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Calendar and times to visit Aranjuez with the Strawberry Train 2019

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Aranjuez Palace near Madrid

From April 13 the traditional one starts up Strawberry Train that unites the historic town of Aranjuez, in the surroundings of Madrid, with the capital.

It is a tourist activity which recalls the inauguration in 1851 of the train that united Madrid with that location, the second railway that was established in Spain after the Barcelona-Mataró section.

He Strawberry Train 2019 It develops its tourist activity during the weekends in two different periods: from mid-April to June and from mid-September to mid-October.


Pond of the Chinescos in the Gardens of Aranjuez

All information in detail

  • Strawberry Train 2019, routes and prices
  • ORGANIZE YOUR TRIP
  • Strawberry Train dates 2019
  • USEFUL TIPS for your TRIP

When does the Strawberry Train start in 2019

He Strawberry Train began its activity during theEaster.

From then on it already works during all weekends until June 30, then resume the excursions in mid-September until the end of October.

In this 2019 edition the tourist train part again from where I used to do it traditionally, from the Train museum of the Delicias walk, with departure time at 10 am.

He Strawberry Train Arrives in Aranjuez at 10.49 hours.


Jardines de la Isla in the Aranjuez Palace near Madrid

How are the wagons of the Strawberry Train

The trip takes place in a train composition with a van and wooden wagons of the type series Coast.

These wagons were built between 1914 and 1930 by the railway company MZA that covered the line Madrid-Zaragoza-Alicante, and were properly restored in the 80s to be preserved in the aforementioned Madrid museum.

He Strawberry Train It also has a second class passenger car that belonged to the first series of metal cars commissioned by Renfe between 1947 and 1953.

If you decide to sign up for this already traditional excursion, on the same return trip you will enjoy a strawberry tasting collected in the orchards of Aranjuez on that same day.


Royal Palace of Aranjuez in Madrid

Strawberry Train 2019, routes and prices

When get to Aranjuez will you have three visit options to choose.

Route Strawberries with cream in Aranjuez

The Strawberries with cream Route, includes a tour on the tourist train of Aranjuez, Chiquitren, and guided tour of the gardens outside the palace, the Parterre and the island, which takes place after 4.30 pm.

This way you will have time to visit the royal palace on your own.

He price This route is 30 euros for adults and 20 euros for children.


Prince's Garden in Aranjuez

Route Strawberries of the Tagus in Aranjuez

You also have the alternative of Route Strawberries of the Tagus, with tour on the tourist boat (45 minutes) and guided tour around the Royal Palace and gardens Parterre, the island and the king.

He price It is 35 and 23 euros for adults and children respectively, and this route includes the transfer by coach from the train station to the historic center of Aranjuez, both upon arrival and upon return.

Royal Strawberries Route in Aranjuez

Finally, if you sign up for the Royal Strawberries Route, from the station you are transferred by bus to the monumental area where you will make aguided tour of the Royal Palace of Aranjuez, more free visitMuseum of Royal Falluas and the Prince's Garden.

This route has the same prices than the previous.


Royal Pier in the Prince's Garden in Aranjuez

It is time to return to Madrid on the Strawberry Train It is at 6:35 p.m., arriving at the Railway Museum at 7.30 p.m.

You also have the option to redeem the ticket to return by suburban train.

Strawberry Train dates 2019

The Strawberry Train dates 2019 They are the following: April 13, 18, 19, 20, 27 and 28; days 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 in May; days 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 in June; days 14, 21, 22, 28, 29 in September; and days 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 in October.

To buy the tickets, you have to do it at the railway stations with advance sale; through the website of Renfe, in the section Leisure by train; in the telephone sale of Renfe, 912 320 320; or in travel agencies.

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Here you have all the information about the Strawberry Train 2019, including special trains that leave on May 19, Strawberries with music, and on September 14, Destination Pinto.

You can also check on the phone 91 151 10 42, Monday through Friday in the morning.

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