Royal sites of Aranjuez

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The estate dates back to the 14C when it was used by the Catholic Monarchs. Carlos V enlarged the domain, but the present palace can be attributed to Felipe II who called on future architects of the Escorial to erect a new palace and gardens. In the 18C, the Bourbons made Arunjuez one of the main royal residences. Ravaged by fires in 1727 and 1748, it was restored and treated to a new façade. Carlos III added two wings to the palace and the delightful Labourer's Cottage was commissioned by Carlos IV.

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Aranjuez Royal Palace
Aranjuez Royal Palace
Built in the 18C, the royal palace of
60 minutes
Jardin del Principe
Jardin del Principe
A vast 150 ha park surrounded by a gate
60 minutes
Casa de Marinos
Casa de Marinos
The royal boats used to form the Tagus
Casa del Labrador
Casa del Labrador
Located at the end of the prince's
30 minutes
Garden of La Isla
Garden of La Isla
The flowerbeds reach up to the foot of
60 minutes
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Aranjuez Royal Palace
Aranjuez Royal Palace
Built in the 18C, the royal palace of
60 minutes
Casa del Labrador
Casa del Labrador
Located at the end of the prince's
30 minutes
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Aranjuez Royal Palace
Aranjuez Royal Palace
Built in the 18C, the royal palace of
60 minutes
Casa de Marinos
Casa de Marinos
The royal boats used to form the Tagus
See all