What To Expect
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 Toledo and Segovia.
Meet your guide in fornt of the Opera House 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 at your hotel 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
Meet your guide at Madrid Las Ventas bullring, the meeting point for your full day tour to Toledo and Segovia.
Relax during the 1 hour and a 1/2 journey from Madrid to Toledo, known by many as the second Rome and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Upon arrival to Toledo, you will enjoy a panoramic city tour of the City including the gothic Cathedral of Toledo, the beautiful Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and the medieval St Martin's Bridge built across the river Tagus. We will stop at the Mirador del Valle for spectacular views of the historic city of Toledo, the river, the Alcazar and the Cathedral.
You will also explore the streets of Toledo, its squares and gardens and all that the city has to offer during a guided walking tour followed by free time for you to go and visit the places that you like the most.
At noon, we will leave Toledo and continue to Segovia, that has also been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO together with its famous Aqueduct.
In Segovia, your guide will recommend you some good restaurants for lunch before we tour the city.
Our City Tour includes the visit of the most important monuments of Segovia such as the impressive Aqueduct that dates from the late 1st or early 2nd century and is known as as the most important Roman civil engineering work in Spain, with about 25 000 granite blocks held together without any mortar and more than 170 arches, the highest being 29 metres high. It is located on the Azoguejo Square, one of the best preserved areas of the city. We will also admire the Cathedral of Segovia also known as The Lady of Cathedrals as it is the last Gothic cathedral built in Spain and considered a masterpiece of Basque-Castilian Gothic architecture.
Then we will stop at the Alcazar of Segovia for a visit of this royal palace and former residence of the kings of Castile. We will explore the different rooms of the Palace including the Old Palace Room, the Fireplace Room, the Throne Room, the Galley Room, the Pine cone room, the Royal bedroom, the Monarchs Room, the Cord Room, the Chapel and the Armoury as well as the Halls of the Royal Artillery School Museum. Enjoy your freetime to climb the Tower of John II and enjoy wonderful views of Segovia.
You will have time to explore the city's highlights at your own pace before we return to Madrid.
08:00 - Departure from Madrid
09:30 - Arrival to Toledo
09:30 to 12:00 - Toledo City Tour and free time in Toledo
12:00 - Departure from Toledo
13:30 - Arrival to Segovia
13:30 to 14:15 - Free time for Lunch
14:15 to 17:00 - Segovia City Tour, visit of the Alcazar and free time in Segovia
17:00 - Departure from Segovia
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 Toledo including panoramic city tour and a walking tour of Toledo and free time
Half-day Tour of Segovia including a Walking Tour and free time
Hotel pick up and drop off
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
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
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