MADRID RURAL GOURMET
FOOD AND WINE
Madrid Museum Tours personalized tour in private Van will take you to the centre of rural culture in South Madrid to enjoy royal art and history at Aranjuez Palace and best gourmet lunch including local wines taste.
We will pick you up at your hotel in a private car and will drive you to Aranjuez , favourite spring vacation spot of Spain’s royal families from XVI to XIX centuries. The Bourbon Kings conferred the Royal Palace of Aranjuez a privileged, cosy, sensuous and luxurious mark. Further on, the Porcelain Room of this royal palace in more spectacular than the one of Royal Palace of Madrid, where is also not possible to see a royal bed room but in this Royal Palace you will be fascinated with the royal bed room of Queen Isabel II and its impressive rosewood furniture.
The Imperial stair of Royal Palace of Aranjuez, made of one immense piece of lime stone of Colmenar de Oreja, the Room of Chinese pictures, the Arab Cabinet, the Royal Banqueting Hall are , among 20 more rooms, are other attractions of this not to be missed Royal spot.
This private tour will be completed with an easy walk through the most ravishing French and English styled Gardens of Aranjuez whose beauty inspired, among others, the eminent expressionist painter Joaquín Rusinol, his friend, the notable French composer Eric Satie and, of course, maestro Joaquín Rodrigo (Aranjuez mon amour, the Song).
Afterwards, our Van will make its way into charming country roads flanked by beautiful agricultural landscapes until we reach Colmenar de Oreja, a beautiful village situated between the Rivers Tajo and Tajuña. We will visit its newly renovated Main Square (Plaza Mayor), surrounded by harmonious agricultural landscapes beneath the Plaza.
We will have a private tour through spectacular Museum of Ulpiano Checa (one of the most unique Spanish post-Romantic painters whose splendid works transcend academic style display an overwhelming expressive power).
Can you imagine an in the round plaza surrounded by balconied houses that also serve as a bullfighting ring? This is Chinchon, and its ancient churches, its medieval remains, its vast panoramic landscapes, its handicraft industry and last but not least, its worldfamous anise liquor.
CHINCHÓN is amply renowned in the province of Madrid for its rich cuisine. La Casa del Pregonero is the best restaurant in town and the right place to have a succulent gourmet lunch based on local specialities, like famous Chinchon garlic soup - among others - and delight our palate with a surprising and memorable array of white and red local wines, from Grenache, Malvar and Tempranillo grapes.