El Escorial Monastery and the Valley of the Fallen Monument

 
 
san-lorenzo-escorial01.jpgSan Lorenzo El Escorial | credit: Cruccone
san-lorenzo-escorial02.jpgSan Lorenzo El Escorial | credit: Carmelo Pec
valle-de-los-caidos01.jpgValley of the Fallen | credit: Cruccone
valle-de-los-caidos02.jpgValley of the Fallen | credit: Catedrales e Iglesias

Half Day (Duration: 5 hrs.approx.)

Madrid

On Request Best Rate

 
On this half day excursion from Madrid you will visit El Escorial monastery, a living monument and a tremendously important tourist attraction. UNESCO recognized it as a Monument of World Interest
 
Highlights
 
  •  Private Guide to show you all the history of the UNESO monuments
  • Transportation in Sedan or Minivan with expert driver
  • Skip-line no waiting in cues with our private guide
  • Excellent way to spend the morning or afternoon from Madrid
 
 

Print

 

General Overview


Country: Spain
Region: Madrid
City: Madrid
Duration: Half Day (Duration: 5 hrs.approx.)
Type: Half Day Tour Private
Theme: Private Shore and Chauffeur Guided Excursions
Group Size: 1 - 6 People
Price from: 0€
Transport: (More details)
 

Introduction

On this private half day excursion from Madrid you will visit San Lorenzo de El Escorial is a living monument and a tremendously important tourist attraction. The city is universally renowned and was declared a Historical and Artistic Monument in 1971. Thirteen years later in 1984, UNESCO recognized it as a Monument of World Interest. As Unamuno stated after his first visit to the monastery, "It is a place that all Spaniards, who have a historical conscience of what it means to be Spanish, should visit at some time during their lifetime, as the devout Moslemīs visit the Mecca".

We will also visit the imposing monument built as a memorial for those who died during the during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). It is located on the Guadarrama Mountains in the province of Madrid, on Cuelgamuros Valley at a height of 1,300 meters. The Monastery with a bold basilica dug out of the granite mountain and a dramatic stone cross 150 meters high.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:
MADRID - SAN LORENZO DE ESCORIAL - VALLE DE LOS CAIDOS - MADRID

  •  Meet your English-Speaking Private Official Guide and Chauffeur in the lobby of your hotel.
  • Departure from Madrid.
  • Visit the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, which is also a memorial for the Kings and Queens of Spain. It is considered the Eights wonder of the World. We take an in depth visit of the Monastery.
  • Then we visit the imposing monument built as a memorial for those who died during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). It is located on the Guadarrama Mountains in the province of Madrid, on Cuelgamuros Valley at a height of 1,300 metres. You will visit the monastery with a bold Basilica dug out of the granite mountain and a dramatic stone cross 150 metres high.
  •  Your chauffeur and guide will drop you off back at your hotel and say the final goodbye.

END OF TOUR SERVICES

Prices and Dates

Select date to show availability
 
 
From
0€
(Price per person)
 
 

Included

THE TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Transportation in  Sedan Car (eg. Ford Mondeo or smiliar) or Minivan (eg. VW Caravelle or MB Viano Minivan  or similar type van)
  • Private Chauffeur (NOTE: The chauffeur is not an official guide and can`t guide within monument this is why an official guide is included)
  • English Speaking Official Guide for duration of tour
  • Local Taxes

Excluded

THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Entrance fees not included
  • Beverages not specified in selected meals
  • Meals not specified in itinerary
  • Optional excursions
  • Tip and Gratuities to Chauffeur and local guide (not mandatory but given if you have a good time.)

Pick up

  •  City centre hotels
  • Airport
  • Train Station
  • Other locations on request

Drop off

  •  City centre hotels
  • Airport
  • Train Station
  • Other locations on request

Lodging

 

Transport

  •  Transportation in  Sedan Car (eg. Ford Mondeo or smiliar) or Minivan (eg. VW Caravelle or MB Viano Minivan  or similar type van)
    • Uniformed Driver
    • All tolls, petrol and driverīs expenses

Map

Reviews