Royal Monastery of El Escorial and Valley of the Fallen

Day tour
5h 30min

Royal Monastery of El Escorial and Valley of the Fallen

Check in at our office in central Madrid 15 minutes in advance of your
tour. Leave the city aboard one of our comfortable air-conditioned coaches.

Enjoy your visit through the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, an
architectural ensemble declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Built in the 16th
century, it is a symbol of the power of the government at the time. Accompanied
by your guide, you will discover the most important areas of the monument. Of
Renaissance style, you will marvel at the building symmetry as you walk along
the site visiting the Habsburg’s Palace, the Chapter House, the Basilica and
the remarkable library.

Board your bus again for a short drive to the Valley of the Fallen. The
site is located 9km away from El Escorial, in Sierra de Guadarrama. You will be
able to see it from far away thanks to the monumental cross built above the
site. The monument is an underground church built into the mountain. The same
is topped by the World’s Largest Cross, which can be seen from miles away.


  • Entrance to the Royal Monastery of El Escorial
  • Entrance to the Valley of the Fallen and the Basilica 
  • Air conditioned motor coach.
  • Bilingual Official guide
  • Individual radio-guided system

Not Included

  • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified above.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional information

  • Please note this is a walking tour on arrival at the site. Wear appropriate attire.
  • The duration of the tour includes transportation.
  • Please note the Royal Monastery of El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen visitors are requested to respect the following statement: photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions. 

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Meeting point

Julia Travel Office
Calle de San Nicolas, 15, 28013 Madrid

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