Toledo Full Day Tour from Madrid with Lunch – Travel to the imperial city of Toledo, and enjoy a panoramic city tour of one of the oldest cities in Europe – Admire the works of El Greco, including his masterpiece “El Entierro del senor de Orgaz” – View the Gothic Cathedral – See Santa Maria la Blanca Sinagogue, one of the oldest in Europe – Visit the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes – Learn about the famous technique of Damasquinado
Toledo Full Day Tour from Madrid with Lunch. Just 70 km away from Madrid, Toledo is known as the city of the three cultures – Christians, Muslims and Jews – as they have lived together in this imperial city for centuries. Our expert guide will take you on a panoramic tour of Toledo. Discover Spanish architecture inspired by Arab, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance and Baroque styles. Tour the Gothic Cathedral, dating from the thirteenth century. Admire El Greco’s masterpiece “El Entierro del senor de Orgaz” (The Burial of the Count of Orgaz) at the Church of St. Tome. View Santa Maria la Blanca, the oldest synagogue building in Europe still standing. Then, see the Museum of Victorio Macho in the very centre of the Jewish quarter. Visit the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, a historic monastery in Toledo, Spain, 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. Along the way, learn about the famous technique of Damasquinado, the encrusting of precious metals into steel, before returning to Madrid.
Inclusions: Expert Guide Lunch – Vegetable Stew, Veal Cutting with Green Beans, and French Fried Potatoes. Vanilla Ice Cream with Fruit Salad Entrance to the Cathedral Entrance to Santa Maria la Blanca Transportation by Air-Conditioned Bus Visit to the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes in Toledo Exclusions: Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off Gratuities Please Note: Comfortable shoes are recommended for this tour.