I learned about this park, which contains replicas of 18 of Europe’s most iconic monuments, from my first and second grade students who visited on a field trip. They raved about it so much I knew I had to visit.
I mean seriously, how cool is it that you can travel all around Europe in just more than an hour?
Parque Europa: Madrid Hidden Places
Yes, it’s a bit kitchy, but I did spend many years working at Walt Disney World after all, so a place like this is right up my alley. The best part – this park is free.
Here’s a look at some of my favorite monuments in the park that will give you inspiration to not only visit Parque Europa, but Europe in general.
Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy
Dutch Windmills, Holland
Greek Theater, Greece
Viking Ship, Norway
Manneken Pis, Brussels, Belgium
Atomium, Brussels, Belgium
London Bridge, London, England
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany
The Flower Clock, Geneva, Switzerland
Statue of David, Florence, Italy
Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
How to Get to Parque Europa
Parque Europa is located in the subbuub of Torrejón de Ardoz. To get there from Madrid take Cercanías train line C-7 to Torrejón de Ardoz. Once you arrive in Torrejón de Ardoz, take bus C-2 to Parque Europa. The journey takes around 45 minutes.