Go back in time traveling through the wonderful Toledo and discover on this city tour, why is it often called the city of the three cultures! Fall in love with the panoramic views over the city, its monuments, and the Tagus River.
This tour is available in English and Spanish.
MEETING POINT/ RETURN POINT
Meeting Point: Calle San Nicolás
Return Point: Bus Parking Plaza de Oriente
Daily at 08:45 AM
Approximately 5 hours.
Located 70 km away from Madrid is Toledo, a beautiful city-museum declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is one of the oldest towns in Europe and has a great artistic beauty and buildings from almost all periods in history (Arabian, Gothic, Mudéjar, Renaissance and Baroque style). Toledo is called the “City of the Three Cultures” since Christians, Muslims and Jews lived together. In the XVI century, it was also home to the great painter El Greco.
The tour includes the outside view of the Cathedral. This monument built on top of a Muslim mosque is a great example of Spanish Gothic art!
Get to known the home of the famous painting El Greco, the Burial of the Count of Orgaz, the overwhelming Church of Santo Tomé. Here you will able to learn the story of this saint.
Visit one of the most enchanting monuments in Toledo, the old main Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca located in the Jewish quarter of Toledo. It is considered a symbol of the cooperation of the three cultures who populated the Iberian Peninsula in the Middle Ages.
Next, discover the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, built under the patronage of Queen Elizabeth I of Castile with the intention of making it a royal mausoleum in commemoration of the Battle of Toro and the birth of Prince Juan.
Have also the opportunity of watching a demonstration of the famous damascene technique (an incrustation of precious metals in steel), forging of swords.
Once finished the demonstration you will have free time to buy something if you want. We will conclude the tour with a Panoramic Sightseeing of Toledo and stop at a viewpoint with breathtaking views of the city for taking the best pictures of Toledo.
No cancellation fee if you cancel until 48 hours prior to the activity date.
Cancellations less than 48 hours or no show, a fee of 100% will be charge.