Coslada is a lively town full of possibilities and leisure options thanks to its location near Madrid.
Located in the Henares valley, near the River Jarama and partially within the Parque Regional del Sureste Nature Park, this town strikes the perfect balance between country and city. Book a cheap trip to Coslada and see how the town acts as the ideal base camp for a larger trip around the centre of the Iberian Peninsula.
If you’re planning on taking a stroll through the centre, known as El Casco, you’ll soon come across the town’s main attraction, Plaza Mayor, a square inspired by the unmistakable style of other similar sites, such as the square of the same name in Madrid.
Check our trips to Coslada. If you’d rather connect with nature in the nearby parks, you’ll find many attractions such as El Parque del Humedal, a park of wetlands that is ideal to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and relax among the local plant life. It’s also a good idea to discover the flora and fauna of El Parque Regional del Sureste, a fertile park with natural wonders such as the hills of La Marañosa. If you keep your eyes peeled, you might even spot some native animals, such as weasels, hedgehogs, wild boar, hares, badgers, foxes and raccoons.
The greatest attraction of Coslada, though, is its proximity to the capital city, Madrid. Be sure to include a trip to Madrid in your package deal to Coslada, as one of the lines of the city’s metro reach all the way to this town, meaning it couldn't be easier to reach the centre and discover all its treasures. The Almudena cathedral, the Puerta de Alcalá gate, the Cibeles fountain and the Spanish Royal Palace. Of course, you won't want to miss some of the country's most renowned museums, the Reina Sofia Museum and the Prado Museum, containing important works of Spanish art such as Las Meninas by Velázquez, but also international works such as The Three Graces, by Rubens.
Come discover Coslada and take advantage of its strategic position to go on a journey around the centre of Spain.