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Royal Site of Aranjuez Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 10844
Visit the opulent UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Royal Site of Aranjuez and all its decorative gardens, and complete your day by the Museum of Royal Feluccas, boats used by the Royal family to navigate the river.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Spanish, English
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  • Visit the Royal Palace of Aranjuez, a Unesco World heritage site
  • Admire the variety of decorative styles of the Royal Palace
  • Tour the romantic gardens near the banks of River Tagus
  • See the Museum of Royal Feluccas (long narrow boats used by the Royal family)
Full description
Meet your guide at the local parnter's office in central Madride. Ride in an air-conditioned coach 46 km south of Madrid. The Royal Site of Aranjuez is located in a fertile valley on the banks of the river Tagus. Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2001, the site includes numerous gardens that have served as inspiration for some of Spain's most famous composers.

Palacio Real boasts a variety of decorative styles with highlights such as the China Chamber Porcelain and the Throne Room of Elizabeth II, The Prince's Gardens, Parterre and the Island.

At the Museum of Royal Feluccas, see the long, narrow boats used by the royal family to navigate the Tagus river. These include a gondola belonging to Philip V, and the boats of Charles IV, Ferdinand VII and Elizabeth II.
  • Air-conditioned motor coach
  • Entrance to the Royal Palace of Aranjuez
  • Local official guide
  • Tour conducted in both Spanish and English
  • Radio guide system
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch, beverages
  • Other services that are not specified

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Departure From Julia Travel Office, C/ San Nicolás 15 (next to Plaza de Ramales)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please check-in 15 minutes before the start of your tour.
• 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
• The local partner reserves the right to modify or cancel the tour itinerary without prior notice due to special events in the city or force majeure operational reasons.
• No-shows will not be refunded.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

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  • Organization
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  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
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Excellent informative tour

Excellent informative tour. Funny and knowledgeable guide, Manolo

June 27, 2019

Hi, As the drive was long we preferred that the free time to the gardens would be longer. I preferred to pay a little more for the tour and have more spending time in this huge garden.

May 7, 2019

Unfortunately bilingual (Spanish / English)

Unfortunately, the English information was neglected!

October 5, 2015

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Julia Travel Gray Line Spain

Product ID: 10844