When most people think about Madrid, the first things that come to mind are art, tapas, bullfights, and nightlife. However, another attraction, hiking (or senderismo) makes Madrid not only a cultural destination but also an outdoor lovers paradise. Included in the book are 26 histories of classic Spanish towns, along with directions for 50 unforgettable routes, all reachable by public transportation. All of these make for a perfect day trip. There are detailed maps, photos giving you a sneak preview, and translated words and useful expressions. There are hikes for all ages and habilities, interesting anecdotes and a section that points you towards the best festivals within the community.