• Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Tickets
  • Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Tickets
  • Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Tickets
  • Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Tickets
  • Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Tickets

Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Tickets

Embark on a regal adventure with Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial tickets, delving into centuries of majestic history. TicketsToDo provides admission tickets to the Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Children aged 0-4 can enter free. Book Tickets Online & Save.

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Highlights

  • Constructed in the 16th century, this illustrious complex is a historic royal abode, having gracefully housed Spanish monarchs for centuries.
  • Admire the awe-inspiring fusion of Renaissance and Spanish Baroque architectural styles that distinguish the site as a true marvel of design.
  • Delve into history by exploring the El Escorial Monastery's Armory, Royal Mausoleum, vibrant gardens, charming chapels, and picturesque town squares, all showcasing the essence of Spanish Renaissance heritage.
  • Within its walls, discover the elaborate Pantheon of the Kings, a mausoleum that serves as the eternal resting place for generations of Spanish monarchs.
  • Traverse the Library, home to a treasure trove of manuscripts, including priceless works by the genius Leonardo da Vinci, offering a glimpse into the intellectual pursuits of the past.
  • Immerse yourself in a world of artistic riches with works by renowned luminaries such as Titian, El Greco, and Velázquez adorning the hallowed halls, underscoring its profound cultural significance.
  • Submerge yourself in the grandeur of the Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1984, boasting remarkable architecture and historical significance.
  • Embark on an enriching journey through time with the guidance of experts. Trace the evolution from Felipe II's era to present-day democracy, uncovering fascinating insights.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Spanish history, architecture, and culture, ensuring cherished memories that will stay with you forever.

What To Expect

Nestled in the Guadarrama Mountains, the Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is a testament to Spain's rich history and architectural grandeur. Built in the 16th century, this historical complex is more than a royal residence. As visitors approach, the panoramic views of the Sierra de Guadarrama mountain range and the basilica in the Valley of the Fallen provide a breathtaking introduction to the splendor that awaits. Stepping inside, visitors are transported to a world of architectural brilliance. The site's unique blend of Renaissance and Spanish Baroque styles captivates the eye and the imagination, showcasing a fusion of artistic expression. 

The complex houses an elaborate basilica with immense religious and historical importance. The Pantheon of the Kings, an impressive mausoleum within the basilica, serves as the eternal resting place for Spanish monarchs, solidifying the site's significance as a royal residence. For those with an affinity for knowledge, the Library of San Lorenzo de El Escorial beckons. Home to an extensive collection of manuscripts, including works by luminaries like Leonardo da Vinci, the library provides a glimpse into the intellectual pursuits of bygone eras. 

As visitors wander through the corridors, they're met with artistic treasures. Paintings by acclaimed artists such as Titian, El Greco, and Velázquez grace the walls, illuminating the cultural tapestry of Spain's past. Beyond the cultural and historical marvels, the site's strategic location provides an added dimension of wonder. The surrounding Guadarrama Mountains offer a backdrop of natural beauty, enhancing the reverence accompanying a visit to this extraordinary destination.

The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is a living repository of Spain's past, showcasing architectural brilliance and celebrating art and culture. Visitors who embark on this journey are rewarded with tangible wonders and a profound sense of connection to the legacy of Spain and its royal heritage.

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  • Refunds and cancellations are not applicable for these tickets.

Know Before You Go

Operating Hours:

  • Tuesday - Sunday : 10:00 am - 06:00 pm.
  • Access until 05:00 pm.

Closures:

  • January 1 & 6.
  • December 24 & 31.
  • There may be additional closings. Consult the official website for the list of closures.

Entry & Services: 

  • You can show the Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial e-ticket at the venue.
  • Children under 5 years are required to book an admission ticket and must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Every guest must provide identification upon arrival.
  • Foreign citizens need to provide their passport and visa information during check-in.
  • Once you exit the venue, re-entry is prohibited.
  • Bringing external food and beverages into the venue is not permitted.
  • Pets are not allowed inside the venue except for service animals with proper identification.
  • The venue is accessible for individuals using wheelchairs.
  • Children under 5 years are required to book an admission ticket and must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Jobseekers (with documentation) and disabled visitors with an accompanying carer enjoy free admission with no ticket required.

How To Use

  • You can present your ticket as a printed copy or a mobile e-ticket. Choose the format that is most convenient for you.
  • Your Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Ticket is only valid during the specified period mentioned in the selected package. Make sure to check the dates and times of validity to plan your visit accordingly.
  • You can enter directly with your ticket. There is no need for additional validation or check-in procedures.

Location

Av Juan de Borbón y Battemberg, s/n, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain.
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FAQs

  • How can I purchase tickets for the Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial?

    The tickets can be purchased in advance at TicketsToDo to secure preferred time slots, especially during peak hours and seasons. 

  • What attractions can visitors explore within the complex?

    Visitors can explore attractions such as the El Escorial Monastery's Armory, the Royal Mausoleum, vibrant gardens, charming chapels, and picturesque town squares. The basilica houses the Pantheon of the Kings, where Spanish monarchs are interred.

  • Is the Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial accessible for individuals with disabilities?

    Yes, the venue is wheelchair accessible, ensuring that individuals with disabilities can enjoy the experience comfortably.

  • Can I bring my pet to the site?

    While pets are generally not allowed inside the venue, service animals with proper identification are an exception.

  • Is there an age limit for free entry?

    Children under 5 years of age can enter the site for free.

  • Can I exit and re-enter the venue?

    Once you exit the venue, re-entry is prohibited.

  • Are food and beverages allowed inside the complex?

    Bringing external food and beverages into the venue is not permitted.