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The beautiful imperial city-museum of Toledo “World Heritage City” is located 70km away from Madrid. It is one of the oldest towns in Europe, called “city of the three cultures”, since Christians, Muslims and Jews lived together. Its genuine Spanish buildings include almost all the periods in the history (Arab, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance and Baroque style). Here lived the great painter El Greco in the XVI century.
ITINERARY: Outside view of the Cathedral; Church of St. Tomé with “El Entierro del señor de Orgaz”, masterpiece of El Greco; Synagogue of Sta. María la Blanca; Museum of Victorio Macho; Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes; famous technique of Damasquinado (encrust of precious metals in steel) and panoramic sightseeing of Toledo.
ARANJUEZ. Royal Site of the Crown of Spain to 46 km south of Madrid, situated in a fertile valley on the banks of the River Tagus, known for its Royal Palace, its numerous gardens and have served as inspiration to the composer Joaquin Rodrigo to compose the Concierto de Aranjuez . Aranjuez Cultural Landscape was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2001.
Palacio Real, where we will appreciate the variety of decorative styles and emphasizing the China Chamber Porcelain and the Throne Room of Elizabeth II, The Prince’s Gardens, Parterre and the Island is characterized by great variety of vegetation and tree species.
The Museum of Royal Feluccas (a type of long and narrow light boats,used in ports and rivers) was built in 1963 and exhibits the boats used by the royal family to navigate the Tagus river.
These include a gondola belonging to Philip V, although the ship actually dates to the reign of Charles II, and the boats of Charles IV, Ferdinand VII and Elizabeth II.
Departure & Arrival from: Plaza de España, 7
Closed: Dec 24, 25 & 31; Jan 01
Period: Apr 03 – Sep 30
Frequency: Tuesday & Thursday
Languages: English and Spanish.
850 College Street,
Toronto, ON M6H 1A2
Monday to Friday
9:30am – 5:30pm