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Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial


The town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial becomes the first municipality in Madrid to receive the Family Tourism Seal. 

The unlimited tourist offer that it possesses places it as a recommended place for family tourism. Art, nature, history, heritage or gastronomy; in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, the plans are very diverse. The Spanish Federation of Large Families has awarded the town with this Seal, recognizing the great interest of all its tourist services.

From the monastery, central jewel of the heritage that receives thousands of family visits throughout the year, to the hiking trails near the town, in San Lorenzo de El Escorial any plan is possible. The perfect combination of heritage, historical routes and natural environment that always excites. 

The historical routes are precisely another of its great attractions to enjoy a walk with the family. The municipality offers themed routes that focus on the main elements of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that remain in its perimeter. Discover the legendary past of El Escorial and end a cultural day with a good meal in one of its many restaurants.

Many more alternative activities await you in the municipality. Take part in a Photo Hunt, go on a TukTuk tour or visit the Insectpark, an original museum of insects and invertebrates with butterflies and other animals. You choose!


More Information: Turismo en San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Image credits: Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial © Comunidad de Madrid