MADRID HIGHLIGHTS AM + TOLEDO HALF DAY AFTERNOON TOUR
Combine 2 Half Day tours and save money!!! Madrid shows the multiple contrasts inherited through History. Elegant squares such as Plaza de Oriente, Plaza de España, Parque del Oeste, Príncipe Pío, el Puente del Rey, la Ermita de la Virgen del Puerto, ending at Segovia’s Bridge - Puente de Segovia, one of the best viewpoints of the Royal Palace and the Cathedral of Almudena. We will continue to Puerta de Toledo, Plaza de la Villa, Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Las Cortes, Plaza de Neptuno, Atocha, Paseo del Prado, Puerta de Alcalá, Alcalá street, the Retiro’s Park and Las Ventas Bullring, plenty of cheers and colors in the afternoons of bullfight. We will return to the city center through Plaza de Colón. We will continue towards the new Madrid, with its modern buildings, gardens, its great avenue Paseo de la Castellana, until Plaza de Castilla (Europe’s Gate) and we’ll go down towards Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Plaza de Cibeles, Gran Via and Plaza del Callao, to end at Plaza de Isabel II (in front of Royal Opera House). We will make convenient stops to rest and take pictures at Plaza Mayor, Templo de Debod and Las Ventas Bullring, if the weather permits and always accompanied by our guide. The tour includes a free drink by courtesy of our partnership with Hard Rock Cafe. 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. The tour includes the outside view of the Cathedral; Church of St. Tomé (*) with El Entierro del señor de Orgaz, masterpiece of El Greco; Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca; Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes; demonstration of the famous technique of damascene (incrustation of precious metals in steel) and Panoramic Sightseeing of Toledo. (*) The Church of Santo Tomé could be substituted by the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes.
Things you should know about this activity
Madrid Highlights: 9:00 AM Toledo Half Day Tour: 3:00 PM INCLUSIONS: • Air conditioned motor coach. • Bilingual Official guide. • Entrances to the monuments included in the tour of Toledo as detailed: Church of St. Tomé (or Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes), Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca and Mosque of El Cristo de la Luz • Soft Drink Courtesy by Hard Rock Cafe in Madrid Highlights Tour AM EXCLUSIONS: • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified above. LANGUAGES: Guaranteed in English & Spanish ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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