We will meet outside of the park and we will have a small introduction about Madrid and the surrounding area of the Park. Now we are inside the Park! Next step! Breathe pure air while you learn the history and some funny stories. Take the opportunity to discover the Retiro Park and understand the people of Spain better. Retiro is a park full of history that originally was a private garden for royalty and now has become the lung of the citizens of Madrid. Together we will cover all park and I will provide you with stories that will make you understand Madrid better. Once the army camp of Napoleon, and private gardens of the royals now this park is the most popular destination of the city. We will walk all the park around and we will talk about the gardens and the garden styles, legends of the park, influences and the most iconic constructions and buildings. A visit to Madrid is never completed without visiting Retiro Park. By walking inside this park you will have the opportunity to hear about legends, colonialism, Napoleon, Kings and Queens, and Lucifer!
I'm a travel professional specialized in Madrid for the last 7 years. I am providing this experience the last year. I have 3 university degrees related to tourism and management and my first degree is in social anthropology. I am working in the tourism field in Spain and I am writing in my personal blog about tourism theories. My social media are dedicated to showing the beauty of Spain. For me travelling and tourism was my lifestyle choice and Madrid the city that I fell in love with. Come with me to explore the city with a true admirer of her!
We will meet at the historic area of Passeo del Prado in front of the Ministry of Agriculture very close to the Atocha station. Inside the park, we will examine: 4 different styles of gardens. 2 different style of artificial lakes. A glass structure that has a tween brother in London. A museum of the outside. The old zoo in Madrid. The most iconic statues. A terrorist attack memorial
This is an experience that will provide you with all the necessary information you need about the city in the most secure environment possible. There are not going to be cars or many people, so you can focus 100% into your experience. Ideal for people who enjoy walking, history, legends and parks.