Discover the fascinating city of Toledo, once home to the great painter El Greco, on this tour from Madrid. Immerse yourself in a melting pot of three cultures -- Christian, Muslim and Jewish -- and choose from two itineraries for a day full of historic Gothic cathedrals, cultural sightseeing, Spanish tapas and wine tasting.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mosque of Christ of the Light, Toledo, Province of Toledo, Castile-La ManchaIt is known as The Mosque of El Cristo de la Luz, The old Bib-al-Mardum Mosque, or Valmardón Mosque. However the history of this building as a mosque ended in 1186, true reflection of Caliphic architecture. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Catedral Primada, Toledo, Province of Toledo, Castile-La ManchaThe visit continues with tour to the inside of the Cathedral. Its architecture shows all the stages of Spanish Gothic, and the inside of the building contains a large number of artworks (stained glass, choir, main altar, different chapels, El Greco paintings, etc.).Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Iglesia de Santo Tome, Toledo, Province of Toledo, Castile-La ManchaIt is home to ‘El Entierro del señor de Orgaz’ El Greco’s masterpiece.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, Toledo, Province of Toledo, Castile-La ManchaSynagogueDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Finca LoranqueOnce we have enjoyed ourselves in Toledo, we will head towards to Madrid around 14.30h, but we will stop in Bargas on our way. There we will visit Finca Loranque and its wine cellars and we will also have the chance to taste some of its wines. Duration: 2 hours