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Madrid: Retiro Park Segway Tour

1. Madrid: Retiro Park Segway Tour

Explore the green heart of Madrid by Segway on a guided tour of the impressive Retiro Park. Get a short training session before you set off. Learn more about the history of the park, built as a retreat for the Spanish royal family and now home to more than 15,000 trees. Join the locals who come to stroll along the avenues or row boats on the lake. Hear about different features, such as the beautiful Rose Garden by Cecilio Rodriguez and the huge eucalyptus and cedar trees of the Jardín de Vivaces. See an old cypress tree – believed to be the oldest tree in the city – in the formal French-style Parterre Francés. Marvel at the glass pavilion by Ricardo Velázquez Bosco and encounter fountains and other features, such as the monument to Alfonso XII, an artificial mountain and the only statue in the world representing the devil.

Madrid: Faunia Entry Ticket

2. Madrid: Faunia Entry Ticket

Make your trip to Faunia more convenient with this no-fuss entry ticket. Simply choose between an infant, child, adult, or senior ticket, show your ticket at the zoo’s main entrance, then enjoy your day amongst nature and wildlife. Come prepared to immediately start exploring Faunia’s fourteen hectares, home to four of the most incredible ecosystems in the world. Leave the bustle of Madrid for a few hours and spend the day amongst a diverse variety of flora, fauna, and natural landscapes.

Madrid: Sunset and Night Lights Bike Tour

3. Madrid: Sunset and Night Lights Bike Tour

Climb aboard your bike for an eco-friendly journey across Madrid. Discover the history of the Spanish capital through a special route that follows the sunset. Depart from Calle Santiago and follow your expert guide along the narrow streets to Plaza Mayor, Plaza de la Villa and Plaza de Oriente to savor the beauty and charm of central Madrid. As the sun begins to go down, marvel at the splendid façade of the Catedral de la Almudena before heading to the Palacio Real, the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. From there, take an easy ride to the Temple of Debod, an Egyptian temple given as a present to the city of Madrid, and relax as the light of the sunset is reflected on the clear waters of the lake that surrounds the temple, creating a magical atmosphere. Continue to Plaza de España and see the statue of Miguel de Cervantes and the House of Gallardo, one of the best examples of the Art Nouveau style of architecture in the city, bathed in the most beautiful light in Madrid. Then, admire the illumination of Plaza de la Ópera before heading back to the starting point, just as the night awakens.

From Centro: Guadarrama National Park Private Tour

4. From Centro: Guadarrama National Park Private Tour

Spend an unforgettable day on a private tour in the Sierra de Madrid and experience the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park and the impressive Castillo Manzanares el Real. Get access to exclusive places, ride a Trikke, and find out everything related to the cultural and natural history of the place. Just 40 minutes from Madrid, immerse yourself in a natural environment of extraordinary beauty and calmness. See the most outstanding places in the national park, such as La Pedriza, Puerto de Navacerrada, Puerto de Cotos, or Puerto de la Morcuera. The Sierra de Guadarrama is the fourth largest national park in Spain with eleven ecosystems where there are more than 1280 species, of which thirteen are in danger of extinction. Spot some of the 1500 native plants and thirty types of vegetation in the area. Of its fauna, deer, wild boar, Iberian wolf, roe deer, fallow deer, mountain goats, badgers, various mustelids, wild cats, foxes, and hares are present. To finish off your tour, stop at the New Castle of Manzanares el Real, an unbeatable example of local types of medieval constructions, still in a great state of conservation.

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 68 reviews

Great experience - I would definitely recommend! Staff were super friendly and the activity was great. We had a few stops and photo opportunities too

We loved it so much! Really enjoyable! Chris was a fantastic tour guide! The park was beautiful! Would highly recommend

Very good instructions on how to use Segway. Would have only appreciated a tad longer trip with more info on sites.

We had a wonderful time with our lovely guide Allen Highly recommended

Very cool Segway tour of Retiro park with insight from guide