San Lorenzo de El Escorial Ticket and In-App Audio Tour

About this activity

Audio tour and entrance ticket
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2 km
Duration 2h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Explore one of the Spanish royal sites guided by your own in-app audio tour
  • Step into the Royal Rooms and feel like a monarch as you walk through the lavish and opulent halls
  • Listen to little-known facts about Felipe II and other Spanish monarchs who resided here
  • Don't miss the stunning views of the surrounding landscape from the top of the Monastery's towers
  • Visit the Basilica with its intricate Renaissance architecture and carved alabaster sepulchers
Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Spain by taking this self-guided in-app audio tour of the San Lorenzo Monastery. San Lorenzo de El Escorial is just a 50-minute journey away from Madrid. Once you arrive, take a relaxing dip in the baths before embarking on an unforgettable journey. Informative commentary will provide you with fascinating insights into the history, culture, and architecture of this incredible site. Discover the fascinating reign of Felipe II and witness the grandeur of the Spanish "Golden Age" as you explore this impressive World Heritage Site. Marvel at the ornate Renaissance architecture of the Patio de Reyes, the peaceful tranquility of the Cloister, and the breathtaking beauty of the Chapter Rooms. Visit The Basilica (closed on Sundays), where you can pay your respects at The Pantheon of Kings and Infants, see the Royal Rooms, and learn about the monarchs who once resided here. Note. This tour is not affiliated with the Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. The ticket is included for a customer's convenience.

What's included

  • Entrance ticket to the Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route with step-by-step navigation through the monastery
  • Recommendations on places to enjoy Spanish cuisine and activities after the tour
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide
    • The tour is available only on the WeGoTrip app. This is a different app from the source or app you booked the tour if it's not WeGoTrip site or app
    • To ensure the quality of the download, please remember to do so before your visit
    • Please note that there is no staff at the meeting point or staff on site for this tour. You can start the tour at any time from the meeting point
    • An Android version 7.1+ or an iOS smartphone version 12+ is required for the audio guide. You will need around 100 MB of free space for the download
    • Recommended visit duration: 2 hours
    • From October-March entry is free from 15:00-18:00 (Wednesday & Thursday). From April-September, free entry is from 17:00-20:00 (Wednesday & Thursday)
    • Kids under 5 get in free, please select a free ticket for them
    • Jobseekers (with documentation), and disabled visitors with their carer get in free, no ticket required
    • Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance located at the north facade, and go directly to the security control
    • Please note that you will also need to show the PDF ticket that you will receive by email

Places you will visit

San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Calle Grimaldi, 4

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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