Valle de la Fuenfría Visitors Center

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Address

  • Ctra. de las Dehesas, km 2
  • Cercedilla
  • Madrid
  • 28470
  • Spain

Contact

  • 918 522 213

Miscellaneous Information

The Visitors Center is surrounded by Scots pine magnificent forests, a Sierra de Guadarrama extraordinary site, and right in the heart of La Fuenfría Valley. In such a high value natural environment, there is a wide paths network running through the Valley, created for the visitor to enjoy landscape and the highly appreciated charming corners of that zone.

The Visitors Center building has a visitor information desk, an exhibitions room, a library and a classroom. The permanent exhibition shows an audiovisual and some explanatory boards related to La Fuenfría Valley. During the year there are several temporary exhibitions.

In the outside part, a parking lot is available, and there is as well a rockery garden and a plot where the autochthon flora of the Valley is reproduced.

 

How to get there

The Visitors Center is located at the 2 km of Las Dehesas road.

Driving:

  • From the A-1 motorway (Autovía del Norte Madrid-Burgos), take the 47 exit to the M-600 road direction Guadarrama and then the M-614 up to Guadarrama. In Guadarrama take the M-622 road up to Cercedilla and then continue on Las Dehesas road up to the Visitors Center at 2 km.
  • From the AP-6 motorway (Autovía del noroeste Madrid-La Coruña), take the 39 exit to the M-601 road direction Collado Villalba-Puerto de Navacerrada, up to Navacerrada. Then take the M-614 road up to the detour to the M-622, and then continue as the previous case.
  • From the M-607 motorway (Autovía de Colmenar, Madrid-Colmenar Viejo-Navacerrada) take the 35 exit to the M-607 direction Cerceda and Navacerrada. At Navacerrada take the M-614 road and continue as the previous cases.

 On public transportation:

  • Larrea Buses:  684 and 685 with several stops at Cercedilla.
  • Commuter train (Tren de Cercanías RENFE): C8b to Cercedilla.

From the train station to the Visitors Center there are several access options:

  • Walking by the path which runs parallel to Las Dehesas road.
  • With the intercity bus which goes up to the La Fuenfría Hospital and has a stop at the Visitors Center.
  • Through the Camino Puricelli path.

Customer services hours

Months

Period

Opening

Closing

July and August

Daily

9:00

20:00

June and September

All weekends and Public holydays

9:00

20:00

Rest of days.

9:00

16:30

From January to May

From October to

December

Daily

9:00

16:30

 

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