11 days in Tres Cantos, San Martin de la Vega & Madrid Itinerary

11 days in Tres Cantos, San Martin de la Vega & Madrid Itinerary

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Tres Cantos
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San Martin de la Vega
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Madrid
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Tres Cantos — 3 nights

Get some cultural insight at Catedral de Santa Maria de Siguenza and Castle of Siguenza. Let the collections at Centro de Interpretacion el Pais de la Plata and Museo de Bomberos de Daganzo capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Tres Cantos: Valley of the Fallen (in San Lorenzo de El Escorial), Retamares Golf (in Alalpardo) and Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Carrascal del Rio).

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Tres Cantos driving holiday planning tool.

Madrid to Tres Cantos is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Tres Cantos when traveling from Madrid in July, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Martin de la Vega.
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Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf · Wildlife
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San Martin de la Vega — 2 nights

San Martín de la Vega is a Spanish municipality located in Comarca de Las Vegas, Community of Madrid. On the 9th (Mon), make a trip to Fuente de la Mariblanca, don't miss a visit to Casa del Labrador, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, then explore the historical opulence of Chinchon Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza mayor de Chinchon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Jardin del Principe., don't miss a visit to Royal Palace of Aranjuez, then pause for some serene contemplation at Real Iglesia de San Antonio, then don't miss a visit to Fuente de Hercules y Anteo, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo de Faluas Reales.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Martin de la Vega road trip planning site.

Drive from Tres Cantos to San Martin de la Vega in an hour. In July in San Martin de la Vega, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Madrid.
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Madrid — 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Royal Palace of Madrid and Parque del Retiro. Step out of Madrid to go to Aldea del Fresno and see Playa del Alberche, which is approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and stroll around Casa de Campo.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Madrid sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from San Martin de la Vega to Madrid in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Madrid, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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