Madrid

MUNCYT (Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología) - formally known as CosmoCaixa - is always a sure hit with the kids, its a science museum, and almost 100% interactive. It is located on the outskirts of the northerly suburb of Alcobendas, just a short bus trip from Plaza Castilla. Here activity...

This well-equipped summer favourite is among the biggest pool leisure centres in all Europe. Among its main attractions are its wave pools and huge water slides. The water mazes, hanging bridges, waterfalls, rapids and boats round out the water activities. There are also playgrounds, picnic areas, mini-golf and cafes. Open...

The needs of the family are very well considered in this restaurant. Alongside the adult menu there is a special children's menu. But more to the point, this restaurant also has a children's play area (2 to 12 years) with monitors. All the kids menus includes the first hour of play...

The Buen Retiro Park is one of the largest parks of the city of Madrid. The park belonged to the Spanish Monarchy until the late 19th century, when it became a public park. Madrid's principal public park is situated in the city centre. Besides the boating lake, the Rose Garden and...

Juan Carlos I Park is the main municipal park in Madrid. The park was named after King Juan Carlos I. It's a huge park with many activities for kids. One of the attractions of the park is the Garden of Three Cultures (Jardin de las Tres Culturas), which contains three...

Almudena Cros is the founder and director of Across Madrid, a top-quality walking tour company based in Madrid.  Almudena holds a BA, MA and PhD in Art History from Warwick University and offers history, culture, food and art- based walks in Madrid (including the Prado Museum, Archaeological Museum, Sorolla, Madrid...