Though one of the smaller of Spain's provincial capitals, Toledo looms large in the nation's history and consciousness as a religious centre, bulwark of the Spanish church, and once-flourishing symbol of a multicultural medieval society. The Old Town today is a treasure chest of churches, museums, synagogues and mosques set in a labyrinth of narrow streets, plazas and inner patios in a lofty setting high above Río Tajo.
Toledo's charms, and its proximity to Madrid, mean that it can get choked with tour groups during the day. Try to stay till dusk, when the city returns to the locals and the streets take on a moody, other-worldly air.
Toledo destination guides
Toledo Small-Group Tour from Madrid with Optional Wine Tasting
Discover the fascinating city of Toledo, once home to the great painter El Greco, on this tour from Madrid. Immerse yourself in a melting pot of three cultures -- Christian, Muslim and Jewish -- and choose from two itineraries for a day full of historic Gothic cathedrals, cultural sightseeing, Spanish tapas and wine tasting.
Private Tour: Toledo Day Trip from Madrid
Get to know the ancient city of Toledo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a 5- or 8-hour day trip from Madrid! Choose to see the city at your own pace with a driver, or upgrade to include a guide and learn about the city’s rich architectural and religious history! Tours take place by minibus or minivan (according to the number of passengers), but if you want to spend longer in .