Tour Monastery of El Escorial

Do you know why Philip II chose this location at the foot of Guadarrama's mountains? We will get to know the reasons behind his choice while we walk around the basilica, la Sala de Batallas, the mausoleum, the palce rooms and other key places of the monument.

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We'll meet in the Constitution's square to start this guided visit around he Real Monastery of San Lorenzo del Escorial. During 2 hours, we'll enjoy walking around the inside of this building built in XVI century. Do you know why Philip II chose this location at the foot of Guadarrama's mountains? We will get to know the reasons behind his choice while we walk around the basilica, la Sala de Batallas, the mausoleum, the palce rooms and other key places of the monument. Along the tour, we will visit the famous library of the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, whose volumes where collected by Philip II (the first being bought by his father the emperor Charles V) in order to widen his humanistic knowledge. Every XVI century prince or king had to have a big bibliographic legacy, and, undoubtedly, the Spanish monarch complied with this premise perfectly. After two hours uncovering the misteries of this grill-shaped monastery, we will end up the guided tour at the entrance

Highlights to see in Tour Monastery of El Escorial

  • El Escorial

Details

Duration
2 hours
Language
Guide in Spanish and English
Price

Over 17 years: 30.00 €

Between 5 and 16 years: 25.00 €

Over 65 years: 25.00 €

Under 5 years: free

Availability and starting time

12:00 - Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

When to book?
You can reserve up to 12 hours before the activity

Included

Professional History of Art English speaking guide
Skip the line admission to the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum's permanent collection

Excluded

Food
Drink

Meeting point

Calle las Pozas 2.

Conditions

How to book?
Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.
Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
Is the interior of the monuments visited?
Exterior and interior of most named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?
Fully adapted
Guaranteed departures without min of travelers
Not
Are animals allowed?
Not
Activity recommended for children?
Yes, families are welcome

Our promises

Best price guaranteed
Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
Secure payment

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