...a past with the coexistence of Jews, Muslims and Christians
Surrounded by Tagus River as a natural defense, the old city of Toledo is just on the top of a hill close to Madrid (25 minutes by train).
Founded by Romans, Toledo is known as the city of the three cultures and tolerance because of over 400 years of Muslims, Jews and Christians living together and today, the city is the result of this cultural wealth.
Know the history, culture, and art of the old Spanish capital visiting the main monuments (Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo, synagogues, mosque. . . )
Starting with one of the best views of the city from the area known as "El Valle", then we'll go into the heart of the city of Toledo, visiting the main monuments of your choice (cathedral, synagogue, mosque, Greco paintings -OPTIONAL visits-).
We will finish in the Jewish quarter where you will find the main shopping areas and good restaurants to enjoy your lunch.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Depending on how you arrive in Toledo I can meet you at:
- Toledo Renfe Ave Train Station.
- Toledo Bus Station.
- Bisagra Gate (if you come with your own car)
If you sleep in Toledo I can meet you directly at your hotel.
End location: - The restaurant of your choice (if you lunch in Toledo). I will explain to you before the tour ends how to return easily to the train Station, bus Station or to your car.
- The main square (Zocodover) where the taxi and public bus stops are settled to go back easily to the train or bus stations.
- Your hotel.
This is a walking tour so you will decide the rhythm of the tour: fast to see as much as possible or relaxed to enjoy the experience. You decide always if you want to visit a monument or to stop for a drink, buy something or just rest.
Duration: 3 hours
My services as your local official tour guide (born in Toledo).
Three hours walking tour in a World Heritage City.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 EUR - Ave fast train Madrid-Toledo and return: 21 € per person (30 min per trip) if coming from Madrid.
Admission tickets: Cathedral 10 €, Synagogue 3 €, Mosque 2.5 €, Greco masterpiece 2.5 € (per person) OPTIONAL
Lunch: 12 - 50 € (per person) by your own
Panoramic tour by taxi: 15 € (maximum 3 people + guide) OPTIONAL
Taxi to the station: 5 € (maximum 4 people) OPTIONAL
Transport Madrid - Toledo and return. I highly recomend the Ave fast train because it just takes you 30 minutes of trip. Please notice that if you buy tickets via internet you couldn't change the returning timetables once in Toledo.
Admission tickets to the monuments of your choice.
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Diego was knowledgeable and charming. A lovely tour of Toledo