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El Escorial and Valley of the Fallen from Madrid

Highlights
  • Beat the queues with skip-the-line access to these remarkable sites
  • Leave the guidebook at home and benefit from a professional guide’s commentary
  • View iconic features, including El Escorial’s pantheon and the Valley’s colossal cross
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El Escorial and Valley of the Fallen from Madrid
From US$ 68.30
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El Escorial & Valley of Fallen
Let yourself be guided inside the impressive Monastery of El Escorial, house of the Spanish Emperors, and walk into Valley of the Fallen, and it´s basilica, raised inside the mountain
From US$ 68.33
El Escorial & Toledo no lunch
Combine in this full day tour the half day excursion to the Escorial and Valley of the Fallen in the morning to visit the Monastery and the Monument, and a half day tour to Toledo in the afternoon
From US$ 109.57
Escorial&Toledo no lunch+Cated
Combine in this full day tour the half day excursion to the Escorial and Valley of the Fallen in the morning to visit the Monastery, and a half day tour to Toledo in the afternoon, with Catedral.
From US$ 121.35
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Overview
El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen boast iconic features and complex histories, but visiting both on a self-led trip can be difficult. Tour the palatial and monastic complex of El Escorial, visit the imposing civil war memorial in the Valley of the Fallen, and gain insight into their significance from a professional guide. Travel with ease to these sites northeast of the capital via air-conditioned coach, with hotel pickup included.
What to Expect

Begin with pickup from your Madrid hotel by air-conditioned vehicle. On the drive out to Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, listen as your guide shares insights into the historic landmark. On arrival, admire the wall paintings in the Pantheon de los Reyes, tour the monastery facade and visit the Gothic basilica of San Lorenzo el Real.

Next, head to the Valle de los Caídos, or Valley of the Fallen, located in a preserved national park. Learn about the site’s controversial history and explore the monumental memorial’s crypt and basilica, before taking in spectacular views of the valley and the 150 meter cross itself.

Return to your vehicle and relax on your journey back, as the tour concludes with drop-off in central Madrid.

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Reviews (13)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
This Sight is Well-Worth Your Time; The Trapsatour Day Tour is Not

We had an extremely disappointing tour of El Escorial, Palace of Phillip II and one of the major historical sights in Spain. Nowhere in the booking information was there an indication that this was a tour in English and Spanish. Since we were the only...More

1  Thank prettylilly
Reviewed 9 March 2018
Check the Box Tour

We did the half-day tour of El Escorial and Valley of the Fallen with Trapsatur on a Saturday morning. We had four days in Madrid, and decided a half day would be the appropriate amount of time to cover these two important sights. The tour...More

1  Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 21 February 2018
2 historical sites in one shot!

El Escorial and Valley of the Fallen were projects conceived and executed by 2 of Spain"s most powerful and controversial leaders, Phillip II and Franco. Touring both gives great insights into Spain's history and are a must see to understand Spain as we know it...More

Thank slakenny2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 9 April 2018
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