Half Day Express Tour to Escorial and Valley of the Fallen

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  • Free Cancelation - 24 Hrs Notice
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  • 5 Hrs Duration
  • English / Spanish
  • Join In Group
  • 1-30 Travelers Per Group
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Visit the monastery of El Escorial, one of Madrid, Spain's top attractions
  • Get a chance to walk inside Spain's most chilling and controversial tourist site – Basilica of Valley of the Fallen
  • Enjoy comfortable and hassle-free transportation
  • This tour is recommended for all travelers eager to know more about the history of Spain

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  • Half Day Express Tour to Escorial and Valley of the Fallen

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    Inclusive Of:

    • Transportation from meeting point
    • Bilingual guide (simultaneously in English and Spanish)
    • Tickets to the Basilica of the Valley of the Fallen
    • Tickets to the Monastery of El Escorial

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Optional tips
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pick up

    US$ 56.25

    73.19

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    Package Details

    Inclusive Of:

    • Transportation from meeting point
    • Bilingual guide (simultaneously in English and Spanish)
    • Tickets to the Basilica of the Valley of the Fallen
    • Tickets to the Monastery of El Escorial

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Optional tips
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pick up
What To Expect

Go on a half day tour to visit two of the best attractions in Spain – the Monastery of El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen. Hop on a comfortable coach which will take you to your first location at Spain's most chilling and controversial tourist site, the Basílica of Valley of the Fallen. As you approach the site at Sierra de Guadarrama, you can evidently see the 500ft colossal cross standing before the cobalt sky. Once you arrive at the Esplanade, you'll discover a huge basilica tucked into the hillside where thousands of fallen Spanish civil war soldiers were buried, as well as the enormous crypt that houses the tombs of General Franco and José Antonio Primo de Rivera. After your site visit, you'll next head to Spain's most important architectural monument during the Spanish Renaissance, the Monastery of El Escorial. Built by the orders of King Philip II, this building was built to be a burial place for his father, King Charles V, as well as a palace. Today, it is utilized as multi-complex that houses a church, monastery, royal palace, a college, and a library. Walk through the building's many halls and marvel at the wonderful Spanish architecture. This tour to this historic sites will be a fun day filled with an appreciation for history and culture. It's something you should definitely see while visiting Madrid.

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It was made with the orders of General Franco to commemorate those who died in Spain’s Civil War (1936-1939)
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The Valley of the Fallen was constructed for nearly two decades and was finally completed in 1958
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The building is the most important architectural monument of the Spanish Renaissance
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The interior of the Escorial was decorated by notable Spanish and Italian artists of the 16th and 17th centuries
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Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • 2:00pm bus leaves from Plaza Ventas
  • 3:00pm visit to the Basílica of Valley of the Fallen
  • 3:30pm free time
  • 4:00pm exit to the Monastery of El Escorial
  • 4:30pm visit the Monastery of El Escorial
  • 6:00pm group goes back to Madrid
  • 7:00pm bus arrives to Madrid
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 3-11
  • Infants aged 0-2 are free of charge
  • No senior tickets available
  • Please bring cash for incidentals and water bottle for hydration
  • Please wear comfortable athletic or walking shoes, layered clothes, sun protection
  • Tour may be canceled by the operator in cases of extremely bad weather. You will be given the option of participating in the rescheduled tour or requesting a full refund
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified

Operating Day:

  • Every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 1 Apr 2018 until 31 Oct 2018
  • Every Friday and Saturday from 1 Nov 2018 until 31 Mar 2019
  • No tours on 25 Dec, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

Meet Up Information:

  • Please arrive at the meet up location 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time. Tour bus will leave sharply on time. For latecomers, the tour will not be canceled and no refund will be issued
  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Location: Plaza Ventas, in front of the exit of Metro Ventas at Julio Camba Street

How To Get There:

  • By metro: take Metro Line 2 or Line 5 to get off at Ventas Station
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 24 hours prior to the activity
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