Royal Palace of Aranjuez, Aranjuez

4.3
Three kings played a role in the construction of Royal Palace of Aranjuez: Philip II, Ferdinand VI, and Charles II, all of whom are commemorated with statues at the site. Appreciate the building’s grand façade, then stroll through the interior, with its opulently decorated rooms. Portraits and information placards help you gain a deeper understanding of Spain’s royal history. The palace gardens are large, built to relieve royal residents from the dust and drought in this part of Spain. An onsite museum features a collection of Spain’s royal pleasure barges. Audio guides are available, but a guided tour grants you access to some additional areas. To visit Royal Palace of Aranjuez and get the most from your holiday in Aranjuez, create itinerary details personal to you using our Aranjuez trip planner.
Create an itinerary including Royal Palace of Aranjuez
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tours To Royal Palace of Aranjuez
Royal Palace of Aranjuez Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
2,203 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • This palace is very well preserved and maintained. The audiotour (€3) gives nice information. The rooms are very divers and contain real treasures. Remarkable are the arabic and ceramic rooms. It is.....  more »
  • This is the most emblematic place in Aranjuez, the space is huge where walk free peacocks, flowers and gracious plants, nice for family tour or picnic. Know about culture, bicycling give food to...  more »
Google
  • An absolute surprise. My expectations from outside were low, not due to the size or impressive architecture, but due to a lack of knowledge about the significance of Aranjuez to the Spanish Royal Family. It seems the palace.qas well loved and used as a Spring time retreat and the details of the palace and decoration we gorgeous and impressive. No photos allowed so very I can't show you except for the entrance which only hints at what is inside.
  • Worth a visit. The building itself is quite impressive and a couple of the rooms are quite stunning. The garden is free to wandering around.
Places to stay near Royal Palace of Aranjuez

Plan your trip to Aranjuez

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Aranjuez

See all ›
4.4
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.4
Duration:1 h 30 min
3.6
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.4
Duration:30 min

Side trips from Aranjuez

4.4
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.2
Duration:2 h 30 min

Hidden gems in Aranjuez

4.1
Duration:1 h 30 min
3.8
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.0
Duration:30 min
4.3
Duration:30 min

Nearby attractions in Aranjuez

4.8
Duration:1 h 30 min
3.4
Duration:1 h 30 min
3.7
Duration:30 min
3.8
Duration:1 h 30 min

Casinos in Aranjuez

2.2
Duration:2 h 30 min

Golf in Aranjuez

1.0
Duration:1 h 30 min