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  2. Madrid
  3. Victorio Macho Museum

Toledo: Full-Day Guided Bus Tour from Madrid

Product ID: 1485
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Travel from Madrid on a full-day trip to the imperial city of Toledo, one of Europe’s oldest cities and home to famous works by El Greco. Tour the Gothic cathedral, and see the Church of Santo Tome, the former synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca, and more.
About this activity
Duration 8 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
  • Visit the imperial city of Toledo, one of the oldest cities in Europe
  • See the works of El Greco, including his masterpiece "El Entierro del senor de Orgaz"
  • Tour the interior of the Gothic Cathedral
  • See Santa Maria la Blanca, the oldest synagogue building in Europe that's still standing
  • Visit the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Full description
Located just a short drive from Madrid, Toledo is known as the city of the 3 cultures: Christian, Muslim, and Jewish. People from these rich cultural heritages have lived together here for centuries.

Your expert guide will take you on a full-day panoramic tour of Toledo. Discover Spanish architecture representing the Arab, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance, and Baroque styles. Tour the Gothic Cathedral that dates from the 13th century.

Admire El Greco's masterpiece El Entierro del Senor de Orgaz, at the Church of Santo Tome. Visit Santa Maria la Blanca, the oldest synagogue building in Europe that’s still standing. Continue on to the Museum of Victorio Macho at the very center of the Jewish quarter.

Visit the historic Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, founded by King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile, to commemorate their victory at the Battle of Toro over the army of Afonso V of Portugal.

You’ll learn about the traditional art of damasquinado, the encrusting of steel with precious metals, before returning to Madrid.
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Individual radioguided system
  • Expert guide
  • Admission to the Cathedral
  • Admission to Santa Maria la Blanca, the oldest synagogue building in Europe
  • Admission to the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes in Toledo
  • Entrance to Church of St. Tomé
  • Entrance to Mosque of El Cristo de la Luz
What’s Not Included
  • Food or drink, unless option selected
  • Additional services
  • Drop-off to your accommodation

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Julia Travel next to Plaza de Ramales, Calle de San Nicolás, 15, 28013 Madrid, España

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• From 1 April 2019 to 31 October 2019 the tour will be monolingual, available in English or Spanish
• From 1 November 2019 to 31 March 2020 the tour will be bilingual, available in English and Spanish
• 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
• The Cathedral of Toledo and St Tomé Church visitors are kindly requested to respect the instructions of the Security staff: Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 39 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.2/5
Organization
4.2/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Julia Travel Gray Line Spain

Product ID: 1485