There’s more to Madrid than the famous El Retiro Park, discover the 4 Best Parks and Gardens that make for great al fresco lunch spots. All these green spaces are wonderful options to enjoy Madrid’s sunshine. And the best part? They’re not overcrowded with tourists! If you’re feeling playful, check our Madrid City Discovery game.

 

1. CAMPO DEL MORO

We’re starting with a lesser-known park that provides majestic views of Madrid’s Royal Palace. It makes for a peaceful getaway right in the historic city centre of the city. There are even peacocks roaming the grounds! Snap a picture when you see them and tag us on instagram @secretcityrails. Play our Madrid game to learn more about the palace and its green surroundings.

Neighbourhood: Centro

2. PARQUE EL CAPRICHO

This romantic park on the outskirts of the city was built in the 18th century hosting a Palace and a great landscape with different garden styles. It is never crowded, a true gem in Madrid! And even a nice green escape for that long stopover at the airport.

Neighbourhood: Alameda de Osuna / Barajas 

3. LA ROSALEDA

This beautiful rose garden is a true gem inside El Retiro, Madrid’s most famous park. The benches make for the perfect reading spot. You’re surrounded with countless types of roses all year round here!

Neighbourhood: Retiro

4. QUINTA DE LOS MOLINOS

Perfect for a stroll while the almond trees are in full blossom! The floral perfume of the park is incredible! One of our favourites in Madrid during Springtime.

Neighbourhood: Canillejas

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