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ROYAL PALACE OF ARANJUEZ GUIDED TOUR - AFTERNOON

DESCRIPTION:

Royal Site of the Crown of Spain 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 serving as 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, especially the China Chamber Porcelain and the Throne Room of Elizabeth II; The Prince's Gardens, the Parterre and the Island which are 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.

INCLUDED:

  • Air conditioned motor coach.
  • Bilingual Official guide.
  • Entrance to the Royal Palace of Aranjuez
  • Individual radioguided system

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified above.
  • Return to your hotel

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot, comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
  • Royal Palace of Aranjuez visitors are kindly requested to respect the instructions of the Security: Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions.
Departure point: JULIÀ TRAVEL OFFICE: San Nicolás 15 (Next to Plaza de Ramales)
Arrival point: The tour ends at at underground parking Plaza de España