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Jardines de la Granja de San Ildefonso

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A beautiful walk

We walked through the gardens and toured the fountains. They are only turned on for 10 minutes... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
CMG3000
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Lacey, Washington
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The palace and gardens are outstanding

It is only a 20 minute drive from Segovia. The gardens are free and it is a great place to walk... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
WiMadcitytraveler
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While I love La Granja de San Ildefonso, going there on the day when the fountains were on (4-5 in the year) was a real challenge, and also quite stressful to be honest. For background, the palace, modelled after Versailles, was the summer palace of...More

Thank Hemla
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We walked through the gardens and toured the fountains. They are only turned on for 10 minutes three times a year, which is quite a sight to see (check it out on YouTube). They are still worth seeing without water, and the different type of...More

Thank CMG3000
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We expected a beautiful garden; well it ain't. There are multiacres of trees, lanes, awfull fountains. You might come across one rose. The royal palace - undoubtfully paid by us, the taxpayers - is with €9 expensive, unless you will enter free after 17.00 and...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

It is only a 20 minute drive from Segovia. The gardens are free and it is a great place to walk and view all the fountains and ponds. There were not many flowers in March however it was still well worth it given the fountains...More

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Although it was April and a lot of the bushes were brown and the flowers were not in bloom yet. I do recommend going to see the garden due to the large scale of the place and there is a section with boxwood shrubs that...More

Thank AaronTom
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We got to the palace and went straight to the gardens. Good thing we did because our entrance was free and just barely made the deadline. We were told that before 3 PM entrance was free. I couldn’t tell you if that’s a norm but...More

Thank XP C
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Jjjjjjjj great romantic stroll around here is guaranteed to make her smile and who knows 😜 where that leads to

Thank FuUui F
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I really loved this place. These gardens are beautiful and I think that when the fountains are turned on it;s spectacular. Spent around 2 hours here but you can definitely spend more as the place is huge. If you are nearby visiting Segovia take a...More

Thank Andreea B
Reviewed 25 September 2017

These gardens were designed by the same person who did Versailles Gardens, before Versailles. Beautiful work. Worth visiting and detour when visiting Segovia. There is a crystal factory with very beautiful things to buy.

Thank patriciaDubai
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The gardens are amazing, much more beautiful than the royal gardens in Madrid. Don't miss the lake on the top for a serenity break.

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