Route & dates
9 days in Toledo & Madrid Itinerary
Train: 45 min
Toledo— 2 nights
Train: 45 min
Madrid— 6 nights
City of Three Cultures
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.On the 27th (Sun), snap pictures at San Martin Bridge, then make a trip to Mirador del Valle, then admire the landmark architecture of Estación de Ferrocarril de Aranjuez, and finally make a trip to Puerta de Bisagra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes, explore the galleries of Iglesia de Santo Tomé, examine the collection at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Saint Mary the White.
For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Toledo itinerary maker.
Madrid to Toledo is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August in Toledo, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can take a train to Madrid.
Things to do in Toledo
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Cultural Capital of Spain
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.Your list of things to see and do now includes Teleferico, Parque Warner, Faunia, and other attractions. Kids will enjoy Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro) and Zoo Aquarium de Madrid. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the striking features of Estacion de Atocha, admire all the interesting features of Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Madrid Rio.
To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid tour planner.
Traveling by train from Toledo to Madrid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will leave for home on the 4th (Mon).
Things to do in Madrid
Parque Warner Madrid
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