El Escorial, Valley and Toledo Day Tour from Madrid

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Tour Details


    This impressive tour package kicks off with a morning visit to the Monastery of El Escorial. This is a historical monastery built for the Spanish kings during the reign of the legendary King Philip II. This site comprises a Monastery, Cloister of the 4 Evangelists, the Palace of Prince II, the Chapter Houses, and the Basilica – all were built for Artistic and historic interests making them one of the best heritages we have in the world. Also, you will explore the Valley of the Fallen which is a national memorial for those who lost their lives during the Civil War. This is a site elegantly preserved in the Guadarrama Mountains. Here is where you will experience the grandeur of a colossal 150 meters high cross, the Basilica and Crypt evacuated in the rock under the mountain. Toledo also awaits you for a panoramic walking tour. You will be led through the old quarter to see the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, the exclusive Primate Cathedral façade, the Old Palace of Justice, and the City hall. There is a lot to experience on this tour package.

    Tour highlights

    • Experience a full day tour of history and sightseeing in and out of Madrid city center

    • Explore the extravagant Monastery of El Escorial which was built as a residence for Spanish Kings

    • Visit the memorial of those who lost their lives at the Spanish’s civil war in the Valley of the Fallen

    • Salute the soldiers of the Spanish civil war in your own way, and you can go with some flowers too

    • Enjoy a guided walking tour through the UNESCO – listed historic Toledo and soak in its historical monuments

    • Travel through these stops and well-prepared itinerary by a comfortable bus or coach

    What’s included?

    • Professional bilingual live guide

    • Air conditioned bus transportation

    • Toledo walking tour

    • Admission ticket into El Escorial and The Basilica of the Valley

    • Audio headset at the Monastery

    What’s excluded?

    • Food and drinks

    • Admission to non-specified monuments

    • Hotel pickup/drop-off

    • Gratuities

    Things to note/know before you know

    • Duration – 11 hours (approx)

    • Tour offered in English and Spanish

    • Instant confirmation at time of booking

    • Infants must sit on laps

    • Not wheelchair accessible

    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems and pregnancy

    • Check for other serious medical conditions before booking

    Meeting point/pickup

    • C. de Ferraz, 3, 28008 Madrid, Spain.