Monastery of San Lorenzo de el Escorial

The Royal building El Escorial is a large complex including a the palace, the monastery, a museum and a library, which is situated in the municipality of San Lorenzo del Escorial, north-west of Madri...

Universidad de Alcalà de Henares

Founded by Cardinal Cisnerost the beginning of the XVI century, this was the first university town in the world. The concept of ideal city, the city of God (Civitas Dei) was applied to this delightfu...

Real Sitio de Aranjuez

Aranjues is another village belonging to the municipality of MadridTouched by the rivers Tajo and Jarama. The village is part of the club of the Royal Sites of the Spanish National Heritage. It shows...

Castillo de Manzanares el Real

The Castillo de Manzanaresl, lies in the south part of the Sierra de Guadarrama. The castle enjoys a splendid position between the passage of Pedriza and the artificial lake of Santillana, towering o...

Monasterio de el Paular

Enrique de Trastàmara ordered the construction of this monument in Rascafría, in the XV century. The Benedictine monastery, as we know it today is the result of the sense of pity of the king, who had...

Plaza de Chinchón

Chinchón è is a city lying south-east of greater Madrid in a beautiful position in the middle of the Tajo-Jarama basin, which makes it particularly worthy of visit. The city council is as beautiful a...

Muralla de Buitrago del Lozoya

This place is part of Madrid municipality, and is set amidst the wonderful valley of river Lozoya, on the slopes of the Somosierra pass. Due to its geographic position on the south foot of the Centra...

Castillo de Batres

The Fort of Castillo di Batres, was the residence of the famous poet Garcilasco de la Vega, who was born in Toledo around 1501. This is one of the most valuable castles, and the most original of the ...