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Madrid and El Escorial Monastery in One Day Sightseeing Tour
"Visit two of Madrid’s architectural showpieces. Admire the Royal Palace of Madrid and beautiful Plaza Mayor one of the city’s oldest squares. Ogle the arcades and murals of this cobbled medieval expanse as your guide recounts its often-dark history and pose for photos by its statue of Philip II who inaugurated the square in 1620.Then leave Madrid and drive to the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial situated outside the city. This vast palace and church complex was built in 1584 by King Philip II as a royal residence and resting place for Spain’s monarchs.On arrival take in the highlights of this austere Renaissance complex
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Cadaqués and Cap de Creus Private Tour from Barcelona
"Get ready you will do some research of a 100% Mediterranean flavor visiting  Cadaqués! A village with a privileged setting in the background the sea and where it features in the paintings of Dalí where the appearances are not quite as they seem and the surprises appear around different corners. The village dating to medieval times still retains the old bulwark of its walls which today has integrated perfectly among the new constructions. Walking through the old town
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Ribera del Duero Underground Wine Museum Ticket
"The Museum of the wine Ribera del Duero is located in an underground cellar of the thirteenth century. The extensive network of walking underground cellars of Aranda is a distance of about 7 kilometers of tunnels and galleries excavated to a depth which sometimes exceeds 10 meters. In the Middle Ages were interconnected and we could cross the city walking the underground galleries without going outside. The cellars were dug between the XII-XVII centuries and they were a the temperature has be low and constant between 11 and 13 ° C with a humidity of 80% throughout the year."""The Museum of the wine Ribera del Duero is located in an underground cellar of the thirteenth century.
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More Transportation in San Lorenzo de El Escorial

By Train

These webs will give you all the information you need to know if you want to go to San Lorenzo by train. However, from the station you need to take a bus to the centre of the town (it takes just a few...
Redang
Apr 14, 2010

By Bus to Valle de los Caidos

From San Lorenzo de El Escorial there is a bus 660 which leaves every half hour from the Plaza de la Virgen de Gracia to the gates entrance of the Valle de Los Caidos. There seems to be only one bus...
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keeweechic
Oct 05, 2009

Travelling By Train

Trains run from Chamartin and Atocha stations in Madrid to San Lorenzo de El Escorial between around 6.00am and 10.15pm every day. The trip takes around 1 hour. The station is located around 2 kms...
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keeweechic
Oct 03, 2009

Driving There

If you are driving yourself to San Lorenzo de El Escorial from Madrid, you need to take the N-IV highway otherwise known as the A-6 which travels northwest. Then via C-505 directly towards San Lorenzo...
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keeweechic
Oct 03, 2009

Travelling By Bus

There are buses (bus line 61) that depart from Moncloa Metro station in Madrid running to San Lorenzo de El Escorial. The trip takes around 1 hour. Buses run very regularly throughout the day starting...
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keeweechic
Oct 03, 2009

By Bus

There are many buses that link Madrid and San Lorenzo, just check:- www.sanlorenzoturismo.org- www.ctm-madrid.esBuses leave Madrid from Intercambiador de Moncloa; metro: Moncloa (lines 3 and 6). And...
Redang
Jul 18, 2009
 
 
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By Car

San Lorenzo de El Escorial is just 50 kms. away from Madrid, and you have to take road A-6 to Las Rozas, then M-505, and after a nice drive of about 1 hour, you will be there. From the pic you can see...
Redang
Feb 27, 2007

Train

El Escorial is found 50 Km northwest of Madrid (don’t worry it is very easy to get there whether by train or bus. A three part fortress/monument (a palace, a monastery and one of the best stocked...
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alfredop
May 20, 2006

From Madrid to El Escorial

The highway from Madrid to El Escorial winds among the hills; the landscape is enjoyable (especially if you are not the driver!)There also are buses and trains from Madrid.La carretera que va desde...
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andal13
Jul 14, 2003

Funicular

The funicular at the Valley of the Fallen takes you to the top of the mountain and the base of the 500 foot cross that tops the basilica, but on the day we visited, it wasn't operating (perhaps...
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acemj
Mar 05, 2003

By Train to Valle de los Caidos

The C8A train from Madrid departs every hour to Valle de los Caidos from 5.45am. During peak times the service is half hourly. The last departure from the valley is at 10.15pm.
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keeweechic
Oct 05, 2009

By Road to Valle de los Caidos

Travelling to Valley of the Fallen by road from Madrid will take you around 40 mins. Take the N-IV or A-6 north east from Madrid and then exit onto M-600, turning left to Valle de Los Caidos.
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Oct 05, 2009

Top Hotels in San Lorenzo de El Escorial

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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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San Lorenzo de El Escorial, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, 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 located just after Manzanares river overlooking Royal Palace. The best way to reach there is to take the cablecar which costs 5 Euros for a round trip. During the cablecar trip, you...
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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

Madrid is, without any doubt, the most cultural city in the world if we take into account the incredible amount of museums that it shelters. No other city can boast of having the triangle of culture...
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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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Redang

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GentleSpirit

"San Lorenzo del Escorial- A must see in Spain"
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agarcia

"Getting away from the city"
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