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The 6 best canyons in the Community of Madrid: adrenaline in its purest form

If you have ever doubted if you can practice outdoor sports like canyoning, in Madrid, from RocRoi we come to tell you that you can do that and much more!

Madrid, despite being a cosmopolitan community, is full of nature, and for that reason, today we bring you a list with the 6 best canyons in the Community of Madrid and surroundings where you can start a pure adrenaline experience.


1. Canyoning in the Natural Park of Hoces del Duratón in Somosierra of 3h


Are you ready to release adrenaline in the middle of nature? This canyon in Somosierra is designed especially for you.

Immerse yourself in the heart of the Hoces del Duratón Park, where impressive abseils of up to 30 metres await you, as well as incredible jumps and fun slides. With a duration of approximately 3 hours and a medium level of difficulty, this activity is the perfect setting for an unforgettable day out with friends or family.

2. Arbillas canyon in the Regional Park of the Sierra de Gredos of 3h30 in √Āvila


This canyon has a difficulty level of initiation, so it is perfect for you to experience an exciting and adrenaline-filled moment.

Here you will find long and vertiginous abseils, natural slides, aerial handrails and crystal clear water pools, the perfect setting for any nature and sport lover.

Suitable for ages 10 and up, every step of this adventure will lead you to discover new wonders of the natural environment as you challenge yourself in this descent.

3. Canyoning in the Hoz Somera of 5h in Cuenca


The Hoz de la Somera canyon is undoubtedly one of the most magical ravines of all. Its difficult access location in the heart of the mountains makes it an oasis of nature.

At the beginning, you can enjoy the beautiful limestone formations while you enjoy its spectacular abseils. Also, before reaching the confluence with the Guadila river, you can enjoy two rappels in a more open area.

Are you ready to slide down the natural charms of this canyon?

4. El Gargant√≥n canyon in the Regional Park of the Sierra de Gredos in √Āvila


Located near the charming village of Guijo de Santa B√°rbara, this canyon is the perfect opportunity to challenge new limits in this incredible adventure.

You’ll encounter jumps and vertiginous slides, as well as abseils that you’ll love. Every step will lead you to explore thrilling challenges as you immerse yourself in unparalleled natural beauty. And if that wasn’t enough, after the action you can relax at the Puente de la M√°quina waterhole, where you can enjoy the hospitality of the local beach bars.

5. J√ļcar canyoning in Cuenca, beginners level


The J√ļcar canyon is known as the captivating canyon of Ventano del Diablo in Villalba de la Sierra, just a few kilometres from Madrid.

Here you can immerse yourself in this natural water park to enjoy with your family or friends the descent on slides, as well as diving into pools of water, natural jacuzzis and marvellous waterfalls in this unparalleled setting.

Suitable for people weighing more than 25 kg, this activity with a difficulty level of initiation guarantees a dose of adrenaline and safety in equal parts, as well as nature in its purest state.

6. Family canyoning El Gargantón in the Regional Park of the Sierra de Gredos of 3h


An exciting adventure in the water, perfect for all those who are trying this outdoor activity for the first time.

In the heart of the Sierra de Gredos this canyon awaits you with jumps, slides, handrails and abseils to enjoy a full day in the middle of nature and suitable for all levels of ability and suitable for children from 8 years old. You will also have the opportunity to explore the surrounding area, known as the cradle of Viriato and full of history.

The adventure continues high in the skies above Madrid


If all the adrenaline rush of launching yourself and sliding down the ravines doesn’t seem to be enough for you, you’re in luck! In addition to the impressive places where you can practice this sport, Madrid continues to offer pure adrenaline. And, in this case, we take flight.

Madrid, along with other destinations such as Barcelona, the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, Valencia and the Costa del Sol, offers a wide variety of activities in the air that you can’t miss. From hot-air ballooning, paragliding and paramotoring, all while enjoying unbeatable views of the skies and landscapes of Spain.