Category Archives: Madrid Parks

Parque del Oeste: Madrid’s "Other" Park

by Katie Goldstein While sometimes it may seem that the Retiro is the only park in the city center, tourists in Madrid often overlook an equally enjoyable and certainly less crowded green area. Lining the city’s western edge from near … Continue reading

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Madrid Parks, Gardens and Other Green Escapes

by Julie Espinosa Photo: Atocha Station’s own Amazon Having grown up in the the green American state of Maryland, I can’t say I consider Madrid to be “green.” Still, there are a few green oases where you can escape from … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Parks – Retiro on a weekday morning and on Sunday afternoon

by Amy Menchhofer On everyone’s list of must-sees in Madrid is El Parque del Buen Retiro. But when should you visit? A leisurely stroll through the Retiro on a Tuesday morning is a completely different experience than joining the masses … Continue reading

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