Capricho is a stunning garden on the edge of Madrid. If you want to get away from the bustle of the city centre and take in greenery in a quiet and relaxed setting, Capricho needs to be at the top of your list of where to go. This garden not only has not only what you would expect to find: a gorgeous array of flowers year-round, greenery in every corner, lane-ways draped with lilacs, sweeping grassy lawns, quaint ponds with black swans, rose-covered archways but it also has a few surprises such as bamboo-sided boat house, a labyrinth, a palace that is actually an aviary as well as hidden bunkers left over from the civil war.Read More
What do to while travelling in Spain
When you visit Spain your biggest problem will be trying to decide what you have time to do as it will be impossible to do and see everything.
Juan Carlos I is an active park. Slap on your running shoes and head to the park ready to have some fun. There are playgrounds for children of all ages, courtesy rental bikes, a tourist train, areas to play basketball or soccer, boats to rent and 100's of trails to walk, bike or run. There are plenty of picnic tables throughout the park so pack a lunch and make a day of it.Read More
Parque Europa has something for everyone in the family to enjoy. The kids love the numerous playgrounds that are peppered throughout the area, not to mention the pony rides, activity farm and mini-golf. Adults can enjoy the replicas of the 18 European monuments as well as numerous "big kid" activities such as a zip line and multi-adventure park. Pack a lunch or stop at one of the on-sight restaurants, but plan to make this a full day activity because no one will want to go home.Read More