Escorial and Valley half-day tour from Madrid
Excursions & day trips

Escorial and Valley half-day tour from Madrid

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£50.00
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Language: English , Spanish
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 5 hours
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

Discover two monumental places located near the Spanish capital with an expert guide on this half-day tour.

On this trip from Madrid, you'll admire the UNESCO-listed El Escorial and the impressive Valley. Begin your experience in central Madrid, meet your guide and start a bus trip of approximately one hour to San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

Accompanied by your expert guide, 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.

Reach the Valley, and appreciate its 150-meter-high cross, the Basilica carved into the rock of the mountain, and of course, the spectacular views of the Madrid mountain range. Enjoy the opportunity to enter the monument so that you can enjoy its peculiar corners.

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What's included
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  • check Roundtrip transportation
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Where

Calle de Ferraz 3, Moncloa - Aravaca, 28008 Madrid, Spain

Meeting point:
Meet your guide inside the VPT TOURS office, located at Calle Ferraz 3 (next to the pharmacy).
What to remember

Not suitable for:

  • Wheelchair users

Know in advance:

  • This tour includes official guide and entrances tickets to the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and the Basilica in the Valley of the Fallen
  • Departure is at 8.45 am, please arrive 10 minutes before the tour departs to exchange your voucher for a valid ticket at the meeting place
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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.

What people say about this experience

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  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - May 2024

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    Overall rated

    4/5

    Niet bijzonder, maar gewoon goed.

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - November 2023

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