Madrid Combo: El Escorial Monastery And Aranjuez Royal Palace Day Trip

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Tour Information

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  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:45 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Calle de San Nicolás, 15, 28013 Madrid, Spain,
  • Return Details :
    Plaza de Oriente, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

The Madrid Super Saver combines two best-selling tours at a discounted price becoming a fantastic day out. Experience the grandeur of El Escorial monastery, and visit the poignant Valley of the Fallen monument, erected in memory of the millions who died in the Spanish Civil War. Gain insights into Spain's intriguing history at these symbolic landmarks, reflecting the Spanish monarchy, church and 20th-century conflict. Then take a trip to Aranjuez, a beautiful World Heritage-listed royal city. Youll be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide all day. The best part? By combining these two half-day tours, youll enjoy a 15% discount compared to purchasing the tours separately.

Highlights

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Includes free admission to top local attractions

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Morning Tour: El Escorial Monastery and The valley of the fallen
The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo El Real was built by King Philip II to house the remains of his parents, Charles I and Isabella of Portugal. The Renaissance complex combines a palace and monastery, and features a wonderful collection of art. On your visit, follow your guide on a tour of the complex, including the Pantheon of Kings and the basilica.

Six miles (9.5 km) north of El Escorial lies The valley of the fallen, a vast basilica built into the side of a mountain and topped by a gigantic granite cross. The monument was built by Spanish dictator General Franco to remember the casualties of Spain's Civil War. Take a guided tour inside the basilica and admire the spectacular valley landscape surrounding the complex.

Before you continue to Aranjuez, have free time to grab lunch (own expense) and relax before the second part of your day trip.

Afternoon Tour: Aranjuez
Continue your trip to Aranjuez, a town of beautiful architecture and a regal atmosphere that lies 28 miles (46 km) south of Madrid.

Your guide will lead you the Palacio real (Royal Palace). The palace is a Spanish Royal Site the spring residence of Spanish kings since the late 1800s. Admire the decorative styles and see the Throne Room of Elizabeth II, the Prince's Gardens, the Parterre and the Island.

Inclusions

Local guide

Air-conditioned vehicle

Individual radio-guided system

Entry/Admission - Royal Palace of Aranjuez

Entry/Admission - Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Entry/Admission - Museo de Faluas Reales

Exclusions

Gratuities

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Infants aged 5 years and under are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat

Operated by a bilingual guide in Spanish and English

Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot, comfortable shoes are recommended.

The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination

Visitors are kindlyrequested to respect the instructions of the Security Staff: Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions.

Please, note that guiding inside the Basilica of the Valley is not allowed.

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

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