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Aranjuez

Aranjuez
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Aranjuez

Aranjuez, one of the Royal Sites of the Crown of Spain. The famous gardens of the palace, along with the natural environment surrounding the municipality, were included in 2001 in the list of UNESCO as Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site.

At the end of the 15th century, Aranjuez was designated a Royal Site by the Catholic Monarchs. Although it was the kings of the House of Austria who began the construction of palaces and gardens. During the reign of Philip II, royal apartments were built but were destroyed by fire in 1665.

Address:Aranjuez is located 54 km south through A-4 highway. Travel to the Royal Site by RENFE train (C3 Line), departing from main central stations (Sol, Atocha). If you wish to travel by bus, grab line 423 departing from Southern Bus Station.