Spring and summer give us the opportunity to enjoy one of the main sights at this time of year in the province of Segovia, specifically on the slope of theSierra de Guadarrama.
I mean see the monumentals runningfountains of the Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso.
Located 80 kilometers from the capital, the farm supplies traditionally they are put into operation coinciding with the Holy Week parties.
Royal Palace of the Farm in Segovia
But when their dates are ahead of March, as happened last year 2018, this start is usually delayed some week.
This year, however, the Farm Fountains they started up coinciding with the Holy Week parties.
As for the completion of its operation, which depends on the availability of water, it is usual that it is August 25.
But, for example, in the past year, thanks to the great rainfall during the spring, the fountains were operational until October 12.
However this year 2019 It has been the opposite, because of insufficient rainfall since June 30 the ordinary operation of the sources has been suspended, being limited to extraordinary dates which we detail below.
Fountain the Baths of Diana in the Royal Palace of the Farm in Segovia
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Dates and schedules Fuentes La Granja 2019
The operating hours of the Fuentes de la Granja usual during Easter they are, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, at 5:30 pm, and Sunday, at 1 pm.
When La Granja sources stop working
From then until the end of its operation, it is usual to see these monumental sources on Wednesdays, Saturdays and holidays (not Sundays) from 5.30 pm, and on Sundays, at 1 pm.
Access to the gardens is recommended beforehand enough to walk to the first fountain that is launched.
In years with good water availability, the various sources in the Royal Palace of the Farm of San Ildefonso they alternate their days of operation so that it depends on the month and the specific day you go, you will see some sources work or others.
Canastillo Fountain in the Royal Palace of La Granja in Segovia
In this way, it is usual to alternate the group of sources formed by the so-called Little Basket, Diana's Baths, Frogs and The Fame, with the source groupHorse Race, Eight Streets, Frogs and Fame.
When to see all the sources of La Granja in operation
Throughout the year there are three important days for See the sources of the Farm in operation.
These are theMay 30 (San Fernando), July 25 (Santiago party) and August 25 (San Luis party) because on these specific dates all the sources are put into operation, which arouses the attraction of many visitors.
Night time in summer of Fuentes de La Granja
Also, during summer nights there is usually the possibility of seeing the source ofDiana's Baths in night time, which complements the lighting of the facade of the palace and the Valsaín street.
Fountain of the Frogs in the Royal Palace of the Farm in Segovia
The dates of this summer evening show are usually from mid-July to mid-August.
Ordinary operation suspension Fuentes de La Granja
In this year 2019, with an exceptional lack of water, from the aforementioned date of June 30, there is only the possibility of seeing the sources in operation on July 25 and August 25.
And on the other hand, the source of Diana's Baths You can see it work at night only on August Saturdays from 10.30 pm to 11.30 pm, allowing access to the gardens from 10 pm to midnight.
Ticket prices Fuentes La Granja
Heprice of admission for see the monumental fountains of the Palacio de la Granja in operation is 4 euros, and to see illuminated and in operation the source of Diana's Baths During the summer nights, the price is 2 euros.
How to see the Farm Fountains for free
I remind you that you can See free sources of La Granja August 25th.
To confirm information, you can check on 921 47 00 19 and 921 47 00 20 phones.
Maybe you are interested to know that you can also see the source of the Farm (although not in operation) in the context of a Tour to Segovia and La Granja from Madrid.
In a group organized with Spanish guide, as the first stage of the aforementioned excursion you can take a walk through the gardens of the Royal Palace of La Granja.Book hotel for your trip on Booking.com <>