Los Lanceros Hotel

Calvario 47 - 49, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, 28200, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Lorenzo de El Escorial

A Day Trip fit for a King

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... served all royal purposes during the time and allowed Phillip II to hardly ever leave. In fact, it is said that the king ruled the entire empire by his signature from within this very building. He signed off on everything, but never personally participated in any wars.

The visit was extremely interesting. The kings quarters were actually very modest. The impressive part was the basilica. This was the kings and court's personal church, so of course, ...

Not an Inquisition Museum...

A travel blog entry by haspain

3

... decompose. The urns are then placed in the fancy marble tombs on display in the main area. Beats having glade plug-ins all over the place!

The attached Basilica was very, very big and had a huge gold-covered main altar.

The architecture museum was great - filled with lots of copies of the original plans plus an original wooden man-powered crane that they used to lift the granite blocks into place. Pretty ...

Decided to start my journey

A travel blog entry by 583474609

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... I decided to give up 1/10 of my sheep to the king. He advised me to follow the omens to find the treasure and immediately gave me two rocks, Urim and Thumim. I was able to use it in my journey when I met any difficulty. I got the king's wish and started my ...

Miscellenea from Espana

A travel blog entry by dennis.deneuto

... mum. Unfortunately the ipad virtual software was not capable of showing me mothers that are no longer there. That will be included on the next upgrade. And then I realised I had lost Eugenio too. The two of them, who were now BFF’s, had decided I was too slow and had abandoned me. At the end of the tour when we handed back the ipad the staff asked if I would do a short survey for them of my experience of using the tablet. I was happy to oblige. Then they realised that the form ...

Exit

A travel blog entry by jabu74ni

This is a top pick!

We are back in Madrid again, no drama so far except a 1 hour delay in Salvador before we departed.
One interesting parting observation we have made about Salvador; one of the largest cities in Brazil, the 4th largest economy in the world. Salvador has a significant African population with up to 80% of people acknowledged as having African descent. You hardly see any of them at the airport.

Before we left the city we made a quick stop at a fishermen'sī village to ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Calvario 47 - 49, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, is near Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and The Valley of the Fallen (El Valle de los Caidos).
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