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Toledo, El Escorial & Valley of the Fallen Day Trip
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Toledo, El Escorial & Valley of the Fallen Day Trip

  • The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and Spanish. English and Spanish
  • 11 hours

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.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Tour without food
Adults Over 65 years old Children between 6 and 15 years old Children under 6 years old
US$ 76.90
US$ 71
US$ 71
Free
Tour with food
Adults Over 65 years old Children between 6 and 15 years old Children under 6 years old
US$ 88.70
US$ 82.80
US$ 82.80
Free

Tour without food

  • Adults

    US$ 76.90
  • Over 65 years old

    US$ 71
  • Children between 6 and 15 years old

    US$ 71
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

Tour with food

  • Adults

    US$ 88.70
  • Over 65 years old

    US$ 82.80
  • Children between 6 and 15 years old

    US$ 82.80
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

11 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and Spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and Spanish.

Included

Transport by bus.

English speaking guide.

Entrance to the visited monuments.

Visit to a Toledo workshop of damascene art.

Lunch (optional).

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) if there are still places available.

Digital voucher

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.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

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US$ 76.90
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

3 Calle Ferraz