29 days in Community of Madrid Itinerary

29 days in Community of Madrid Itinerary

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29 days in Community of Madrid Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Fly + Drive:  39 h
1
San Lorenzo de El Escorial
— 13 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Aranjuez
— 12 nights
Drive + Fly:  39 h
End: Hobart

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San Lorenzo de El Escorial

San Lorenzo de El Escorial ©
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, also known as El Escorial de Arriba is a town and municipality in the Community of Madrid, Spain, located to the northwest of the region in the southeastern side of the Sierra de Guadarrama, at the foot of Mount Abantos and Las Machotas, 29mi from Madrid. Visiting Ruta los Oficios de la Vida and Ruta de Molino a Molino will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Castillo de los Mendoza (Castillo nuevo de Manzanares El Real) and Ermita Nuestra Senora de los Santos are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from San Lorenzo de El Escorial: Rascafria (Hipica Las Suertes, Monasterio de Santa Maria de El Paular, & more), EoloFly (in El Escorial) and Museo Picasso - Colección Eugenio Arias (in Buitrago de Lozoya). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Monasterio y Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, look for all kinds of wild species at Hayedo de Montejo, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Alberche, and get to know the fascinating history of Plaza del Lavadero.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Lorenzo de El Escorial vacation trip planner.

Hobart, Australia to San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an approximately 39-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Hobart to San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Aranjuez.

Things to do in San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Rascafria, Las Rozas, Mostoles, La Hiruela, Navacerrada
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Valley of the Fallen ©
Valley of the Fallen
Castillo de Manzanares el Real ©
Castillo de Manzanares el Real
Museo Lunar ©
Museo Lunar

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Aranjuez

Aranjuez ©
Explore hidden gems such as Museo Casa Natal De Cervantes and Barrio de Salamanca. Get some cultural insight at Plaza mayor de Chinchon and Gay Madrid & the Chueca District. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aranjuez: Alcala De Henares (CONFITERIA TRADICIONAL CERVANTES, Archbishop Palace, & more), Madrid (Plaza Mayor, Parroquia De Nuestra Señora Del Carmen Y San Luis, & more) and Finca La Pena Del Agua (in Chinchon). There's lots more to do: stroll through Parque Europa, find something for the whole family at Parque Warner, admire the natural beauty at Royal Palace of Aranjuez, and make a trip to Casa del Labrador.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Aranjuez vacation planner.

You can drive from San Lorenzo de El Escorial to Aranjuez in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Aranjuez, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aranjuez

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Madrid, Alcala De Henares, Chinchon, Parque Warner Madrid, Catedral de Justo Gallego
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Museo Cerralbo ©
Museo Cerralbo
Plaza mayor de Chinchon ©
Plaza mayor de Chinchon
Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes ©
Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes

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