Spring is one of the most colourful times of the year, and that is why the Royal Botanical Garden, seems the ideal place to relax from the hustle and bustle of the capital, while enjoying a beautiful landscape in the heart of Madrid. Don't miss their guided visits, with which you can learn about the history, the landscape or the characters of the Royal Botanical Garden, which this month of April is dedicated to the tulip.
Any corner of the Real Jardín Botánico (Royal Botanical Garden) is well worth a visit, thanks to the beauty of an environment that surprises us at this time of year with the flowering of various plants. As soon as you cross the main door, on the terrace known as Terraza de los Cuadros, there is a multi-coloured spectacle that does not leave anyone indifferent.
As we said, spring is perhaps one of the most special moments to visit its gardens, walks and greenhouses, and why not, take your camera and immortalize your visit.
As part of the 'Doce meses, doce historias' (Twelve months, twelve stories) programme, this research centre offers us the chance to take part in the guided visits dedicated to the 'tulip' this month. Yes, it is not necessary to travel to Holland to be able to see a garden full of tulips, since during the next few days they will reach their splendour, and then progressively lose the aerial part, leaving only the bulb, until next year they bloom again.
The varieties planted this season are 'Apeldoorn', 'Continental', 'Ballerina', 'Barcelona', 'Apricot Foxx', 'Violet Beauty', 'Strong Gold' and 'Shirley', so as you can imagine, you will enjoy looking for the best photo or simply witnessing this marvel.
You can watch it on your own during the month of April all week from 10am to 8pm, but if you would like to take part in the guided visits, it is necessary to register in advance on the website www.rjb.csic.es in the TICKET PURCHASE section.
More info: Real Jardín Botánico
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