The suburban area of Hortaleza in northeast Madrid is conveniently near Barajas airport. You can get from here to any part of Madrid by bus or underground. Attractions include the beautiful Juan Carlos Park not far from the commercial Campo de las Naciones district. There are several old towns in Hortaleza.

Hortaleza has always been a mixed-income neighbourhood, but higher property values have recently begun to attract more affluent people to the area.