Royal Monastery of El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen trip from Madrid
Excursions & day trips

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

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Based on 3 reviews
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£54.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English , Spanish
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 5 hours
Do this because
  • An architectural ensemble declared a World Heritage Site
  • An impressive 150 meters high cross over the nature reserve of Madrid mountain range
  • Escape the noise and traffic of the city for a day
What to expect

In this tour, you 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

You will start your visit at El Escorial, a symbol of 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 9km away from El Escorial, this enormous monument 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 of altitude, where an impressive 150 meters high cross places itself over the magnificent nature reserve of the Madrid mountain range.

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What's included
  • check Air-conditioned motor coach
  • check Bilingual official guide
  • check Entrance to the Royal Monastery of El Escorial
  • check Entrance to the Valley of the Fallen and the Basilica
What's not included
  • x_not_included Lunch and drinks
  • x_not_included Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Where

Calle de San Nicolás, 15, Madrid, Spain

Meeting point:
Juliá Travel office at San Nicolás 15 (next to Plaza de Ramales) Madrid.Please check-in at the counter
What to remember
  • Food and drinks are not included in this tour, please provide your own
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
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Provider
Julia Travel
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.9/5

Based on 3 reviews from verified customers

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Value for money

4.6/5

  • Frank

    From United States of America - May 2024

    Travelled with family

     

    35 - 44 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Sehr gut organisiert, kompetente Führung, alles prima. Einziger Nachteil: Die Basilika im Tal der Gefallenen konnte aufgrund einer dort stattfindenden ...

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - May 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - February 2023

    Excellent

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