Toledo & El Escorial Tour

This tour combines an excursion to El Escorial and Toledo.

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Languages: Duration: 11h Rating: New
    Season: Jan 01, 2017 to Mar 31, 2018
    Duration: Departure 9:00 - Return 20:00h
    Price: 95,00

Description

El Escorial was built under the reign of the powerful King Philip II to be a residence for the Spanish Kings, Monastery and Pantheon of the Royal Family, becoming as a symbol of great power of the Spanish Empire on the time.
Toledo is a monumental city located one hour drive from Madrid. The city is like an immense museum of great beauty and holds some of the most genuine historical Spanish monuments.
Its old Gothic and renaissance buildings, its narrow streets and alleys testify old days of magnificence.
The old city has been considered as a National Monument and declared World Heritage City by UNESCO.
Toledo is also named the city of Three Cultures, as for a long period of time, the Christian, Islamic and Jewish lived peacefully within its walls.
Free Hotel Pick-up: We will pick you up for free from your hotel for this tour. Please choose your hotel name and pick-up point in the booking process!
Children under 6 years are travelling for free!
This combined full day tour includes half day excursion to El Escorial in the morning and half day to Toledo in the afternoon, with a total duration of about 11 hours.
El Escorial offers many worth seeing sights:
– the Monastery
– the Cloister of the Four Evangelists
– the Palace of Philip II
– the Chapterhouses
– the Basilica
– the library, with its vault painted with allegoric cultural sights and holding historical books.
Toledo holds some of the most genuine historical Spanish monuments, which you will visit:
– old quarters with Plaza del Ayuntamiento
– Primate Cathedral
– Palace of Justice
– City Hall
– old Jewish quarter to visit the church of St. Tome with painting of El Greco “The Burial of Count Orgaz”
– old Synagogue of Ste. Maria la Blanca, which remains as a symbol of the coexistence of the “Three Cultures”
– Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Free Hotel Pick-up: We will pick you up for free from your hotel for this tour. Please choose your hotel name and pick-up point in the booking process!
If your hotel or apartment is not on the list, please take a look on the map with all pickup places and choose a hotel next to your location:
Alternatively, just select No Pickup and come directly to the tour departure point.

Things To Bring

Right after booking you will receive a voucher.
Please print it and show it at the departure points :
Calle de San Bernardo in the center of Madrid (exact details on your voucher) at 08:45 am
Or directly at your hotel (if you have chosen the hotel pickup in the booking process)

Inclusions

– Bus with full air conditioning
– Professional guide

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