Private tour

From Madrid: El Escorial, Valley of the Fallen, & City Tour

From Madrid: El Escorial, Valley of the Fallen, & City Tour

Activity provider: Tour Travel & More

From US$ 408.01 per person

Travel to the historical residence of the king at El Escorial monastery and see the Valley of the Fallen memorial on this private tour from Madrid. Drive past the city highlights in Madrid.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup available from your hotel or place of your choice within Madrid.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Feel the thrill of visiting the largest Renaissance building in the world
  • Go to the site where the dictator Francisco Franco was initially buried
  • Hear about the Spanish Civil war from the perspective of a local guide
  • See Franco's double-headed eagle on the iron gates of the Valley of the Fallen
  • Discover the hidden places of Madrid on a city tour
Full description

See the largest Renaissance building in the world at the El Escorial monastery on this tour in Madrid. Go to where the dictator Francisco Franco was once buried at the Valley of the Fallen. Take a drive to the key key sights in Madrid with a local guide.

Be picked up from your hotel in Madrid by your driver. Relax on the trip to the El Escorial monastery that was built by King Philip II. Explore this massive complex that is a monastery, hospital, royal palace, pantheon, library, university, museum, and basilica.

Next, continue to the Valley of the Fallen that is a catholic basilica and a monument where national figures have been laid to rest. Take a look at the artwork at this site where 40,000 people have been buried.

Listen to your guide tell you about the Spanish Civil war. Ride through Madrid and see the top sights before heading back to your accommodation.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees to the Monastery of the Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen
  • Public liability insurance
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Packed lunch
  • Cash
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Product ID: 408775