Weekend excursions

Spanish students discovering Segovia and practicing Spanish during a weekend excursion

Tilde Madrid offers you the opportunity to travel to places of tourist interest close to Madrid. For a price of between 15 and 50 euros, on Saturdays or Sundays you can enjoy a tour with a small group, accompanied by a guide-teacher. The price of the excursions, which usually last from 9.30 to 19.00, also includes public transport, entry tickets, the company of a teacher-guide and course materials. A sample of the most solicited excursions.

  • A Saturday or Sunday every weekend.
  • Toledo, Alcalá de Henares, Segovia, El Escorial... are some of the destinations that you cannot miss.
  • With the comfort of being always accompanied by a teacher-guide!

Some of our excursions

Toledo is one of the Spanish cities with most monumental wealth. It is known as "the imperial city", because it was the main seat of the court of Charles I, and also as "the city of the three cultures", because o the coexistence of Christians, Arabs and Jews for centuries. Toledo keeps behind its walls an artistic and cultural legacy in the shape of churches, palaces, fortresses, mosques, and synagogues.
In 1558, the king Charles V died leaving a will in which he stated that he wanted to be buried in a place newly created. This wish resulted in the construction of the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, asked by his son Philip II to Juan Bautista of Toledo. Other important architects, such as Juan de Herrera, would join later a project that developed from 1563 to 1584.
An excursion from Madrid that you cannot miss is Segovia, 97 km far from the capital. The old city of Segovia and its aqueduct were declared World Heritage places by Unesco in 1985. Segovia's aqueduct, 813 meters long, is considered the most important civil engineering work of the Roman empire in Spain, and it is one of the most significant and best preserved monuments left by the Romans in the Iberian peninsula.