Turismo Madrid

Turismo Madrid. Family Plans - Summer 2017

The children are the protagonists this week, because after starting the school holidays they have more free time. If you are in the Region of Madrid and you want to surprise the little ones of the house, we tell you some plans that will surely delight them. Let's start!

Water parks and pools

With this hot weather, what you feel like most is cooling off in any of the pools of the capital, or spend a different day doing different sporting activities such as paddle surf so fashionable in recent seasons, in any of the recreational areas and natural pools of the region. 

But if there is a plan that really enthusiasm the children, they are the water parks, and in the Region of Madrid, we are fortunate in having several options. The little ones will be able to letting adrenaline out sliding by slides of different heights, zigzags and much more in the Aquópolis of Villanueva de la Cañada and San Fernando de Henares. If you still want more, Beach Warner Park offers you to enjoy in Agua Aventura with water slides and mushrooms that launch water, float the Río Loco or rest on the Malibu beach. 

Adventure playground

If you are looking for outdoor activities to be in touch with nature, your thing is the adventure parks. In the Region of Madrid you will find several alternatives. On the one hand Aventura Amazonia located in the towns of Cercedilla and Pelayos de la Presa, offers fun tests on the trees, circuits and zip lines. In the same line, De Pino a Pino located in Navacerrada offers multi-adventure circuits for all ages, and the Forestal Park of Guadarrama that will allow you to cross the reservoir of Las Encinillas.

You can also start the smallest in the world of climbing thanks to the centres 'The Climb Kids' or 'Urban Monkey', do you dare?. 

Animals

Lovers of animals are in the right place because without leaving our region can travel across the different continents through their animal species, or attend dolphins, sea lions or exotic birds exhibitions at the Zoo-Aquarium in Madrid. On the other hand, Faunia proposes us to know in depth different ecosystems, to interact with animals like crocodiles, sea bears or pelicans among others or to know during the month of June, to some very special 'characters': Peppa Pig and her friends. If you prefer, Safari Madrid located in Aldea del Fresno, will allow you to observe free-living wildlife from the own vehicle or in a pneumatic train. Who's up?   

Outdoor activities

Of course enjoy a pleasant stroll walking, cycling or on your skates is possible in the park Madrid Río. Come and take a boat to enjoy with your loved ones a pleasant trip in the large pond of the Parque del Buen Retiro or the lake of the Casa de Campo, or simply breathe fresh air while you thoroughly know the Region of Madrid with family thanks to the different routes proposed such as those of the Sierra de Guadarrama, the Greenways or the green routes that you can access from public transport.   

Workshops and Summer Camps

Because not everything is going to have fun, there is also a way to have a great time while they learn, we are talking about the workshops and summer camps that different museums and foundations of the Region of Madrid offer for all ages. Being scientists or painters for a few hours, getting to know the mysteries of museums or learning the history in a fun way are just some of the activities they propose for the coming months. If you want to know more, click on this link and start enjoying!

Curious and sporting museums

Finally, we suggest flee from the high temperatures and the asphalt by visiting some of the most curious museums in the region. This is the case of the Casa Museo Ratón Pérez, the Wax Museum, the Naval Museum or the Railway Museum. And if you like sports, here you will have the chance to visit the museums of the clubs from Madrid most successful nationally and internationally level, we are talking about the Real Madrid Museum at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and the Atletico de Madrid Museum in the Vicente Calderón stadium. 

More info: 99 family tourism proposals