Parks and Gardens in Madrid

Madrid has several charming large green lungs which offer a peaceful retreat from the busy streets of the capital and shade during the hottest days.

Most beautiful parks and gardens in Madrid

Retiro Park

El Retiro Park is Madrid’s most renowned park, with a large lake, musicians, puppet shows, fortune tellers and spaces with exhibitions.

Capricho Park

Commissioned by the Duchess of Osuna, Capricho Park is one of the most charming green-spaces in Madrid and it is never very crowded.

Sabatini Gardens in Madrid

The Sabatini Gardens (Jardines de Sabatini) are exquisite neoclassical-style gardens found on the northern façade of the Royal Palace in Madrid.

Royal Botanic Garden

The Royal Botanic Garden in Madrid houses over 5,000 different types of flowers, and is one of the capital’s most enjoyable green lungs.

Casa de Campo

Casa de Campo is Madrid's main green lung. With more than 1,700 hectares it is the largest public park in the city.

Parque del Oeste

Parque del Oeste is a 100 hectare green space in the North of Madrid. Find out how to get there, and what to see once you arrive.

Madrid Río

Madrid Río is a major urban park on the banks of the Manzanares, ideal for leisure, sport and relaxing. See how to get there and what to look for.