Retiro Park (free delivery)
Retiro Park is one of the largest green areas in Madrid and one of the main centres of cultural, sporting and leisure activities. It’s basically an oasis for all citizens in Madrid.
Within its 118 hectares and over 15.000 trees, we can find numerous gardens and green landscapes to visit or sit down and sunbathe.
We can find many architectonic beauties like the Crystal Pavillion which was built in 1887, the central pond which is decorated with a monument dedicated to Alfonso XII, the La Rosaleda statues passway or the Fuente del Angel Caido, the only statue in Europa dedicated to the devil.
Debod Temple (+10€)
This is one of the most ancient monuments in Madrid with 2,200 years of history. It’s of egyptian origins and it arrived to Spain during the 70s, delivered all the way from the Egyptian city of Debod.
It is found near Plaza de España and it has one of the best views of the city landscape: including the Royal Cathedral of Almudena and the Casa de Campo.
It’s surrounded by magnificent large green areas where one can relax and enjoy a wonderful picnic.
Juan Carlos I Park (+10€)
Located on the outskirts of Madrid, it has over 160 hectares of green areas. It was inaugurated in 1992 as a celebration of Madrid being the European Capital of Culture that year. Inside its gates we find several emblematic zones differentiated with over 20 giant sculptures, an olive garden with over 3,000 square meters, a lake and a 2,000-meter river.
We can also find children areas with some ziplines and free rental bike service. And of course, enormous green fields where you can relax, workout or fly a kite. Our favorite location for family picnics.
Madrid Río (+10€)
Recently built (2007), this park with over 120 hectares of ground was located surrounding the Manzanares river, giving back one of the most emblematic parks in the city of Madrid.
Along its 6 kilometers we can find several ornamental fountains and ponds as well as several bridges, six big gardens, children areas and numerous green spaces to sit down and relax.
Proximity to the river makes for an enjoyable microclimate which is best for the hottest days.
Cerro del Tío Pío (+10€)
Located in the emblematic neighborhood of Vallecas, the Cerro del Tío Pío is also known as Parque de las Siete Tetas.
It is a very special park for its spectacular views, highly recommended if you want to make your picnic a romantic experience.
Picnic, sunset and the best views of Madrid, is there any better combination?