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El Escorial Monastery and Valley of the Fallen Day Trip from Madrid provided by Madrid BusVision - The Yellow Tours

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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
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Overview
See the lingering impact of a dictator’s reign and a UNESCO-listed monastery on a full-day coach tour from Madrid. Skip the hassle of organizing your own transportation and relax in a luxury coach. Stop at the Valley of the Fallen monument erected by Franco as a 'national act of atonement'. Then explore the Monasterio de Escorial, which has served as a royal residence, basilica, monastery, and library.
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You'll start at
Plaza de España, 7
Plaza de España, 7, 28008 Madrid, SpainPlaza de España, tourist bus stop, in front of number 7 (across the street) Metro Station: Plaza de España. Line 3 or yellow Departure time: 11 am Local supplier telephone number: +34 914 292 767 Our guides: Yellow umbrella // Yellow T-shirt
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    Plaza de Espana
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Las Rozas Village
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Valley of the Fallen
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Plaza de España, 7
Plaza de España, 7, 28008 Madrid, SpainPlaza de España, tourist bus stop, in front of number 7 (across the street) Metro Station: Plaza de España. Line 3 or yellow Departure time: 11 am Local supplier telephone number: +34 914 292 767 Our guides: Yellow umbrella // Yellow T-shirt
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Highlights
  • Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Madrid
  • Learn about the Spanish Civil War of 1936
  • Travel comfortably in a WiFi enabled coach
  • Enjoy a skip-the-line ticket at both locations
Important Information
Departure Point
Plaza de España, 7, 28008 Madrid, Spain
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Roundtrip by comfortable bus with air conditioning
  • English and Spanish Tour Guide
  • Fast track entry to Royal Monastery
  • Fast track entry to Valley of the Fallen
  • Please note this is a bilingual tour held simultaneously in English and Spanish
  • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
  • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Fallen
  • Entry/Admission - Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Exclusions
  • Food, beverages or other services not specified
  • Entry/Admission - Las Rozas Village
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note this is a bilingual tour held simultaneously in English and Spanish
  • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
  • Children must be accompained by an adult
  • Children under 7 years old are free of charge
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Melissa_W379 wrote a review Feb 2020
Cape Town3 contributions1 helpful vote
This was really a stunning scenery when we arrived there. Can't believe it is so big as a monastery which also a royal palace, school, library, cathedral, garden and art gallery. A "must see" place for every one who loves the history.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Julieta115, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Escorial Monastery and Valley of the Fallen Day Trip from Madrid
Responded 25 Feb 2020
Hello, thank you very much for your comment. We are glad that you enjoyed our tours and found that THE YELLOW TOURS is a good way to get to know our beautiful city. Best regards, customer service team
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Dave C wrote a review Sep 2019
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The visit to the Monastery and the Valley of the Fallen were as advertised. The guide was very personable. The language was overwhelming in Spanish. I would have rated this tour more highly if there were more balance to English. Except for logistic matters, English speakers were
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Julieta115, Guest Relations Manager at El Escorial Monastery and Valley of the Fallen Day Trip from Madrid
Responded 24 Sep 2019
We regret that the experience was not to your liking and we are grateful that you have informed us about the BusVision team.
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Nela25 wrote a review Jul 2019
The Hague, The Netherlands11 contributions2 helpful votes
We spent several hours on this trip, but it felt too short. Both Escorial and Valley of the Fallen are truly breath-taking and beyond impressive! We were also very fortunate to have ALBERTO as our guide.Extremely kind and attentive to each of us in the group, he also gave us
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Julieta115, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Escorial Monastery and Valley of the Fallen Day Trip from Madrid
Responded 9 Jul 2019
Thank you very much, we are very happy that the tour experience met your expectations and you will enjoy the panoramic view of Toledo and Segovia we have ... The BusVision team thanks you very much for your comment and your score. We hope to see you soon!
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karensarhon wrote a review Dec 2018
Istanbul, Turkey74 contributions13 helpful votes
My family and I (3) took the tour to El Escorial + Valle de los Caídos on 28th December, 2018. The problems started in the morning when we arrived and found out that there were more people than a bus could take. 14 of us had to wait for another bus to come and as BusVision was
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Julieta115, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Escorial Monastery and Valley of the Fallen Day Trip from Madrid
Responded 21 Feb 2019
Thank you very much for your opinion we will take into account what it tells us
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andy l wrote a review Oct 2018
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low rating is more for the company than guide. the guide (Alberto was excellent) the tour was quite good to both locations and quite informative. english was at a bit of disadvantage and the numbers were 85% spanish/15% english, as someone who understands both languages i
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Date of experience: October 2018
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FamilyHolsFun
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Am amzing tour and insight into Madrid
I was only in Madird for a few days and this tour highlighted all the main attractions and points of interest in Ma
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Juliechuckster
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Segovia all day
Picked up at 9am after a little struggle understanding bus stop meeting point. Nice bus to Segovia and the aqueduc
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pindak96
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Amazing trip with and amazing guide!
Our trip to Segovia & Avila was amazing! The coach journey there was very comfortable and out tour guide, Angy, was
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sc c
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Very nice day
We drove to Toledo in a comfortable bus, it was full so we were a little concerned at first, but when we got there
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SECwalk
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Yellow Bus Tour - Madrid
The price is right ... but that’s all that is right. We were given ear phones and plugged in to follow the tour. T
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Jbajba
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Time constrained but enjoyable
We bought tickets from Plaza Mayor for Toledo and Segovia. Expectedly, there were slight delays because there were
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HYGMadrid
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Excellent Tour
Tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. Had a sense of humor and was personable. Answered questions and extremel
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DionisiaSd
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Half day in Toledo!!!!
Incredible experience! All the tour guides where kind and informarive, especially David who was our guide for the m
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fvelez3
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Toledo & Segovia
My wife and I did this trip in February 2020. The trip was amazing, comfortable buses, knowledgeable tour guides an
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a23ska2018
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Tour Segovia +Avila
Amazing day trip to Segovia + Avila. The tour guide Angy was amazing, explained everything very well and gave us al
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Avita M
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Full Day Tour to Segovia & Avila
It was a beautiful Tour, Our Tour guide Angy made our trip a very knowlegdable. She made us see history thru her ey
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Saretta0617
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Amazing tour!
We enjoyed our tour alot, though i advice to do each city in separate tour if u want to spend more time enjoying th
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19scoby
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good tour
We spent 2 days in Madrid and did this tour on the 2nd day. It was a bit wet and rainy and overall the tour really
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jmoliverphd
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Great tour.
Had an excellent time. Beautiful cities, and tour guides were very knowledgable and provided a lot of history that
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FlaviaC236
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Toledo is beautiful. Hire another tour company
Very poorly organized. They oversold the tour and two people did not fit in the bus back to Madrid. They tried to c
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