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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

  • Segovia and Toledo: Alcazar with Cathedral & Lunch Options

    3. Segovia and Toledo: Alcazar with Cathedral & Lunch Options

    Depart Madrid and journey to the historic city of Segovia to see the UNESCO World Heritage Roman aqueduct. Marvel at the iconic 1st-century monument, considered the most important example of Roman-era civil engineering in Spain. Visit the royal palace of the Alcázar of Segovia, built on a rocky crag above the confluence of 2 rivers near the Guadarrama mountains. Continue to the imperial city of Toledo. During the bus journey, you have the option of making the most of these 2 hours by upgrading your experience to include a Spanish gastronomic lunch menu made up of 2 typical dishes, a dessert, and a drink. Once in Toledo, discover the medieval neighborhoods and historical monuments of the city on a walking tour, and come to understand why it is called the City of Three Cultures (Christian, Jewish, and Muslim). If you select an appropriate option, finish with a guided tour inside Toledo C...

    The tour was good. The plan ran perfectly but we didn‘t have much time for private walk and explore the city by ourself.

  • From Madrid: Day-Trip to Segovia, Avila & Toledo

    4. From Madrid: Day-Trip to Segovia, Avila & Toledo

    Discover the hidden corners, authentic secret jewels, and local favorites in three cities on a full-day tour to Segovia, Ávila, and Toledo. Start in Segovia with a guided tour through the historic center. Find out why this city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, walk through the Plaza Mayor, and explore monuments such as the aqueduct and the cathedral before entering the Real Alcázar. Continue to Avila’s historic center and tour its famous city walls. Learn the mysteries of the thick defensive wall that surrounds the city before heading to the Roman necropolis. Continue the trip to Toledo, the third city declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and known for its long Christian, Jewish, and Muslim historical tradition.

    Estuvo muy bueno. El guía fue muy atento y contribuyó a que fuera una buena experiencia. Las ciudades buenísimas, Toledo es magnífica, las murallas de Avila y el castillo en Segovia son bellísimos. Hicimos varias paradas muy buenas, lo disfrutamos mucho. Eso sí… un tanto caluroso… hay que caminar bastante y bueno… llegamos de regreso a las 7pm. Pero era parte de la dinámica. Recomendado!!

  • Toledo: Three Cultures Walking Tour

    5. Toledo: Three Cultures Walking Tour

    Come and discover Toledo, the ancient capital of Spain and a city that has been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. In addition to a walking tour through the main streets of the city, you will get to discover three of the city's main monuments.  After you have met your fun and friendly guide, your tour will start near the Cathedral, crossing the narrow streets while your expert guide shares fascinating details about the history of Toledo. Your first stop will be the Cristo de la Luz Mosque. Continuing on your tour, you will visit the Church of Santo Tomé and see the work of well-known painter El Greco and his famous 'Burial of the Lord of Orgaz.' In the Jewish Quarter, you will be impressed by the beauty of the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca. For those wishing to end their tour with a bite to eat, feel free to select the tour and lunch option, specifically designed to give yo...

  • Toledo: Full-Day Excursion from Madrid

    6. Toledo: Full-Day Excursion from Madrid

    Begin your visit to Toledo with a panoramic view of the city from its outskirts. Then, immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the old town as your expert guide accompanies you on a walking tour. Wander through the narrow streets of the old Jewish quarter to the Church of St. Tomé and see the old Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca and the Mosque of Cristo de la Luz. These houses of worship have stood as symbols of Toledo as a "City of Three Cultures" for centuries. After the walking tour, enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral, a magnificent example of Gothic style. After the tour, take some time to explore the city on your own.

    Guide only joins the group once in Toledo, and the walking tour is not long. Olga was great though!!

  • From Madrid: Old Town Toledo Tour with Optional Zip-Line

    7. From Madrid: Old Town Toledo Tour with Optional Zip-Line

    Board the tour bus in Madrid at midday then embark on the 1-hour journey to the historic city of Toledo. Soak up panoramic views of the outskirts of the city, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Listed Site and has a history dating back to 59 BC. Upon arrival, meet your friendly guide then set out on a guided walking through the city's picturesque Old Town. Visit some of the main streets and squares of the city as you learn about Toledo’s vast history from your expert guide. After the walking tour, enjoy plenty of free time to explore the city at your own pace and discover the sites and attractions that appeal to you most. Admire the Gothic architecture at the Cathedral of St. Mary, see the Synagogue of Santa Maria l Blanca, or head to the Old Moorish Mosque of Cristo de la Luz. To enhance your trip, you can also opt to take part in a thrilling zip-line adventure. Add some excitement to t...

  • Segovia Tour with Toledo and El Escorial Options

    8. Segovia Tour with Toledo and El Escorial Options

    Begin your tour with an afternoon drive from Madrid to Segovia. See the famous Roman Aqueduct, then enjoy a guided walking tour through the city’s medieval streets. Visit the outside of the Gothic Cathedral, and the inside of the Alcazar Fortress – one of the most spectacular castles in Spain. Complete your experience with an optional visit to Toledo or El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen. An optional lunch is available as well. The Toledo option begins with a morning walking tour through the old quarter and entrance to two monuments. The El Escorial and Valley of the Fallen option begins with a visit to the Monastery of El Escorial, built as a residence for the Spanish kings. Continue to the Valley of the Fallen to see the monument built as a memorial to those who died during the Spanish Civil War, before returning to Madrid.

    The trip was wonderful. Very fast though. It felt rushed But if you don’t have much time and want to see a lot this is a great bang for your buck. Segovia was our favorite, especially seeing the Roman Aqueducts.

  • From Madrid: Toledo Half-Day Tour

    9. From Madrid: Toledo Half-Day Tour

    Located just 40 miles (70 km) away from Madrid, Toledo is famous as the 'city of three cultures' – Christians, Muslims, and Jews – as they have lived together in this imperial city for generations. Experience the melding of religion and culture firsthand and see buildings from numerous periods including: Arabian, Gothic, Mudéjar, Renaissance and Baroque style.  Toledo Half-Day Morning Tour itinerary: • Departure at 8:45 AM • Santa María la Blanca Synagogue • Outside view of the Cathedral  • Church of St. Tomé with 'The Burial of the Count of Orgaz', masterpiece of El Greco • San Juan de los Reyes Monastery • Damascene demonstration (incrustation of precious metals in steel) • Panoramic sightseeing of Toledo Toledo Half-Day Afternoon Tour itinerary: • Departure at 3:00 PM  • Outside view of the Cathedral • Church of St. Tomé with 'The Burial of the Co...

    Me perdi yendo sl punto de reunión y llegue tarde, me ayudaron cambiando mi tour para la tarde

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

    10. 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.

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What people are saying about Toledo

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 1,299 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