So, you’ve found yourself in this glorious city during one of the hottest times of the year? Lucky you! Madrid in summer is both magical, and trying at times because to be honest, many people pack up and head for cooler areas of Spain, or simply in search of water. Fear not, we’re here this summer, and you’re not alone! There are plenty of things happening during the months of June, July, and August to keep you entertained!
Scream your head off at the amusement park! We promise that you’ll catch a better breeze at the top of a roller coaster than you will fanning yourself on the couch!
If you’re really over the heat, just skip it all together! You can make a day of a chilly, snow-filled adventure at Xanadú! You can rent some skates for as low as 8€.
Water-lovers? We haven’t forgotten you! This huge water park in Madrid is fun for the whole family… or if you simply want to be a kid again for a few hours! There are discounts going on before their opening on June 25th! Take advantage!
Have you heard of the 300km hike from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela that thousands of people take every year? Paulo Coelho has written about this amazing, and arguably life-changing journey! You can walk at your own pace, and it’s a great way to get to know the authentic, and very real side of Spain! If you’ve got some time on your hands, and have a spirit of adventure, here’s a great alternative!
Madrid in summer isn’t complete with without a trip to the mountains! Just make sure you pack lots of water to stay hydrated! Some times if you want to enjoy the city, you have to leave it and see it from a different perspective! From the top look-out point of Manzanares, you can see the Madrid skyline!
Here are some of our picks for things to do in Madrid in summer! How do you spend summer in Madrid? Let us guess, it involves terraces and tinto de verano! Which of these plans is your favorite?