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Parque del Buen Retiro

Parque del Buen Retiro - or Park of the Pleasant Retreat - is Madrid's most expansive park and landmark, covering 1.4 km2 (350 acres). Known locally as just "El Retiro", the park is referred to as "The Lungs" of Madrid, providing the majority of the greenery to feed off of the carbon dioxide of urban life and release enough oxygen to keep its many residents and visitors alive. 

One of the city's most popular attractions, Parque del Buen Retiro is filled with numerous statues, gardens, galleries and a beautiful lake. People go to meet with friends, to read or picnic, and to admire the art, both indoors and out. You can even rent yourself a boat to paddle around the lake. During the warmer months, also be sure to catch the free concerts in the park every Sunday afternoon.

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Originally property of the royal family, El Retiro still has palaces on its grounds. These have since been transformed into museums hosting Spanish art and army artifacts. The park is also home to monuments commemorating King Alfonso XII and the victims of the Madrid train bombing in March 2004. For more art and history, visitors may also visit the Prado museum located just outside and midway along the park's western border.

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Walking Tour in the Retiro Park in Madrid, Madrid, null
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Walking Tour in the Retiro Park in Madrid

Enjoy a gentle walk through the amazing Retiro Park of Madrid, lungs of our city and the icon of many "madrileños"! It is not just a huge park in ...  Read more

Location: Madrid, Spain
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $20.52
Private Custom Tour: Madrid in a Day, Madrid, Walking Tours
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Private Custom Tour: Madrid in a Day

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 11 Reviews

Experience the best of Madrid, and see the sights that you want to see on this private tour. Choose from a half- or full-day tour, then let your local guide ...  Read more

Location: Madrid, Spain
Duration: 3.5 hours (half-day tour) or 7 hours (full-day tour)

From USD $47.41
Madrid Highlights Guided Segway Tour, Madrid, Custom Private Tours
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Madrid Highlights Guided Segway Tour

Discover Madrid on a smooth, self-balancing Segway during a 2- or 3-hour tour. The 2-hour Madrid Segway Tour will take you to the city center which has been ...  Read more

Location: Madrid, Spain
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $63.72
Retiro Park Segway Tour in Madrid, Madrid, Segway Tours
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Retiro Park Segway Tour in Madrid

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Enjoy the highly popular Retiro Park on this 1.5-hour Segway Tour. Start with 2-3 min training on the segway, you'll visit one of the most beautiful parks in ...  Read more

Location: Madrid, Spain
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $42.12
Madrid 3-Hour Highlights Bike Tour, Madrid, Segway Tours
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Madrid 3-Hour Highlights Bike Tour

Enjoy this 3-hour bike tour to see the main attractions of Madrid. You will cross Madrid from the West to the East and you can choose among an electric Mobiky ...  Read more

Location: Madrid, Spain
Duration: Flexible

From USD $37.80
Madrid Segway City Tour, Madrid, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Madrid Segway City Tour

This 3-hour Segway Tour will take you to Madrid’s central district, which is the capital’s historical and cultural hotspot (see two-hour tour). Visit the ...  Read more

Location: Madrid, Spain
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $85.32
Madrid Buen Retiro Park Small-Group Tour and Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Ticket, Madrid, Segway Tours
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Madrid Buen Retiro Park Small-Group Tour and Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Ticket

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

Delve into magnificent Buen Retiro Park, Madrid’s most popular relaxation spot, on a 1.5-hour small-group guided walking tour, and then enjoy ...  Read more

Location: Madrid, Spain
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $48.60
Madrid at Night Bike Guided Tour, Madrid, Walking Tours
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Madrid at Night Bike Guided Tour

Enjoy on this unique 2-hour bike tour that starts after sunset when the lights go on and Madrid shows its most romantic, charming and wildest side. If you like ...  Read more

Location: Madrid, Spain
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $23.76
Madrid Retiro Park Electric Bike Tour, Madrid, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
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Madrid Retiro Park Electric Bike Tour

Enjoy a route of 2 or 3 hours on electric bikes to one of the most beautiful parks in Europe. Marvel at the Crystal Palace, The Fallen Angel Statue, and the ...  Read more

Location: Madrid, Spain
Duration: Flexible

From USD $31.32
Private Madrid Walking Tour: Famous Retiro Park, Madrid, Segway Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Private Madrid Walking Tour: Famous Retiro Park

Take this opportunity to enjoy a great Madrid experience during this 4-hour private tour of the Madrid’s Retiro Park with your own guide. Enjoy a great ...  Read more

Location: Madrid, Spain
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $47.52

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