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 landscaped zones that represent the Christian, Jewish and Muslim cultures. Apart from the rich variety of flora, the park is most famous for its state-of-the-art multimedia show held next to the Fountain of Cybernetics with about 9,000 places for spectators. The Park also has a lot of space for jogging, cycling and sunbathing. There is free bike hire, a kite flying zone, a tourist train ride and lots more.
Av. de Logroño, 36, 28042 Madrid
This park can be very cold in winter as it’s very exposed, and very hot in summer as there is little shade. The rest of the year it’s great and the kids loved it especially the 2 large wooden ships to play on. You can also hire bikes for free. (Joy Mackie)