Dive deep into Escorial’s history and see it come alive
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Calle Floridablanca 22|
San Lorenzo de El Escorial Centre, The House of the Prince, The Chair of Philip II
|WEAR||Come comfortable or with a bow tie, just do not forget your camera.|
|NOTES||Please note that infants and children occupy a seat.|
The small town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial with its beautiful monastery and centuries-old monuments is the perfect one-day trip for all the history lovers who are staying Madrid. Here you can almost feel the presence of King Philip II embedded in the streets.
With this Historic Escorial tuk tuk tour, you’ll learn more about the history of the town and its most prominent figures through the monuments and legacy they left behind. There’s nothing like learning history while seeing its remnants in front of you. After meeting your driver, you’ll start the tour by travelling along Escorial’s historical centre. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the centre of the town by making your way through the distinct streets while heading to The House of the Prince. Once there, you’ll make a small stop to take pictures and appreciate the 18th-century neoclassical monument built for Charles, Prince of Asturias, and Maria Luisa, his wife. After getting settled and comfortable inside the tuk tuk, you’ll travel towards The Chair of Philip II. During this journey, you’ll see a marvellous oak grove and when you arrive at The Chair of Philip II, a panoramic view over the Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.
Take your friends and family and dive into Escorial’s history on this private tour. The tuk tuk is 100% eco-friendly and has removable covers, this way you can stay warm during the winter and cool during the summer while feeling the town’s history come alive.