Vist three monumental and artistic jewels very near to the Spanish capital with this Toledo, El Escorial & Valley of the Fallen Day Trip. You'll depart Madrid and enjoy exploring these must-see impressive locations.
Toledo, El Escorial & Valley of the Fallen Day Trip
We'll meet at 9 am at 3 Ferraz Street in Madrid. From this central point in the Spanish capital, we'll leave by bus to the beautiful town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, arriving after a journey of one hour.
There we'll visit the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, an important monument from the 16th century ordered to be built by King Felipe II. During the tour around this UNESCO World Heritage Site, we'll visit the Palace of the Habsburgs and the Bourbons. We'll also see the famous Escorial library, the Pantheon of the Kings and Princes of Spain, the Chapterhouses and the imposing Basilica.
Next, we'll go to the Valley of the Fallen. Did you know that their cross, standing at 150 metres, is one of the tallest in the world? We'll access the crypt, the Basilica of the Valley and marvel at the spectacular views of the mountainous landscape and Cuelgamuros.
At the end of the visit, we'll return to Madrid, arriving at 2 pm and you'll have an hour of free time to have lunch on your own. But the tour does not end here, after lunch we'll head to Toledo, one of the 15 Spanish cities declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The tour will take us around its beautiful old town, where we'll see the facade of the Primate Cathedral and the Alcazar. We'll also visit the interior of the Santa María La Blanca synagogue and the San Juan de los Reyes monastery. Finally, we'll visit a traditional workshop and discover the art of damascene.
Finally, we'll return to Madrid, arriving at 8 pm in the Plaza de España.
Day trip with lunch
If you wish, you can add a traditional lunch to your day trip that will take place at 2 pm in a Madrid restaurant in Ferraz street. The menu will include a main course (you can choose between different alternatives) and a drink.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:
- A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
- The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
- Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
- All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
- Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
- The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
- The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
- Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
Tour without food
Over 65 years oldUS$ 71.20
Children between 6 and 15 years oldUS$ 71.20
Children under 6 years oldFree
Tour with food
Over 65 years oldUS$ 83.10
Children between 6 and 15 years oldUS$ 83.10
Children under 6 years oldFree
This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.
Transport by bus.
English speaking guide.
Entrance to the visited monuments.
Visit to a Toledo workshop of damascene art.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up until the same day (8:00 am local time) if there are still places available.
We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
3 Calle Ferraz