Madrid

Madrid, a world city and the capital of Spain, is one of the main financial centres of Southern Europe. Modern buildings stand side by side with neo-classical constructions. Running in Madrid means admiring both its business districts and its ancient squares.

Very close to the geographical centre of the Iberian Peninsula, Madrid lies on the Meseta plateau, between 600 and 700 m above sea level. This makes Madrid the second highest European capital, after Andorra la Vella. The city is in constant motion, with a chaotic atmosphere all its own. However, there are some pleasant green spaces where you can recharge your batteries. One of the best places to run in Madrid is Retiro Park. Some of our routes will take you on a tour of the park and show you the many monuments that surround it. One of them is the Atocha train station, the oldest in Spain, which houses a tropical garden!In the heart of the city, you will also discover the Temple of Debod, an authentic Egyptian temple dismantled and then rebuilt in Madrid. Or the Puerta del Sol, which is the ground zero of the roads leading out of the capital. By running or walking, we will take you to the foot of the Metropolis building, built at the beginning of the 20th century in a French Beaux-Arts style. Its round tower is covered with thousands of gold sheets !

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Head into the heart of Madrid Río, a vast green space on the banks of the River Manzanares, and take a deep breath. Then, take a few moments to admire the beautiful contrast between the Baroque Puente de Toldeo and the modern Puente de Arganzuela.

Parque Madrid Río

Head into the heart of Madrid Río, a vast green space on the banks of the River Manzanares, and take a deep breath. Then, take a few moments to admire the beautiful contrast between the Baroque Puente de Toldeo and the modern Puente de Arganzuela.

Discover the neighbourhood of Chamberí, between the park and the town, passing through the Cuartel del Conde Duque, with a quick detour through the Parque del Oeste and the Temple of Debod.

Parque del Oeste #2

Discover the neighbourhood of Chamberí, between the park and the town, passing through the Cuartel del Conde Duque, with a quick detour through the Parque del Oeste and the Temple of Debod.

Gaze upon the Puerta de Toledo, take a snack break in the bustling lane of Cava Baja, marvel at the Royal Basilica of San Francisco and cross the unmissable Plaza Mayor. In short, you will simply not know where to look!

La Latina #2

Gaze upon the Puerta de Toledo, take a snack break in the bustling lane of Cava Baja, marvel at the Royal Basilica of San Francisco and cross the unmissable Plaza Mayor. In short, you will simply not know where to look!

Enjoy a route through the heart of Madrid to discover some of its most iconic monuments: Puerta del Sol, Banco de España, Metrópolis, Teatro Real...

Centro #1

Enjoy a route through the heart of Madrid to discover some of its most iconic monuments: Puerta del Sol, Banco de España, Metrópolis, Teatro Real...

Set out on an adventure through the charming district of Chamberí, the former residential area for Madrid's aristocracy.

Chamberí #1

Set out on an adventure through the charming district of Chamberí, the former residential area for Madrid's aristocracy.

Chueca is the home of the Palacio de Longoria, the Museum of Romanticism, the Gran Vía, and much more. In short, this is an area just waiting to be discovered...

Chueca

Chueca is the home of the Palacio de Longoria, the Museum of Romanticism, the Gran Vía, and much more. In short, this is an area just waiting to be discovered...

This route stretches from the Retiro Park to the Royal Palace, and will give you the opportunity to admire some of Madrid’s very best landmarks! The Madrid Atocha Railway Station, the Plaza Mayor and the Puerta del Sol are just a few of the many interesting sites to see.

The Spanish Capital

This route stretches from the Retiro Park to the Royal Palace, and will give you the opportunity to admire some of Madrid’s very best landmarks! The Madrid Atocha Railway Station, the Plaza Mayor and the Puerta del Sol are just a few of the many interesting sites to see.

If you feel like a jog, there's nothing like a running tour of Madrid's favourite park!

First run in Madrid

If you feel like a jog, there's nothing like a running tour of Madrid's favourite park!

Ready for a long run through the biggest park in Madrid? This is the perfect route for seasoned runners!

Casa de Campo

Ready for a long run through the biggest park in Madrid? This is the perfect route for seasoned runners!

Let's go on a short run through the popular traditional district of Lavapiés. Here, you will truly feel like a citizen of Madrid!

Lavapiés #1

Let's go on a short run through the popular traditional district of Lavapiés. Here, you will truly feel like a citizen of Madrid!

From the Paseo del Prado to the Almudena Cathedral, it's time to visit the centre of Madrid. You will come across the Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Saint Michael's Basilica and the Casa de Cervantes.

Centro #2

From the Paseo del Prado to the Almudena Cathedral, it's time to visit the centre of Madrid. You will come across the Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Saint Michael's Basilica and the Casa de Cervantes.

From Chamberí to Salamanca, it's time to venture off the beaten track. You will learn a little more about the Museo Geominero and the Sorolla Museum.

Chamberí #2

From Chamberí to Salamanca, it's time to venture off the beaten track. You will learn a little more about the Museo Geominero and the Sorolla Museum.

Discover Madrid with a tour of the Spanish monarchy's most historic monuments... On a route fit for a king or a queen, you will certainly feel like royalty!

Madrid, a royal capital

Discover Madrid with a tour of the Spanish monarchy's most historic monuments... On a route fit for a king or a queen, you will certainly feel like royalty!

Explore the city of Madrid and its very best attractions: the Plaza de España, the Temple of Debod, the Gran Vía, the Teatro Royal, the Plaza de Oriente, the Crystal Palace and more! Tempted? Let's go!

Madrid Essentials

Explore the city of Madrid and its very best attractions: the Plaza de España, the Temple of Debod, the Gran Vía, the Teatro Royal, the Plaza de Oriente, the Crystal Palace and more! Tempted? Let's go!

Follow the winding paths of this beautiful English garden, for the most pleasant of runs!

Parque del Oeste #1

Follow the winding paths of this beautiful English garden, for the most pleasant of runs!

Do you feel like discovering La Latina, one of the oldest and most authentic neighbourhoods in Madrid? This route was made for you!

La Latina #1

Do you feel like discovering La Latina, one of the oldest and most authentic neighbourhoods in Madrid? This route was made for you!

From the bustling streets of Lavapiés, to the surroundings of the magnificent Madrid Atocha Train Station, let us guide you to the city's Eastern districts. Just follow our lead!

Lavapiés #2

From the bustling streets of Lavapiés, to the surroundings of the magnificent Madrid Atocha Train Station, let us guide you to the city's Eastern districts. Just follow our lead!

A run through Madrid's old town, how does that sound? Just launch the route and follow the guide!

Centro #3

A run through Madrid's old town, how does that sound? Just launch the route and follow the guide!

With colourful buildings, beautiful little squares and a festive atmosphere, you will be truly enchanted by Malasaña. Take a tour of the area to learn about the Gran Vía, the Plaza de España, and the Church of Saint Anthony of the Germans.

Malasaña

With colourful buildings, beautiful little squares and a festive atmosphere, you will be truly enchanted by Malasaña. Take a tour of the area to learn about the Gran Vía, the Plaza de España, and the Church of Saint Anthony of the Germans.

Weave your way through the rose garden as you discover this royal wonderland. Along your way, the city's most ionic landmarks will pop up one after another, so look out for the Prado Museum and the Crystal Palace! Mind you don't lose track of time though, the park shuts at night!

Discovering El Retiro

Weave your way through the rose garden as you discover this royal wonderland. Along your way, the city's most ionic landmarks will pop up one after another, so look out for the Prado Museum and the Crystal Palace! Mind you don't lose track of time though, the park shuts at night!