Days Out: Trips & Tours

Rent A Ride
Mountain, city and child bikes available for rent. Helmets and security locks also provided. Reservations accepted online. Office open Monday to Friday 10:00-14:00 and 17:30-20:30 and weekends 10:00-11:00 and 19:00-20:30. At C/ Estocolmo 4, 28022 Madrid.
Aranjuez
An old quarter, royal palaces, and gardens on the banks of the Tagus form the layout of Aranjuez. World heritage site. Tourist office at Plaza de San Antonio 9, 28300 Aranjuez.
Spanishsites
Spanish civil war tours - day trips to battlefield sites around Madrid (Brunete, Jarama, Guadarrama and Casa de Campo). Follow the footsteps of famous artists who took part in the war to learn more about the history and discover what remains.
Alcala de Henares
This town near Madrid, birthplace of the illustrious Miguel de Cervantes, author of “Don Quixote”, has been declared a world heritage site. Tourist office at Plaza de los Santos Ninos, 28801 Alcala de Henares.
Parque del Retiro
Madrids principal public park with boating lake. Many festivals and events take place here and there is always entertainment on Sundays for children and food and drink stalls. Metro station Retiro.
Cultural tourism in Madrid Community
Personal, mini-group tours arround Madrid to see: cultural centers, museuns, churches, palaces, old-Madrid districts, gardens, shops, bars and restaurants. Sightseeing in the old towns of Manzanares el Real, el Paular and La Granja.
Palacio Real
The official residence of the Kings of Spain with origins from the 9th century. Rebuilt after a fire in 1734. Calle Bail 6, 28071 Madrid.
Las ideas de Wendy
Walking guided tours in Madrid: tapas, historical places, night life and activities such as flamenco and spanish cooking workshops. c/Carretas 33, 3º izq, pta, 5 Madrid. Metrol: Sol.
BMW Motorental
Range of BMW motorbikes for rental for few days, week, weekend or over a fortnight. Affiliated with BMW Iberica. Bike tours through Spain, Portugal, Pyrenees and Morocco with IMTbike. At C/ Chapineria 6B, Pol. Ind. Ventorro del Cano, 28925 Alcorcon.
Chinchon
The beautiful medieval square is Chinchons most emblematic landmark where an annual bull fighting festival takes place. Tourist office at Playa Mayor, 28370 Chinchon.
27Bikes
Bike rentals and tours. Based on a wide range of self-guided tours. Seasonal opening hour apply.
MadSnail Travel
Tours of Madrid in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, German and Russian.
Parque Natural de la Cumbre, Circo y Lagunas de Penalara
This beautiful high mountain nature reserve and park is situated just a short distance north from the capital in the Sierra de Guadarrama. Access is via the port of Cotos and is unrestricted. Visitor centre is at Paular monastery.
Madrids Churches
A guided walking tour of the Monastery of the Descalzas Reales and of the Encarnacion. Thursdays at 10:00 in English and Spanish. Departure point is Plaza de las Descalzas 3, (Monasterio de las Descalzas).
Mooting - Madrid by Scooter
Scooter rental company that also have tours of the city. Seasonal opening hour apply.
Parque Regional de la Cuenca Alta del Manzanares
A natural and designated by UNESCO a biosphere reserve. The park skirts the upper Manzanares river and its source. Free access. Visitor centre at La Pedriza.
Real Fabrica de Tapices
Royal Tapestry factory where all tapestries are hand produced. Carpets also made. Visit to workshops. At Calle Fuentarrabia 2, Madrid.
Bravo Bike - Licensed Madrid travel agency
Trilingual guides, mechanics, accommodation and fleet of bikes. Routes throughout the Spanish countryside, Switzerland and Europe incorporating historical and cultural interests.
Madrid a tu aire
Guided tours of Madrid departing from Habsburg, Reina Sofia Museum, Prado museum, Thyssen Museum and the Royal Palace.
Trixi
Specialises in bicycle and scooters rental for individuals as well as companies and events. Available hire by hour, day or week. Padlock and lights included. Seasonal opening hour apply. Closed in January. C/ de los Jardines 12, 28013 Madrid.
Insiders Madrid
Provides tailor-made itineraries, Madrid tours and events for your time in the capital, whether for corporate entertainment, rewarding employees or coming with your own private party. These activities are equally well suited to groups or individuals.
Teleferico de Madrid
See the citys skyline from the Teleferico cable cars. Eighty cable cars operate between the two terminals at Rosales and Casa de Campo (2,5 km). open all year. Situated in the Paseo del Pintor Rosales, 28011 Madrid.
Cooltourspain
The first Spanish owned/managed travel agency serving the exchange community which organizes street art tours in Madrid, and road trips to festivals and adventures by the beach/mountain all around Spain. We are proud to be local specialists!
