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Address: Palacio de Silvela S/N | Palacio de Silvela S/N, 28300 Aranjuez, Spain
Phone Number: +34(902)088089
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Let the tourist train take the strain and enjoy a tour of Aranjuez

We picked up a brochure about this little train from the tourist office. The brochure comes in 3 languages and we were rather surprised to find the commentary only in Spanish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Jane C
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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The tickets are sold in a kiosk next to the Palace square, this is a separate ticket from the palace admission. They were about 5e each for the tour in a "people mover" with padded seats that takes about an hour. They take you all through the gardens and the town; and you just sit back and snap your photos.... More 

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Puebla, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Agree with Jane's [France] review, but now (April, 2016) there is a commentary in English, and I swear the man has a Mexican accent! The ticket is still E. 5.50 for adults and E5 for seniors and disabled, and E3 for children up to 12 years. Honestly most of the information in the commentary you can get online. There is... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

This was probably a good tour however the gardens are all currently closed following a "tornado" in August. The tour currently takes you from the very interesting palace to the very uninspiring town centre We found the town poor in comparison to say Segovia

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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We picked up a brochure about this little train from the tourist office. The brochure comes in 3 languages and we were rather surprised to find the commentary only in Spanish. The tourist train leaves from outside the palace gates and they suggest that you buy your tickets about 10 minutes before it's due to depart. The journey takes about... More 

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Heber City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Called the Chiquitrén (small train), it departs from just near the Royal Palace. Ticket prices are 5.5 Euros and its round-trip is just under an hour. They offer a stop at Boat museum and you can get on another train that will follow in about an hour. We were mainly interested in just getting a feel for the rest of... More 

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