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El Escorial, Valley of the fallen and Toledo Day Tour

Full-Day Trip

Have a special day in Spain: visit the Monastery of El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen, followed by an excursion to Toledo in the afternoon. Learn more about historic monastery and the old quarters of Toledo.

El Escorial, Valley of the fallen and Toledo Day Tour
Full-Day Trip
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About this experience

Combine 2 Half Day tours and save money!!!
ROYAL MONASTERY OF EL ESCORIAL (AM): We will start our visit at El Escorial, a symbol of the Spanish power in the XVI 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.
BASILICA OF THE VALLEY OF THE FALLEN (AM): Located 9 km away from El Escorial, this enormous monument was built between 1940 and 1959 to honor the fallen during the Spanish Civil War. The basilica is carved into the mountain at 1350 meters of altitude, where an impressive 150 meters high cross places itself over the magnificent nature reserve of Madrid mountain range.

You have approximately 1 hour between both parts of the excursions to get lunch. The different options of the tour excursion are listed below:
Without Lunch – No lunch included and return to Madrid.
With Lunch – The menu includes: a starter and a main course to choose, bread, a drink and a dessert. Continue to Toledo.

TOLEDO (PM): Discover the “City of the Three Cultures”! Located 70 km away from Madrid is Toledo, a beautiful city-museum declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is one of the oldest towns in Europe and has a great artistic beauty and buildings from almost all periods in history (Arabian, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance and Baroque style). Toledo is called the “City of the Three Cultures”, since Christians, Muslims and Jews lived together. In the XVI century, it was also the place of residence of the great painter El Greco.
Outside view of the Cathedral; Church of St. Tomé (*) with El Entierro del señor de Orgaz, masterpiece of El Greco; Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca; Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes; demonstration of the famous technique of damascene (incrustation of precious metals in steel) and Panoramic Sightseeing of Toledo.

(*) The Church of Santo Tomé could be substituted by the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund

Additional Information

Check in time:
Escorial & Valley of the Fallen: 08:30 AM
Toledo “The Three Cultures”: 14:45 PM

Cancellation Policy: 100% cancellation fee applies if canceled less than 24 hours or no show

Comfortable shoes are recommended.

Supported languages

Español, English

What's included

• Air conditioned motor coach.
• Bilingual Official guide.
• Entrances to the monuments included in the tour of Toledo as detailed: Church of St. Tomé (or Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes), Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca
• Entrance to the Royal Monastery of El Escorial
• Entrance to the Valley of the Fallen and the Basilica

What's not included

• Lunch, beverages or other services not specified above.

Meeting Point

JULIÁ TRAVEL OFFICE: San Nicolás 15 (Next to Plaza de Ramales) – Madrid