Cercedilla is a municipality of the autonomous community of Madrid in central Spain. It is located in the Sierra de Guadarrama. It was the hometown of Francisco Fernández Ochoa (1950-2006), an alpine ski racer known for being the first (and only) Spaniard to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics. He won the slalom in 1972 in Japan. Less than two weeks before his death from cancer, a statue was erected in his honor in Cercedilla. Many of his siblings were also on the national ski team; his sister Blanca won an Olympic bronze medal in 1992 in France. Wikipedia
Looking for travel information about Cercedilla? Explore the best travel advice on Cercedilla, Spain. When planning a trip to Cercedilla, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Madrid. Attractions in Madrid include Museo Nacional Del Prado, Parque Del Retiro, Madrid Cable Car. Also, to reach Cercedilla, you'll have to take a flight to Madrid; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.
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