San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Casita del Infante (Infante’s House) or Casita de Arriba (Upper House) in San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Contact details

Paseo de Carlos III, s/n. (Carretera M-665)
28200  San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid  (Madrid)
Tel.:+34 918905904
Tel.:+34 918905903
Fax.:+34 918907818





A hunting lodge

This small hunting lodge was built to blend with its natural environment. It was designed by Juan de Villanueva and has a whimsical and elegant decoration. It was used as a venue for chamber concerts and informal Court gatherings.

  • Construction: Public building
  • Artistic period: Neo-classical
  • Historic period: 18th century
  • Setting: Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Practical information


  • From Apr 01 to Sep 30
  • From Tuesday to Sunday From 10:00 to 20:00
  • Closing days: Monday
  • From Oct 01 to Mar 31
  • From Tuesday to Sunday From 10:00 to 18:00
  • Closing days: Monday

Closed: 24, 25, 31 December.


  • General: €10
  • Reduced: €5

Admission free: children under 5, on 18 May, large families, ICOM members, disabled persons, and on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons for EU and Latin-American citizens.


Audio guide, Guided tours


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