Full-Day Toledo Tour from Madrid
Pick-up servicePickup from selected hotels according to bus route. Please indicate the name of your hotel and get in touch with the local tour operator before your tour.
- Visit one of Spain's most significant cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Stroll through the narrow streets of Toledo and learn about its Islamic, Christian and Jewish heritage
- See inside the impressive Alcazar and Gothic Cathedral
- Visit a Damasquino factory to buy some intricate Damascene metalwork and handicrafts
Your day trip from Madrid heads through the Castile La Mancha countryside in a luxury air-conditioned coach. Upon arrival at Toledo you will head to the magnificently restored Alcazar. The imposing building, located at the highest point in Toledo, is home to the Spanish Army Museum and was a former Military Academy.
The tour then embarks on a panoramic walk around Toledo’s UNESCO-protected streets. You will visit the historic Cathedral, Spain’s Primate church and a magnificent example of flamboyant Gothic architecture.
Continue through narrow streets to explore the old Jewish quarter and visit the Church of St. Tomé. Take a moment to observe El Greco’s famous painting “The Burial of Count Orgaz” and the Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca, an intact symbol of the three diverse cultures’ coexistence.
Walk through the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and visit the former residence of Victorio Macho. Enjoy sweeping views of the surrounding countryside as you take souvenir snapshots.
After a delicious lunch in a local restaurant, you move on to the local Damasquino factory, where you will see examples of Toledo’s famous Damascene metalwork. Known for its beautifully decorative swords and daggers, the city continues to produce inlaid jewelry and decorative handicrafts that you can safely purchase to take home.
- Hotel pick-up at selected Madrid hotels
- Admissions to monuments as described
- Tips and gratuities
When you get there
Please see the hotel pick-up description below, alternatively, our coach departs from the bus terminal located in San Bernardo 7, close to Madrid's famous Gran Via. The closest metro stations to the bus terminal are Santo Domingo (Line 2) and Callao (Lines 3 and 5), located 2 and 5 minutes walking distance respectively from the terminal.Open in Google Maps ⟶
The 8-hour excursion departs in the morning at 09:15, getting you back to the city by about 18:00.
Tourist Lunch option: Vegetable stew, veal steak with garnish, vanilla ice cream with fruid salad
Typical Lunch option: Hors d'ouvre and tapas, roasted lamb with vegetables, truffle cake with ice cream, wine, mineral water and coffee.
Vegetarian menu available.