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Private Day Tour of Madrid Higlights with Visits to Escorial Monastery and Valley of the Fallen
"Once you are picked up at your accommodation you will set off to a quick panoramic tour of Madrid until you reach your first stop: the Escorial Monastery. It is also known as the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo El Real built in the 16th century by King Phillip II and it now boasts a great European Art collection. You will also visit the Pantheon of Kings and Basilica. After this the tour will continue towards the Valley of the Fallen. It is very close from the Escorial Monastery and was built as a monument to the deceased of the Spanish Civil War. You will then be transferred back to your accommodation."""Enjoy this private day tour outside of Madrid including visits to the Monastery of the Escorial and Valley of the Fallen. You will travel in a private vehicle with a private chauffeur to ensure your guide´s full attention.title=Highlights&1=Private+Day+Tour+of+Madrid+Highights&2=Visit+Escorial+Monastery+and+Valley+of+the+Fallen&3=Learn+about+local+customs%2C+history+and+tradition+from+your+professional+guide&4=Enjoy+the+luxury+and+convenience+of+your+own+private+vehicle
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El Escorial and Valley of the Fallen Half-Day Tour from Madrid
"The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial commonly known as El Escorial is a historical residence of the King of Spain about 45 kilometers (28 miles) northwest of the capital Madrid. It is one of the Spanish royal sites and functions as a monastery royal palace museum and school. The Escorial comprises two architectural complexes of great historical and cultural significance: the royal monastery itself and a royal hunting lodge and monastic retreat about five kilometers away. El Escorial was
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"El Escorial
El Escorial Valley of the Fallen and Toledo with lunch"The Monastery of El Escorial was built under the reign of the powerful King Philip II to be a Residence for the Spanish Kings Monastery and Pantheon of the Royal Family becoming as a symbol of the great power of the Spanish Empire on the time. Themonument was declared of Artistic and Historic interest and “Mankind Heritage”. The visit include the Monastery the Cloister of the Four Evangelists the Palace of Philip II
From EUR96.00

More Local Customs in San Lorenzo de El Escorial

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Pilgrimages

I don't know if it is common, or I just had luck, but I watched in Escorial a very interesting parade. Clearly, it was the real people, here and there with very naif details, but always with the...
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San Lorenzo

The Escorial itself was dedicated to Saint Lawrence (San Lorenzo), presumably to honor the Spanish victory against the French at San Quentin, which took place on the Feast of St Lawrence on August 10,...
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Romería de Nuestra Señora de Gracia

Every year, the second Sunday of Septembre, there is a Romería (pilgrimage) to this beautiful Ermita (Hermitage) which is in La Herrería).
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San Anton No. 24, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, 28200, Spain
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Calle Floridablanca 12-14, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, 28200, Spain
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Calvario 47 - 49, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, 28200, Spain
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Calle Timoteo Padros, 16, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, 28200, Spain
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Mariano Benavente 12, Floridablanca, 6, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, 28200, Spain
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Things to Do Near San Lorenzo de El Escorial

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Valley of the Fallen - Valle de los Caidos

This huge monument was built under the dictator Franco, it is a cathedral in Escorial, close to the famouse castle. The enourmous church contains the tumbs of Franco and of Primo de Rivera, and...
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Casa de Campo

Casa de Campo is an extensive parc in the west of Madrid, accessible by metro. Once a hunting ground for the Spanish Kings, since 1931 it is open to the public. Casa de Canpo has hiking and cycling...
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Museum of Costume - Museo del Traje

This Museum offers a very interesting trip across the history of costume, from the XVIII century till the present. The ambience and the way the collections are presented are very special too, as it is...
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Parque del Oeste

Parque del Oeste is near the royal palace so I went there after my visit to the palace. The park is nice but the most amazing is the ancient Egyptian temple inside the park! Templo de Debod is very...
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Museo de America

Situated a short walk from Moncloa metro station, the Museo de America provides a fascinating insight into the Central and South American civilisations of the Mayans, Aztecs and Incans amongst others....
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Roman Aqueduct

Although Segovia has a beautiful Cathedral and Castle (Alcázar), the aqueduct is the best-known sight in Segovia. It was built in the 1st century AD by the Romans and is well preserved. Althoguh some...
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