ROYAL SITE OF ARANJUEZ PM
Royal Site of the Crown of Spain 46 km south of Madrid, situated in a fertile valley on the banks of the River Tagus (Tajo), known for its Royal Palace, its numerous gardens and for serving as inspiration to the composer Joaquin Rodrigo to create the Concert of Aranjuez. UNESCO declared Aranjuez Cultural Landscape a World Heritage Site in 2001. The Royal Palace, where we will appreciate the variety of decorative styles, especially the China Chamber Porcelain and the Throne Room of Elizabeth II; The Prince's Gardens, the Parterre and the Island which are characterized by great variety of vegetation and tree species. The Museum of Royal Feluccas (a type of long and narrow light boats, used in ports and rivers) was built in 1963 and exhibits the boats used by the royal family to navigate the Tagus River. These include a gondola belonging to Philip V, although the ship actually dates to the reign of Charles II; and the boats of Charles IV, Ferdinand VII and Elizabeth II.
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INCLUSIONS: • Air conditioned motor coach. • Bilingual Official guide. • Entrance to the Royal Palace of Aranjuez EXCLUSIONS: • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified above. LANGUAGES: Guaranteed in English & Spanish
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BLACKOUT DATES 1 May