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Royal Site of Aranjuez Half Day Tour

Highlights / General details

Royal Site of the Crown of Spain to 46 km south of Madrid, situated in a fertile valley on the banks of the River Tagus (Tajo), known for its Royal Palace, its numerous gardens and for have been the inspiration to the composer Joaquin Rodrigo to create the Concert of Aranjuez. UNESCO declared Aranjuez Cultural Landscape a World Heritage Site in 2001.

The Royal Palace, where we will appreciate the variety of decorative styles and emphasizing the China Chamber Porcelain and the Throne Room of Elizabeth II, The Prince's Gardens, the Parterre and the Island is characterized by great variety of vegetation and tree species.

The Museum of Royal Feluccas (a type of long and narrow light boats, used in ports and rivers) was built in 1963 and exhibits the boats used by the royal family to navigate the Tagus river. These include a gondola belonging to Philip V, although the ship actually dates to the reign of Charles II, and the boats of Charles IV, Ferdinand VII and Elizabeth II.

Inclusion

Air conditioned motor coach; Multilingual Official guide; Entrance to the Royal Palace of Aranjuez.

Exclusion

Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Lunch and beverages; Gratuities.

Hours of operation

Available: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (April - October); Departs at 3:00pm.

Duration

Approximately 4 hours.

Location

Meeting point: C/ San Nicolás 15 (next to Plaza de Ramales).

Policies

All tours are bilingual (English and Spanish).

Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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