Best things to do and see in Aranjuez
Aranjuez was named as the Royal Estate for the Crown of Spain by Phillip II in 1560. Only royalty was allowed to live there until the 1700’s, but that doesn’t mean you won’t feel like it when you take your free walking tour. In this municipality of Madrid, is located the Royal Palace, and it is one of the residences of the monarchy today. The city is well known for its beautiful gardens that served as inspiration for one of the great Spanish composers, Maestro Joaquín Rodrigo in his famous "Concierto de Aranjuez".
If you want to get to know Aranjuez there is no better way than by doing a free walking tour with a local guide where you choose the price based on your experience. These tours of the city will show you the city’s most iconic monuments like the Royal Palace, the Gardens of the Prince, the Labrador House, the Museum of Royal Longboats, the Island Garden or the Church of San Antonio de Padua.
Free walking tours are available in the morning, afternoon, evening and also in different languages. Best of all, they have been reviewed and rated with the opinions of travelers who have already done the tour. This way, it is much easier for you to choose which tour is best for you. If you want to get to know Aranjuez, book your guruwalk for free. If you want to see other free walking tours that are available check out Ávila or Valladolid.
Guided tours near Aranjuez