We agree that the city of Madrid It is very beautiful and cosmopolitan, and it has a lot to offer, such as a wide cultural, monumental and leisure offer, but we also want you to be clear that in the surroundings of the capital you can find many other beautiful places, such as some villages. that still retain their rural essence.
What we are going to do today in Hard Hobbit To Break is to take a tour of the most beautiful towns in the Community of Madrid. Of course, we ask for forgiveness in advance for all those we have left in the pipeline. Do not take us into account!
San Lorenzo de El Escorial
First of all, we are going to talk about San Lorenzo de El Escorial, which is located in the Sierra de Guadarrama, just 50 kilometers from the capital. As you can imagine, the El Escorial Monastery It is the protagonist of the town, although it is also surprising the natural landscape of this place, formed by Mount Abantos, the pine forest and the meadow of La Herrería.
We continue our tour of the most beautiful towns in the Community of Madrid in Buitrago de Lozoya, which is located in the Sierra Norte, almost 1,000 meters above sea level. Among its main attractions we find the Church of Santa María, the Walled Enclosure, the Casa del Bosque, the Picasso museum and the Old Bridge.
Patones de Arriba
This list could not miss Patones de Arriba, a town located in the Jarama basin, very close to the province of Guadalajara and about 50 kilometers from the capital. In addition to a great offer in hotels and rural accommodation, this town offers quality restaurants, routes hiking and bicycle touring, exhibitions, guided tours, archaeological sites and a wide architectural heritage.
Located to the southeast of the community, in the Alcarría Madrileña, we find the town of Nuevo Baztán, whose urban complex was declared "Asset of Cultural Interest" and "Historic-Artistic Complex" by the Community of Madrid. The Palace, the Church, the factory buildings and its squares stand out, although it is also highly recommended to take a bike or walk route around the surroundings.
Chinchón, a town that, located 45 kilometers from the city of Madrid, stands out above all for its square, could not be missing in this list. medieval, which throughout history has been the scene of numerous shows and activities. Also striking is the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, the Convent of the Poor Clares, the Clock Tower and the remains of the castle, dating from the fifteenth century.
Manzanares El Real
Another beautiful town in the Community of Madrid is Manzanares El Real, which offers history, nature and outdoor sports, all 60 kilometers from the capital. Specifically, this town is located in the Cuenca Alta del Manzanares Park, which has been declared a Biosphere Reserve by the Unesco. Among its main attractions is the castle, one of the best preserved fortresses in the community.
We also want to tell you about La Hiruela, a most unique town that is located in a privileged enclave: the Sierra del Rincón. You will love their houses stone, adobe and wood, which have remained practically intact for decades. Among its buildings and elements of interest we find the pylon, the Flour Mill, the Town Hall and the old school.
Finally, we want to talk about Rascafría, a quiet town located northwest of the community, in the Lozoya Valley. His helmet stands out urban, where the Parish Church of San Andrés Apóstol is located, and the Monastery of El Paular, located two kilometers from the town.
Beautiful charming towns near Madrid (November 2023)
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