Amusement Parks and Zoos

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What can you do in Madrid? It would be quicker to say what you can’t do .... as in this city, you can explore the universe, see all kinds of animal species in real life, and learn to ski, enjoy nature in its purest state or let off adrenalin at unique attractions.  These are just some of the options that are on offer at leisure centres around Madrid. Don’t miss them!

The Casa de Campo welcomes you to the most complete recreation centre in Spain, with 48 attractions to suit all tastes and ages.

The fauna of the five continents at the reach of the visitor in the Casa de Campo.

Much more than a zoo, the park has four different ecosystems and around 4,000 animals.

In San Martín de la Vega, just 20 km from Madrid city centre, you'll find this fabulous theme park.

Exhibitions, workshops, projections and activities like star-gazing invite us on a journey to unravel the mysteries of the cosmos.

The puppet theatre offers fantastic shows for children almost every Saturday and Sunday. 

A shopping and leisure centre named after its Olympic-size ice rink.

Enjoy Europe's biggest water park, with 14 attractions in a beautiful setting near the Navacerrada mountain range.

Embark on a fascinating journey through the history of Spain in a unique theme park in Toledo.

Ski all year round on Spain's only indoor snow slope, located in Arroyomolinos, in the Intu Xanadú shopping centre, just twenty-three kilometres from the centre of the capital.

Enjoy the experience of flying in the first and only wind tunnel in Madrid.

Fashion, leisure and catering at the largest outlet shopping centre in Spain

An adventure park set high in Navacerrada's trees with lots of different circuits and levels.

Spend an unforgettable day in the treetops in Guadarrama, only a 20-minute drive from Madrid.

This adventure park in Sierra Oeste is a special place for a family day out, delivering sensational experiences in Madrid.

Spain’s largest treetop adventure park is also amongst the largest in Europe.

Enjoy the latest releases and classic films at the largest drive-in cinema in Europe.

Circuit located in the north of Madrid, which hosted the Spanish Formula 1 and motorcycle Grand Prix for years.

A place for leisure and entertainment at Chamartín Station, including a huge roller rink.

As well as two 18 and 9-hole golf courses, this golf club has tennis and padel courts, a pool and a famous riding track.

Madrid Fly is the largest wind tunnel in Europe, the first in the Community of Madrid and the only one in the world that is fully adapted. In addition, there are also two escape rooms, including one for children.

A city with over 30 thematic spaces, where children learn the value of work through play. Reopening 15 october

Enjoy numerous experiences with friends and family at this Virtual Reality theme park in Arganda del Rey.

Discover Europe’s biggest interactive aquariums in a shopping mall, in Arroyomolinos.

Enjoy this huge park in Torrejón de Ardoz, which features replicas of various European monuments.

  • If you like a challenge, then get ready to battle your way out of one of Madrid's locked rooms in less than an hour!  

    Escape Rooms
  • Fox in a Box (Cuesta de Santo Domingo)


Museum standing on the spot where, according to tradition, the lovable mouse Ratoncito Pérez lived with his family.

At Madrid’s Wax Museum you can see people of all types from every historical period.

  • Madrid has lots of activities for children. Check out our suggestions to make the most of your great family holiday.

    Madrid for Kids
  • Viajar con niños es asequible
  • Escape the summer heat with a refreshing splash in one of Madrid’s public or private pools.

    Madrid’s Outdoor Pools
  • Places designed for all the family to visit for kids to enjoy themselves and adults to relax.  

    Fun for all the family
  • A gusto de toda la familia - Alayuela
  • Check out a host of ideas for enjoying a family day away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

    Family days out near Madrid
  • Con niños... en otoño e invierno
  • Find out why Spaniards tend to eat later than the rest of the continent, when it's traditional to munch on a "saint's bones" and where you take in a flamenco show with a drink or a meal

    Eating in Madrid (PDF)
  • Guide Eating in Madrid
  • A selection of one-of-a-kind moments and experiences that you can only enjoy in Madrid. Come and share them with us!

    Things you can only do in Madrid
  • Solamente en Madrid
  • Visit the city’s most important museums as a family, the most entertaining way of bringing art to children.  

    Children’s Activities in Museums
  • Actividades para niños en Museos
  • Check out online or download our monthly bilingual magazine, packed with events, useful information and a map of Madrid and its metro.

  • Revista esMADRIDmagazine octubre 2021
  • Families can have guaranteed fun in Madrid at any time of the year. See the extensive agenda of events for kids.

    Annual children’s events in Madrid
  • Citas infantiles anuales en Madrid
  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place in Madrid and start planning your next visit!

    Madrid Events Calendar: 2021-2022
  • #InGoya
  • A short but fascinating introduction to the city’s main museums which boast an important cultural heritage encompassing most European styles

    Art in Madrid Guide (PDF)
  • Art in Madrid Guide
  • If you want to learn to cook like Madrid's top chefs, sign up for a cooking course while you're in town.

    Cooking Schools
  • Restaurantes para ir a comer con niños


An observation deck at 92 metres.

Our online store (in Spanish) sells artisan souvenirs.

Guided tours for all ages (in Spanish).