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"Man is only great for what he adds to nature, never for what he removes"
George Sonnier  

Our historical, artistic and cultural tours provide the perfect opportunity to explore the Sierra de Guadarrama: Muse of writers and painters, scene of historical episodes that marked the history of Spain, our guided tours offer you from Neandetarian archaeological sites to museums of modern art.
Discover the villages, its traditional mountain architecture and its delicious local gastronomy. Visit palaces, monasteries and castles  with exclusive insider access. By bike or walking, the best way to meet the people and products of the land.

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GUADARRAMA
GUADARRAMA

PRIVATE VISIT TO MOUNTAIN MONASTERIES

Peace and tranquility between centenari walls decorated with art treasures.

Real Monasterio de Santa María de El  Paular y molino de Los Batanes.  

An idyllic landscape in the heart of Lozoya Valley, The first Charterhouse of Castilian Kingdom Santa Maria de El Paular Monastery (XIV.c) is an architectural treasure with great works as the main altarpiece of the church, carved in alabaster, and Carducho’s  paintings.

Monasterio de Nuestra Señora de la Sierra. Relaxed lunch watching the mountain sunset in the oldest abbey of Sierra de Guadarrama. Built in the XIII c. by Cistercian Orden. Romanesque and  Gothic ruins. Stand by a textile workshop, where local weavers use natural fibres to produce quality handmade fabrics. 

Better season: All year

Hiking & visit to monument

Isider Access.

Level: easy. Half day or full day

Identidad, tradición y futuro

MOUNTAIN VILLAGES BIKE TOUR & COOKING EXPERIENCE

Cycling is  the best way to meet people and local products. Mountains valleys villages with stone houses. They are still allived in traditions unique culture adapted to a difficult natural environment. We will visit exhibition of paintings by Luis Feito (Oteruelo) and Traditional Costume Museum (Rascafría)

After you've worked up an appetite, you will stop by one of the  greatest restaurant, with local delicacies. 

Best season: Spring & otum.

Mountain Bike with support vehicle

Level: easy. Full day

LOZOYA RIVER MEDIEVAL BRIDGES

Kings and Monks used to choose lLozoya Valley, as a resting place and so it is full of historic roads, medieval bridges as Perdón  bridge and corners of legend to discover the natural and cultural heritage of the valley as  "Molino de Los Batanes," where the role of the first edition of Don Quixote was manufatured

Best season: Spring & otum.

Mountain Bike with support vehicle

Level: Easy- medium. Half day or full day

ROYAL PALACES & CASTLES

Real Sitio de La Granja de San Ildefonso. Enjoy a cultural walk through an idyllic landscape, the recreation and resting place of kings for centuries. We will visit the royal place of La Granja de San Ildefonso and it's old town, declared a historical monument. The path of the Pesquerias Reales was built by Carlos III in order to access the best fishing spots on the Eresma river. 

Castillo de los Mendoza. 

After a walk in La Pedriza among capricious geological forms, look at the battlements of the medieval castle of Mendoza (15th century), an impressive example of the medieval Spanish military architecture.

Palacio y bosque de Riofrío.

Under the imposing Dead Woman Peak in an impressive forest where deer and fallow deer live is the Royal Palace of Ríofrío. Let yourself be seduced by life in the 18th century Spanish court!

All seasons

Hiking & visit to monuments

Private visit

Level: Easy. Half day or full day