Delve into the fascinating history and culture of the city of Toledo, declared a UNESCO World Heritage SIte, on this full-day tour from Madrid and explore its streets accompanied by an expert guide.
Toledo Day Trip
Head to the city centre at 9 am, where you will board a luxury air-conditioned coach and head to the City of Three Cultures, just 70km south of the capital.
The historic centre of Toledo, listed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the oldest in Europe. It is often called the “City of the Three Cultures”, a town where the Muslims, Christians and Jewish communities lived together centuries ago. The Old Town has a magnificent array of landmarks including Islamic, Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic architecture.
Upon arrival, embark on a walking tour of Toledo and visit the Iglesia de Santo Tomé, containing the painting “The Burial of the Count of Orgaz” by El Greco, Santa María la Blanca Synagogue, one of the oldest synagogues in Castilla that date back to the Middle Ages and the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes.
Afterwards, walk into the Mosque of Cristo de la Luz, built during the tenth century, when the Caliphate of Cordoba enjoyed its maximum power. Next, your guide will lead you to the Toledo Cathedral to uncover its masterpieces.
After the guided tour, you’ll have time to have lunch at your own leisure or enjoy a traditional regional lunch (if you choose one of the menus of the activity). In the afternoon, take a panoramic tour of Toledo in which you’ll enjoy beautiful views of the various monuments.
Before leaving, discover the art technique called Damascending, an inlaying of different metals. This process is used for jewellery, plates and other artefacts.
You will be dropped off at the city centre of Madrid at 5 pm.
You can either have lunch at your own leisure or you can choose one of the following menus:
- Tourist menu: Mixed vegetables, veal fillet with green beans and chips and vanilla ice-cream with a fruit salad. This menu doesn’t include beverages.
Children under 6 years old
This activity is free for children under six years old. Each adult may be accompanied by a child under five years old.
Day Trip Without Lunch
AdultsUS$ 83.10 US$ 66.40
Seniors over 65 years oldUS$ 74.40 US$ 59.50
Children 6-15 years oldUS$ 62.60 US$ 50
Children less than 6 years oldFree
Day Trip With Tourist Menu
AdultsUS$ 99.30 US$ 79.40
Seniors over 65 years oldUS$ 89.50 US$ 71.60
Children 6-15 years oldUS$ 74.40 US$ 59.50
Children less than 6 years oldFree
The tour is exclusively in English.
Return transportation by air conditioned coach.
Official English speaking guide.
Admission to the various landmarks you visit during the tour.
20% discount on the official ticket price.
Drinks depending on the option chosen.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up until the same day (8:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - Can you leave suitcases in the bus during the excursion?
A - Yes, they will be locked up.
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
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