San Lorenzo de El Escorial


Gardens of the San Lorenzo Monastery in El Escorial


Kontaktinformation

Avenida de Juan de Borbón y Battemberg s/n
28200  San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid  (Madrid)
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Lokalitet

Autonom region:
Madrid

Provins/ö:
Madrid

Madrid


Beskrivning

The gardens extend through the monastery's main cloister, known as the Evangelists' Courtyard (Patio de los Evangelistas), as well as through the southern and eastern forecourts. They are in a sheltered location and receive the best sunlight, making them an ideal place for a pleasant stroll, even in the dead of winter. Philip II, who loved gardens, took a personal interest in these, bringing in specialised gardeners, so that the beds of brightly-coloured flowers bordered by box hedges looked like "fine rugs from Damascus". Today, in these same beds, the hedges interweave designs without flowers. You can enjoy this incomparable place in the different gardens surrounding the monastery: the private King's Garden, the Friars' Garden and the Convalescents' Gallery.

Praktisk information

Tider

Från okt 01 till mar 31
Från Tisdag till Söndag
Från 10:00 till 18:00

Stängt: Monday

Från apr 01 till sep 30
Från Tisdag till Söndag
Från 10:00 till 19:00

Stängt: Monday

Closed: 1 May, 24,25,31 December.

Priser

Fritt inträde

Cerrado: 1 de mayo,  24,25, 31 de diciembre.

Karta


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