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Royal Monastery of El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen trip from Madrid

Availability: Tuesday to Sunday
Duration: 5 hours
Language: English, Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
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Do this because
  • An architectural ensemble declared a World Heritage Site
  • An impressive 150 metres high cross over the nature reserve of Madrid mountain range
What to expect

In this tour we will visit the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, an architectural ensemble declared a World Heritage Site, and the Valley of the Fallen, a basilica that stands out for its gigantic size.

  • Royal Monastery of El Escorial

We will start our visit at 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

Located 9 km away from El Escorial, this enormous monument was built between 1940 and 1959 to honour the fallen during the Spanish Civil War. The basilica is carved into the mountain at 1350 metres of altitude, where an impressive 150 metres high cross places itself over the magnificent nature reserve of Madrid mountain range.

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What's included
  • Air conditioned motor coach
  • Bilingual official guide
  • Entrance to the Royal Monastery of El Escorial
  • Entrance to the Valley of the Fallen and the Basilica
What's not included
  • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Reduced price
  • Children 0-5 years old: free
  • Children 6-15 years old: reduced
  • Senior +65 years old: reduced
Where

Calle San Nicolás, 13, 28013 Madrid, Spain

Meeting point:
  • Juliá Travel office at San Nicolás 15 (next to Plaza de Ramales) – Madrid
What to remember
  • Languages: Guaranteed in English & Spanish
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • The tour ends at underground parking Plaza de Oriente, Level -2

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When

Tuesday to Sunday at 8.45am / Check in time: 8.30am

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Provider
Julia Travel
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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