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TOLEDO WITH CATHEDRAL - FULL DAY 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:

Including the visit to the Cathedral of Toledo. Its architecture shows all the stages of Spanish Gothic, and the inside of the building contains a large number of artworks (stained glasses, choir, main chapel, altarpieces, El Greco paintings, etc.). You will also visit the Church of St. Tomé with El Entierro del Conde de Orgaz, masterpiece of El Greco; the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca; the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and the Mosque of El Cristo de la Luz; and at the end of the tour, we will enjoy learning about the famous technique of damascene* (incrustation of precious metals in steel) and the forge of the steel of Toledo for making swords after this master class you have free time to buy something if you want. The tour will end 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 and Bilingual Official guide.
  • Entrance to Church of St. Tomé, Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, Mosque of El Cristo de la Luz, Cathedral of Toledo.
  • Individual radioguided system
  • Lunch

NOT INCLUDED:

  • 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 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.
Departure point: JULIÀ TRAVEL OFFICE: San Nicolás 15 (Next to Plaza de Ramales)
Arrival point: The tour ends at Plaza España