Super Saver Combo: Madrid City Tour & The Escorial + Avila & Salamanca

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Plaza Mayor
Plaza Mayor
Walking tour of Madrid
Walking tour of Madrid
Puerta de Alcala
Puerta de Alcala
El Escorial
El Escorial
El Escorial
El Escorial
Cathedral of Avila
Cathedral of Avila
Cathedral of Salamanca
Cathedral of Salamanca
Salamanca University
Salamanca University

From March 08, 2016 to December 31, 2017 is at

What To Expect

Save money with this super saver combo that includes a City Tour of Madrid and a guided visit of the Escorial with Tickets included on Day 1 and a full-day tour to the cities of Salamanca and Avila on Day 2.


  • Make the most of Madrid and its nearby cities in 2 days and save money!

  • Enjoy a Madrid city tour including a walking tour in downtown Madrid and a panoramic tour on the main avenues of the city with several stops

  • Visit the impressive Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial that combines a Royal Palace and a Monastery and be transported to another time

  • Explore Salamanca, a famous student city declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988 and discover its Plaza Mayor, its beautiful gardens and squares

  • Get to know Avila, also known as the Town of Stones and Saints because of its many Romanesque and Gothic churches, its imposing Walls, its Gothic Cathedral and the Basilica of San Vicente


Tours from Madrid
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Meeting Point:
Opera and Plaza las Ventas
2 days
daily except Monday at 8:45 AM
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Save money with this Super Saver that combines a full-day City Tour of Madrid with the Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and a full-day tour to Salamanca and Avila.


Meet your guide in downtown Madrid for a morning City tour of Madrid in small groups.

Our first stop will be at the iconic Royal Palace of Madrid, the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family in Madrid but that is only used for state ceremonies.

From there, you will enjoy a guided walking tour to the famous Plaza Mayor, one of the oldest squares of the city. Marvel at this impressive rectangular square surrounded by three-story residential buildings with balconies facing the Plaza and at its nine entranceways.

Continue to Puerta del Sol, one of the best known areas of Madrid where the symbol of Madrid, the Bear and the Madroño Tree is located as well as the symbolic center of Spain with the kilómetro cero plaque and the famous clock where Spanish people gather to celebrate New Year's celebration.

Then, the minibus will take you to the Gran Via, the most famous and busiest street of Madrid full of shops and restaurants.

Your next stop will be at Puerta de Alcala next to the main entrance of Parque del Retiro, one of the largest parks of Madrid where the beautiful Crystal Palace is located.

Do not miss Plaza de Cibeles, a neo-classical complex of marble sculptures with fountains, which is a symbol of Madrid where the Real Madrid team celebrates its victories.

You will also pass by the Plaza de España square, at the western end of the Gran Vía and other highlights of Madrid.

Enjoy some free time in La Latina to have lunch.

In the afternoon, we will head to the Escorial, located at about 45 kilometres of Madrid. The Escorial, also known as the Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is a historical residence of the King of Spain and therefore a royal palace but also a monastery, museum and a school that was built between 1563 and 1584.

Your guide will take you to the Courtyard of the Kings, the basilica of San Lorenzo el Real, which is the central building in the El Escorial, the Palace of Philip II, the Pantheon of the Kings and of the Princess, the Escorial library and to the Escorial Gardens. After a 1-hour guided visit you'll have time to explore the place by your own.

You will be dropped off in downtown Madrid at the end of the day.


  • 08:45 to 12:30 - Madrid City Tour & Walking Tour

  • 12:30 - Free time for lunch

  • 13:15 - Departure from Madrid

  • 14:00 - Arrival to El Escorial

  • 14:00 to 17:00 - Guided visit of El Escorial & free time

  • 17:00 - Departure from El Escorial

  • 18:00 - Arrival to Madrid


Meet your guide at Madrid Las Ventas bullring, the meeting point for your full day tour to Salamanca and Avila.

You will have time to relax during our 2 hour journey to Salamanca, a famous university cities in Spain that was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.

Upon arrival to Salamanca you will enjoy a guided walking tour of the city. You will get to know its oldest squares squares and gardens and its many churches including the Old and New Cathedrals of Salamanca that join in a place known as Patio Chico, one of the most charming corners of the city. You will learn that the Old Cathedral is of the 12th century and of Romanesque style while the New Cathedral is much larger, and was built in the 16th century of Gothic style and completed in the 18th century.

You will also stop at the Plaza Mayor, which is the main square in the heart of the city.

After that, you will have free time to explore the city at your own pace and have a delicious lunch at one of the restaurants the guide will recommend you.

We will leave Salamanca at the beginning of the afternoon to continue our tour to Avila, notable for having complete and prominent medieval town walls that we will visit during our walking tour of the city. You will be impressed by this imposing medieval structure that dates from the 11th century and encloses an area of 31 hectares! We will also visit the romanesque and gothic Cathedral of Avila that was built as a cathedral-fortress.

Before returning to Madrid you will also have free time to walk around the city and visit what you want!


  • 08:00 - Departure from Madrid

  • 10:00 - Arrival to Salamanca

  • 10:00 to 13:00 - Salamanca City Tour and free time in Salamanca

  • 13:00 to 13:45: Free time for lunch

  • 14:00 - Departure from Salamanca

  • 14:45 - Arrival to Avila

  • 14:45 to 18:00 - Avila City Tour and free time in Avila

  • 18:00 - Departure from Avila

  • 19:00 - Arrival to Madrid


  • Professional Tour Guide

  • Transportation from meeting point

  • Half-day City Tour and Walking Tour of Madrid

  • Tickets to the Escorial

  • Half-day tour of the Escorial

  • Half-day Tour of Salamanca including a Walking Tour and free time

  • Half-day Tour of Avila including a Walking Tour and free time


  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks

Please Note

  • Your meeting point on Day 1 will be at the Opera House Square in downtown Madrid

  • Your meeting point on Day 2 will be at Madrid Las Ventas bullring

  • In case you need to reschedule your tours, a 72hours notice minimum is required

Cancellation Policy

  • 100% Cancellation Fee (Non-refundable): 2 days prior to date of activity.

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