Days Out: Trips & Tours
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.