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El Escorial Monastery and Valley of the Fallen Day Trip from Madrid

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    Stop At: Plaza de Espana, Western End of the Gran Via, 28008 Madrid Spain

    Meeting point

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Las Rozas Village, Calle Juan Ramon Jimenez 3, 28232 Las Rozas Spain

    A brief stop to leave the customers

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Valley of the Fallen, Carretere de Guadarrama, 28209 San Lorenzo de El Escorial Spain

    The Valle de los Caídos, "Valley of the Fallen" is a Francoist regime monument, Catholic basilica and a monumental memorial in the municipality of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, erected at Cuelgamuros Valley in the Sierra de Guadarrama, near Madrid. Franco claimed that the monument was meant to be a "national act of atonement" and reconciliation.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Parque Nacional de la Sierra de Guadarrama, Por la Carretera M-604 desde Rascafria, 28297 Madrid Spain

    Great panoramic views

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Av Juan de Borbon y Battemberg, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial Spain

    The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, commonly known as Monasterio del Escorial is a historical residence of the King of Spain, in the town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, about 45 kilometres. It is one of the Spanish royal sites and has functioned as a monastery, basilica, royal palace, pantheon, library, museum, university, school and hospital.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Plaza de España, 7, 28008 Madrid, Spain
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Roundtrip by comfortable bus with air conditioning
    • English and Spanish Tour Guide
    • Fast track entry to Royal Monastery
    • Fast track entry to Valley of the Fallen
    • Please note this is a bilingual tour held simultaneously in English and Spanish
    • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Fallen
    • Entry/Admission - Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
    Exclusions
    • Food, beverages or other services not specified
    • Entry/Admission - Las Rozas Village
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please note this is a bilingual tour held simultaneously in English and Spanish
    • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
    • Children must be accompained by an adult
    • Children under 7 years old are free of charge
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 July 2019

    We spent several hours on this trip, but it felt too short. Both Escorial and Valley of the Fallen are truly breath-taking and beyond impressive! We were also very fortunate to have ALBERTO as our guide.Extremely kind and attentive to each of us in the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Nela25
    Julieta115, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Madrid BusVision, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

    Thank you very much, we are very happy that the tour experience met your expectations and you will enjoy the panoramic view of Toledo and Segovia we have ... The BusVision team thanks you very much for your comment and your score. We hope to...More

    Reviewed 3 July 2019

    Last Sunday (30th June) we decide take of this amazing tour to Escorial and The Valley of the Fallen. We were so lucky to have a guide who was not only very knowledgeable, but also proficient in English and Spanish as well. The tour was...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Julieta115, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Madrid BusVision, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

    Thank you very much, we are very happy that the tour experience met your expectations and you will enjoy the panoramic view of Toledo and Segovia we have ... The BusVision team thanks you very much for your comment and your score. We hope to...More

    Reviewed 29 December 2018

    My family and I (3) took the tour to El Escorial + Valle de los Caídos on 28th December, 2018. The problems started in the morning when we arrived and found out that there were more people than a bus could take. 14 of us...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
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    Julieta115, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Madrid BusVision, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2019

    Thank you very much for your opinion we will take into account what it tells us

    Reviewed 12 October 2018

    low rating is more for the company than guide. the guide (Alberto was excellent) the tour was quite good to both locations and quite informative. english was at a bit of disadvantage and the numbers were 85% spanish/15% english, as someone who understands both languages...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
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    Julieta115, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Madrid BusVision, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2019

    Thank you very much for your opinion

    Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

    The trip was good with a lot of explanations and an amazing and very helpful guide, the only tip is that the trip should be 1 hour longer in order for us to have more time to expend on free time, my greets to Alberto...More

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    Julieta115, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Madrid BusVision, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2019

    Thank you very much for your opinion

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