FREE TOUR ARANJUEZ

The best option to discover the city in an economical way.

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What does the Free Tour Aranjuez consist of?

Possibly your best option to get to know Aranjuez in a fun and authentic way.

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A moment of culture and fun for everyone.

Enjoy your free tour in Aranjuez as a couple, with friends or in a group!

Free tours of Aranjuez are the perfect excuse to take the time to learn more about Spain’s cultural heritage.

The free tours Aranjuez are free tours organized by guides that show the most emblematic tourist sites of a town or city. These tours are usually done on foot.

While there are several options and types of free tours in Spain, most are usually tours that include approximately 10 to 12 people. and last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the planned itinerary.

In any case, always check the detailed information we provide to know all the details of your free tour: schedules, cancellation policy, meeting point and all the information you need to make the most of your experience without having to worry about anything.

What to see and do in Aranjuez?

Aranjuez is a Spanish city located in the Community of Madrid. This beautiful city is well known for its impressive royal palace, the Royal Palace of Aranjuez, which was built during the reign of King Philip II. In addition to its impressive architecture, the city has numerous well-kept gardens and parks that are ideal for strolling and relaxing.

Royal Palace of Aranjuez
The Royal Palace of Aranjuez is a majestic building located in the town of 
Aranjuez. This impressive building was erected at the beginning of the 
eighteenth century 
and stands out for its magnificent baroque architecture. The enclosure has an extension of more than 200 hectares and in it you can appreciate beautiful gardens, fountains and statues that give it a regal and imposing air.

Paterre Garden
El Jardín del Paterre is considered one of the most beautiful gardens in the country. This place has a great variety of exotic plants and flowers from different parts of the world, which makes it an ideal place for those who love nature and botany.

Island Garden
The Garden of the Island is one of the most emblematic and visited places in Aranjuez. This garden stands out for its great extension, its geometric designs and a huge central fountain that is the epicenter of the park. It also has numerous sculptures and smaller fountains distributed throughout the grounds.

 

Itinerary

At the indicated time, we will meet next to the church of church of San Antonio de Padua to start the free tour of Aranjuez.

After admiring the façade of the church of San Antonio and recalling its military uses during the War of Independence, we will go to the nearby
Mariblanca fountain
. We will look at the different sculptures of the sculptures of the XVIIIth century that decorate this ensemble in honor of the
goddess Venus
. You will love it!

We will arrive at the Paterre’s garden, one of the most emblematic of Aranjuez. Here, we will see the fountains of Hercules and Antaeus, Ceres and the Nereids fountains.. At this point you will understand why this village is protected by Unesco as a Cultural Landscape. We will explain the reasons that led the Spanish Crown, since the time of Philip II, to focus on these lands and initiate an intense process of remodeling and beautification.

The free tour will also take us through the exteriors of the Royal Palace of Aranjuez, the emblem of the town of Aranjuez. Located on the banks of the Tagus River, the building was configured as the country residence par excellence of the Spanish kings. We will tell you many curiosities about this monument!

The bucolic garden of the Island, the gardens of the Queen and the Prince, the fountain of Hercules and the Hydra and many other places of interest will also be present in the tour. Undoubtedly, a visit full of beauty.

After an hour and a half of walking, we will finish the free tour near the parish of Nuestra Señora de las Angustias.

 

Meeting Point and Duration

The meeting point of the Free Tour Aranjuez is the Church of San Antonio de Padua. It will last approximately one and a half hours.

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