El Escorial Day Trip

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El Escorial Day Trip. El Escorial Private Tour.

  • Activity typeDay trip / city tour
  • Duration 6 hours
  • Difficulty level Easy
  • Min ageAll Ages
  • Transport Included
  • AvailabilityAll Year
  • Discover the Unesco and Royal site of El Escorial on a private day trip from Madrid with an Official Tour Guide.
  • Optionally, you can extend the tour with the visit to the Valley of the Fallen, very close to El Escorial.
  • Private Guided tour in English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish and more languages.
  • Taste delicious Castile traditional gastronomy including the popular Chuletón de Ávila and Ribera wine.

DescriptionEl Escorial Day Trip. El Escorial Private Tour.



The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is a symbol of the Spanish power in the XVI century and the past residence of King Philip II. El Escorial has functioned as a monastery, church, royal palace, pantheon, library, museum, university, school and hospital.
This architectural treasure also contains a superb old library, royal chambers and a permanent exhibition of the royal collection of painting masterpieces. El Escorial is also famous for housing the Royal Mausoleum, the burial place for the kings of Spain.
Enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide to make the most of your time in Madrid and El Escorial with Dreampeaks.

You can extend the tour including the visit to the Valley of the Fallen, a Catholic Church, it is also a crypt for 33,833 people who died during the Spanish Civil War. It was commissioned by Franco in 1940, and for this reason this is a controversial monument for the Spanish society.

-Pick up at your hotel or accommodation in Madrid and 50 minutes drive to El Escorial.
-2,5 hours guided Visit to Royal Site of El Escorial with an Official Tour Guide.
-Optional 1 hour visit to the Valley of the Fallen, very close to El Escorial Monastery.
-Optional 1h 30 min lunch break. Our team will arrange your reservation on the best restaurants in El Escorial to taste the delicious Castilian Gastronomy.
-50 minutes drive back to Madrid and drop-off at your hotel or accommodation in Madrid.

If you don’t have more days left and you also want to visit other sites, you can combine El Escorial with a Visit to Segovia, Avila or the Valley of the Fallen in the same day.

What's included?
  • Official Tour Guide.
  • 2,5 Hours Private Tour to Royal Site of El Escorial.
  • Entrance Ticket to El Escorial.
  • Accompanying Guide and driver.
  • Non commercial transport in the guide's vehicle (car or minivan depending on group size) and pick up & drop off at your hotel or accommodation in Madrid.
  • Transfer Madrid-El Escorial-Madrid.
What is not included?
  • Optional private transport service with professional chaffeur/driver.
  • Optional Visit to Valley of the Fallen and entrance ticket:.25€.
  • Entrance tickets to other monuments.
  • Food & Drinks.
  • Tips & Gratuities.

NotesPlease, read carefully

-For more than 7 people or large groups please enquire directly with the company and ask for a quote.

-Available Days & Times: Tuesday to Sunday. Morning and afternoon tours. Time on request.

-Private waking tour available in English, Spanish, French, Dutch, Russian, Arabic and much more.

-100% tailor-made experiences for corporate groups and MICE.

-Suitable for families with babies and Children of all ages.

What do I need to bring?Practical Information

-Casual or sport relax wear and shoes according to the season.
-Sun screen.
-Personal medication (asthma, allergy, diabetes,…).
-Light day pack.
-Phone and camera.
-Personal medication.

Meeting points: Custom pick up address available on check out.
  • Meeting Points: At your hotel or accommodation or at an agreed place in Madrid.
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