Madrid Running Tour Through Historical Highlights
Duration: 2 hours Easy
Why we love this tour
Stretch your legs and expand your knowledge with this fun running adventure through Madrid.
- Visit the stunning gardens of the Royal Palace and El Retino Park
- Jog along the Manzanares river
- Explore the historic neighborhood of La Latina
- Run with a knowledgeable local guide
- Many languages to choose from
- Move at a comfortable running pace
Get your sneakers on and discover a booming city while throwing in a little exercise. This tour is perfect for new visitors looking to explore it all.
We meet at a convenient metro station at 11:00 a.m. (or at a time best for you), where our local guide gives you a map of our planned itinerary. Then it’s time to put your legs to work! During our pleasant, 8-10 km (5-6 mile) run, we move at about six minutes/km to make sure there’s plenty of time to appreciate the views. After all, we are in one of the most dynamic destinations in the world. Once the capital of a great empire, Madrid is as impressive as its history.
In the El Retiro Park, we discover a unique mixture of monuments and gardens, with 15,000 trees – including the oldest tree in Madrid, standing proudly for 400 years. We visit the Glass Palace, a pavilion from the 19th century made for housing exotic flora and a fascinating example of cast-iron architecture.
During our two-hour run, we move alongside the Riviera of the Manzanares river, through the central “Gate of the Sun” (the Puerta del Sol square), the historic La Latina neighborhood, and much more. Around the occasional corner, we find paths to the most charming secrets tourists rarely get to see. Your guide makes sure you see the best of ‘his’ city.
Experience a one-of-a-kind workout while seeing all Madrid has to offer, and take home photos of the day you sprinted through a storybook of Spanish history.
Need to know before you go
Minimum number per group is 1, maximum is 15. For a smaller or larger group, please contact us.
The minimum age for this tour is 8.
To join this tour, we recommend you are able to run at least 5 km without much effort.
To book a private, personalized tour (choose your own time, pace, destinations etc.), please contact us.
What to bring: Your running shoes and outfit, water/drink, and anything else you prefer during your runs.
We offer this tour in English, Spanish, and Dutch. With at least a week's notice, we also offer German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, and Russian.
Your booking will become valid after we receive your payment and send you a confirmation voucher.
You can cancel up to 48 hours in advance with 100% reimbursement. There is no reimbursement for later cancellations.
In case of cancellation from our side due to bad weather, we will return your payment in full.
Callao Metro Station
28013 Madrid, Spain
Provided byMadrid Outdoor Sports
Reviews for this tour
20 Oct 2018
We had a lovely tour. Our guide was knowledgeable about Madrid and we saw some interesting places. He also gave us tips on other places to visit on our stay. We went places we wouldn’t have seen so would definitely recommend.
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