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Toledo with Cathedral - Full Day Tour


    Tour operator: Julia Travel     1 day     Travel method: Bus     Region: Madrid

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. There is 3 lunch different options for this tour:

  • tour without Lunch.
  • Tour with Touristic Lunch:First Course: Vegetable and Vegetables Cream, Stew to La Riojana, Castilian soup, Mediterranean Salad (Summer), Ensalada Mediterránea (Verano), Salmorejo with crispy ham (Summer) Main Course: Roast Beef a la Jardinera, Stewed bull tail with Baker´s Paw, Chicken and vegetable Paella Valenciana. Dessert and beverages: House ice cream with fruit salad, Mineral water included.
  • Tour with Gastronomic Lunch: First course:Spanish Soup Cup,Salmorejo cup (Summer), Homemade Croquette, Ratatouille Tartlet, Omelet with triguero, Garlic mushrooms, Manchego cheese. Main course:Roast lamb with Apple and baking potato, Roast suckling pig with Apple and potato, Grilled cod with turning potato. Dessert and beverages: House cake, Mineral wáter included, Wine and coffee.
  • Vegetarian Menu is available on-request.






What is included

* Air conditioned motor coach.
* Monolingual or Bilingual official guide (depending on the season).
* Entrance to Church of St. Tomé.
* Entrance to Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca.
* Entrance to Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes.
* Entrance to Mosque of El Cristo de la Luz.
* Entrance to Cathedral of Toledo.
* Individual radioguided system.
* Touristic Lunch or Gastronomic Lunch (If Option Selected).

What do I need to bring

* Optional lunch available (for more information check Itinerary section).
* From 1st April to 31st October 2019: This tour is monolingual and is available in English and Spanish.
* From 1st November 2019 to 31st March 2020: This tour is bilingual and will be in English and Spanish.
* Comfortable shoes are recommended for this tour.
* Children under 6 years old are free. Lunch and consumptions not included.
* The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
* 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.
* Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
* Please note that the itinerary is subject to change.





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* Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.


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Duration

1 day

What is included

* Air conditioned motor coach.
* Monolingual or Bilingual official guide (depending on the season).
* Entrance to Church of St. Tomé.
* Entrance to Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca.
* Entrance to Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes.
* Entrance to Mosque of El Cristo de la Luz.
* Entrance to Cathedral of Toledo.
* Individual radioguided system.
* Touristic Lunch or Gastronomic Lunch (If Option Selected).

What do I need to bring

* Optional lunch available (for more information check Itinerary section).
* From 1st April to 31st October 2019: This tour is monolingual and is available in English and Spanish.
* From 1st November 2019 to 31st March 2020: This tour is bilingual and will be in English and Spanish.
* Comfortable shoes are recommended for this tour.
* Children under 6 years old are free. Lunch and consumptions not included.
* The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
* 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.
* Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
* Please note that the itinerary is subject to change.

Attention

* Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.


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