Guided tour of the Escurial monastery in English

Guided tour of the Escurial Monastery from Madrid

Discover the majesty and spirituality of the Escurial monastery, an architectural marvel located in Spain, just an hour from Madrid.

During your visit to this emblematic site, you’ll immerse yourself in the history of Spain and the Catholic Church, while admiring the grandeur of its architecture.

Please contact us if you have any questions (family visits, group visits, seminars, team building…).

They loved it!

We had a wonderful visit. An impressive monument that leaves no one indifferent. Our guide Pablo was perfect, and we recommend the visit.
Michael R.
Los Angeles
Our guide Alfonso was very knowledgeable and pleasant. Ready to answer our questions and empathetic. It's a wonderful place to discover on a day trip.
gran via madrid discovery
Christopher E.

What to expect on your guided tour of El Escorial

  • Entrance to the monastery included.
  • Private english-speaking guide.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off included.
  • Private driver (Mercedes or equivalent).
  • A unique tour of El Escorial in English. Duration: 3h00.
  • Madrid Discovery customer service.

Itinerary for your visit to El Escorial

Departure for Escorial Monastery from Madrid
Your visit to the Escorial Monastery from Madrid begins with a +/- 1h30 drive with your chauffeur. Once there, you’ll meet your guide and begin the guided tour (duration: 3h00).
Visit to the Escorial Monastery
Discover the Escurial Monastery on your private tour in English.
End of the experience and return to your hotel
After enjoying the tour and a delicious meal, you’ll return to Madrid with your driver.

Price - Escorial visit

Price on request. Please contact us for a quote.

Description of your guided tour of the Escorial Monastery

Immerse yourself in Spain’s majestic history with a visit to the famous Escorial Monastery, an architectural marvel located near Madrid. This experience takes you on a journey through time, discovering the grandeur of royal Spain.

The Monastery de l’Escurial, officially known as the Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, is a testament to 16th-century Spanish art and history. Built under the direction of architect Juan Bautista de Toledo, it was commissioned by King Philip II, giving rise to a unique complex combining monastery, royal palace, basilica, and mausoleum.

During your visit, you’ll marvel at the sumptuous basilica, adorned with frescoes and breathtaking architectural details. You’ll stroll the corridors of the royal palace, exploring the richly decorated royal chambers, the library containing literary treasures and the royal pantheon where Spanish sovereigns are laid to rest. You’ll also have the opportunity to stroll through the well-kept gardens, offering a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to delve into Spain’s past, marvel at its royal heritage, and feel the solemnity that reigns here. Book your visit to the Escorial Monastery now and discover the grandeur of Spain in a whole new light.

Please contact us if you have any questions (family visits, group visits, seminars, team building…).

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