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TOLEDO PRIVATE TOUR

TOLEDO PRIVATE TOUR
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$99.71
Duration: 7 hours
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Enjoy the top attractions in Toledo on this 7 hours panoramic and walking tour of the city by luxury private chauffeur drive. The city of Toledo was declared a Historic-Artistic Site in 1940, UNESCO later gave it the title of World Heritage in 1987. Stop by well-known landmarks such as the Cathedral, the Alcazar, Santo Tome´s church or San Juan de los Reyes Monastery. Along the way you'll visit the three historic neighborhoods, view the city's grand boulevards, listening the stories and details of their history and significance. This tour offers both am and pm departure times.

Before starting the walking tour, your driver will take you to see the city from the exterior of the walls, where you can enjoy one of the best views and take some photos. After this, the main sights you can choose to visit are:

  • The Gothic Cathedral, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes, in Isabelline Gothic style (15th century).
  • El Greco Museum, a house-museum designed as a recreation of the artist's home, which was lost centuries ago. It houses several important paintings.
  • Santa María la Blanca, the oldest synagogue building in Europe still standing, now owned by the Catholic Church.
  • Synagogue of El Transito, in the Jewish Quarter. It is home to the Sephardic Museum.
  • Hospital de Tavera Museum Duque de Lerma. Renaissance style, dates from the sixteenth century. Influenced the layout of El Escorial.
  • Church of Santiago del Arrabal, in Mudéjar style.
  • Iglesia de Santo Tome. Mudéjar style, the fourteenth century, houses the famous Burial of Count Orgaz, by El Greco.
  • El Cristo de la Luz, a small mosque-oratory built in 999, later extended with Mudéjar apse for conversion into a church.
  • Tornerías Mosque (11th century).
  • Alcazar fortress (16th century), located in the highest part of town, overlooking the city. From 2009 it houses the collection of the Army Museum.
  • Puerta Bab al-Mardum (10th century), the oldest city gate of Toledo.
  • Puerta de Bisagra Antigua (10th century), the main entrance to the city in Andalusian times. Also known as "Puerta de Alfonso VI".
  • Puerta del Sol (14th century), built by the Knights Hospitallers in Mudéjar style.
  • Puerta de Bisagra Nueva (16th century), of Moorish origin re-built by Alonso de Covarrubias. The main entrance and face of Toledo today.
  • Puerta del Cambrón, of Muslim origin, re-built in the 16th century.
  • Alcántara bridge, Roman bridge across the Tagus.
  • Puente de San Martin, medieval bridge across the Tagus.

Enjoy the top attractions in Toledo on this 7 hours panoramic and walking tour of the city by luxury private chauffeur drive. The city of Toledo was declared a Historic-Artistic Site in 1940, UNESCO later gave it the title of World Heritage in 1987. Stop by well-known landmarks such as the Cathedral, the Alcazar, Santo Tome´s church or San Juan de los Reyes Monastery. Along the way you'll visit the three historic neighborhoods, view the city's grand boulevards, listening the stories and details of their history and significance. This tour offers both am and pm departure times.