Parking next to the Segovia Aqueduct When you go by car to visit Segovia, in the surroundings of Madrid, as with other historic cities such as Toledo, for example, the historic center is practically inaccessible to access with the vehicle. The main areas of the historic center of Segovia are pedestrianized, or have access only allowed to residents.
Procession of the Christ of the Angels in Toledo Holy Week is, without a doubt, a good time to visit Toledo, in the surroundings of Madrid, and I tell you with knowledge, because I did so a couple of years ago. The celebrations of Holy Week 2019 in Toledo have their dates from Friday of Dolores, April 12, until Easter Sunday, April 21.
Embarcadero in the Jardín del Príncipe in Aranjuez When visiting the famous Jardines de Aranjuez in the surroundings of Madrid, you should know that the one known as the Jardín del Príncipe is, by far, the largest, with 150 hectares in length . In fact I tell you that, from my point of view, they are the most beautiful to visit because, by their characteristics, it contains the most interesting corners to discover during a walk.
Palacio de Aranjuez near Madrid From April 13, the traditional Strawberry Train that connects the historic town of Aranjuez, in the surroundings of Madrid, with the capital starts. It is a tourist activity that recalls the inauguration in 1851 of the train that linked Madrid with that town, the second railway that was established in Spain after the Barcelona-Mataró section.
Monument to the writer Perez Galdós in the Retiro Park in Madrid The Retiro Park Book Fair is one of the most popular cultural activities in Madrid during the spring, and during the two weeks that it is celebrated it usually concentrates hundreds of thousands of visitors. The dates of the 2019 Book Fair in Madrid are from May 31 to June 16.
Church of Jerónimo el Real in Madrid When you go to the Paseo del Prado in Madrid to visit the Prado Museum, behind the museum building you will see a church on top of a hill from which its neo-Gothic facade will attract your attention and its Two towers. This is the church of San Jerónimo el Real, better known in Madrid as the Jerónimos church.