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Embark on a day trip from Madrid to Guadarrama National Park and the new castle of Manzanares el Real. One of the joys of exploring the mountains surrounding Madrid is stumbling on new towns and villages. Manzanares el Real, a 40 minutes drive away from Madrid, offers an intriguing fusion of the some of the best natural and cultural heritage of the Region. It provides access to the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park and houses the new castle of Manzanares el Real, without doubt, the best preserved in the region.
Admire the local flora and fauna that inhabit the beautiful natural landscape of the Sierra de Guadarrama. The cooler and more humid conditions to be found in these mountains, plus the fact that it is so little affected by human activity, have made these mountains an exceptional refuge for biodiversity. Its physical features include glacial cirques and lakes, and granite rock fields, and its plant landscapes are formed by high-mountain ecosystems and extensive forests of Scots pine.
Be accompanied by an expert local guide who will show you the most prominent highlights such as La Pedriza, Puerto de Navacerrada, Puerto de Cotos, and Puerto de la Morcuera.
Very close to La Pedriza, at the foothills of Sierra de Guadarrama, discover one of the best preserved treasures in the Region. After the tour of the park, make your way to the new castle of Manzanares el Real. Discover a fantastic example of typical medieval constructions and one of the best-preserved castles in the region.
You can combine this day trip with a Tapas Tour! Check out the link below or message us for more information.
We offer you the possibility to carry out all our activities, excursions and visits for private groups. By booking a private tour you’ll receive a personalised service, choose the day and time that best suits you and if you’re a big group you’ll even save money! For more details, please contact us.