Madrid boasts abundant natural spaces of great variety of landscape, from the Sierra de Madrid, mountainous and full of beautiful places where you can practice sports of snow and mountain, to the area of the plain of Aranjuez or manchego landscape in the surroundings of Alcalá de Henares.
Golf, sailing, windsurfing, horseback riding, hot air ballooning, hiking, are some of the possibilities that are offered. Locals also like to care for its numerous parks and urban gardens, some of them well-deserved historical fame as the gardens of the Royal site of Aranjuez, the Retiro Park in Madrid or the Casa de Campo. Others are of recent creation, such as Parque Juan Carlos I and the Tierno Galván Park. All of them, distributed by different urban areas, create green spaces of great beauty.