Day trips & excursions

Toledo full-day tour from Madrid

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Duration: 8 hours
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the city-museum of Toledo declared UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the amazing architecture that combines styles from all periods in history
  • Visit the Church of St. Tomé and the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
  • Admire the Gothic Toledo Cathedral and the Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca
What to expect

Located 70 km away from Madrid is Toledo, a beautiful city-museum declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is one of the oldest towns in Europe and has 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 there together. In the XVI century, it was also the place of residence of the great painter El Greco. This is a full-day tour that will take you to see the city's main sights and, along with your professional tour guide, you will learn all the fascinating aspects of Toledo.

ITINERARY: Outside view of the cathedral; Church of St. Tomé with El Entierro del Conde de Orgaz, a masterpiece of El Greco; Synagogue of Sta. María la Blanca; Museum of Victorio Macho; Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes; the famous technique of damascene (incrustation of precious metals in steel) and panoramic sightseeing of Toledo.

It also includes the inside tour of the cathedral. Its architecture shows all the stages of the Spanish Gothic style, and the inside of the building contains a large number of artworks (stained glasses, choir, main chapel, altarpieces, El Greco paintings). The visit continues with the Mosque of Cristo de La Luz.

Lunch options:

  • No lunch
  • Tour with Touristic Lunch: first course: vegetable and vegetable cream, stew to La Riojana, Castilian soup, Mediterranean salad (summer), 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: ice cream with fruit salad, mneral 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: cake, mineral water included, wine and coffee
  • Vegetarian Menu is available on request
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What's included
  • Air-conditioned coach
  • Multilingual official guide (EN/ES)
  • 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 Cathedral of Toledo
  • Entrance to Mosque of El Cristo de la Luz
  • Touristic lunch or gastronomic lunch (if option selected)
What's not included
  • Lunch, drinks or other services not specified above
Reduced price
  • Children: (6-15 years)
  • Senior (65+ years)
  • For infants (0-5 years) the tour is free (meals and consumptions not included)

Where

Calle San Nicolás, 15, 28013 Madrid, Spain

Meeting point:

Julia Travel office at San Nicolás street N.15 (corner with Plaza de Ramales).

What to remember
  • Due to the amount of walking you will be doing in Toledo, it is strongly suggested you wear comfortable shoes
  • Children under 6 years old are free. Lunch and consumptions not included
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When
  • From April to October: Daily
  • From November to March: Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Departure time: 8.45am; check-in: 8.30am

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Provider
Julia Travel
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.
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