The new Escorial and Valley of the Fallen tour from Madrid
Excursions & day trips

The new Escorial and Valley of the Fallen tour from Madrid

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 5 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover 2 monumental places in one day
  • Learn about the history of Madrid with an expert guide
  • Enjoy a bus trip from Madrid
What to expect

Get ready to discover 2 monumental places located near the Spanish capital with an expert guide! On this trip from Madrid, you'll admire the UNESCO-listed El Escorial and the impressive Valley of the Fallen.

Begin your experience in central Madrid, where you'll meet your guide and start a bus trip of approximately one hour to San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Accompanied by your expert guide, you'll walk through the historic center of the town, passing through the Felipe II park. Your guide will explain the reasons that led the monarch to order the construction of the Royal Monastery of El Escorial in the 16th century. Don't miss the chance to visit the surroundings, admiring the exterior of this impressive monument and, discover many of its secrets, such as "The legend of the gold bricks", as well as some of the anecdotes that the King starred in this place.

Your tour will continue in the Valley of the Fallen, where you'll appreciate its 150 meters high cross, the Basilica carved into the rock of the mountain, and of course, the spectacular views of the Madrid mountain range. You'll have the opportunity to enter the monument so that you can enjoy its peculiar corners on your own.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Roundtrip from Madrid
    • Expert guide
    • Walking tour in San Lorenzo del Escorial
    • Walking tour around the Valley of the Fallen
    • Entrance tickets to the Basilica in the Valley of the Fallen
    What's not included
    • Entrances to Monastery of San Lorenzo del Escorial
    • Guided tour of the Basilica in the Valley of the Fallen
    Where

    Calle de Ferraz, 3, Madrid, Spain

    Meeting point:

    Inside the VPT office next to the pharmmacy.

    What to remember
    • This tour ends at Plaza de España
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    VPT Tours (Viajes Para Todos)
    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.

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