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Royal Monastery of El Escorial & Valley of the Fallen Half Day Tour

Royal Monastery of El Escorial & Valley of the Fallen Half Day Tour

5 hours From
AU$113 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Coach tourCoach tour
  • Duration
    5 hours
  • Tour Code
    JUT-18-1267
  • Operating Days
    Tue to Sun
5 hours From
AU$113 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Coach tourCoach tour
  • Duration
    5 hours
  • Tour Code
    JUT-18-1267
  • Operating Days
    Tue to Sun
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    Admission Admission Entrance to monuments includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide TransportationTransportation Air-conditioned luxury coach

Summary

Visit the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, an architectural ensemble declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Valley of the Fallen, a basilica and monumental memorial built to commemorate those who died during the Spanish Civil War.

Departure Time: 8:45 AM

Meeting Point: San Nicolás Str, nº 15 (corner Plaza Ramales)

Itinerary

ROYAL MONASTERY OF EL ESCORIAL: We will start our visit at El Escorial, symbol of the Spanish power in the XVI century that commemorates the battle of St. Quentin. It is also 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 for years 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 9 km 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 landscape of Madrid’s mountain range.

Inclusions

  • Air conditioned motor coach
  • Bilingual official guide
  • Entrance to the Royal Monastery of El Escorial
  • Entrance to the Valley of the Fallen and the Basilica

Exclusions

  • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Important Notes

  • This tour is bilingual and will be in the selected language and a second language. However, it can be operated in maximum three languages on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended.

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