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Toledo Half Day Afternoon Tour from Madrid

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Dive into a fascinating mix of cultures in Toledo. Walk through the Old Town following your local guide and see the famous painting by el Greco, The Burial of the Count of Orgaz. See one of the most important Gothic Cathedrals in Spain. Did you know Toledo was once Spain’s capital?

Highlights

  • The Cathedral of Santa María de Toledo is an example of the Gothic architecture. Its north gate reminds of Paris' Notre Dame and Puerta de los Leones is rich in Hispano-Flemish sculptures.
  • The Church of St. Tomé, which contains the painting "The Burial of the Count of Orgaz" by El Greco.
  • El Puente de San Martín is a medieval bridge over the Tagus River. Is one of the city’s most characteristic postcards for its two fortified towers.

Included

  • Air conditioned motor coach.
  • Bilingual Official guide.
  • Entrance to Church of St. Tomé.
  • Entrance to Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca.
  • Entrance to Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes.
  • Individual radioguided system.

Excluded

  • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.

Please Note

  • Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot, Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination.
  • St Tomé Church visitors are kindly requested to respect the instructions of the Security staff: Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions.
  • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
  • Please note that the itinerary is subject to change.

Restrictions

  • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.

Essential Information

  • This tour starts from Julià Travel Gray Line Spain office at Calle San Nicolás, nº 15 (corner Plaza Ramales) and ends at Plaza de España.
  • Print your voucher and give it to your guide when staring the tour. E-voucher accepted
  • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins.
  • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
  • Julià Travel Gray Line Spain contact: 0034 91 559 9605 / [email protected]
  • Cancellation policy: a 100% cancellation penalty applies if cancelled 24 hours or less prior to travel date or in case of no-show

Check in at our office in central Madrid at least 15 minutes in advance of your tour. Leave the city towards Toledo aboard one of our air-conditioned coaches.

Relax and enjoy the scenery on the way to the city. Follow your local guide on a walking tour of the Historic City of Toledo, World Heritage City since 1986. Once Spain’s capital, it is a perfect mix of Arab, Jewish and Christian cultures. Learn about its fantastic heritage and see how the coexistence of cultures through the centuries influenced its current architectural style.

Stroll amid the courtyard cloisters and royal coats of arms at the San Juan de los Reyes Monastery. Admire the building sponsored by Queen Elizabeth from Castilla to become a royal mausoleum, the most important construction built by the Catholic Monarchs. Walk to the Synagogue of Sta. Maria la Blanca and learn about its fascinating history. Today, it is a fantastic museum of Mudejar (Arabic) style that you will visit. Admire the world famous painting of by el Greco – The Burial of the Count of Orgaz – at the Church of St. Tomé. Did you know el Greco himself lived in this beautiful city?

The walking tour will continue until we reach the Cathedral, considered of the most important Gothic Cathedrals in Spain. You will see it from the outside before the guided tour finishes. Then, you will have free time to explore Toledo on your own before returning to Madrid.

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