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El Escorial & Valley of the Fallen half-day tour from Madrid provided by VPT Viajes Para Todos

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El Escorial & Valley of the Fallen half-day tour from Madrid

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Calle de Ferraz, 3
Calle de Ferraz, 3, 28008 Madrid, SpainDeparture will be at 9:00am, you should be ready 15min before. Please be ready on time waiting inside vpt tours office located in Ferraz 3 / we are next to the phramacy.
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    Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    Visit the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and enjoy the spectacular views from the Valley of the Fallen, all accompanied by our expert guide. Tickets included !! Starting from our headquarters, we’ll drive for approximately one hour to San Lorenzo de El Escorial to show you the inside of the Monastery, built in the sixteenth century under the command of Felipe II, the Royal Palace, Pantheon of the Kings and the Infantes, Chapter Rooms, Cloister of the Four Evangelists and the Basilica
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You'll end at
Plaza de España
Plaza de España, Madrid, Spain
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Important Information
Departure Point
Calle de Ferraz, 3, 28008 Madrid, Spain
Return Details
Plaza de España, Madrid, Spain
  • Local guide
  • Air conditioned bus
  • Skip the line to the Monastery (group entrance)
  • Entry/Admission - Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Pick up /Drop off at hotels
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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AM90031 wrote a review Jun 2019
Los Angeles, California17 contributions
Worst Tour Company. The El Escorial - Valley of the Fallen - Segovia excursion was the worst sightseeing trip I've ever taken. Their audio equipment failed at the start of our day which took some time fidgeting with it before they gave up. This reduced our visiting time at El
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Jose F wrote a review Apr 2019
Las Cruces, New Mexico34 contributions14 helpful votes
The tour took us to El Escorial first and it was very impressive and had a lot of history. Our tour guide provided quite a lot of very good information about the varied roles of El Escorial. We were then taken to the Valley of the Fallen which was visibly impressive even from
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Date of experience: March 2019
Carol P wrote a review Nov 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates27 contributions5 helpful votes
Our tour guide, Gonzalo, was bi-lingual in Spanish and English. Because I speak both languages, am happy to say that Gonzalo did an excellent job of ensuring that all his English and Spanish-speaking clients were equally served. Both landmarks were impressive in their own
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Date of experience: November 2018
Anne D wrote a review Aug 2018
Brisbane, Australia63 contributions13 helpful votes
I went on this half day tour (around 5 hours) not knowing what to expect, and totally enjoyed both El Escorial monastery and Valley of the Fallen. Our guide Manuel was excellent (spoke English & Spanish) - a font of information and he pretty much talked non stop for hours. El
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Date of experience: June 2018
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By: VPT Viajes Para Todos
Well organized, informative and knowledgeable. The duration was about an hour through 26 royal rooms, with a huge
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See that Palace but not through this company
The Palace was awesome. I bought tickets through this site. Went to meet the guide and had to wait 20 minutes for
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Good tour and good guide!
Our only comp,aunts, is that bu following what was written on go a redeem our tickets...there was not
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Skip this rip-off.
The tour operator instructed us to arrive at 11:45sm. The tour guide showed up at 12:15pm...15 minutes late. Ther
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Enjoyable visit to a fantastic palace
A Fantastic Palace. Our tour guide was informative and interesting and without his input we would not have got so m
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Everything was fine until the return trip...
The trip to Toledo was great. The bus trip there was pleasant and not too crazy. We were given our bracelets and we
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Tour was ok, but tour guide did not know that I had purchased the 1 hour guided tour. Others in the group had the s
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Informative & enjoyable
The guide was kind and informative. He did the tour in English then would do a Spanish translation right after. My
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Lovely day
The bus tour and guide were wonderful. The experience was efficient and we were able to enjoy the two cities at an
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Lovely but too big for me to clean!
What a fantastic Palace. Our tour guide was. Rey knowledgeable and didn’t rush us through. Going in with a private
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A Must See
So the Madrid Royal Palace doesn't rival the Palace of Versailles but it is well worth visiting. The rooms are mu
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The most boring tour EVER
Our tour was Royal Castle in Madrid. We booked the tour via Tripadvisor. The tour guide was extremely unorganised.
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Toledo Half Day Tour
Overall a nice half day tour and the guide was excellent in using both Spanish and English language. Although we h
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Nikki R
Easy and cheap
The bus was the cheapest option, easy to use, on time, clean.. took around 1hr each way.. we pay $11 round trip
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Requires clearer instructions
It wasn’t clear to me I’d purchased tickets through a third party tour group and had to meet someone from this comp
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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