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  • From Madrid: Day Tour to Toledo

    1. From Madrid: Day Tour to Toledo

    The comfortable touristic bus will pick you up in the center of Madrid. During the bus trip to Toledo, a travel assistant will share some of the most relevant and interesting facts about the city. Receive a city map with the main tourist attractions then enjoy a short documentary and discover Toled's wonders, a city declared as a World Heritage site by the UNESCO in 1986.  Once you arrive at Toledo, enjoy a magnificent panoramic tour. The bus will stop in a couple of points for you to photograph the most impressive views of the city. The guide will take you to the main square of Zocodover. Then, you have free time to explore Toledo. We recommend visiting Toledo's Cathedral, the second richest Catholic building in the world after St. Peter´s Cathedral in Rome. Admire the Alcazar, an impressive fortress and El Greco's most famous painting, Count Orgaz´s Burial. Explore the Jewish Quart...

    We really enjoyed our tour in Toledo with our guide (Alec I think). He was friendly, super prepared, and showed us the best spots to visit. I only suggest that the tour company gives tourists audio guides to hear the guide better.

  • 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

  • From Madrid: Toledo and Segovia at Your Own Pace

    3. From Madrid: Toledo and Segovia at Your Own Pace

    The tour departs the busy city of Madrid and heads to the first stop of the day, the UNESCO World Heritage listed city of Toledo. Armed with the tourist information pack provided by your guide, head to the square of Zocover in the heart of the city to start the tour of this fascinating location. Enjoy around 3.5 hours to explore Toledo and learn about its culturally rich legacy that has been influenced by the Arabs, Jews and Christians who lived here together for centuries. Visit the admirable Toledo Cathedral, the cultural labyrinth of the Jewish Quater, and the Alcázar of Toledo among other monuments. Wander through narrow streets and alley ways, palatial mansions, churches, mosques and synagogues. Head back to the bus and continue to Segovia, another UNESCO World Heritage listed city. Visit the Aqueduct of Segovia, a prodigy of Roman engineering and an icon that represents this b...

    It worth every penny to take this tour. Both towns, Toledo and Segovia are incredible. To many things to see in a few hours walk. I definitely will come next time to spend a full day in each of them. In Toledo lastimously we couldn’t visit the church where the famous paint of el Greco is kept because it was monday. They don’t open mondays.

  • From Madrid: 5-Hour Toledo Tour & Zip Line Experience

    4. From Madrid: 5-Hour Toledo Tour & Zip Line Experience

    Visit the historical city of Toledo on a 5-hour trip from Madrid. The city itself is like an immense museum, home to some of Spain’s top monuments. Toledo is also known as the City of 3 Cultures, as for an extended period Christian, Islamic and Jewish residents lived together peacefully within its walls. Its old Gothic and Renaissance architecture and narrow streets and alleys, along with its well-preserved condition has led to its listing as a National Monument, and as a World Heritage City by UNESCO.  If you prefer to discover Toledo on your own, you can visit the city at your leisure and discover its important monuments and historic neighborhoods. Take a comfortable ride on the Tourist Train to see the sights of Toledo and enjoy commentary about the city's history along the way. Discover the longest zip line in Europe and enjoy this unique experience in a breathtaking setting.

  • Segovia and Toledo: Alcazar with Cathedral & Lunch Options

    5. 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.

  • 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.

  • Toledo Your Own Way

    9. 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

    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 Cathedral

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 2,626 reviews

We were in Toledo on August 14th, apart from the heat everything went beautifully. The meeting point was easy to find. As soon as we arrived in Toledo the guide (Jesus) immediately told us about the city and then arrived at a panoramic point (5 minutes for photos). We then entered the city center. Jesus accompanied us explaining the history of the places of Toledo (about 1 hour and a half). Too bad for the free time (too little to be able to see everything). Overall, however, we were very satisfied. Driving was the highlight. Do not miss the synagogue and the monastery with the bracelet

It was an unforgettable experience, very beautiful landscapes, places, there is only very little free time in each place.

Tour that really deserves. Marta and Ignazio really very good, kind and helpful. I highly recommend it as an experience!

Super recommended. Thank you Marta for giving us this magical and complete tour. I invite you to

Really amazing and pretty place to visit! The guide was so funny and great!