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  • From Madrid: Toledo, Segovia, & Alcazar Small-Group Tour

    1. From Madrid: Toledo, Segovia, & Alcazar Small-Group Tour

    Immerse yourself in the history, architecture, and cultural delights of Toledo and Segovia. Choose between a small-group or private tour, equipped with a personal headset to enhance the guided experience.  Your journey into Toledo begins with a breathtaking view of the city at the Mirador del Valle, a perfect opportunity to snap a stunning panoramic photo. As you enter the old district of Toledo, a walking tour will guide you through the historical Jewish quarter. Next, be treated to a visit to a traditional Damascene workshop to see swords made exclusively for the Lord of the Ring movies and Game of Thrones. The second half of your excursion takes you to the historical city of Segovia, a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Admire the beautiful Roman aqueduct, its impressive Cathedral, and marvel at the architecture from ancient Roman and medieval times.  Saving the best for last, you’ll b...

    El guía Juan fue excelente muy receptivo a las preguntas y de buena actitud, el recorrido muy completo y muy bien programado el itinerario, muy recomendado!

  • Monuments of Toledo Full-Day Tour from Madrid

    2. Monuments of Toledo Full-Day Tour from Madrid

    Discover the attractions of Toledo at your own pace on an 8-hour semi-guided tour from Madrid. On arrival get a “Tourist Bracelet” that provides privileged access to many of the city’s major sites, which you are free to explore at your own pace. Depart Madrid on an escorted transfer to Toledo. Upon arrival, see the sights that interest you the most. Your “Tourist Bracelet” gets you inside the Jesuit Church, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, and Mosque of Cristo de la Luz. Learn more about the happy existence of the three religions at each and every one. Wander the narrow streets to the Mudejar-style Santo Tomé Church. Go inside to see the monumental painting of the “Burial of Corde Orgaz” by El Greco. Enter the Church of San Salvador and Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca, and explore the artistic heritage of the “City of Three Cultures,” named for the peaceful co-existence of Christ...

    There was a lot to see I this full day tour and it was well worth it. Guide spoke English well

  • Toledo Your Own Way

    3. Toledo Your Own Way

    Visit the historical city of Toledo on a 5-hour trip from Madrid. The city itself is like an immense museum that’s home to some of Spain’s top monuments. Known as the City of 3 Cultures, as for an extended period Christian, Islamic and Jewish residents lived together peacefully within its walls. The city is listed as a National Monument, and a UNESCO World Heritage City. Wander through the narrow streets and alleys to explore the city’s culture and history on a guided tour. Admire the Gothic and Renaissance architecture, along with the well-preserved monuments. If you prefer to discover places your own, you can visit the city at your leisure to discover its monuments and historic neighborhoods without a guide.

    The reservation was easy, everything is very simple and clear. There were two tour guides, one for spanish and one for english groups. You have a lot of free time and you can do whatever you want.

  • El Escorial, Valle de los Caidos and Toledo Full-Day Tour

    4. El Escorial, Valle de los Caidos and Toledo Full-Day Tour

    Begin your full-day tour with a morning visit to the Monastery of El Escorial, built under the reign of powerful King Philip II as a residence for Spanish kings. See the Monastery and Pantheon of the Royal Family at this site that was declared a monument of Artistic and Historic Interest, and Mankind Heritage. Your tour includes the Monastery, the Cloister of the 4 Evangelists, the Palace of Philip II, the Pantheon of the Royal Family, the Chapterhouses, and the Basilica. The Valley of the Fallen is a memorial to those who died during the Spanish Civil War. Situated in a beautiful valley in the mountains of Guadarrama, this impressive work features a colossal cross standing over 150 meters high, and Basilica and Crypt excavated in the rock under the mountain. This tour includes admission to the Valley and a visit inside the Basilica. On arrival in Toledo you’ll take a panoramic walkin...

    El Escorial is a must see place. The arrangements were very good but the guide was in a mighty rush and was walking well ahead of the group, mostly talking to herself. A little more patience on her part would have left a much better impression on all in the group.

  • From Madrid: Day Trip to Toledo with Walking Tour

    5. From Madrid: Day Trip to Toledo with Walking Tour

    Take off from Madrid for an unforgettable guided tour around Toledo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where three religions coexist. Start with a panoramic view of Toledo, then begin walking through the city, visiting must-see sights such as Toledo Cathedral and the old Jewish quarter. Following alongside your guide, walk through the city until you reach the square of the city hall called Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Then, visit the interior of the Primate Cathedral of Santa María de Toledo (Toledo Cathedral), which is currently part of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toledo. After the cathedral, explore the old Jewish quarter on foot. Enter the Santo Tomé Church where you can see the famous painting, "The Burial of Count Orgaz." Continue on to visit the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca, a museum and former synagogue in Toledo. Erected in 1180, according to an inscription on a beam; it is d...

  • From Madrid: Toledo Tour with Wine Tasting and 7 Monuments

    6. From Madrid: Toledo Tour with Wine Tasting and 7 Monuments

    Discover the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of Toledo on a day trip from Madrid and learn the history of the multi-faith city. Stroll down medieval streets to find a diverse mix of Christian, Jewish and Muslim monuments. Learn more about the court of King Charles I and the life of Miguel de Cervantes from a professional guide with optional visits to emblematic sites such as the church of Santo Tome and the synagogue of Santa María La Blanca. Stroll through the Jewish District and hear more about the peaceful co-existence of the 3 faiths over the centuries. Learn about the history and tradition of wine making in Castilla La Mancha and enjoy a wine and tapas tasting. Upgrade your experience on booking and benefit from free entrance tickets to 7 different monuments in Toledo.

