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Summer in the city: Top ways to spend the summer in Madrid

Madrid simply has it all. It is a city that offers tranquility for those looking to relax as well as multiple activities for those who want adrenaline and fun. Spending a summer in the Spanish capital ensures unique experiences. If you are thinking of buying a house in Madrid, you will not regret your decision: there is always something to do to have a wonderful time here. We have listed below some of the attractions that can be enjoyed by couples, families, or friends. 

Madrid - Verano en la ciudad: Los mejores planes para pasar el verano en Madrid

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  • Aquopolis Villanueva de la Cañada: This fabulous park offers activities that are ideal for those who are looking for fun, water and adrenaline. Attractions like wavesurfer, boomerang or turbulence water slides will put your courage to test and allow you to have the most fun.
  •  DIMAD, a universe for lovers of design: this association of designers from Madrid has a large variety of exhibitions and events that are very attractive for those interested in this field.
  • Swimming pool on a hotel's rooftop: it is never a bad idea to take a break from the heat by enjoying a dip in a pool on a nice hotel's rooftop. This is a fresh, relaxing, and extremely pleasant way to combat high temperatures.
Madrid - Verano en la ciudad: Los mejores planes para pasar el verano en Madrid

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  • Paloma Festival: in the district of La Latina, it is possible to enjoy the Paloma Festival. Bordering the old hill in Campillo de las Vistillas, it is a spectacle surrounded by the Manzanares River valley. Its proximity to the Vistillas Gardens makes it a unique event for nature lovers.
  • Terraces and ice cream parlours: the food in Madrid, without a doubt, is one of its biggest strengths. Madrid's quality cuisine is recognised in Spain and Europe. The ice cream and the possibility of enjoying drinks and exquisite dishes on the terraces are no exception. This is almost a must-do when spending a summer in this magnificent city.
  • Short breaks less than an hour from Madrid: less than an hour from the city, it is possible to visit Toledo, a true dream for history lovers. Here the medieval world with its fortifications, its alcázar and its museums are a real delight for the visitor. The most romantic also have their destination in the town of Segovia. Its imposing aqueduct is one of the most photographed monuments in Spain, ensuring great postcards for fans of photography. Finally, those who love literature can visit Alcala de Henares, the town of Miguel de Cervantes. The author of the book Don Quixote lived here most of his life and it is possible to pay a visit to this town.

If you are thinking of buying a house in Madrid, you will realise that the number of activities you can take part in to have a good time make this city attractive, interesting, and full of life. Nature, sport, history and literature come together in the Spanish capital to constitute one of the most recognised and beloved cities at international level.

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