Take a walk through one of the largest rosaries that's annually updated with new types of flowers.
The southern part of the West Park (Parque del Oeste) in Madrid is the most fragrant, there is a huge rosary named after Ramon Ortiz.
Annually, the rosary is replenished with new types of flowers, which are evaluated at the International Competition. You can freely come here during the competition and take a walk through the vast territory of the park.
How to do?
1. Find out when the rose garden needs to be replenished with new types of flowers for the contest (usually in May). Come early, when the aroma of roses is particularly palpable.
2. Go to the hanging road in the West Park, which will take you to the rose garden (€5 one way ticket).
Where to do?
Parque del Oeste
In Oeste Park, in front of the Plaza of Spain, you can ride a cable car, stroll among the roses and see the Egyptian temple that was built 4 centuries ago.10
Location: Paseo de Moret, 2
Open hours: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Phone: +34 91 5489512
When to do?
Annualy in May
€5 for the hanging road.
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