Location: Escorial – Valley of the Fallen – Toledo, Toledo
Discover the grandeur of Spain on a guided visit to the Monastery of El Escorial and the Monument of the Valley of the Fallen, in the morning, and one of the Spanish cities with the largest number of monuments, Toledo. On this day trip, you will see the history of Spain, from the Roman era, with the aqueduct of Segovia, palaces, buildings that housed up to three cultures, Christian, Muslim and Jewish in Toledo.
It was built in the sixteenth century under the rule of the powerful King Felipe II, and conceived as Residence, Monastery, and Pantheon of the Royal House. It became a symbol of the greatness of the Spanish Empire, and has been declared a Historical Heritage. We will visit:
The Monastery, The Royal Palace, The Pantheon of Kings and Princes, Chapterhouses, Cloister of the Four Evangelists The Basilica.
The Valley of the Fallen
It is an impressive monument erected in memory of those who died during the Spanish Civil War of 1936.
It is located in the beautiful Valley Cuelgamuros, in the Sierra de Guadarrama. This colossal work consists of the basilica, and the crypt excavated in the rock of the mountain.
It is crowned by the impressive cross of over 150 meters.
The entrance to the Valley, and visit inside the Basilica, is included. Toledo
Toledo walking tour through town and then to see:
The facade of the Cathedral, the Gothic style. The former courthouse. The Town Hall. The Church of Santo Tomé, to admire the monumental painting “The Burial of Count Orgaz” by El Greco. Jewish Quarter, The Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca El Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Victorio Macho Museum, with beautiful views over the Tagus river Damascene Factory- Factory of the known Toledo Art.
Comfortable shoes are recommended. Schedule and prices: