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Monastery of El Escorial Tour from Madrid with Optional Toledo Visit

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    Stop At: Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Av Juan de Borbon y Battemberg, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial Spain

    The first stop will be the Monastery which was built in the sixteenth century under the reign of the powerful king Felipe II and conceived as a royal residence, a monastery, and a pantheon for the royal family. It became a symbol of the greatness of the Spanish Empire, and has been declared a Historical Heritage Monument. You will be visiting the following areas: the monastery, the Royal Palace, the Royal Pantheon, the Basilica, the Cloister of the Four Evangelists and the Chapter Houses.

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Casco Historico de Toledo, Toledo Spain

    Optional. Upgrade your experience and after the morning tour in San Lorenzo del Escorial, make your way to the city of Toledo 70 Km. south of Madrid. Stroll through its streets with your guide and discover the rich history and culture behind its walls.

    Duration: 5 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Calle de Ferraz, 3, 28008 Madrid, Spain
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Plaza de España, Madrid, Spain
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Lunch (if option is selected)
    • Toledo tour (if option is selected)
    • Entry/Admission - Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Casco Historico de Toledo
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Comfortable shoes recommended
    • This tour ends in Debod temple near Plaza de España
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
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    Reviewed 6 July 2019

    The tour takes you to two important places in Spanish history and culture. El Escorial is much bigger than you think and it really takes a tour guide to give you all the important details of the place. It is beautiful and interesting. The Valley...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank kathy88888
    Reviewed 4 July 2019 via mobile

    Mediocre tour at best. It was rushed, and the guide did not allow sufficient time at each site. I would recommend taking the train to El Escorial and then taking an Uber or Taxi to Valley of the Fallen from El Escorial so that you...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank John B
    Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

    We didn't know much about El Escorial and nothing about the Valley of the Fallen before we went on our yellow bus tour but thanks to our guide Campo we knew a lot at the end of the day. We would highly recommend doing this...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Sandra T
    gaguilarq, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at PaseosMadrid.com, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2019

    Thank you very much for your comments! We appreciate them, and will take notice of your suggestions that will always help us improve our service. Best regards, Manuel López

    Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

    Liked both sites. Driver and tour guide were good and efficient. Would book again with this outfit. Thanks...Viva Franco!

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