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As above - there was lots to see and the guide was mostly good (although the proportion of Spanish to English was about 70% to 30% and sometimes he was hard to follow). Being a Sunday, there were large crowds and it was very hot,...More
Our tour guide was wonderful. She was very thoughtful and spoke both Spanish & English very well. The trip is 1 hour 15 minutes via bus (no bathroom on the bus), the ac had some trouble keeping up with the 100 degree day but not...More
The tour takes you to two important places in Spanish history and culture. El Escorial is much bigger than you think and it really takes a tour guide to give you all the important details of the place. It is beautiful and interesting. The Valley...More
Mediocre tour at best. It was rushed, and the guide did not allow sufficient time at each site. I would recommend taking the train to El Escorial and then taking an Uber or Taxi to Valley of the Fallen from El Escorial so that you...More
Lovely bus, organized check in and departure and very sweet and pleasant guide, Pilar. However, this tour is in English and Spanish which means every word repeated twice. A waste of time and slowed down the lovely itinerary of visits to Avila and Segovia. Wish...More
Took train from Madrid to Toledo - €11 for one way - about 30 mins. Do buy the return ticket at same time as seats may run out for some timings. Have good pair of walking shoes - many ups and downs on cobbled stones...More
This is a wonderful trip and overview of Spanish history, art, and architecture. The guide was friendly and informative. Accommodations were very good. One concern: I travel alone quite often. This is not a problem for me as I can make friends easily with other...More