Mix & Save: Royal Monastery of El Escorial, the Valley of the Fallen & Segovia

Marvel at the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Enjoy the impressive Alcazar of Segovia

  • Royal Monastery of El Escorial.
  • The King’s Mausoleum.
  • Valley of the Fallen.
  • Visit Segovia.
  • Roman Aqueduct.
  • Alcazar or the Cathedral.
  • Admission to the Royal Monastery of El Escorial.
  • Admission to the Valley of the Fallen and the Basilica.
  • Admission to the Alcazar and to the Cathedral of Segovia (if the option is chosen).
  • Local official guide.
  • Tour operated in both Spanish and English.
  • Transportation on an air-conditioned coach.
  • Radio guide system
  • Food and drinks, unless specified.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Julià Travel reserves the right to modify or cancel the tour itinerary due to events celebrated in the city or force majeure operational reasons without prior notice.
  • In accordance with the regulations of the Valley of the Fallen, the guide will not be able to give explanations inside the basilica. All information will be given outside and the visit will be on your own.
  • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
  • Please note this is a walking tour on arrival at the site. Wear appropriate attire.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers per guide.
Información esencial
  • This tour starts from Julià Travel Gray Line Spain office at Calle San Nicolás, nº 15 (corner Plaza Ramales) and ends at Plaza Oriente. Check in at the counter at least 15 minutes before the departure tour time. Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour
  • Please print your voucher and give it to your guide. E-voucher accepted.
  • Julià Travel Gray Line Spain contact: 0034 91 559 9605 / [email protected]
  • CANCELATION POLICY 100% cancellation fee applies if canceled less than 24 hours or no show

    Check in at our office in central Madrid 15 minutes in advance of your tour. Leave the city aboard one of our comfortable air-conditioned coaches.

    Enjoy a guided tour through the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Built in the 15th century, it is a symbol of the power of the government at the time. See the impressive Royal Mausoleum and the story behind the 21 years it took to build the site. Of Renaissance style, you will marvel at the building symmetry. Listen to your guide explanations as you walk along the site visiting the Habsburg’s Palace, the Chapter House or the Basilica and the remarkable library.

    Board your bus again at the end of the guided tour for a short drive to the Valley of the Fallen. The site is located 9km away from El Escorial, in Sierra de Guadarrama. You will be able to see it from far away thanks to the monumental cross, built above the site. The monument is an underground church built into the mountain. The same is topped by the World’s Largest Cross, which can be seen from miles away.

    In the afternoon, we will discover Segovia, a small city that will surprise us from the moment we get off the bus.

    The walking tour will begin at the Alcazar of Segovia, one of the most famous and well-preserved medieval castles in the world. The Alcazar probably reminds you of some Disney castles, as its exterior architecture served as inspiration for some of Walt Disney's films, such as Cinderella's Castle or the Queen's Castle in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

    After the visit to the Alcazar, we will walk up to the Plaza Mayor, where we will find different monuments that will impress us, such as the Town Hall, the Juan Bravo Theatre and the Cathedral of Segovia, where we will have a complete guided tour of its interior. At the end of the visit to the Cathedral you will have some free time to enjoy Segovia at your leisure.

    At the appointed time, we will meet again at the Plaza Mayor. We will discover some of the city's monuments, such as the Casa de los Picos, whose façade has 617 granite peaks, or the Plaza Medina del Campo, where you will find the Church of San Martín, built in 1.117, and the Torreón de Lozoya.

    We will finish the guided tour at the Aqueduct, one of the oldest monuments in Spain. With more than 16 kilometers long, it was built over 2.000 years ago. During the visit we will discover how it was built, in which no cement was used, as well as the route that the water took to reach Segovia.

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