The Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, built in the 16th century, is considered to be the Eighth Wonder of the World.
Discover the majesty of this building in our El Escorial Monastery Tour! This impressive historical complex, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is one of the most emblematic monuments in Spain and a must-see for any lover of history and architecture.
By the way, do you know why Philip II chose for its construction its current location at the foot of the Guadarrama mountains? We will learn the reasons for his choice during our tour of the Basilica, the Hall of Battles, the palace rooms and other essential places of the monument.
Among these, the Library and the Pantheon of the Kings are particularly noteworthy. The first has an impressive collection of ancient books and manuscripts, including some of the rarest and most valuable specimens in the world. With more than 45,000 volumes and 600 incunabula, it is one of the greatest exponents of Humanism in Spain.
As for the Pantheon, it is one of the most impressive sites in the historical complex. Inside are the mortal remains of most of the kings and queens of Spain from the sixteenth century until the nineteenth century. The majesty and solemnity of the place make it a unique place full of history, which will transport you to a bygone era and leave you breathless.
After a two-hour tour, we will finish our visit to the Monastery of El Escorial at the entrance to the building. Book your place now and discover the secrets of this marvel of Renaissance architecture!
You can cancel free of charge within 24 hours of the start of the activity and we will reimburse 100% of the amount paid. If you cancel with less than 24 hours, arrive late or do not show up, no refund will be made.
Tours especializados con un equipo de guías expertos que saben contar la historia con dinamismo sin perder el rigor histórico.