Parque Nacional de la Sierra de Guadarrama, Rascafria

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  • Worth a go with also with children. It is an easy road and less than 3 km to arrive. The environment is beautiful
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  • An easy drive from Segovia gets you into the Sierra Guadarrama national park. There is also a train from Madrid to Los Cotos. There is a mountain info centre at Los Cotos and 5/6 walks start from here...  more »
  • This excursion is without a doubt an of the most beautiful that can be made in the community of Madrid. If it becomes whole as 4 or 5 hours of walking and not especially hard. There are alternatives for people who walk less and reach the mirador, approaching the laguna grande (a couple of hours). In any case much eye if it is done in winter, things change and a lot and you have to be well equipped. The best time to do it calmly and with children is between April to June and from September to November.
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  • It's a beautiful place for an easy hike. Once you reach the summit of Peñalara keep going as there is an interesting pass with large boulders that makes it fun for newbies. It's a protected area so don't strand away from the path and please don't litter. There are several fountains which come from the river going down the mountain, you can use them for drinking but still try to bring plenty of water. Additionally it's better to rent a car as the bus service is highly unreliable, we were stranded for 5 hours and it's not the first time.
  • Beautiful park near Madrid. With a large fauna diversity.
  • A beautiful place to go hiking! Beware, in the winter months the place is covered in snow!
  • Just half an hour away from Madrid, you can be above 2k :)
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