Monastery of El Escorial

Our guided tour of the Monastery of El Escorial will take you through its Basilica, Palace, Pantheons, Chapter Halls, Library, and we will help you discover and learn lots of interesting details about king Philip II and his era.

Length of the tour: 5 hours (since we leave until we return to Madrid)

El Escorial was the political center of the empire of Philip II. He founded a monastery with a great basilica, to be a "palace for God", but also a residence for himself and a beautiful library, as well as his tomb, and that of his parents, Charles I and Isabella of Portugal, and their families and successors.


For more information about opening hours, bookings and purchase of tickets for individuals, touristic groups and educational groups, as well as about COVID-19 RULES, see the museum official website: www.patrimonionacional.es

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Monastery of El Escorial

Our guided tour of the Monastery of El Escorial will take you through its Basilica, Palace, Pantheons, Chapter Halls, Library, and we will help you discover and learn lots of interesting details about king Philip II and his era.

Length of the tour: 5 hours (since we leave until we return to Madrid)

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