Valle de Cuelgamuros

Visiting Times

  • Winter (October to March). Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
  • Summer (April to September). Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 - 19:00
  • Ticket office closes one hour before
  • Weekly closure: Monday

Dates closed in 2024

  • January 1: closed all day
  • January 6: closed all day
  • May 1: closed all day
  • September 8: closed all day
  • December 24: closed all day
  • December 25: closed all day
  • December 31: closed all day
  • In addition to the closures already planned, there may be additional closures also due to the celebration of official events.

Duration of the visit

  • Approximate duration of the visit without guide: thirty minutes.

Prices and Ticket Types

Individual Admission

Basic Admission 9 € per person

  • Visitors that cannot benefit from the reduced or free admission

Reduced Admission 4 € per person

  • Citizens between 5 and 16 years of age. Accreditation by means of identification card or passport from 14 to 16 years of age.
  • Persons over 65 years of age.
  • Accredited students up to 25 years of age with updated national or international student’s card.

Free Admission 0 € per person

If your reservation is exclusively for free tickets, they can only be purchased at the ticket office of the venue

  • Children under 5 years of age.
  • 18 May, International Museum Day. 12 October, National Holiday of Spain, without distinction of nationality.
  • Large families with accreditation by the Official Family Book or equivalent of the EU and Latin American countries holders of residency or work permits of those nationalities.
  • Members of the ICOM (International Museum Council), by means of accrediting card of that organisation.
  • Official Tourist Guides with Official Tourist Guide card.
  • Professors with teaching staff card.
  • Persons with disability with accreditation. The accompanying person also has free access.
  • Persons in legal situation of unemployment that accredit this circumstance by means of Employment Demand Card or equivalent document issued by the competent organisation.
  • Wednesdays and Sunday from 15:00 to 19:00 h. (Winter 18:00h), free admission for citizens of the European Union, residents and holders of work permit in that territory and Latin American citizens, following accreditation of nationality (national identification card, passport or driver’s licence) or residency or work permit. The free offer is limited to the tour without guide. Only in ticket office

Free admission for the disabled: Persons with a disability of 33% or more are entitled to free admission. In addition, the person accompanying the disabled person may also enter the museums free of charge, provided that this person is essential for the visit and that this circumstance is stated on the disability card or resolution issued for this purpose. People with disabilities, and their accredited companions, can purchase their free tickets directly at the ticket office or, if they wish, they can contact us via this form to do so online. In any case, the documentation accrediting the disability and the need for an accompanying person must be presented at the ticket office on the day of the visit for validation by our staff.

Group Visit

Tourist Groups

Purchase of tickets for groups guided by official tourist guides. The applicable rate will be determined according to the status of each group member or the agency rate.

Ticket types:

  • Basic 6 € per person
  • Reduced 4 € per person
  • Free 0 € per person

Cultural Groups

Purchase of tickets for cultural associations, institutions, foundations, and postgraduate schools of fine arts.

Ticket types:

  • Basic 9 € per person
  • Reduced 4 € per person
  • Free 0 € per person

Educational Groups

Educational group with free 10 € for the booking, as a management fee.

Purchase of tickets for 2nd cycle of infant school/kindergarten, primary, secondary, high school, vocational training, university students, workshop schools, employment workshops, and trade schools.

Ticket types:

  • Reduced 4 € per person

Agencies

Purchase of tickets for groups managed by travel agencies.

Ticket types:

  • Basic 6 € per person

How to get there

Address: Highway from Guadarrama to El Escorial. 28209 Valle de Cuelgamuros - MADRID

  • From San Lorenzo de El Escorial:
    • Bus: Line 660 in the Plaza de la Virgen de Gracia s/n (Autocares Herranz)
    • Car: M-600
  • From Madrid:
    • Motorway: A-VI, turn onto the M-600

Accessibility

Single box office of access to the Valley

  • Currently there is no access for persons with disability.

User reviews

4.1/5
based on 195 reviews
  • Muy interesante!.
  • Lugar mágico e inolvidable.
  • Impresionante el trabajo de los arquitectos y los escultoers, el sitio es muy pintoeresco. Muy recomensable para la visita. Pero es una pena que no se pueda subir a la cruz.
  • Impresionante
  • Magnífico. Me encantó la visita
  • Impresionante en todos los sentidos. Histórico cultural y monumental
  • Ya había estado hace años en el Valle, pero nuevamente me ha impresionado, me encanta.
  • Nos ha impresionado todo, la maravilla de la construcción, las vistas y la generosidad que refleja hacer una mausoleo para todos los caídos de una guerra. Para estar muy orgulloso como español!
  • Magnifica visita muy recomendable
  • El sitio es espectacular
  • Una visita increíble. Un lugar que transmite paz. Una arquitectura imponente: La Cruz y La Piedad sus símbolos. Unas vistas idílicas. Un templo único que quedará para la historia.
  • Un lugar único y espectacular, espero que sea conservado como se merece.
  • Muy rápido todo, comprando con Fever es todo más fácil! El Valle de los Caídos nos sorprendió mucho, es un monumento súper majestuoso e impresionante.
  • Muy impresionante, es un sitio monumental y en una paraje bellísimo
  • Esta un poco descuidado, pero me ha parecido maravillosa la basilica y el entorno. La Hospederia me ha parecido que es una maravilla. Se como muy bien y la atencion es magnífica.

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How to get there?

El Valle de Cuelgamuros

Carretera de Guadarrama/El Escorial, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, 28209

San Lorenzo de El Escorial

El Valle de Cuelgamuros