Community of Madrid

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Community of Madrid

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The Community of Madrid is the area surrounding the capital city of Madrid, Spain.


  • Madrid — capital city and largest city of Spain with busy nightlife and great art museums
  • Alcalá de Henares — the city where the famous writer Cervantes of the Don Quixote was born
  • Aranjuez — highlights include the Palacio Real, the summer home for the Bourbons and the lavishly designed Casa del Labrador near the Tagus River
  • Chinchón — typical Spanish town which retains its character from the 1700s
  • El Escorial — a mountainous retreat home to Spain's largest monastery, the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, as well as the Valle de los Caidos (Valley of the Fallen)
  • Getafe
  • San Martín de Valdeiglesias
  • Sierra de Guadarrama — a mountainous area with the glorious scenery to Los Cotos as well as the Peñalara Nature Park.
  • Torrelaguna

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laguna Grande de Peñalara



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