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La Granja

La Granja de San Ildefonso, located in the Sierra de Guadarrama, was used as the summer residence of the Bourbons, is currently one of the best examples of landscaped palaces in Spain. You will not be indifferent to the shows that take place in the numerous fountains that populate your route.

The Royal Glass Factory - Museum of Glass is one of the most important examples of European industrial architecture of the eighteenth century.

The Royal Palace of Riofrío is one of the residences of the Spanish Royal Family, managed by the National Heritage body, which administers the State assets at the service of the Crown.

To get to know the environment from a natural and scenic point of view, the visitor has the possibility to visit the visitor reception centers of CENEAM and the Valle de Valsaín-Boca del Asno Visitors Center.

After the cultural or landscape visit of the surroundings, you have to taste the typical gastronomy of La Granja and Valsaín.

The Real Sitio de San Ildefonso has a wide and varied calendar of parties:

The 23 of January is celebrated San Ildefonso with a traditional Mass in honor of the Saint (San Ildefonso Archbishop of Toledo) in the Hermitage of San Ildefonso and a Popular Lunch in the Plaza de Los Dolores.