There are numerous palaces and picnic areas around Madrid that are worth visiting while staying in this city. On this page there is a list of the best excursions that you can go and enjoy.
The perfect place to escape from the city crowds is El Escorial Palace, just 50 kilometers from Madrid. Surrounded by a spacious forest, it looks like a place from a fairy tale. Queens, princesses and kings really lived here. The palace is located in the city of San Lorenzo. This place is the real residence of the Spanish kings. On this grandiose complex there are royal palace, a monastery, a pantheon, a basilica, a library, a museum, a hospital, a university and a school.