By Bike
Bicycle hire for cycle trips in Madrid. Repair service available. Avda Menendez Pelayo 35, 28009 Madrid.
The Spanish Kings Court Tour
A walking tour look at the cultural legacy Spains kings have left the city. Tours from 10:00 on Wednesday and 12:00 on Sunday. Departure from Plaza Mayor 27 (Madrid Tourism Centre).
Madrid Tapas Tours
Walking Tapas tour of Madrid. Guided tour will take you through some of the most picturesque barrio, zones, in the heart of historical Madrid. Small groups of up to 8 people.
Costas Online
Travel information and guides about the coastal areas and islands of Spain.
Museo de Cera-Wax Works
Private waxworks museum. Personalities include the Catholic Monarchs, Franco and the present day Royal Family. Open Monday to Friday 10:00-14:30 and 16:30-20:30 and Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 10:00-20:30. At Recoletos 41, 28004 Madrid.
Epicurean Ways
Wine, cooking and walking tours in Madrid.
MadridPhotoTour.com
Four hour Photography Tours in Madrid.
Happy Rider Motorcycles
Honda motorcycles to hire. Helmets and gloves available for rent with airport transfer on demand. English, Japanese and Spanish spoken. Riders must be over 25 years of age and have at least 3 years experience. At Antonio Lopez Torres 20, 28050 Madrid.
Dreampeaks
Organises mountain activities and courses: walking, trekking, rock climbing, mountaineering, alpinism and more. Tailor made programms for schools, universities, Erasmus, companies, special events and campaigns.
Madrid Card
The Madrid Card helps you discover the city and gives you discounts on museum entry tariffs and public transport. See website for all details and how to purchase.
What to do in Madrid
Company based in Madrid, offering activities, attractions and tours in Madrid to tourist, travelers and vacationers. Can also plan a trip package.
The Madrid of Cervantes
A guided walking tour of the Neighbourhood of the Arts, where the writer left his mark. Fridays at 10:00 in English and Spanish. Departure: Plaza Mayor, 27 (Madrid Tourism Centre).
The Royal Botanical Gardens
A spectacular garden in the heart of the city with more than 30,000 plant species from all over the world. Open all year from 10:00 until sunset. Plaza de Murillo 2, 28028 Madrid.
El Escorial
The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo and mausoleum of the Spanish monarchs. 41km to the north-west of Madrid. Many guided tours available.
Best In Spain Walking Tour Madrid
Tailor made walking tours of Madrid.
Las Ventas - Plaza de Toros
Visits to the famous Las Ventas Bull Ring and the Museo Taurino. Open all year. 10:00-14:00 and 17:00-20:00. Calle Alcala 237, Madrid.
RutasPangea
Cycle rent and bicycle trips in Madrid. Road bikes, MTB,trial and city bikes. Also we have bicycle repair shop. Organize cycle trips all around the world.
Ticket Market Ibiza
Beautiful, sunny, vibrant island in the Mediterranean sea – IBIZA. Are you dreaming of holidays in Ibiza?? We will help you organize your ideal holidays. 
Madrid Bike Tours
Bike tours and bike rentals in Madrid. Guides are all native English speakers.
NeoExperience
The Madrid Tourist Board through its program Discover Madrid offers free guided tours in English as part of its progamme of awareness of city history. C/ Mayor 69, Madrid. See website for full details.
Hiking in the Community of Madrid
The hikes are from the book Take a Hike: The Best 50 Routes in the Community of Madrid (Ediciones le Libreria, May 2011). The book includes the history of 26 towns and the hikes and walks within them.
Madridnights.com
Travel agents run by locals. Events include Stag and Hen Weekends,teambuilding events,Wine and Tapas Tours, Bullfighting Tours, tickets for sporting events.
Porsche Sport Driving School
Driving School in Madrid offering the Porsche experience. Learn how to drive a Porsche at this driving school. English instructors available. Enrique Monteverde, Avenida de Burgos. 87 - Madrid.
Rascafria
Rascafria is a beautiful town in the north of Madrid province in the scenic surroundings of the the Lozoya valley. Tourist office is at Avda del El Paular, Rascafria.
Go Car Tours
GPS guided tours around Madrid 
AcrossMadrid
Walking tours of the Spanish Civil War, the Prado, Sorolla, Archaeological Museum. plus specific tours designed for children.
Walks of Madrid
A walking tour to explore Old Madrid at night. Visit undiscovered restaurants, indulge in gourmet food and wine, and meet like-minded people.
Real Madrid Football Club
Daily tours of the world famous Santiago Bernabeu stadium home of Real Madrid and its football museum. 10:30-18:30. Paseo de la Castellana 144, Madrid.
Madrid Vision Bus Tour
Three different routes, historic, modern and monumental Madrid on a double decker bus with open top and tourist guide and headphones. Tickets can be purchased on the bus.

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