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TOLEDO HALF DAY MORNING TOUR

DESCRIPTION: Discover the “City of the Three Cultures”
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.

Itinerary:

Once in Toledo we will begin our tour visiting the outside of the Cathedral, shortly after we go to the interior of the Sto. Tomé Church with "The Burial of the Lord of Orgaz", masterpiece of El Greco, after that we will visit interior of the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca and finally we will see the interior of the incredible monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Once these visits are finished we will go to a demonstration of the famous technique of damascened* (Inlay of precious metals in steel), forging of swords, once finished the demonstration you 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.
(*) The damascene is an ancient handcrafted art that consists of the incrustation of precious metals in steel

INCLUDED:

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

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified above.
  • Return to your hotel

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • 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
Departure point: JULIÀ TRAVEL OFFICE: San Nicolás 15 (Next to Plaza de Ramales)
Arrival point: The tour ends at underground parking Plaza de Oriente, Level -2