Enjoy a very entertaining day visiting Toledo.
The first stop in our tour will be at the beautiful city- museum of Toledo, located 70 km away from Madrid, and 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, Mudejar, 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.
The Mosque of El Cristo de la Luz, The old Bib-al-Mardum Mosque, or Valmardón Mosque, The history of this building as a mosque ended in 1186, true reflection of Caliphic architecture. The visit continues withInside tour of the Cathedral. Its architecture shows all the stages of Spanish Gothic, and the inside of the building contains a large number of artworks (stained glasses, choir, main chapel, altarpieces, El Greco paintings, etc.); Church of St. Tomé with El Entierro del señor de Orgaz, masterpiece of El Greco; Synagogue of Sta. María la Blanca; Famous technique of damascene (incrustation of precious metals in steel) and panoramic view of Toledo.
After a morning in Toledo, we leave around 14:30 hrs back to Madrid with one stop in Bargas, home to the FincaLoranque where we'll visit its Wine Cellars at the end of the tour you’ll get the chance to try some of the wines from this cellar.