If you are keen to experience religious cultural fusion and royal heritage at the same time, this tour is a money saver! By comfortable bus, you will be driven to Toledo where your multilingual guide will show you Muslim, Christian and Jewish patrimonial legacies. Also, at the house of maestro El Greco, you will see with your own eyes the impeccable - The Burial of The Count Orgaz in the Santo Tomé Monastery. While in Aranjuez, you will visit the Royal Palace surrounded by breathtaking landscape passed by Tagus River. No wonder that this area is preserved as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
What you can expect
The coach tour will leave from Plaza de España. In the centre of Toledo, your fun guide will show you the magnificent city-museum which was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the Cathedral of Toledo. The museum architecture preserved the fusion of Arabian, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance and Baroque styles. That’s why Toledo is also known as the city of three religions: Islam, Christianity and Judaism. The tour will be continued artistically by observing the masterpiece of El Greco - The Burial of The Count Orgaz at the Monastery of Santo Tomé and many magnificent sculptures in Museum of Victorio Macho. There are some more sites to visit, mentioned in the itinerary below.
Toledo City Sightseeing Itinerary:
- Catedral Primada Santa María de Toledo
- Church of Santo Tomé
- El Entierro del Señor de Orgaz del Greco
- Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca
- Museum of Victorio Macho
- Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
- Damascene incrustation technique of precious metal steel
- Panoramic sightseeing of Toledo
After lunch break, your eyes will be spoiled with natural panoramic city, Aranjuez. The beauty of the surroundings inspired Joaquin Rodrigo to compose Concerto de Aranjuez. It was also a reason why Spanish Royal Family built another Royal Palace, there, which you will be privileged to vist. The pleasure of sailing in the Tagus River was high-society leisure for them. Therefore Museum of Royal Feluccas exhibits the boats and ships used by the Royal Family from generation to another generation. At last, your tour guide will give you plenty of free time where you can relax and promenade around the beautiful gardens around the Royal Palace. Detailed sites to visit are listed below.
Aranjuez Sightseeing Itinerary:
- Royal Palace Aranjuez
- Tagus River (Tajo)
- Prince’s garden
- Jardín del Parterre
- Jardín del Rey
- Museum Royal Feluccas
Toledo Half Day + Royal Site Of Aranjuez, departs 8.45am