Culture, traditional festivals, outdoor sports, fast cars... San Sebastián de los Reyes is a town outside Madrid where it is impossible to get bored.
San Sebastián de los Reyes was founded in 1492, when about thirty people settled in cabins around the hermitage of San Sebastian. This town, located just 12.5 miles north of Madrid is a very popular destination for its fiestas, such as those held at the end of August which have been declared to be of national tourist interest. If you want to enjoy its festive atmosphere, wait no longer, take a holiday in San Sebastián de los Reyes.
The heart of the old quarter of Sanse – the name used by locals to refer to the town – is the Plaza de la Constitution, where you can see the magnificent town hall building. Here you can also find the fifteenth-century San Sebastián Mártir parish church, which houses a collection of fascinating religious objects.
In the same square you can visit the ethnographic museum at El Caserón, a typical 17th-century farm building. Come to San Sebastian de los Reyes and get to know the area's arts and popular traditions in this centre of culture. If you want to see a good play, go to the Adolfo Marsillach theatre-auditorium, a modern building with a capacity of 700 people.
Motor sports fans will be drawn to San Sebastián de los Reyes so they can take in a race at the famous Jarama Circuit. The town also has magnificent golf courses for the many lovers of this sport. Horse riding and hiking through the Valdelamasa valley are other activities that you won't want to miss during your stay.
San Sebastián de los Reyes is located less than 15 minutes by car from Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez airport, making arriving by plane a very practical option. Check out our San Sebastian de los Reyes holiday packages and book the flight and hotel together for an enjoyable getaway near the capital of Madrid!