Discover one of the monumental jewels of the Community of Madrid with this El Escorial Private Tour, an exclusive route just for you and your partner, family or friends!
El Escorial Private Tour
We'll meet at a time of your choosing at the agreed meeting point. Once the presentations have been made, we'll begin this private walking tour around San Lorenzo de El Escorial: one of the most beautiful monumental towns in the Community of Madrid.
We can start the tour with a short walk through the old town, where the Casa del Alcalde Mayor and the Real Coliseo Carlos III stand out. Did you know that the latter is one of the oldest covered theatres in Spain? The tour will then continue to the symbolic monastery.
The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an architectural and artistic jewel declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Inside this great enclosure from the 16th century, built by order of the Spanish monarch Felipe II, we'll visit its most famous rooms and galleries. Among them, two wings of the royal building stand out: the Palace of Felipe II and the Palace of the Bourbons, the latter decorated in the 18th century style. We'll also visit the famous library of the El Escorial monastery and the Crypt where most of the kings and queens of the Hispanic Monarchy have rested since Charles I.
We'll also discover the Battle Room and the Basilica of El Escorial, which like the rest of the monumental complex was designed by Juan de Herrera, King Felipe II's trusted architect. The monarch left nothing to chance and, as we'll discover during the visit, it's even believed that he actively participated in this great architectural project.
The tour will conclude in the historical centre of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.
We start wherever you want
We can start this private tour from your hotel or from a central point in the town, you choose!
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:
- A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
- The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
- All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.
|Up to 5 people||Up to 12 people||Up to 25 people|
|Private tour in English||
Private tour in English
Up to 5 peopleUS$ 149.70
Up to 12 peopleUS$ 287.50
Up to 25 peopleUS$ 449.30
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.
English speaking guide.
Private and exclusive tour, no other people in the group.
Entrance to the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial: € 12 (US$ 14.40) adults; € 6 (US$ 7.20) over 65 years old, students up to 25 years old accredited and children between 5 and 16 years old; free for children under 5 years old.
When to book?
You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.
Yes, you must attend with a carer.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us.