Toledo
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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

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

    3. 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.

  • 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: Full-Day Excursion from Madrid

    5. 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

    6. 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...

  • Toledo: Medieval Exploration Game

    7. Toledo: Medieval Exploration Game

    Discover Toledo's fascinating history and attractions while you solve clues around town. Explore this beautiful medieval city by playing a quest with your friends, significant other, or family.  Receive your access code by e-mail upon booking the tour and use the code in the app. Wander around Toledo for about 1.5 hours to complete your quest. However, there's no time limit, and you are free to explore the city at your own pace. You won't need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and be ready to begin the adventure.  Solve clues and guess the answer to unlock the secret story of each place. Play as a large group and solve the clues together; one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphones. You can also split into teams and compete against ea...

    This was a really fun way to explore Toledo with my husband. The clues were just tricky enough and we felt very accomplished when we figured them out! An interesting storyline as well. I wish there was a little more general history included and maybe audio or video recording because it was a lot of reading but all in all would recommend!!

  • Toledo: Mysteries and Secrets Tour

    8. Toledo: Mysteries and Secrets Tour

    Dive into the mysterious and sinister Toledo where every corner, hallway, street, or warehouse contains a secret. Discover the hidden side of this ancient city, as you hear about magic, witchcraft, and unusual events. Throughout this evening tour, walk through the streets of the city center to discover places where apparitions and psychophonies have been recorded. Visit one of the oldest buildings in Toledo to enter into the dungeon of one of the most important prisons of the Inquisition. Its walls have witnessed some of the most macabre tortures imaginable, and the site is alleged to contain concentrated and mixed apparitions, as well as paranormal phenomena. Following 1.5 hours, your tour concludes in the center of Toledo.

  • Welcome to Toledo: Private Tour with a Local

    9. Welcome to Toledo: Private Tour with a Local

    Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Toledo from a local host eager to share all the tips and tricks to help you make the most of your stay. You can meet at your hotel or Airbnb accommodation and get familiar with your local neighborhood. Learn all the insider tips, such as the best places to eat and buy groceries, and the easiest ways to get around. Alternatively, arrange to meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour. Hear about the top things to see and do in the city, customized to your interests. By the end of your tour, you will feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need.

    This is the best way discover the sights and history of Toledo. Angel is a wonderful local guide with excellent English and a wealth of knowledge

  • From Madrid: Toledo Half Day Trip and Cathedral Visit

    10. 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.

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What people are saying about Toledo

Overall rating

3.9 / 5

based on 186 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