Madrid Río & Downtown

Madrid Río & Downtown

 

Start Point: C/ Escalinata 10, Metro Ópera

 

PRICE – 35,00€  |  DURATION – 90 min.

 

The tour will begin at our headquarters in Calle Escalinata, 10. After a brief explanation about the Royal Palace and the Cathedral of La Almudena, we will descend through the Cuesta de la Vega towards “Madrid Río”, a large linear park that will allow us to discover, Among many other things, the three historical bridges of the Manzanares: Puente del Rey (1816), Puente de Segovia (1564) and finally the Puente de Toledo (1732).

 

 

After the Toledo Bridge, we will enter the Arganzuela Park, to visit the footbridge of the same name built in 2008 by the French architect Dominique Perrault. We will visit the beach area and then the Matadero de Madrid, a large cultural center made up of 10 pavilions, today transformed into a cinema, theater, showrooms and restaurants.

 

Before finishing, and on the way back to Plaza de la Opera, we will visit the unique iron structure of the Andorra Bridge, the Hermitage of the Virgen del Puerto (rebuilt after the civil war); the Puerta de San Vicente (also reconstruction after the bombing of the war) and the Campo del Moro Gardens, from where we can enjoy the best view of the Royal Palace.

 

Aspects to consider for the use of segway:

  • Minimum age: 10 years.
  • Maximum authorized weight: 120 kgs.
  • Use of helmet and reflective vest required.

 

 

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