Travel from Madrid on a full-day trip to the imperial city of Toledo, one of Europe’s oldest cities and home to famous works by El Greco. Tour the Gothic cathedral, and see the Church of Santo Tome, the former synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca, and more.
What to Expect
Located just a short drive from Madrid, Toledo is known as the city of the 3 cultures: Christian, Muslim, and Jewish. People from these rich cultural heritages have lived together here for centuries.
Your expert guide will take you on a full-day panoramic tour of Toledo. Discover Spanish architecture representing the Arab, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance, and Baroque styles. Tour the Gothic Cathedral that dates from the 13th century.
Admire El Greco's masterpiece El Entierro del Senor de Orgaz, at the Church of Santo Tome. Visit Santa Maria la Blanca, the oldest synagogue building in Europe that’s still standing. Continue on to the Museum of Victorio Macho at the very center of the Jewish quarter.
Visit the historic Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, founded by King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile, to commemorate their victory at the Battle of Toro over the army of Afonso V of Portugal.
You’ll learn about the traditional art of damasquinado, the encrusting of steel with precious metals, before returning to Madrid.
- Transportation by air-conditioned bus
- Expert guide
- Admission to the Cathedral
- Admission to Santa Maria la Blanca, the oldest synagogue building in Europe
- Admission to the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes in Toledo
- Entrance to Church of St. Tomé