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Toledo & Royal Site of Aranjuez Tour from Madrid

Toledo & Royal Site of Aranjuez Tour from Madrid

This full day tour combines a half day tour to Toledo and a visit to the Royal site of Aranjuez.

In the morning you'll visit the beautiful imperial city-museum of Toledo located 70km away from Madrid. It is one of the oldest towns in Europe, called “city of the three cultures”. You'll get an 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.

In the afternoon you'll visit Aranjuez, Royal Site of the Crown of Spain, is 46 km south of Madrid and situated in a fertile valley on the banks of the River Tagus. Tour this area that is known for its Royal Palace, its numerous gardens and has served as inspiration to the composer Joaquin Rodrigo who composed the Concierto de Aranjuez. Aranjuez's Cultural Landscape was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2001.

Visit Palacio Real, where you will appreciate the variety of decorative styles and emphasize the China Chamber Porcelain and the Throne Room of Elizabeth II, Parterre and the Island which is characterized by a 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.

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

9 hours

Time

8:45 am - Tuesday & Thursday (April through October)

72 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Tour does not include hotel pick-up. Rates are per person in US Dollars. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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Important Information

Due to recent storm damage, the Aranjuez Gardens are currently closed to visitors.

72 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Tour does not include hotel pick-up. Rates are per person in US Dollars. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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Event Date:

October 24, 2017

Desired Time:

08:45 AM