Summer in Madrid is a time full of life, color and fun. The city is transformed and offers endless activities to make the most of the good weather. If you are thinking of visiting the Spanish capital during this season, we assure you that you will not get bored.

There is so much to do in Madrid in summer that sometimes it can be difficult to decide on one plan or another. But don't worry, we have prepared a list with the best summer plans in Madrid for you to enjoy the most of your stay in the city. From open-air cinemas to music festivals and store sales, get ready for an unforgettable summer! 


One of the most popular activities in Madrid during the summer is enjoying a good movie at an outdoor cinema. The summer cinema in Madrid is a unique experience that combines the magic of the seventh art with the charm of Madrid nights. These temporary cinemas are usually installed in parks, gardens and rooftops, offering a wide variety of movies, both classics and new releases. Many of these cinemas also have bars and restaurants where you can enjoy delicious tapas and refreshing drinks before or after the screening. 

Our favorites are the cinemas in Parque de la Bombilla, the summer CinePlaza in Plaza Matadero or the Autocine Madrid Fever. Don't miss this opportunity to experience cinema under the stars! 


One of the best ways to enjoy the summer in Madrid is cooling off in the outdoor pools. The summer pools in Madrid are ideal to spend a relaxing day in the sun and escape the sweltering heat. Also, you can't miss the amazing outdoor pool at the UMusic Hotel Madrid, and dive into its crystal-clear waters while contemplating the breathtaking views of the city center. Not only will you be able to enjoy a refreshing swim, but you will also have access to comfortable loungers and a bar where you can have a cool drink while relaxing in the sun. There is no better way to make the most of Madrid's summer! 


One of the best ways to enjoy the summer in Madrid is visiting its fantastic terraces. There, you can enjoy delicious cocktails and snacks while relaxing outdoors and contemplating spectacular views of the city. We especially recommend the Nota Alta Rooftop Bar. This incredible space will allow you to combine a good cocktail with a panoramic view from the heights of Madrid, making it the perfect place to unwind after a day full of tourist activities.


Summer in Madrid is a time full of life and energy, and this is reflected in the large number of summer festivals in Madrid every year. One of the most outstanding events is the Universal Music Festival, an unmissable event for music lovers that brings great national and international artists on stage.


Also, don't miss the shows, musicals and plays that take place at the Albéniz Theater during the summer season. These events are ideal to live a unique cultural experience and enjoy local and international talent under the warm Madrid sun.


Madrid Rio is one of the best places to cool off in Madrid in summer. This huge green area on the banks of the Manzanares River has become a perfect space to enjoy the good weather and perform various outdoor activities. You can stroll along its extensive paths, exercise in the areas provided for this purpose, or simply relax in one of its many grassy areas while enjoying the sun. In addition, you can cool off in the famous "Madrid beach", an area of fountains where you can soak in the hottest days.


We can't forget one of the most tempting things to do in Madrid in summer: the sales! During the months of July and August, stores lower their prices, offering incredible discounts for you to renew your closet or find that desired item at an irresistible price. Take the opportunity to visit the main shopping areas of the city, such as Gran Vía, Fuencarral or Calle Serrano, and enjoy a shopping day like no other. 


In addition to all the activities mentioned above, there are many other things to do in Madrid in summer. You can take the opportunity to visit the many parks and gardens of the city, such as El Retiro or Parque del Oeste, where you can enjoy a nice walk or a picnic outdoors. If you like art and culture, do not miss the temporary exhibitions offered by the museums of Madrid at this time of year.


Madrid offers endless possibilities to enjoy the summer to the fullest. No matter what your interests or preferences are, you are sure to find something to love in this vibrant city.


After a day full of activities and fun in the city, nothing better than resting in a 5-star hotel in Madrid center as the UMusic Hotel Madrid. This incredible hotel offers a unique combination of luxury accommodation and live entertainment, making it the perfect place to make the most of your stay in the Spanish capital.


With modern and comfortable rooms, as well as an unbeatable location, UMusic Hotel Madrid is undoubtedly the best choice for those tourists looking for a unique and unforgettable experience during their summer vacation in Madrid. Book now!