In the area around the Camping – Caravaning – Bungalow Park Piscis there is a large variety of places to visit of artistic, cultural or scenic interest.

Manzanares El Real Castle and La Pedriza

Manzanares Castle is the best preserved in the Community of Madrid . Built on a Romanesque-Mudejar hermitage, the palace-fortress, owned by the Duke of Infantado, was built in Gothic style “Isabelino” in 1475, by Juan Guas, architect of the Catholic Kings. Visits every day except Monday, and dramatized tours on weekends.

Its position close to the Regional Park of the Manzanares River, the largest protected area of the Community  of  Madrid  and one of the greatest ecological and lanscape value. Its most prominent place is “La Pedriza”, the largest granite mountain in Europe, designated Integral Nature Reserve.

Buitrago de Lozoya

It stands out on a promontory surrounded by Lozoya river and it is the best preserved fortified structure in the Madrid region.  It is known for its Medieval walls surrounded the old town, the Castle or Fortress (Marquis de Santillana home), Santa María del Castillo Church (known as the “church of the three cultures”), the Clock Tower (with siege engines) and the Picasso Museum, a collection of 60 works by Picasso, donated by his friend and barber Eugenio Arias to his hometown.

Patones de Arriba y Torrelaguna

Patones de Arriba is a “black” architecture village, Historic-Artistic Monument, was never conquered by invaders, achieving to have their own king. In the surrounding area there are the archaeological site of Castro Dehesa de la Oliva, with pre-Roman origin, the Geological museum, with information panels, fossils and reproductions of La Cueva del Reguerillo, El Pontón de la Oliva, el Canal de Cabarrús, etc.

In Torrelaguna stands out the Plaza Mayor,  St. Mary Magdalene Cathedral Church (XV century), late Gothic, and its “Churrigueresque” altarpiece, declared a historic monument.

Rascafría y el Valle de El Paular

The Royal Monastery of Santa María del Paular, founded in 1390, was a Carthusian monastery and since 1954 is a Benedictine abbey. Today the monks  occupy part of the monastery and allow visits. El Mirador de Los Robledos, beneath Peñalara Massif, and the Lozoya Valley view; Pradillo Dam, with a spectacular waterfall; and Presillas Area where you will find natural swimmingpools in Lozoya river and beautiful views of Peñalara Massif.

Hayedo de Montejo

The Montejo Beech Forest is located in  the Sierra del Rincón Biosphere Reserve. Among its huge beech trees over 20 meters high and some with more than 250 years, you can also find oaks, cherry trees, hazels, birch, rebollos, holly, heather and ash trees. Access to the forest is not free; you must purchase a pass, available at office in Montejo de la Sierra or online.

Around Routes

In the Camping we have maps and information about trekking and mountain biking, varying length and difficulty, near the campsite. We also provide information of routes by car, visiting the closest points of interest.

Surrounding cities

If you have all day so you can go to outstanding tourist spots like Aranda de Duero, Pedraza, Riaza, Sepúlveda and Gorges of Duratón, Burgo de Osma, Penafiel, Segovia, Burgos, El Escorial, etc.

In reception we have information and maps of the best routes to use and to avoid crossing Madrid.