I completely forgot to write about the Strawberry Train (Tren de a Fresa), which leaves Madrid’s Atocha Station and travels to the beautiful Royal Palace of Aranjuez. Luckily, seeing some strawberries on Ben and Marina’s site reminded me! The price includes:
- A ‘historic’ steam train which takes around 50 minutes to get to the town of
- Strawberries served on board by stewardesses dressed in period costume
- Bus to the Royal Palace
- Free entry to the Royal Palace (with a tour guide – though probably in Spanish)
24 Euros for adults, 16 Euros for children
May: 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th
June: 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th and 25th
Departs Atocha: 10.05 | Arrives Aranjuez: 10.55
Leaves Aranjuez: 6.00 p.m. | Arrives Atocha: 6.50 p.m.
Full Details can be found on the Tren de la Fresa site.