Learn about the history of Spain by visiting the monastery of El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen, two unique places in the Madrid mountains.

On this excursion we will visit the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, an architectural heritage site of the Humanity, and the Basilica of the Valle de los Caídos, a monument that stands out for its gigantic size.

5 hour direct tour to the Valle de los Caídos with its basilica excavated in the Sierra de Madrid and discover the grandeur of the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, a World Heritage Site and symbol of Spanish supremacy of the sixteenth century.

Duration

5 hours

Language

EN, ES

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Included

Trip by luxury bus with air conditioned and Wifi
Professional Guide
The Valley of Fallen Admission Ticket
Escorial Monastery Admission Ticket

Excluded

Food and drinks

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Please note

Infant seats available
Stroller or pram accessible
Public transportation nearby

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Headphones available for radio guide

Cancellation Policy

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

When to book?

1h before the start of the activity

The Valley of the Fallen

The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

It was built in the 16th century under the mandate of the powerful King Felipe II, and conceived as a residence, monastery and pantheon of the Royal House, becoming a symbol of the greatness of the Spanish empire. – It has been declared a historical artistic ensemble, and World Heritage Site in 1984.

Calle de San Bernardo

Calle de San Bernardo 7

Madrid

Free cancellation

You'll receive a full refund if you cancel at least 24 hours in advance of most experiences