When you ask people to describe to Madrid in a few words, they almost never use the term nature. Maybe words such as traffic, capital and culture are much more common. The majority of the people is unknown that Madrid is also nature. On the outskirts, as in the very centre of the city there are plenty of green areas and large natural spaces. It is the case of Park del Retiro and Casa de Campo or places such as the Lakes of the South, the Natural Park of the Summit or the National Park of the Sierra de Guadarrama or Hayedo de Montejo. Madrid is much more than culture, tourism and nightlife. Mountain sports and nature lovers can practice trekking, climbing, agritourism, paintball, cycling, horse riding, canoeing, etc. One of the greatest wonders of the capital is the Natural Summit, circus and Penalara Park.
Penarla Summit is the highest Summit of the Sierra de Guadarrama with 2,430 metres above sea level. This whole area is full of fantastic glacial lagoons like Laguna Grande or Pepe Hernando and summits, such as the two sisters. One of the natural treasures Madrid par excellence is the Hayedo de Montejo. Beech is a huge 250-hectare forest formed by you and located on the Sierra of Ayon. Declared Natural site of national interest in 1974, has trees with more than 250 years. Among the most common fauna species such as foxes, wild boar, the Wildcat, otter, the Dipper, etc.
But does not lack that you leave on the outskirts of the capital to find green spaces in the same city there are huge parks, such as the Casa de Campo, the largest public park in the municipality with an area of 1.722 hectares. Among other things, you can go jogging, there is a huge Lake, picnic areas etc. This is considered the main lung of Madrid, along with the Buen Retiro Park. Among its flora there are trees such as poplars, pines, Oaks, bananas, chestnut, willows, ash trees and species of aromatic plants. As you can see, Madrid and nature are synonymous see its part more green. Rent the best apartments in Madrid and enjoy the fusion with nature.