The following private Madrid excursions include the services of both a driver and an official English speaking tour guide. You will be collected at your hotel in Madrid and driven to your destination for a private tour of the most important tourist attractions.
If your time in Madrid doesn’t allow for excursions beyond the capital then you might be interested in a Private Madrid City Tour which will show you the city’s main sights.
Madrid to Toledo Excursion
Toledo is the most popular day excursion from Madrid. Your driver will drop you off in the heart of this historical city and your tour guide will then take over. He/She will introduce you to the history and art of Toledo including visits to the Cathedral, the ‘Alcázar de Toledo’ (medieval castle), the Santa Maria La Blanca Synagogue and the Church of Santo Tomé where you can see El Greco’s masterpiece, ‘El Entierro del Señor de Orgaz’ (The Burial of the Count of Orgaz).
Full day PRIVATE Historic Toledo Walking Tour transferring from Madrid
(Tour Reference Nº: 1069)
Madrid to Avila & Segovia Excursion
You will leave your hotel in Madrid with your driver and English speaking tour guide and head for Avila. This is a fabulous walled city which was the birthplace of Saint Teresa. After visiting the city’s main sights you will continue on to Segovia for a typical Castilian roast meat lunch at one of the city’s traditional restaurants. After lunch your guide will show you around the main attractions including the stunning Roman acqueduct and the fairy tale Alcazar which reputedly inspired Walt Disney in his creation of Cinderella’s castle.
Avila and Segovia Monumental PRIVATE Excursion
(Tour Reference Nº: 1064)
Madrid to El Escorial & and Valley of the Fallen Excursion
Your driver and guide will escort you to Felipe II’s Royal Palace at San Lorenzo de El Escorial to the north-west of Madrid. You will then enjoy a fascinating private tour of the Palaces. After El Escorial you’ll head for ‘Valle de los Caidos’ (Valley of the Fallen) which officially is a monument to all those who lost their lives in the Spanish Civil War. Many Spanish people refuse to visit this controversial site believing that it is more of a glorification of the Franco regime.
El Escorial and Valle de los Caidos PRIVATE Excursion from Madrid
(Tour Reference Nº: 1063)
Madrid to Salamanca Excursion
This long, full day excursion takes you from Madrid to Salamanca by private transfer where you will meet your local guide for a walking tour of this historic city. Highlights include the Plaza Mayor, the Cathedral and the University which is recognised as one of the oldest and most prestigious in Europe.
Salamanca Historical Walking Tour PRIVATE Excursion
(Tour Reference Nº: 1068)