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Toledo Half-Day Tour from Madrid

Product ID: 1483
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Visit the imperial city of Toledo, one of the oldest cities in Europe and home to works of El Greco's art, on this half-day tour from Madrid. See the Church of Santo Tomé, the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, Santa María la Blanca Synagogue, and more!
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel to the imperial city of Toledo, one of the oldest cities in Europe
  • Admire the works of El Greco, including his masterpiece 'The Burial of the Count of Orgaz'
  • View the Gothic Cathedral and its stunning architecture from outside
  • See Santa María la Blanca Synagogue, one of the oldest in Europe
  • Visit the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
  • Learn about the famous technique of Damasquinado, the art of metal inlay
Full description
Located just 40 miles (70 km) away from Madrid, Toledo is famous as the 'city of three cultures' – Christians, Muslims, and Jews – as they have lived together in this imperial city for generations. Experience the melding of religion and culture firsthand and see buildings from numerous periods including: Arabian, Gothic, Mudéjar, Renaissance and Baroque style. 

Toledo Half-Day Morning Tour itinerary:
• Departure at 8:45 AM
• Santa María la Blanca Synagogue
• Outside view of the Cathedral 
• Church of St. Tomé with 'The Burial of the Count of Orgaz', masterpiece of El Greco
• San Juan de los Reyes Monastery
• Damascene demonstration (incrustation of precious metals in steel)
• Panoramic sightseeing of Toledo

Toledo Half-Day Afternoon Tour itinerary:
• Departure at 3:00 PM 
• Outside view of the Cathedral
• Church of St. Tomé with 'The Burial of the Count of Orgaz', masterpiece of El Greco
• Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca and tour through the Jewish Quarter
• Mosque of El Cristo de la Luz and San Juan de los Reyes Monastery
• Panoramic sightseeing of Toledo
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Expert guide
  • Entrance to Church of St. Tomé
  • Entrance to Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca (morning and afternoon tour)
  • Entrance to Mosque of El Cristo de la Luz (afternoon tour only)
  • Entrance to San Juan de los Reyes Monastery (morning tour only)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch and other services that are not specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • In the half day afternoon tour, the Damascened demonstration will not be included
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please note, comfortable shoes are recommended for all tours
• The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
• Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions
• Please note that the itinerary is subject to change without advanced warning
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 158 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.1/5
Organization
4.2/5
Value for money
3.9/5
Safety
4.6/5

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Julia Travel Gray Line Spain

Product ID: 1483