Madrid hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Madrid

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Alcala de Henares 40min by train
Aranjuez 45min by train and bus
Avila 2h by train
Cuenca 168km from Madrid, about 3h by infrequent trains
El Escurial Some 50min by train
Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro In Madrid
Primeval Beech Forests Hayedo de Montejo de la Sierra, Hayedo de Tejera Negra : 108km, best by car
Salamanca Fast trains (twice a day) take less than 2h, other trains and buses 2.5h+
Segovia An hour by train-bus
Toledo Half an hour by train

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
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