy the animals in their local habitat, 'Safari Park', nature reserve with wild species, near metropolitan Madrid and the 'Zoo Aquarium', with its different environments and shows with aquatic animals, in the Casa de Campo true lung of the city.

Well, it's summer and Madrid is hot, let us make a plan in one of the most fun water parks in the world, for which we have two options, on the one hand the 'Aquopolis' of Villanueva de la Cañada in the Northwest Region and secondly, that of San Fernando de Henares to the east, we throw ourselves on the giant water slides, go to the beach without leaving Madrid, and the children will have fun.

But we also like the sport, in the Region of Madrid and in summer, would you like to ski in the snow? Of course! Because we have in Xanadu, the Madrid SnowZone with its indoor slope, considered one of the largest in the world, simply spectacular. Where before there were cars, we can now take a bike ride, walking, jogging, because we have a green corridor through the so-called Madrid Rio, universal accessibility for physical exercise and healthy life. In the east side of the region, we have the opportunity to make outdoor sports activities in the Europa Park, enjoy its green areas while walking between replicates of 18 European monuments, and of course sailing in one of its three lakes. Since 1992, the capital city enjoys the Juan Carlos I park, in which is respected the origin of a centenary olive grove, and can be highly recommended to practice sports and leisure activities in summer.

In Madrid, we have 1800 square meters of ice in a skating rink, will enjoy it at Palacio de Hielo, with exemplary and functional facilities. If we decide change the blade for wheels, the choice is Roller Madrid, with facilities for the city in parks and places that allow fans to enjoy this popular sport.

The leisure offer in the Region is insuperable; we have theme parks such as Warner, in which the little ones enjoy with their favorite characters and the older of the most exciting attractions. Micropolix, is a place where children rule the city with games and its own currency. Of course the Parque de Atracciones, which offer fun, entertainment and gastronomy together in an enclosure with tradition. Very close and to see Madrid from the sky we have the Teleferico (Cable Car), a classic that goes into the lungs of the Casa de Campo.

Even though they are not considered theme parks, by completing this leisure offer in our Region, we suggest you other interesting alternatives. If we want to see almost real characters, we cannot miss in the center of Madrid the Wax Museum. Magic and fascination, is what you feel when observing with all realism, a night vision up to nine thousand stars in the Planetarium of Madrid. For lovers of the 'Spain's national fiesta', the cathedral of bullfighting worldwide, is in the Ventas Bullring that offers guided tours throughout the year, but if you want to see is the trophies and curiosities of the most successful teams of Spain and the world, our appointment is in the Tour of Bernabeu and the Vicente Calderon stadium.

As you see, we suggest a varied offer without leaving the Region of Madrid. Come to see it!