Go back in time in the wonderful Toledo and discover its three cultures. Fall in love with the panoramic views over the city and the Tagus River. The Cathedral of Santa María de Toledo is an example of the Gothic architecture. Its north gate reminds of Pari’s Notre Dame and Puerta de los Leones is rich in Hispano-Flemish sculptures. The Church of Santo Tomé holds El Greco masterpiece painting ‘The Burial of the Count of Orgaz’, set over this genius painter tomb. El Puente de San Martín is a medieval bridge over the Tagus River. Is one of the city’s most characteristic postcards for its two fortified towers.
Discover the “City of the Three Cultures” by yourself! 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, Mudejar, 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 the place of residence of the great painter El Greco. Once in Toledo, you will arrange your day in Toledo as you like. 1 hour guided walking tour in Toledo is included. Return to Madrid from Toledo at 12:45pm (morning tour) 6:45 pm (afternoon tour), the meeting point in Toledo for returning will be in front of the Restaurant Hacienda del Cardenal (Pº de Recaredo 24), close to Puerta de Bisagra. We will make a panoramic bus tour and stop at Mirador del Valle for taking pictures.The guided tour in Toledo is a visit by foot. Wearing comfortable shoes is recommended.