Around Madrid

A day in Toledo

It´s a beautiful day trip that you can do from Madrid to visit this city which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986.

Berceas, en la Sierra de Madrid

A aproximadamente 1 hora de Madrid tienes Berceas, un parque en el Pinar de Las Dehesas con piscinas y un bar con opciones sencillas para comer.

Bodegas Portia

Esta bodega está diseñada por Norman Foster, y es considerada por algunos expertos como la más bonita del mundo. A 1 hora y 20 minutos de Madrid en coche puedes pasar un domingo especial con un buen menú y buen vino.

Brihuega Lavender Fields

I heard about this place at the beginning of this year (2017) and I was impressed by how close it´s from Madrid and how little known it is. At first I thought I was looking at pictures from The Provence (France), but no, it´s Brihuega, a little town in Guadalajara, 97km from Madrid, where carpets of lavender bloom every year. So, I didn’t hesitate in programming alarms everywhere to make sure I didn’t forget to go there when lavender blooms. […]

Canyoning in Cuenca

Last weekend we decided to try canyoning for the first time, in an area of Spain that every time we like more and more: CUENCA. We booked the activity very easily through jucaraventura.es, paying 10€ per person and then 25€ per person on the day of the activity (special offers for groups over 8). We drove for around 183km from Madrid till the Júcar Aventura base, which is in the village of Villalba de la Sierra and a few minutes from […]

Day trip to Brihuega and Cívica

Guadalajara is a spanish province full of charming and historic towns, beautiful natural surroundings and where good food and hospitality are other attractions. Specifically the Alcarria is an area of ​​this province plagued by grandiose natural landscapes and a rich historical heritage, such as churches, palaces and civil architecture of different styles. One of the towns of Alcarria is the monumental Brihuega, on the bank of the river Tajuña, declared Historic Artistic Complex. You can easily plan a day trip to it […]

Day trip to Cuenca

A wonderful option for a day trip from Madrid is to go to Cuenca (around 170km apart). This World Heritage city, since 1996, is amazingly beautiful.

Las Presillas y Segovia

Estas piscinas naturales en Rascafría (Sierra de Madrid) están aproximadamente a 1 hora de Madrid en coche y ofrecen un plan perfecto (con parking incluido) para un día de verano.

Quinta de los Molinos Park

This park includes large expanses of woodland, where we can find a large number of species (olive, pine, eucalyptus), although the star of the park are the almond trees, which flower in February and March, offering a fantastic show.