Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso

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  • Address: Plaza Espana, 15, 40100 La Granja de S. Ildefonso, Segovia, Spain
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 09:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +34-921470019
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Palace, Family And Kids

Spread across 1500 acres, the gardens of the Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso deserve to be an independent tourist attraction!  Designed under the supervision of royal architect-designer Robert de Cotte, and actually undertaken by French architect Rene Carlier, the Jardines de la Granja de San Ildefonso has impressive fountains, beautiful sculptures and manicured lawns. 

  • Fountains: €4
  • Baths of Diana evening water show: €4

  • Bus stop near the palace on Segovia-San Ildefonso line
  • By car: Segovia-San Ildefonso: M-601 motorway

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  • Restaurant El Europeo
  • Canonigos Restaurant
  • La Chocolateria

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  • Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso Address: Plaza Espana, 15, 40100 La Granja de S. Ildefonso, Segovia, Spain
  • Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso Contact Number: +34-921470019
  • Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso Timing: 08:00 am - 09:30 pm
  • Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso(preferred time): 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Segovia include Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso in their plan

  • 28.3% of people start their Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso

Monday, Friday and Saturday

79.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso

People normally club together Alcazar Of Segovia and Area Recreativa Los Asientos while planning their visit to Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Absolutely stunning outdoor space. The expansive gardens and grounds could easily consume an entire day if not more if you were dedicated to exploring it all. Unfortunately the labyrinth is not practical in the winter months and the fountains are only in full display a few times a year. As for the palace it contains lovely tapestries along with busts, paintings, and frescoes in addition to several plaster casts. There is not of furniture and the rooms you can visit are limited but the gardens more than make up for it.

  • My husband and I took a train from Madrid to Segovia, then had a taxi take us to the Palace. We walked through the gardens first, then the Palace. The gardens are massive and beautiful, with impressive giant sequoia trees . The labyrinth was closed when we visited (December) and there was a little grotto at the back of the gardens that was closed to people. Inside the Palace it was mostly tapestries, art, statues, and beautiful crystal chandeliers. In my opinion, there weren't many rooms open for the public viewing, considering the size of the Palace. The Royal Pantheon's entrance was outside of the exit gate to the left. A guard was inside the door to confirm you have a ticket. Getting back to the train station was a bit trickier. We ended up going to a local restaurant and ask the bartender to call a taxi for us. He called a local driver for us (more of a personal driver for hire vs taxi; the same price as taxi) and it worked out without any problems. Overall it was a fun and interesting day trip from Madrid.

  • We only had one hour to closing and opted to just enjoy the gardens (they are free!) rather than rush through the palace. They are gorgeous. I can only imagine the splendor when the fountains are operating (they’re only turned on in August I believe). It is well-worth the stop. When I come back, I’ll give La Granja a good 4 hour block for the palace and gardens. The town looks cute and quaint too.

  • Calm and quiet place. Perfect for taking walks all over the gardens. The garden's fountains are often on, I recommend to check the timetable to ensure you can see the fountain's track

  • Worth a visit just for the sheer opulence and magnificence on show. Good audio visual guide available for hire. Fully accessible inside the house for wheelchair users with the staff making every effort to make sure you get full value out of the trip. The wall hangings are immense and the scale is breath taking. We didnt go on a day when the fountains were operating which was a shame because I would imagine it is even more impressive then.

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