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Madrid Highlights & Toledo Half Day Afternoon Tour

Madrid Highlights & Toledo Half Day Afternoon Tour

8 hours From
AU$127 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Coach tourCoach tour
  • Duration
    8 hours
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-4711
  • Operating Days
    Daily
8 hours From
AU$127 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Coach tourCoach tour
  • Duration
    8 hours
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-4711
  • Operating Days
    Daily
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    Admission Admission Entrance to monuments includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide InclusionInclusion Radio guide systemTransportationTransportation Air-conditioned luxury coach

Summary

Combine 2 half day tours and save money with this Madrid and Toledo tour.

Departure Time: 9:00 am

April to October - Daily

November to March - Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

Meeting Point: San Nicolás Str, nº 15 (corner Plaza Ramales)

Itinerary

Take your camera or smartphone and join this exciting tour to remember Madrid in a different way!

The coach will take you to the historic Plaza de Oriente, then onto the Debod Temple where you will stop for a walk and take some pictures accompanied by your guide.

After this visit you will return to the coach to head towards the Plaza Mayor where you will make a new stop and be able to visit la Plaza de Villa and Puerta del Sol.

You will return to the coach to continue your tour at Carrera de San Jerónimo Street, Las Cortes (Spanish Parliament), Neptuno’s Square (Famous artistic fountain), Paseo Del Prado (Walk of Art: Thyssen, Prado & Reina Sofía Museums), Atocha Railway Station, Royal Botanic Gardens of Madrid, Cibeles Square (Famous artistic fountain), Alcalá Street, Alcalá’s Gate, and finally, to the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas (Bullring) where you will have your last stop.

To conclude you will return to the coach and end up seeing Santiago Bernabéu Stadium (Home of Real Madrid CF), Paseo de la Castellana Street, Plaza de Colón (Columbus Square), National Library, Gran Vía Street, Plaza de España, and again the Plaza de Oriente.

In the afternoon, you will depart to Toledo to 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.

Once in Toledo, you will begin your tour visiting the outside of the Cathedral, shortly after, you will go to the interior of the Sto. Tomé Church with "The Burial of the Lord of Orgaz", masterpiece of El Greco. After that, you will visit the interior of the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca and finally,  you will see the interior of the incredible monastery of San Juan de los Reyes.

Once these visits are finished, you will go to a demonstration of the famous technique of damascened * (Inlay of precious metals in steel), forging of swords. Once the demonstration has finished,  you will have free time to buy something you want. The tour will conclude with a Panoramic Sightseeing of Toledo and a 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.

NOTE:

Y
ou will make convenient stops to rest and take pictures at Plaza Mayor, Debod’s Temple and Las Ventas Bullring, if the weather permits and always accompanied by your guide.

The itinerary is subject to change due to the events to be celebrated in the City (demonstrations, sport events, cultural events, official acts and public works). 

Inclusions

  • Air conditioned motor coach
  • Bilingual official guide
  • Entrance to Church of St. Tomé
  • Entrance to Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca
  • Entrance to Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
  • Individual radio-guided system

Exclusions

  • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified above
  • Hotel pick up/drop-off

Important Notes

  • Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot, comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination.
  • St Tomé Church visitors are kindly requested to respect the instructions of the Security: Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions

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