Weekend Madrid

We invite you to spend a wonderful weekend in Madrid. You will see one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Madrid, the capital of Spain, is rightfully considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe: rich collections of metropolitan museums, ancient cathedrals and palaces, squares and fountains, the boiling of life on Gran Vía and the tranquil charm of fashionable residential quarters. An inexhaustible list of entertainment awaits you: trendy discos, flamenco shows, taverns and cozy bars, educational excursions around Madrid. You just have to book your weekend in Madrid!

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Weekend Madrid

We invite you to spend a wonderful weekend in Madrid. You will see one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Madrid, the capital of Spain, is rightfully considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe: rich collections of metropolitan museums, ancient cathedrals and palaces, squares and fountains, the boiling of life on Gran Vía and the tranquil charm of fashionable residential quarters. An inexhaustible list of entertainment awaits you: trendy discos, flamenco shows, taverns and cozy bars, educational excursions around Madrid. You just have to book your weekend in Madrid!

Spain: flora and fauna

In this country, there are almost 8 thousand different species of plants(and this is without taking into account the flora of the Canary Islands). Most types of vegetation are endemic(growing exclusively in this area). Once Spain was buried in dense forests, but now only a small part of them remains, concentrated in the northern part of the country.

In those provinces of Spain in which there is enough moisture, mainly broad-leaved forests grow: oaks, beeches, ash trees, elms, poplars, chestnuts and lindens. Slightly higher, in the mountains, there are evergreen tree species: spruce, pine and evergreen oak species. And very high in the mountains, the forests smoothly turn into picturesque alpine meadows, the beauty of which you will have the opportunity to see by purchasing tickets to Spain.

In the Galician mountain range, as well as on the North Atlantic slopes of the Cantabrian mountains, there is the richest flora in Spain. These areas are called "green Spain". At the foot of the mountains, in the valley of the Ebro River, evergreen grasses and shrubs grow, however, there are also plants characteristic of semi-deserts, among which the most are salt marshes and wormwood. The arid part of the country is dominated by semi-shrubs(tomillars), Mediterranean vegetation, and evergreen shrubs.

Spain is distinguished by a huge variety of fauna. In the northern part of the country, there are many roe deer, deer and wild boars. Red deer live in the mountainous areas(sport hunting is allowed on them) and the Pyrenean ibex. Brown bears are sometimes found in the León Mountains and in the Cantabrian Mountains. At the mouth of the Guadalquivir River, a small number of lynxes, wolves and foxes have survived.

In terms of the number of bird species living here, Spain is confidently leading among all European countries. In the summer season, you can meet as many as 25 breeds of birds of prey(eagles, hawks, falcons, griffins). By the way, the most numerous colony of black hawks lives on the Tagus River, on the Torrejón reservoir(which can be quickly reached if you book a car rental in Spain). The best time to watch birds is at the very beginning of spring or at the end of autumn. Many rare bird species only hibernate in Spain. There are also a lot of waterfowl(ducks, flamingos, geese, white storks and herons) in the country.

Also, in Spain, there are many species of reptiles(snakes, lizards, chameleons), there are also scorpions, tarantulas. There are many fish(sardine, cod, anchovies, herring, tuna, salmon, etc.) in the reservoirs.

Activities

Those who love racing should visit the Carlos Sainz Center. His tracks are famous throughout Europe. Sharp bends for professionals and easier tracks for beginners - all of this is available to visitors. It is best to pre-order and redeem your session 40 minutes in advance. Only those who are already 15 years old can ride. At the same time, riders under 18 years old are allowed only accompanied by adults. No more than 15 pilots can be on the track at the same time. By the way, the sessions are designed in such a way that children and adults do not ride together. In addition, seminars, business meetings and conferences can be held here - specially equipped halls and restaurants can accommodate over 500 visitors.

If you love winter, skiing and snowboarding, head to the Madrid Snow Zone located in the Xanadú shopping center. Mostly experienced athletes ride the main track. Its length is 250 meters, and the angle of inclination is 25. For those who are not very confident in skiing(or snowboarding), there are instructors who conduct group or individual lessons. You can climb to the top of the track by cable car. Madrid Snow Zone services are very careful about safety, and react to any emergency situation with lightning speed. Parking is free here, and all the necessary equipment can be obtained from the rental office.

Ventura Amazonia are theme parks that are located throughout the country. One of them is located in Madrid. It has developed entertainment programs for visitors of all ages. Ideal for adrenaline lovers. Visitors are invited to climb the tops of tall trees, overcome the abyss along the cable bridge, and make dizzying descents. The park is located outside the city, the beautiful landscape serves as an excellent backdrop for outdoor activities.

Aerodifusión Club offers to fly over Madrid in a hot air balloon. The company has been engaged in this kind of service for three decades, so there is no need to worry about security. In order to book a flight, you will have to take a ride out of town(about 27km). Therefore, you can enjoy the views not only from a height of several thousand meters, but also in the immediate vicinity.

When is the best time to visit Madrid

The climate throughout Spain is warm and this also applies to the capital Madrid. The warmest months of the year are July and August, when temperatures often exceed 30°C. During the two months, the rainfall in the capital is the least, which means that the climate in Madrid at this time of year is extremely dry. The coldest months are December and January. The best time to visit Madrid is in April-June, September and October. Then the temperatures vary around 24°C and you will avoid the great heat in the city.