This is the most exclusive excursion from Madrid to El Escorial by bus with our accompanying guide to visit El Escorial and its imposing Royal Monastery declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco, as well as the monumental site of the Valley of the Fallen located a few kilometers away.
We will start our tour to El Escorial with a guided visit of the Royal Monastery of El Escorial. Symbol of the greatness of the Spanish Empire is an impressive construction of great artistic and historical value that houses jewels such as the Basilica, the Royal Library, the Pantheon with the tombs of almost all the Kings of Spain since the Emperor Charles V or the palace buildings that occupied the different reigning dynasties.
After the guided tour to El Escorial we will have a free time to have a lunch, then will continue our route to the nearby Valle de Cuelgamuros where the highest Christian cross in the world (150 meters) announces the location of the Valley of the Fallen, an extraordinary and controversial architectural work erected in honor of the fallen in the Civil War that gave way to a long period of dictatorship in Spain. We will visit the interior of the basilica carved into the rock and will admire the grandeur of the monumental complex its singular beauty in terms of architecture and landscapes.
|DEPARTURES FROM MADRID
(Pl. España in front of Nº 7)
|RETURN FROM THE
VALLE DE LOS CAIDOS
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