Discover the greatness of Spain in a half-day guided tour of the Monastery of El Escorial and the Monument of the Valley of the Fallen in Madrid. Evaluate why the Baroque style of El Escorial, was considered the eighth wonder of the world, and admire the moving sculptures of the Valley of the Fallen, a monument erected in memory of the millions of people who died in the Spanish Civil War. With this tour, you will get a good idea of the fascinating history of Spain.
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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 5 Hours
Child: 4 to 7 Yrs - Senior: +65 - Youth: 8 to 17: 30
Location: Valle de los Caídos, El Escorial

Tour’s Program

General information

Departure time: 9:00hrs daily, except Mondays.

Meeting point: VPT Tours office.

Address: Ferraz 3, Street.

Visit the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and enjoy the spectacular views from the Valley of the Fallen, all accompanied by our expert guide. Tickets included !!

Starting from our headquarters, we’ll drive for approximately one hour to San Lorenzo de El Escorial to show you the inside of the Monastery, built in the sixteenth century under the command of Felipe II, the Royal Palace, Pantheon of the Kings and the Infantes, Chapter Rooms, Cloister of the Four Evangelists and the Basilica.

After about ten minutes by bus, we’ll go to the Valley of the Fallen, where you will appreciate the colossal cross over 150 meters high, the Basilica and Crypt excavated in the rock of the mountain and of course, we will enjoy spectacular views of the Sierra Madrileña.

Upon return to Madrid, the activity ends close to Plaza de España with Gran vía.


- Tour guide (bilingual)

- Air conditioned bus transport

- Entrance and guided visit to the Monastery.

- Entrance and guided visit to the Basilica.

Not included:

- Entrances to not specified monuments.

- Lunch

- Hotel drop off.

Additional info:

- Arrive ten minutes at least before tour departs

- Don’t forget to bring your camera and comfy shoes

- Not wheelchair accessible.

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