Excursion to Toledo

Artsy Toledo, Gothic Toledo, Holy Toledo… it’s all here.

Toledo is a UNESCO World Heritage site, which speaks volumes about this remarkable, historic city. This special excursion from Madrid will make sure you get to experience it. First, you’ll choose between a ½ day, full day, or full day with lunch. You’ll leave Madrid with a guide in a luxurious air-conditioned bus with panoramic windows. After a scenic hour-long ride, you’ll arrive in Toledo. You’ll see the distinctive blend of Arab, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture that could only be found in one of Europe’s oldest settlements. You’ll stop at places all over town, including the 13th century Primate Cathedral- a Gothic wonder, the Church of St. Tome- home to El Greco’s masterpiece “The Burial of Count Orgaz” and the Synagogue of Ste. Maria La Blanca, founded in 1203.

Here’s what’s included:

    • Choice of Half Day Excursion or Full Day Excursion with or without lunch.
    • Fully escorted and guided panoramic sightseeing tour of Toledo in a luxury air-conditioned motor coach.
    • Tour departs from Madrid and arrives 1 hour later in Toledo.

 

Conditions:

    • Tour will depart and return at the Plaza de Oriente, 8. (in front of Madrid Royal Palace)
    • Voucher must be exchanged within 6 months of purchase.
    • Travelers should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to their tour departure and present their Rail Europe Voucher upon arrival.
    • Full Day Tours depart at 9:00am and last approximately 8 hours.
      • Full Day Tour that includes lunch will be served at Monte-Rey Restaurant (beverages are extra).
      • Full day Tour without  lunch will allow free time for travelers to purchase lunch.
    • 1/2 Day Tours depart at 8:45am& 3:00pm and last approximately 5 hours.
    • Tours do not operate on January 1, May 1, December 24, 25, & 31.
    • Prices are subject to change.
What sights will I see on my Excursion to Toledo?

  • Primate Cathedral (full day tours also include a guided tour inside of the Cathedral. 1 /2 Day Tours does not go inside the Cathedral).
  • Visit the Church of St. Tome and see El Greco’s famous masterpiece Entierro del senor de Orgaz (The Burial of Count Orgaz).
  • Visit the Synagogue of Ste. Maria la Blana.
  • Visit Church of San Juan de los Reyes
  • Visit the Museum of Victorio Macho and his world famous sculptures. At the museum there will be a short movie about Toledo.
  • Visit a Damasquino factory and witness the art of Damasqiono where precious metals are encrusted into steel.

 
 

 

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