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Jardines de la Granja de San Ildefonso

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Gorgeous gardens, a lovely palace in an interesting, picturesque town

La Granja is an easy stop off on the non-motorway route from Madrid to Segovia and well worth the... read more

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LeatherheadTraveller
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Leatherhead, Surrey, UK
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The fountains in these gardens are not much to look at, but we happened to be there on one of the... read more

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Reviewed today

La Granja is an easy stop off on the non-motorway route from Madrid to Segovia and well worth the stop if you like baroque palaces and gracious,landscaped gardens. They are set against the backdrop of the Sierra de Guadarrama and apart from their great beauty,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fountains in these gardens are not much to look at, but we happened to be there on one of the few times a year when they are all switched on in turn. What a spectacle! Great to see and to share with thousands of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Palace and gardens that are a short distance outside Segovia. After the visit to the Palace we went into the gardens. Although we had the audio guides, we were confused by the layout and found that the signs were lacking. A few...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

While I love La Granja de San Ildefonso, going there on the day when the fountains were on (4-5 in the year) was a real challenge, and also quite stressful to be honest. For background, the palace, modelled after Versailles, was the summer palace of...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We walked through the gardens and toured the fountains. They are only turned on for 10 minutes three times a year, which is quite a sight to see (check it out on YouTube). They are still worth seeing without water, and the different type of...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We expected a beautiful garden; well it ain't. There are multiacres of trees, lanes, awfull fountains. You might come across one rose. The royal palace - undoubtfully paid by us, the taxpayers - is with €9 expensive, unless you will enter free after 17.00 and...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

It is only a 20 minute drive from Segovia. The gardens are free and it is a great place to walk and view all the fountains and ponds. There were not many flowers in March however it was still well worth it given the fountains...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Although it was April and a lot of the bushes were brown and the flowers were not in bloom yet. I do recommend going to see the garden due to the large scale of the place and there is a section with boxwood shrubs that...More

Thank AaronTom
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We got to the palace and went straight to the gardens. Good thing we did because our entrance was free and just barely made the deadline. We were told that before 3 PM entrance was free. I couldn’t tell you if that’s a norm but...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Jjjjjjjj great romantic stroll around here is guaranteed to make her smile and who knows 😜 where that leads to

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