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Palacio Real de la Granja

Plaza de Espana, 17 | San Ildefonso, La Granja de San Ildefonso, Spain
+34 921 47 00 19
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“royal palace” (11 reviews)
“la granja” (12 reviews)
“day trip” (6 reviews)
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Plaza de Espana, 17 | San Ildefonso, La Granja de San Ildefonso, Spain
+34 921 47 00 19
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Palacio Real de la Granja as part of a day excursion from Madrid with Amigo brothers. This palace is in the country and as a result has an amazing set of gardens that are similar to the Peterhof in Russia. The fountains...More

Thank 2torontotraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately i didn't make it on time to get in. I stretched too much between San Ildefonso, Segovia, El Escorial and Aranjuez and didn't have enough time for all. Luckily the gardens and the exterior was still open so I can see it and take...More

Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Palacio Real de La Granja de San Ildefonso The “Palace Real de La Granja de San Ildefonso” is a Palace in the Barock style in Spain, where you will find behind the Palace very nice gardens made on the French way and allot of fountains...More

Thank Amazon122s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great castle with beautiful and large gardens. Entering the gardens is free and you can really spend the whole day there, investigating the fountains and alleys. But for your adventure to be complete - do not miss visiting the castle itself. The...More

Thank Alexander M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife is disabled and uses a wheelchair. I emailed to see what access was like and was assured that all levels in the palace were OK for wheelchair users. Try parking and it becomes obvious you need to be well equipped with a strong...More

Thank Keith A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Its like a miniature Versailles (palace) because the gardens are immense. It was a hunting lodge for the king.

Thank NormanMorrison
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

If you're around Segovia, looking for a day trip, this place is a must see. We were there in January so the tourists were practically non existent and we had the whole place to ourselves. The palace is not as luxurious as the one in...More

Thank Oya O
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Having visited Segovia last year our schedule didn't include a trip to the palace so visiting again with my parents we decided it was somewhere we wanted to go. Definitely not disappointed! Beautiful palace, excellent information on tablet, subtitles available in English for just 3€....More

2  Thank Jo S
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The whole palace is in great shape. Some original furniture and nearly all of the wall and ceiling paintings are intact. The highlight is the hall of tapestries though. 500 years old and in great shape. The detail on them is incredible. You see the...More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Located less than a hour NW of Madrid, this is the Spanish King's summer residence, a beautiful edifice and gardens, the gardens are the highlight with a myriad of flowers and beautifully sculptured shrubbery.

Thank Larry M
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16 January 2017|
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
sorry, we went by car and missed the fountains. there are sensibly priced hotels nearby.
David M
26 July 2015|
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Response from Vj57 | Reviewed this property |
They are subject to a supply of water from the reservoir so sometimes in the summer may not be switched on, but normally 5.30pm on certain days. Just follow the crowds and the warden holding a Spanish Flag. The fountains are... More
13 April 2015|
Response from Jo S | Reviewed this property |
To enter the gardens is free so you can take many pictures outside the palace. No pictures inside anyway