“The tour to El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen was very interesting and enjoyable. It was well run and the allotment of time at both locations was sufficient. Also the bus was comfortable with a good driver. ...Myrna W., USA – See more reviews
What To Expect
Royal Monastery of El Escorial
Visit one of the Eight Wonders of the World, an imposing 16th Century edifice. King Phillip II ordered the construction of the Royal Monastery of El Escorial and it owes most of its design to its main architect, Juan Herrera. Many of the best artisans of that period contributed to its construction and the Monastery houses the Mausoleum of the Spanish Monarchs.
El Escorial, a symbol of the Spanish power in the XVI century that commemorates the battle of St. Quentin. It is also a mausoleum for Charles V. Due to the symmetry and balance of its construction, according to the humanist Renaissance style, for years it had been considered the eighth wonder of the world. The visit includes the Habsburg Palace, the Kings and Princes Mausoleum, the Chapter House and the Basilica.
Basilica of the Valley of the Fallen
The Valley of the Fallen is a monument built as a memorial of those who died during the Spanish Civil War in 1936. Located in a beautiful valley in the Mountains of Guadarrama, this impressive work has a colossal cross over 150 meters high, and the Basilica and Crypt excavated in the hard rock under the mountain.
This tour includes the entrance to the Valley and the visit inside the Basilica.
Air conditioned motor coach
Multilingual Official guide
Entrance to the Royal Monastery of El Escorial
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Children below 6 years old are free of charge.
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