    This is a nice day trip. The bus ride is about and hour long. The walking tour is informative and necessary as the little streets are confusing. The wine tasting was a nice way to socialize with other members of the group and the wine was tasty!

  • Toledo: Full-Day Guided Bus Tour from Madrid

    7. Toledo: Full-Day Guided Bus Tour from Madrid

    Check-in at the office in central Madrid 15 minutes in advance of your tour. Leave the city towards Toledo aboard an air-conditioned coach. Relax and enjoy the scenery on the way to the city. Follow your local guide on a walking tour of the Historic City of Toledo, World Heritage City since 1986. Once Spain’s capital, it is a perfect mix of Arab, Jewish and Christian cultures. Learn about its fantastic heritage and see how the coexistence of cultures through the centuries influenced its current architectural style. Walk amid the courtyard cloisters and royal coats of arms at the San Juan de los Reyes Monastery. Admire the building sponsored by Queen Elizabeth from Castilla to become a royal mausoleum, the most important construction built by the Catholic Monarchs. Right after the visit, walk to the Synagogue of Sta. Maria la Blanca. Originally built as a synagogue, it was expropriated a...

    Great all day tour. My only negative comment is that we didn't stop in Toledo for a bathroom so it was uncomfortable ...please give a better break for bathrooms! and water!

  • Cities of Andalusia 4-Day Tour from Madrid

    8. Cities of Andalusia 4-Day Tour from Madrid

    Learn the history of some of the most beautiful cities in Spain on a 4-day tour of Andalusia, stopping at the former imperial city of Toledo en route back to Madrid. Visit the former Roman capital of Hispania Ulterior on the streets of Cordoba, take in the majesty of Seville, with its Gothic cathedral - the largest in the world - and discover the magnificence of the Alhambra palaces and gardens in Granada. Day 1: (Monday) Madrid - Cordoba - Seville Meet your guide at the bus terminal on Calle Ferraz Madrid at 08:00, and drive through La Mancha to Cordoba. Relax on board the air-conditioned coach as you travel across the arid but fertile plateau of central Spain. Upon arrival in Cordoba, take a sightseeing tour of the historic city center, former capital of Hispania Ulterior during the Roman Republic. Discover the confluence of civilizations in Europe’s 2nd oldest Old To...

    Great trip, specially with a great tour guide such as “Javier”, I highly recommend the trip if you want to enjoy the best of Andalucía for few days. Only thing that need improvement is the options and variety of meals.

  • From Madrid: Toledo Half Day Trip and Cathedral Visit

    9. From Madrid: Toledo Half Day Trip and Cathedral Visit

    Don't miss Toledo, a city at the crossroads of different civilizations, cultures, eras, and styles. Enjoy the convenience of roundtrip transfer from Madrid. Meet your guide just outside the center to enjoy a panoramic view of the city before wandering through the old town, declared a National Monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site.   Let your guide point out magnificent examples of Mudejar, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture that stand as legacies of the different cultures and civilizations that thrived within the city's walls. Enjoy free time to wander the winding streets of the historic center and perhaps grab a bite to eat. Meet your guide back at the famous Toledo Cathedral for a guided tour of the interior of this paragon of Spanish Gothic architecture. Previously the site of the city mosque before it was built in the 13th century, the cathedral contains so...

    Had a great time. Comfortable bus ride to Toledo. 2 really nice informative guides. The cathedral was outstanding. Lunch is in your own and we found a nice local tapas restaurant and enjoyed some wine with our meal.

  • FROM MADRID: Toledo Private tour

    10. FROM MADRID: Toledo Private tour

    Begin with a panoramic view of Toledo, admiring the urban landscape from the opposite side of the river, and then walk through the city to reach Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Once there, you will visit the interior of Primada Cathedral. After this, visit the old Jewish Quarter to enter the Church of Santo Tomé, and admire the monumental painting "The Burial of Count Orgaz". The tour continues with the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca, the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and the Hermitage of Cristo de la Luz. Stop in the historic center of Toledo for lunch, following the recommendations of our expert guide. The tour will conclude with a visit to a Damascene factory.

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What people are saying about Toledo

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 409 reviews

Everything was excellent, the time coordination, the guide and transportation. This places are beautiful and full of things to see and do, I would have liked to stay more time in each place but who doesn't? If you don't count with the time to visit each one per day this is the tour for you. The guide will explain every detail of this cities and if you have any question from each place believe me they will answer it as well.

Wonderful daytour that takes you to two very interesting places. The guides gave very useful information en were enthousiastic. Surely this trip was a highlight for my holiday in Madrid.

El guía Juan fue excelente muy receptivo a las preguntas y de buena actitud, el recorrido muy completo y muy bien programado el itinerario, muy recomendado!

The lady tour guide was exceptionally good. Very friendly, enthusiastic, generous in her explanation and very decent. I highly recommend this tour. S Sirry

Really good tour with welcoming guides to lead the way + nice amount of free time