One moment …

EN ES
0

Royal Monastery of El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen

Tour Description
Itinerary
Map

Marvel at the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Accompanied by a local guide, dive right into Spanish history. See the Hapsburg’s Palace, the Kings Mausoleum and the Basilica. Visit the Valley of the Fallen, an underground church topped with a 152-meter cross

Highlights

  • The Royal Monastery of El Escorial is an architectural complex built in the 16th century. Is a ‘must see’ to visit the Hapsburg Royal Palace, the Kings and Princes Mausoleum and the Basilica. All built following the Renaissance style.
  • The Valley of the Fallen was built to commemorate the combatants who died during the Spanish Civil War. The Basílica de la Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos is carved into the mountain.

Included

  • Transportation on an air conditioned coach.
  • Local official guide.
  • Tour operated in both Spanish and English.
  • Radio guide system.
  • Admission to the Royal Monastery of El Escorial.
  • Admission to the Valley of the Fallen and the Basilica.

Excluded

  • Food and drinks, unless specified.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.

Please Note

This is a walking tour on arrival at the site. Wear appropriate attire.

  • The duration of the tour includes transportation.
  • Julià Travel reserves the right to modify or cancel the tour itinerary without prior notice due to force majeure reasons.
  • Important information: due to restrictions inside the Basilica of the Valley, no guided tour will take place in the same.
  • 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.

Restrictions

  • In order to cancel the booking with no penalties you must contact us at least 24 hours in advance.

Essential Information

  • This tour starts from Julià Travel Gray Line Spain in Madrid city center. Please refer to your documentation for more information.
  • It will not be necessary to print the voucher

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 a guided tour through the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, an architectural ensemble declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Built in the 15th century, it is a symbol of the power of the government at the time. Learn about the impressive Royal Mausoleum it contains and the story behind the 21 years it took to build the site. Of Renaissance style, you will marvel at the building symmetry. Listen to your guide explanations as you walk along the site visiting the Habsburgs Palace, the Chapter House, the Basilica and the remarkable library.

Board your bus again at the end of the guided tour 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.

Tour Enquiry
Yes No

Thankyou your message has been sent

×
×

Your cart is empty.

This site uses cookies. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the site to operate and have already been set. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work. Please see our privacy policy & cookie policy for more details.