San Lorenzo de El Escorial: Self-Driving Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 40 km
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Duration 2h
Car tour
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Explore history with In-App Audio Tour
  • Discover a prince's home in lush gardens
  • See where a king would watch his palace
  • Feel the serenity at a tucked-away monastery
  • Admire the grand cross at the mountain base
Embark on a journey to witness the grandeur of Spain's royal past with this Self-Driving Audio Tour. Ideal for those who travel by car, history enthusiasts and lovers of impressive architecture, this tour delves into the lives and legacies of Spanish monarchs. The route carries you through the regal corridors of the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, traverses the serene grounds of the House of the Prince and the Casita del Infante, before leading you to the modern marvel that is the Basilica of the Holy Cross of the Valley of the Fallen. Starting at the iconic Royal Monastery, crowned by its powerful gray stone façade and intricate window panes, the tour winds through historical residences and culminates at the underground basilica, a symbol of peace and somber history embedded in the mountain. Along the way, explore old train stations with a castle-like charm, marvel at the ancient engineering of an aqueduct, and ponder the stories held within monastery walls. The closing stages of the audio experience bring you to the Valley of the Fallen, where the awe-inspiring cross commands the landscape. The climax of the tour in the basilica carves a lasting memory, with its mix of solemnity and spectacular mountain carvings. The blend of regal splendor and poignant history captured in this tour ensures vivid memories and a deepened understanding of Spain's multifaceted past.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Royal Monastery of El Escorial
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain
El Parral Monastery
C. Felipe II, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain
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