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Valley of the Fallen
Valley of the Fallen
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
Valley of the Fallen
Valley of the Fallen
Valley of the Fallen
Valley of the Fallen
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
El Escorial Monastery
Valley of the Fallen
Valley of the Fallen
El Escorial and Valley of the Fallen from Madrid
5 hour(s)
From EUR
€65,00
Spanish Civil War left untouched outstanding architectural buildings and monuments, not only in Madrid centre, but also in its suburb zone. This tour will take you back to the 20th century by visiting the most historic places of civil war - El Escorial Monastery and the Valley of the Fallen monument. It is necessary to wear comfortable shoes since we will hike a bit to the Basilica of the Valley of The Fallen and see splendid panorama from 1350 meters of altitude.

Highlights

What you can expect

Your guide and the rest of tour participants will gather in Plaza de España. From there, a comfortable coach will take you to San Lorenzo de El Escorial Royal Monastery where you can accomplish pilgrimage to Charles V tomb. The construction of his mausoleum is balanced symmetric with Renaissance style that has been considered as the Eighth Wonder of The World. This shrine also symbolizes the Spanish power during the battle of St. Quentin in 16th century.

Your tour will also show you around the complex of the royal monastery which was built by The King Philip II. You can see the wonderful Baroque and Renaissance ornaments in the Habsburg Palace, the Kings and Princes’ Mausoleum, the Chapter Hour and the Basilica. Especially in the Basilica, the altar decoration is highly intricate with Baroque dome inspired by the St. Peter’s dome.

To continue the tour, you will need to go back to the bus because the Valley of The Fallen is situated about 9 km to the north of the Royal Monastery. Your multilingual tour guide will lead you to the breathtaking Basilica which was built under the dictatorship of General Franco subjected for commemorating the dead of Spains soldier during the Civil War. This sanctuary was carved into the mountain at 1350 meters high from the sea level from where you can see an impressive 150 meters high cross surrounded by picturesque natural view of Madrid’s mountain range. You will be given to enjoy the nuance and capture the moment during your free time before going back to Madrid city.

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English

El Escorial & Basilica of the Valley of the Fallen from Madrid


From EUR
€68,00

Spanish

El Escorial & Basilica of the Valley of the Fallen from Madrid


From EUR
€68,00

Italian

El Escorial & Basilica of the Valley of the Fallen from Madrid


From EUR
€65,00

French

El Escorial & Basilica of the Valley of the Fallen from Madrid


From EUR
€65,00
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