Enjoy a full-day of discovery on this jam-packed tour from Madrid and see some of the most fascinating sights in the region, including the spectacular El Escorial monastery, the memorial statue at the Valley of the Fallen, and the charming city of Toledo.
What to Expect
Begin the day with a drive to the town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, home to the Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. The stunning site consists of the historical residence of the King of Spain as well as the striking monastery of El Escorial, considered by many to be the 8th Wonder of the World.
Continue the tour with a brief visit to the Valley of the Fallen, where a 150-meter cross stands in the mountainside to commemorate those who perished in the Spanish Civil War, and then continue on to the beautiful city of Toledo. Walk through the medieval maze-like streets of the city, and discover the merging of Arabic, Jewish, and Christian cultures at the heart of Toledo's right art heritage.
Admire the stunning church of St. Tome, adorned with the paintings of Spain’s 16th-century renaissance master, El Greco, and pay a visit to the Santa Maria la Blanca, the oldest synagogue in Europe, among many other exciting sights.
- Transportation in comfortable motor coach
- Official English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees to museums
Know Before You Go
Tour in Italian is available only on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Tour in French is available only on Thursdays.
Due to longer walking distances, comfortable shoes are recommended.
Tour is not recommended for those with physical limitation difficulty walking.