Guided Tour with Optional Visit to the Cathedral and Lunch

Cultural & Theme Tours in Toledo

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Get out of the city and see one of the most historic towns in Spain during this tour of Toledo from Madrid. Enjoy a guided tour of the UNESCO-listed World Heritage city of Toledo and the work of the famous painter "El Greco". We offer different options depending on how you want to organize your day. You can have a 7 hours tour with the tickets to the Cathedral, Santo Tomé Church and the Synagogue or just join the group in Madrid to go to Toledo and once there, you can have the guided tour or enjoy the time on your own. You can also choose the option to enjoy a traditional lunch in a typical restaurant. The transportation from Madrid and back is provided in all options.
Meet up with a friendly local guide in Madrid and embark on this guided tour to Toledo. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, Toledo is a small town full of history and charm. If you choose the option that includes the guided visit, you will begin the tour by the imposing Cathedral, one of the three 13th-century High Gothic cathedrals in Spain and considered the magnum opus of the Gothic style in Spain. After that we will walk to the Santo Tomé Church, where you can head inside for a look at the church’s valuable sculptures, which have been preserved throughout history. Also, inside of this church, we will enjoy one of the most important works of El Greco, The Burial of the Count of Orgaz". Then wander through the city’s Jewish quarter, known for its tangled and steep streets. Before breaking for lunch, you will also visit the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca, considered one of the finest example of Almohad architecture. At booking time, you can choose the option that includes the tickets or decide if you want to join only the guided visit without entering the monuments.You can also choose between having lunch on your own during the break or have a traditional Spanish lunch at a typical local restaurant. After lunch, enjoy some free time to see the streets, squares and gardens of the city on your own. The guide can provide insight on the city’s architecture and history, and the town’s winding medieval streets are made for exploring. Head back to Madrid at the end of the tour.Do not miss the oportunity of having a complete experience of this city full of history where one day Muslims, Jews and Christians lived together.

What’s included

  • Transportation in an air conditioned vehicle from Madrid to Toledo and back
  • Guided tour with an expert guide
  • Traditional lunch in a local restaurant
  • Entry/Admission - Synagogue of Saint Mary the White
  • Entry/Admission - Iglesia de Santo Tome
  • Entry/Admission - Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

What’s not included

  • Pick up and drop off in Hotels
  • Guided visit
  • Entrances
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
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