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Toledo and El Greco half day tour

Madrid

Itinerary

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 the place of residence of the great painter El Greco.

Home-Museum of El Greco (*); Outside view of the Cathedral; Church of St. Tomé with El Entierro del señor de Orgaz, masterpiece of El Greco; Convent of Santo Domingo El Antiguo –where El Greco was buried-; demonstration of the famous technique of damascene (incrustation of precious metals in steel) and panoramic sightseeing of Toledo.

(*) The Home-Museum of El Greco would be substituted by the Hospital Tavera Museum that houses an important collection of masterpieces of El Greco.

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Pickup

San Nicolás 15 (Next to Plaza de Ramales) – Madrid

Dropoff

The tour ends at underground parking Plaza de Oriente, Level -2

Things to bring

  • voucher
  • camera

Inclusions

  • Air conditioned motor coach.
  • Bilingual Official guide.
  • Entrance to Church of St. Tomé
  • Entrance to Home-Museum of El Greco (or Hospital Tavera Museum)
  • Entrance to Convent of Santo Domingo El Antiguo

Exclusions

  • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified above.

Cancellation

Cancellation more than a week in advance: administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

LANGUAGES: Guaranteed in English & Spanish.

Comfortable shoes are recommended.