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It seems that, little by little, we are noticing the arrival of warmer and more pleasant temperatures in the capital. Spring begins to greet us very timidly and practicing outdoor sports becomes a great plan. Allergies aside, going outdoors for sports has added advantages. It is proven that combining sport with nature has benefits for our physical health, our well-being and mental health.  In today’s post we are going to show you the best places to practice outdoor sports in Madrid. A cheaper, flexible, comfortable and accessible option for everyone and, above all, with more advantages and benefits. Stay with us and discover where to practice outdoor sports in Madrid!  

Retiro Park  


The Retiro Park is undoubtedly the most famous park in Madrid. This park has 125 hectares in which are distributed different areas to practice different sports.   

One of the most popular sports in the Retiro is running. The park has different types of terrain: grass, dirt, asphalt … interspersed with stairs, flat terrain and more inclined terrain. Undoubtedly, an ideal place to carry out any type of running training.  

But in addition to running, the Retiro is also a perfect place for cyclists. The park has a bike path and various trails where bicycles can also circulate.  

Finally, thanks to the park’s facilities, you can also train your body in the calisthenics park located on Paseo de Fernán Núñez.  

Dehesa de la Villa  

Dehesa de la Villa is a park located in the northwest of the capital. The distinctive feature of this park is its forest character. It is a space with numerous natural and animal species that will make you connect directly with nature. In addition, it is another perfect place to practice running in Madrid thanks to its circuit with slopes. 

Madrid Río Park 

Madrid Río Park has more than 10 kilometers located along the banks of the Manzanares River. It is a perfect place for walking, running and cycling. It also has sports facilities for all ages: paddle tennis and tennis courts, BMX circuit, climbing wall, skatepark, soccer and basketball courts, etc.

Casa de Campo

Casa de Campo is the largest natural space in Madrid. Like all the previous parks, it is also a perfect place to practice running. Thanks to its forest character, its paths, trails and uneven terrain, it is a perfect option to train in different circuits. But the jewel of Casa de Campo is its lake. In it you can practice swimming, canoeing or triathlon 

Don’t waste another second and take advantage of every opportunity that Madrid offers you to practice outdoor sports!  

Remember that in People Global Relocation we help you to solve all the doubts you may have during your stay in Spain and we help you to make your experience away from home exceptional and safe. 

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