Franco from his ceremonial resting place at the Valley of the Fallen Civil War monument. If the removal goes ahead, Franco's grandchildren have said they want a burial in the public crypt of Madrid's Almudena Cathedral, where there is a family tomb. ... Faced with the likelihood that this could turn Franco's grave into even more of a tourist attraction and place of right-wing pilgrimage than now, the government has been searching for a way out of granting the Franco family what is apparently their legal ... government's engagement with the Franco family was a sound approach. The Catholic Church in Spain has previously also expressed its wish to keep out of the controversy.