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  1. Spain
  2. Castile-La Mancha
  3. Toledo
  4. Toledo Cathedral

Toledo Cathedral Tour with a Local Guide

Product ID: 195287
Discover the magnificent Cathedral of Toledo on a 1-hour guided tour. Admire the beauty enclosed in its walls. Learn about the history and the arts of this unique Cathedral.
About this activity
Duration: 1 hour
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the Prime Cathedral of Spain from a knowledgeable guide
  • Venture inside Spain’s second largest church
  • Discover the Clear, an architectural masterpiece in baroque style
  • Admire the marvellous Monstrance
  • Gaze up at the impressive paintings in the Sacristy
Full description
Meet your guide in the City Hall Square and admire the western façade of Santa María de Toledo Cathedral. Then, with your guide, go on a tour into one of the biggest cathedrals in Spain and admire the pointing arches, the ribbed vaults, and the stained-glass windows in the greatest gothic cathedral of Spain. Learn about the history of this basilica from its construction in the 12th-century up until the modern day. Discover that before the cathedral, other temples were erected here over this sacred land. 

Stroll down the naves to see the Treasure Chapel and to admire the fabulous Monstrance, made by Enrique de Arfe in the 16th-century. Explore the main altarpiece, which is wonderfully carved and summarises the life of Jesus. Hear the stories about the depictions in the choir stalls. See the vast organs that are still in use. Have time to admire a unique window called the Clear, made of wonderful marble, bronze, and alabaster. Do not miss the exquisite artworks of El Greco, Velazquez, Goya, and Caravaggio. 
Includes
  • Entrance fee to the Cathedral
  • Bilingual guide

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At the City Hall Square, near the traffic lights in front of the smallest tower of the Cathedral. The guide will be carrying a white umbrella.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• There is a dress code at the Cathedral so make sure that your shoulders and legs are covered
• Food is not permitted inside the Cathedral
• The tour can be bilingual in English and Spanish
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 49 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    4.2 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Fabulous!

Olga was friendly and charming and we enjoyed every moment we spent with her as she explained about the cathedral and made it come alive for us. We had visited the cathedral before but this time was an incredibly different experience. If you plan on visiting Toledo (and you should), you really, really will benefit from a guided tour of the cathedral. We will do it again and will urge our visitors to take a guided tour also. Thank you, Olga, for a terrific tour.

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June 28, 2019

I do not remember the name of the guide, she was very nice and very well informed, she wanted to tell and convey the grandeur of the cathedral of Toledo, impressive is the word that defines her. It was a leisurely visit by the guide and became very enjoyable.

February 2, 2020

Olga was very knowledgeable and her English was easy to understand. She pointed out many interesting features and historical aspects as we moved through the cathedral

January 28, 2020

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Product ID: 195287