Close to the capital, Alcobendas awaits; a little-known destination where you can enjoy a holiday full of sport and tradition.
If you’re passionate about exercise and looking for a holiday with physical activities, then Alcobendas is your destination. Choose one of our cheap trips to Alcobendas and discover the secrets of this sporting city north of the Spanish capital.
Alcobendas is ideally located just 9 miles from Madrid and 6 miles from Barajas airport, making the municipality easily accessible as a tourist destination to enjoy your holidays.
Take advantage of your holiday in Alcobendas to get in shape at the Ciudad Deportiva Valdelasfuentes, sporting facilities where, as well as toning up, you can take a dip in a wave pool right in the centre of town, join in a competition at the velodrome or strap on your skates and hit the skating rink. And after a day of working out, relax at the José Caballero Municipal Sports Centre. There you’ll find a sauna and steam baths open to everyone. Take a break after all that activity.
As well as sports, holiday deals to Alcobendas will show you the history and traditions of the centre of the peninsula. Sign up for activities with some of the associations responsible for disseminating the historical culture of Madrid. Immerse yourself in the Spanish spirit and discover popular dances and local fiestas. Another of this destination’s great strengths is the cuisine, rich in products typical of the centre of the Iberian Peninsula. Enjoy hearty dishes such as cocido stew, mollejas sweetbreads and typical Madrid callos tripe. Heaven on Earth for a gourmand.
The continental Mediterranean climate is characterised by great variations in temperatures depending on the season. The best time to visit Alcobendas is in spring, the perfect season to explore the interesting Bonsai Museum and take in the serene beauty of its Japanese Gardens.
Book your flight + hotel in Alcobendas to explore this little-known destination near the capital with a wide range of options to make the most of your downtime.