Turismo Madrid

Las terrazas son para el verano

If there is one thing we have learned during these months of confinement, it is to value open spaces even more, where we can be reunited with our loved ones. Moreover, with the arrival of the good weather, you will want to enjoy an evening on the beautiful terraces that Madrid hosts at street level or on a rooftop. Although there are many more, we encourage you to discover a small selection, which is your favourite?

Street level...

The Café del Río is the perfect spot to enjoy the real views of the Royal Palace and the Almudena Cathedral. With a prime location, discover its gastronomic proposals mix of traditional and modern. 

In the heart of city, in the well-known Retiro Park, you will find the terrace of the Florida Retiro, an authentic oasis inspired by the Moroccan desert, from where you can enjoy the best sunsets in the capital. In addition, with the help of the bartender of Florida Retiro, Oscar Molina, you can taste rich and varied cocktails.

Bosco de Lobos, located at the College of Architects, it is another option located at street level. This is a very different and special terrace, which will move to a real forest in the middle of the bustle of the city.

The Ramsés terrace, is another of the fashionable places in the capital. Located in front of the Puerta de Alcalá, you will find this haven of peace, where you can have breakfast, an aperitif, lunch, spend the afternoon drinking a good cocktail, and even have dinner. Discover the proposals of its menu and enjoy a magical evening.

A classic of Madrid is the Atenas Terrace, located overlooking the Almudena Cathedral, in the park that gives its name to the terrace, invites you to enjoy a pleasant evening, until late at night. 


The rooftop of Círculo de Bellas Artes, its landmark tower and the figure of Athena presiding this terrace that allows you to see another perspective of the urban landscape of the city. At the crossroads of Gran Vía and Alcalá streets we found this terrace that are accessed by elevator with glass doors. 

Terraza de Cibeles, in the emblematic Post Office building we found in the top this terrace which have great views to the square, especially at nightfall when the goddess Cibeles is illuminated. 

In the penthouse of the NH Collection Madrid Suecia Hotel is located Casa Suecia. There, you will find offers a pool-bar, with a wide range of cocktails and wines while enjoy a wonderful spectacle, the skyline of the city like never seen before. 

El Viajero, is already a classic as to refers terraces. Located in the popular district of La Latina, not only offers spectacular views but also have a selection of 'tapas' and dishes. They presume to prepare the best mojitos, with his personal touch. We encourage you to check it by yourself. 

Picalagartos Sky Bar & Restaurant, is another of the terraces you should definitely visit this summer. Located in the NH Collection Gran Vía, from its 360-degree rooftop, you will be able to see the best rooftops in Madrid. 

Madrid is for living it outdoors, always respecting, however, all the necessary measures to ensure our safety, so we remind you that we must respect the measures that have adopted the different bars in terms of the use of masks, safety distances or capacity among many others, to enjoy to the full.

They are waiting for you!

Image credits: © Azotea Círculo de Bellas Artes