Take a few moments out of your tour of the city to rest at Parque del Retiro, noted for its marble monuments, elegant buildings, abundant greenery, and landscaped lawns. Laid out in the 17th century, the park was originally meant to be a secluded space for kings and queens. Opened to the public in 1868, this site is an ideal place for a leisurely stroll, relaxing picnic, or an entertaining boat ride around the artificial lake, the focal point of the park. Art exhibitions and live music performances are frequently held here on the weekends, drawing hundreds of curious visitors from around the country. If you prefer a bit of peace and quiet, you can always find a lush secret corner far away from the noisy crowds. Add Parque del Retiro to your Madrid travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Madrid online holiday planner .
Tours to Parque del Retiro
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Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Parque del Retiro Reviews
No me tocó buen tiempo para recorrerlo y disfrutarlo..pero vale la pena..el Metro te deja en la puerta del Parque..el otoño le daba un colorido de verdes y ocres bellísimos! Visitar las fuentes y la f... more »I didn't have a good time to tour and enjoy it. but it's worth it. The Metro drops you off at the park gate. autumn gave him a colorful of beautiful greens and ochres! Visit the fountains and the famous glass house. The monument to Alfonso another place to keep seeing!
O parque é lindo, o ambiente e super agradável para um passeio ou até um picnic em família! Fomos no verão então estava bem quente, muito mesmo...não rodamos tanto pelo parque por esse motivo, mas tir... more »The park is beautiful, the atmosphere and super pleasant for a walk or even a family picnic! We went in the summer so it was pretty hot, really... We don't run around the park so much for that reason, but we took good pictures! It's worth knowing!
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