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Hiking in El Escorial (El Monte Abantos, Madrid)

San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain
Interpretive Trails

An adventure experience
Organized by Francisco
Guided activity
Duration: 6 hours approx.
Spanish
Pets allowed

Activity description
Explore the most beautiful places on Monte Abantos on your own by taking this great hiking route in El Escorial.

Monte Abantos

Monte Abantos belongs to the Sierra de Guadarrama, this beautiful peak is 1,753 meters high where a viewpoint awaits you to enjoy fantastic panoramic views of the Monastery of El Escorial and the landscapes that surround it. Here you will have the perfect opportunity to enter the 16th century through the archaeological remains that remain from the time: hydraulic works or hidden sources, and you will also be able to see the most important and complete reforestation since the 19th century.

Hiking on Mount Abantos

The hiking route on Monte Abantos is one of the best-known hiking routes in the Community of Madrid and one of the busiest. The views from the top are a real claim, it is a spectacular viewpoint of the Valley and the Sierra de Guadarrama. You will immerse yourself in the 19th century discovering the snow pits and the place from where Rubens painted his famous painting of El Escorial.

Experience

A 6-hour tour awaits you where you will have the opportunity to walk the trails of the incredible Mount Abantos and perceive the fragrance of rockrose and wild thyme along the way while you discover the great diversity of fauna and flora that this wonderful place hides. All of this accompanied by a guide with extensive experience who will tell you the most curious legends about these places that so many illustrious people have attracted.

"Discover the wonderful views of the Sierra de Guadarrama from the top of Monte Abantos with this well-known hiking route!"

Requirements
Children until 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Details and equipment
Appropriate clothes and footwear for hiking

Warm clothes in case it's cold

Water

Sunscreen

Some snacks

Sunglasses (and beanie and gloves if necessary)

Flexible cancellation

This activity can be cancelled and fully refunded up to 24 hours after booking.

After this time, El Caminante y su Sombra has established that no one can cancel the activity once the booking is placed.

If the activity had to be cancelled because of weather conditions, you would have a full refund.


Activity location
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain
Meeting point
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain
Francisco will contact you once you finish the reservation in order to inform you about the exact meeting point.

Plan your experience

Date
Start hour
Adults

1 Adults x €20
€20

Total
€20
Any doubts? Contact us 627 62 80 80
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