Madrid is home to some amazingly bright, warm and sunny days! Yes, winter might be full of dark and rainy days and summer feels like something out of Sahara desert. But, spring and fall are truly the most enjoyable seasons of the year! When the weather is warm and comfortable enough to enjoy all the city has to offer! Here are 6 things you can do in Madrid when the weather is good!
Everyone loves to go here when the suns out, you can sunbathe, row a boat on the lake as seen in the photo above or just have a picnic and soak up the rays. Check out our other favourite parkstoo.
Metro: Retiro L2.
Cycling at Juan Carlos I Park
In this park you can rent a bike for an hour for free, all you need to do is remember to take your passport/ ID card. The park has a route you can follow to see its best parts. In summer from April – September you can rent the bikes on Mon-Thu from 10am-2pm and 3pm-8.30pm or from Fri-Sun 10am-8.30pm. July and August it’s closed 2pm-3pm.
Metro: Feria de Madrid L8.
Indulge in Football
Leganes CD- Estadio Municipal Butarque – Cercania: Zarzaquemada C5.
Getafe CF – Estadio Coliseum Alfonso Pérez – Metro: Los Espartales L12.
The Madrid Zoo Aquarium
If you like animals then the zoo is a great day out in the sun, you can see everything from a dolphin show to tigers, bears and even a bird show. If it gets too hot you can seek shade inside the cool aquarium.
Metro: Casa de Campo L5/L10.
If you’re feeling adventurous you can head out to the mountains, take a cercania to the small and pretty town Cercedilla. From there you can choose from several trails to follow. There are some great views and it’s a nice escape from the city. Madrid has lots of other adventure activities close by too.
Cercania: Cercedilla C8/C9.
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