March 22, 2024

Our Top 7 Madrid Highlights for Your Pokémon GO Fest Summer


The search for your summer holiday destination is over! Madrid’s summer scene is hotter than ever, and it’s time to find out why it’s been chosen for our biggest event of the year: Pokémon GO Fest 2024! From art marvels to green escapes, Spain’s capital has really got it all:

The Prado Museum: Lose yourself in art’s embrace at the Prado Museum, home to masterpieces by Goya and Velázquez. Take a moment to check out Mona Lisa’s cousin!

Parque del Retiro: Beat the heat at Retiro Park, following our in-game Routes to Madrid’s chill-out paradise. Rent a rowboat, catch a yoga class, or just relax under the Spanish sun – don’t forget the suncream!

Puerta del Sol: Have your fill of monuments and statues in Madrid’s hub, where history meets hustle and there could be some special Pokémon hiding! Marvel at Tío Pepe’s sign, munch on churros, and snap a selfie with “Kilometre Zero” at the very centre of Madrid – it’s a must!

Parque Juan Carlos I & Pokémon GO Fest 2024 Explore Madrid’s hidden gem park, home of Pokémon GO Fest 2024. Attend our biggest event of the year, bike along paths and admire Palacio de Cristal! Don’t miss your chance to come together and adventure with thousands of other Trainers and take advantage of special bonuses, exclusive gameplay and much, much more!

Plaza Mayor: Feel the pulse of Madrid at Plaza Mayor, bursting with charm and charisma — how many Eggs can you hatch walking around with the 1/2 Hatch Distance event bonus? Take the opportunity to indulge in tapas, marvel at King Philip III’s statue and dance the night away!

Gran Via: This bustling avenue offers a mix of shops, theatres and landmarks, providing visitors with a taste of Madrid’s unique character and ambiance. Stroll along its vibrant streets and soak up sunlight on a rooftop in this iconic part of the city.

El Rastro Market: Immerse yourself in Madrid’s vibrant street life at El Rastro Market, the city’s largest open-air flea market. Browse through stalls overflowing with treasures, from antiques and souvenirs to handmade crafts and vintage clothing. Did Eevee and Pikachu get their moon crowns here? We don’t know, but you could encounter them both wearing them at any time! With live music, street performers and a bustling atmosphere, El Rastro captures the essence of Madrid’s eclectic spirit.

With its vibrant culture and endless adventures, Madrid is the ultimate summer escape. So, plan your itinerary, get ready to soak up the Spanish sun and if you haven’t already, get your ticket to Pokémon GO Fest 2024: Madrid!

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—The Pokémon GO team