The Escorial & The Valley of the Fallen Tour
- See the Royal Monastery of Escorial and Valley of the Fallen in one tour
- Guided morning tour
- Bilingual guide
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1/2 Day Guided Tour & Entrance Tickets (30€ Supplement payable to operator) - Bookings Essential
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You will start your visit at El Escorial, a symbol of the Spanish power in the 16th century that commemorates the battle of St. Quentin. It is also a mausoleum for Charles V. Due to the symmetry and balance of its construction, according to the humanist Renaissance style, for years it had been considered the eighth wonder of the world.
The visit includes the Habsburg Palace, the Kings and Princes Mausoleum, the Chapter House and the Basilica. Located 9 km away from El Escorial, you will visit the of the Valley of the Fallen. It was built between 1940 and 1959 to honor the fallen during the Spanish Civil War.