El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen + Aranjuez Royal Palace Day Trip from Madrid

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Get the best of two tours on this full day trip! Discover Spain's history by visiting El Escorial, considered as the eight wonder of the World. Visit Aranjuez, the royal site of the Crown of Spain. Take this exciting and jam-packed full day tour now!


Day Trips from Madrid
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San Nicolas Street 15
9 hours
Tuesday and Thursday at 8:45 AM
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This full day tour combines two of our half day tours: Royal Monastery of El Escorial and Basilica of the Valley in the morning, and the Royal Site of Aranjuez in the afternoon.

El Escorial houses the Mausoleum of Spanish Monarchs, and the Valley of the Fallen, a tribute to those who sacrificed their lives during the Spanish Civil War. The visit includes the Hapsburgs Palace, the Kings and Princes Mausoleum, the Chapter Houses, the Architecture Room, the Weapons Room, the Library and the Basilica.

Located 9km away from El Escorial, the Basilica of the Valley of the Fallen was built between 1940 and 1959 to honor the fallen during the Spanish Civil War. The basilica is carved into the mountain at 1350 meters, where an impressive 150-meter high cross places itself over the magnificent nature reserve of Madrid mountain range.

In Aranjuez, explore the Royal Palace and its gardens. You will appreciate the China Chamber Porcelain and the Throne Room of Elizabeth II, The Prince's Gardens, Parterre and the Island, characterized by a great variety of vegetation and tree species. You can also take a stroll through the Museum of Royal Feluccas, with an exhibit of boats used by the Royal Family.


  • Air conditioned motor coach

  • Multilingual official guide

  • Entrance to the Royal Monastery of El Escorial

  • Entrance to the Valley of the Fallen and the Basilica

  • Entrance to the Royal Palace of Aranjuez


  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Please Note

  • Children below 6 years old are free of charge. Maximum one child accompanied by one adult.

  • The Museum of Royal Feluccas will not be available on October for technical reasons.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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